Concert Choir to perform with one of nation’s top choral experts

The William Jewell College Concert Choir will perform with visiting conductor James Jordan at 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Redemptorist) Catholic Church, 3333 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo. The concert is free and open to the public and will feature a variety of approachable music. A free will offering will be taken to help support the ministries of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

Jordan has published more than 30 books on all aspects of the choral art. His book Evoking Sound was named a “must read” by The Choral Journal. He is professor and senior conductor at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., where he conducts the Westminster Schola Cantorum and the Westminster Williamson Voices. His residencies, master classes and guest conducting have taken him throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. In 2009, he was named to the choral panel for the National Endowment for the Arts. He also serves as artistic director of the Westminster Conducting Institute, and inaugurated the Westminster Choral Institute at Oxford.

For more information, contact Ian Coleman, director, at or through the Department of Music at 816-415-7537.

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