The Lourdes University Choirs Celebrate 31 Years!

Calling all Lourdes University Chorus Alumni
Spring Concert Invitation

Karen T. Biscay, director of the Lourdes Choirs, will be retiring from Lourdes in May after 31 years with the Choral Program which she developed. The annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, will be her final concert with the choirs. She invites former Chorus members to return for this concert to sing with the group. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m., in the new Canticle Center at 5335 Silica Drive, Room 142. New members are always welcome. Music for this concert represents recent favorites suggested by members and director.

The Annual Spring Concert

The Annual Spring Concert will be presented on May 3, 2015, at 7 p.m. in the Franciscan Center. The concert, All Good Gifts, features the Lourdes University Chorus and Good Company Ensemble, Karen T. Biscay, Director, and Olga Topuzova-Meade, Accompanist; the Lourdes Classical Guitar Ensemble, Ken Hummer, Director; and guests, the Strings of Choice String Quartet.

This is the final concert for Director Karen T. Biscay, who retires this spring after 31 years at Lourdes with the choral program.  Chorus members and Director have chosen their favorite recent selections to perform a wide variety of styles including music from S. Rachmaninoff, Rene Clausen, Eric Whittaker, Ola Gjeilo and other noted choral composers.

The new Classical Guitar Ensemble offers Ken Hummer’s arrangements of classics and Strings of Choice returns to provide an elegant concert finale. This event is free–no tickets required, with a reception following.

Annual Spring Concert Flyer


Karen Biscay
Franciscan Center / LL 5