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'German Requiem' Presented in Chamber, Choral Performance

April 10, 2002

[ German Requiem Promo ] DELAWARE, OHIO -- The Ohio Wesleyan University Chamber Orchestra and Choral Art Society will present a performance of Brahms' A German Requiem in a concert on Sunday, April 14 at 8 p.m. in Gray Chapel. This concert is free and open to the public.

Robert Nims, professor of music at Ohio Wesleyan University, will conduct. During Nims' 30-year tenure at Ohio Wesleyan, he has directed both Choral and Opera productions and taught applied voice, vocal methods and conducting. He holds degrees from Boston University and the Yale School of Music. He is a frequent baritone recitalist with numerous performances throughout Central Ohio.

Soloists are Abigail Nims, soprano and Mark Andrew Baker, baritone. The OWU Choral Art Society will be joined in this performance by the Chancel Choir of Worthington United Methodist Church -- Maurice Casey, conductor -- and members of the Delaware community.

For more information, contact the OWU Department of Music at 740-368-3700 or musicd@owu.edu.