News Release:

Feb. 4,  2011

Acclaimed Korean Concert Choir to Perform Feb. 16 in Cannon Chapel

Jahng Shin Concert Choir of the Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary in Seoul, Korea will present a concert at Candler on Wed., Feb. 16, at 11:00 a.m. in Cannon Chapel. The concert is free and open to the public.

Established in 1984, the Jahng Shin Concert Choir is a recognized leader of choral activities in Korea. The audition-only choir is made up of students majoring in Church Music at the Presbyterian College and Theological Seminary. They perform a variety of church music from Renaissance, Baroque and Classical to Contemporary and Spirituals for major events and seasonal worship. The concert at Candler spans the musical spectrum, from a Monteverdi motet to Lauridsen’s ethereal “O Magnum Mysterium” to Moses Hogan’s arrangement of “Elijah Rock.” The conductor is Professor Chang-Hoon Park; accompanists are Jae-Min Song (piano) and Sang-Mi Han (organ).

The choir has produced 25 CDs throughout their history and actively engages in biennial concerts and concert tours, receiving both local and international acclaim.