Annual EARTHTONES concert to explore ‘songs from many cultures’

Concert: EARTHTONES – Songs from Many Cultures
Date and Time: Saturday, April 14, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall
Tickets: $12 adults, $8 seniors/students, available online at or by calling (574) 535-7566. GC faculty/staff/students free with valid ID.

The Goshen Choirs will again explore the large palette of sounds available to the human voices from around the world, in the annual EARTHTONES choral concert on Saturday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.

Performing are the Goshen College Chamber Choir, Men’s Chorus and Women’s World Music Choir. Subtitled “Songs from Many Cultures,” the EARTHTONES program will feature choral works from a wide variety of composers, cultures and countries, including works from Ukraine, South Africa, Thailand and India, and sung in such languages as native Hawai’ian, Gaelic, Zulu and Spanish.

The choirs will perform individually and as a joint chorus. During the concert, the choirs will also recognize graduating senior choir members.

Drawing from powerful melodies originating from almost every continent, EARTHTONES promises to provide a concert of vitality and tone color in a celebration of world music.

The Goshen College Choirs are directed by choral professors Dr. Debra Detwiler and Dr. Scott Hochstetler.

General admission tickets are $12 adults, $8 seniors/students, available online at or via the Goshen College Box Office at (574) 535-7566. Goshen College faculty, staff, and students are free with valid ID. Patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets early.