—The April 5 choral concert features the Seminary Chapel Choir and Seminary Singers —

Princeton, NJ, March 20, 2014–Princeton Theological Seminary offers a free concert,  “Sing Me to Heaven: Music for Living and Dying” on Saturday, April 5 at 7:00 p.m. in Miller Chapel.

The choral concert will explore themes of life and death through sacred music. The Seminary Chapel Choir will sing traditional works by J.S. Bach as well as anthems by American composers Aaron Copland, Hall Johnson, Jester Hairston, Alice Parker, and Daniel Gawthrop. The Seminary Singers will perform Johannes Brahms’s motet Warum ist das Licht gegeben. The audience will be invited to join the choir in singing several hymns and spirituals.  

Dr. Martin Tel, the Seminary’s C.F. Seabrook Director of Music, and Michael Gittens, the Seminary’s choral assistant, will also perform. 

For more information, call the Chapel Office at 609.497.7890.                 

Princeton Theological Seminary, founded in 1812, is the first seminary established by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church. Its mission is to educate leaders for the church of Jesus Christ worldwide, and its more than 500 students and 11,000 graduates from all fifty states and many nations around the world serve Christ in churches, schools and universities, healthcare institutions, nonprofit agencies, initiatives for social justice, mission agencies, and the emerging ministries of the church in the twenty-first century.