Kayden Guest Artist: Cantus
Presented by Phillips Academy Andover
April 17, 2013
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. the Phillips Academy Music Department will present Kayden Guest Artist Cantus. This event will take place in Cochran Chapel located on the Phillips Academy campus. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors, $10 for adults and will be available at the door. There are no advance ticket sales. PA community, free with ID. This event is made possible by the generosity of the Bernard & Mildred Kayden Fund, established by the Kayden Family to bring distinguished artists to Phillips Academy. Former Kayden Guest Artists have included Bobby McFerrin, Wynton Marsalis and Denyse Graves.
Acclaimed as “the premier men’s vocal ensemble in the United States” (Fanfare), Cantus is committed to inspiring audiences with music performed at the highest level. Rehearsing and performing without a conductor or music director, the nine members of Cantus are renowned for adventurous programming spanning many periods and genres, including work commissioned specifically for the group. The Washington Post hails the ensemble’s sound as having both “exalting finesse” and “expressive power,” and refers to their music-making as “spontaneous grace.” Cantus shares its impeccable singing, engaging stage personality and heartfelt interpretations with audiences across the country as they tour and at home in Minneapolis and St. Paul. At home and on the road, the artists of Cantus share their own love of singing with thousands of student singers annually to ensure the future of choral arts. Cantus is pleased to be able share its music through performances, recordings and digital media.
Cochran Chapel is handicapped accessible. For further information, please contact the Music Department at (978)749-4260 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.