CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University Summer Choir presents its annual performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4 at First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis.

The OSU Summer Choir, directed by Steven Zielke, the Patricia Valian Reser professor of music and director of choral studies at OSU, is an annual tradition that brings together students, community members and the campus community.

The performance will feature selected choruses and arias from George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah;” Daniel Elder’s “Lullaby;” “Flight Song” by Kim Andre Arneson; “Set me as a Seal upon your Heart” by David Childs; Greg Gilpin’s arrangement of the folk song “Shenandoah;” Robert Swift’s “I’se the B’y;” “Keep Your Lamps” and “The Drinking Gourd” by Andre Thomas; “Make Them Hear You” from “Ragtime;” and “From Now On” from “The Greatest Showman.”

General admission tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. OSU students and K-12 youth will be admitted free. Corvallis Arts for All discounts apply. Advance purchase tickets are available online at:

For accommodations relating to a disability, please call 541-737-4671 at least one week in advance.

College of Liberal Arts

About the OSU College of Liberal Arts: The College of Liberal Arts includes the fine and performing arts, humanities and social sciences, making it one of the largest and most diverse colleges at OSU. The college's research and instructional faculty members contribute to the education of all university students and provide national and international leadership, creativity and scholarship in their academic disciplines.


Zachary C. Person, 541-737-4671, [email protected]

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