A university choir with an international reputation is the guest at the next Fresno Pacific University Pacific Artist Series concert.

The Duke University Chorale, Rodney Wynkoop, D.M.A., conducting, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Butler Church, 4884 E. Butler Avenue, Fresno. General admission is $15, $10 for seniors and $5 for the FPU community, including Alumni ID cardholders, payable at the door. More information at 559-453-2267, music@fresno.edu, fresno.edu/pacificartist.

Duke University’s primary choral group, the Chorale has toured China, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, England, Wales, Mexico, Central America and across the U.S. The repertoire features both sacred and secular music—Renaissance to contemporary, serious to relaxed. In recent years, the has performed major works with professional orchestras, including the Requiems by Brahms, Berlioz and Mozart, Bach’s St. John Passion, Mendelssohn’s St. Paul, Handel’s Israel in Egypt and Britten’s War Requiem. Wynkoop conducts the Chorale, the Duke Chapel Choir and its chamber choir, Schola Cantorum. He also conducts the 150-voice Choral Society of Durham and its smaller Chamber Choir, and is the founder and director of the highly selective and acclaimed Vocal Arts Ensemble of Durham. Wynkoop earned his doctoral degree in choral conducting at the Yale School of Music.

The last Pacific Concert Series for 2018-2019 is:

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Emerald Duo performing Musical Miniatures

Susan Doering, D.M.A., violin | Dieter Wulfhorst, D.M.A., violoncello

7:30 p.m. | McDonald Hall Atrium

The 2018-2019 Pacific Artist Series is made possible with a generous grant from McDonald’s, Inc.


Wayne Steffen
Associate Director of Publications and Media Relations