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Young, Gifted, and Black Gospel Choir in concert in St. Paul, Milwaukee

GRINNELL, IA.—Grinnell College’s Young, Gifted, and Black Gospel Choir will present public concerts, March 20-23, in St. Paul and Milwaukee as part of a spring break tour. The choir’s concert repertoire, directed by Barry Jones, will include traditional gospel and contemporary selections as well as spiritual dance and a praise team, accompanied by percussion and guitar.

The YGB singers’ tour schedule will include the following public concerts:

Mar. 20: St. Paul, Minn., St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 6:30 p.m.

Grinnell College announces Feb. 1 mini-grants deadline

 

 GRINNELL, IA--Grinnell College is accepting applications for Community Mini-Grants for cultural, recreational, and educational projects in the Grinnell community. The Mini-Grant Program typically supports requests in the $500 to $5,000 range, with preference given to projects that have impact on the safety, beauty, and economic vitality of the community; projects that request matching or challenge funds; and initiatives that demonstrate collaborative partnerships.

Grinnell College establishes Partnership in Education with Grinnell High School

 

GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College and Grinnell High School have decided to establish a "Partnership in Education" with a goal of enhancing educational opportunities at both institutions.

Through this new partnership, the two schools are looking into new and creative ways to link their programming. The partnership will work on creating new connections, but will also focus on raising awareness of the many programs already in place.

Grinnell College among leading producers of Fulbright assistants

 

GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College is among the nation''s leaders in the number of graduates who are awarded Fulbright grants to work and serve in international locations, according to the U.S. Fulbright Program, in a recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education .

Grinnell is among the top 12 liberal-arts colleges in the country to produce graduates who are awarded Fulbright assistantships—seven 2009 graduates and six 2008 graduates. More than 30 Grinnell students and alumni have applied to the competitive Fulbright program in each of the last two years.

Grinnell College to host group sing of Handel's "Messiah"

 

GRINNELL, IA—Grinnell College will host a participatory group sing of selections of George Frideric Handel''s classic "Messiah" on Sun., Dec. 13 at 3 p.m. in Herrick Chapel on the Grinnell College campus.

The First Annual Handel''s "Messiah" Sing is open to all who wish to participate, and will feature several selections from the work, including the well-known "Hallelujah!" chorus. No previous experience is necessary, but an optional rehearsal will take place at 1 p.m.

Grinnell College Community Chorus to perform Dec. 4

 

GRINNELL, IA - The Grinnell College Community Chorus will perform music for choir and organ on Fri., Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Herrick Chapel on the Grinnell College campus.

Directed by John Rommereim, professor of music, the mixed chorus will perform Leonard Bernstein''s "Chicester Psalms," Tarik O''Regan''s "Dorchester Canticles," as well as shorter works by Haydn, Bruckner, Faure, and Rommereim.

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