Kolb to conduct Mohawk Valley Choral Society’s Spring Concert


UTICA — The Mohawk Valley Choral Society continues its 40th year of bringing exciting choral music to the Mohawk Valley by welcoming David Kolb to its podium as guest conductor for its May concert, “Songs of Light and Love” at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 15, in the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Mary, Mother of Our Savior Parish, 2222 Genesee St., Utica.

Kolb has been an active singer and choral director in the Utica area for nearly 20 years. He is the music director at the First Presbyterian Church in Rome. He has also directed the Utica College Choir as well as the chorus of the Utica Maennerchor.

He has been a soloist with the Mohawk Valley Choral Society, the Hamilton College and Community Masterworks Chorale, and the Oneida Area Civic Chorale.

In “Songs of Light and Love,” Kolb will direct the chorus in a series of individual choral pieces, both a cappella and accompanied, ranging from the 16th to the 21st century.

Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Tickets may be obtained from any chorus member, at Center Stage Pianos in New Hartford, the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls, or at Weisser’s Jewelers in Herkimer.

Tickets may also be reserved by calling 315-826-3092, or by e-mailing the Choral Society from its web page www.mvchoral.org.


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