SNU Chorale and University Singers to tour Texas

     Southern Nazarene University’s (SNU) School of Music has released the SNU Chorale and University Singers Texas tour schedule. The group will be performing at the following times and locations:

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 - 7:00 p.m.
Fort Worth First Church of the Nazarene
2001 E. Main Street
Crowley, TX 76036
CB Glidden, Pastor

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 - 7:30 p.m.
Temple First Church of the Nazarene
5000 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX 76502-3523
Brad Flack, Worship Pastor

Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 - 7:30 p.m.
Living Word Church of the Nazarene
16607 Clay Road
Houston, TX 77084
Shane Rickey, Worship Pastor

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 - 7:30 p.m.
Orange First Church of the Nazarene
3810 Martin Luther King Drive
Orange, TX 77632
Ray McDowell, Pastor

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 - 10:30 a.m.
Clear Lake Church of the Nazarene
14310 Galveston Road
Webster, TX 77598
Don Ballard, Pastor

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010 - 6:00 p.m.
Lufkin First Church of the Nazarene
1604 S. Medford Drive
Lufkin, TX 75904
David Craig, Pastor

Some of the pieces that the SNU Chorale will perform include:

Arise, Shine! ... Dan Forrest
True Light … Keith Hampton (gospel)
E’en So Lord Jesus, Quickly come … Paul Manz
Missa Brevis (Lightning Bug Mass) … Ji-Hoon Park

The University Singers will be performing some of the following songs:

Who Is Like The Lord … Israel Houghton
Killing Me Softly … arr. Gene Puerling
Ya Gotta Try … Sammy Nestico
A Few More Miles … Take Six

The Southern Nazarene University (SNU) Chorale and University Singers are premier auditioned ensembles known for dynamic sounds. The SNU Chorale features hymn, gospel, and classical repertoire while the University Singers perform contemporary vocal jazz styles.

Fulfilling the role as ambassadors of the university, both groups travel extensively throughout the US and the world. Recent international trips include Brazil, Japan, Korea, New Guinea, the Bahamas, and Kenya; and a trip to Austria and the Czech Republic is planned for May 2010.

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university-a service of the Church of the Nazarene.  SNU is a faith-filled community, educating students for responsible Christian living through its motto; building CHARACTER, shaping CULTURE, and serving CHRIST. Excellence in academics, athletics, a spirit of community and service are encouraged by faculty committed to helping students make a difference in the world.

Southern Nazarene University is located at 6729 NW 39th Expressway in Bethany, Oklahoma. For more information, call the Southern Nazarene University School of Music at 405-491-6345 or email