Choral concert a celebratory sendoff for grads

Teresa Coffman directs students at chorus practice.

Teresa Coffman directs students at chorus practice.
The Bon Voyage Choral Concert marks the end of music students’ careers at RIC, and showcases their talent and accomplishments.

The concert will be on Friday, May 1, at 8 p.m. in the Nazarian Center’s Sapinsley Hall.

Performers will include the RIC Chorus, Chamber Singers, Women's Chorus and Men’s Chorus, conducted by Teresa Coffman and Tianxu Zhou. Graduating seniors Amy Vinhateiro and Allison Wroe will each conduct a piece with the RIC Women’s Chorus.

The RIC student-run men's quartet, The Baritone Deafs, and the Providence Gay Men's Chorus will also appear.

“It will be a fast-paced and extremely varied type of choral variety-show concert,” said Coffman. “Most of the pieces will be lighter in nature and several have a traveling or nostalgic theme, like a set of Beatles songs, and Billy Joel's And so it goes.”

General admission is $4. Free for RIC students, faculty and staff. For further information, call (401) 456-8144, or visit