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Michael Haynes, of Wetumpka, Named to Bob Jones University’s Chorale Program

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GREENVILLE, SC — Michael Haynes of Wetumpka is a member of the Chorale, a 53-voice choir comprised of undergraduate and graduate Bob Jones University students from a variety of degree programs. Haynes is a Senior majoring in Music and Church Ministries.

“The BJU Chorale is widely known for its tonal beauty and dramatic expressivity,” said Dr. Warren Cook, who has served as director for over 30 years. “Each year, we strive to continue a long tradition of delighting audiences with excellence in choral art.”

The Chorale debuted noted composer Dan Forrest’s “Jubilate Deo” in Orchestra Hall in Chicago in 2017. In addition, the Chorale has served as the U.S. representative at the World Choral Festival in Seoul, Korea, and has been a featured performing choir at American Choral Directors Association and National Association for Music Education events.

The Chorale tours regularly and maintains a full performing schedule of concerts, oratorio and theater productions, as well as providing music for campus services and events. This fall, the Chorale will perform “Sing with the Spirit” Friday, October 25, at 6:30 and 8 p.m. in War Memorial Chapel. The group will perform works by Esenvald, Hogan and Rutter.

Located in Greenville, South Carolina, Bob Jones University provides an outstanding regionally accredited Christian liberal arts education purposely designed to inspire a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving and leading.

BJU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in religion, education, fine arts and communication, arts and science, health sciences, and business.

BJU has nearly 3,000 students from nearly every state and more than 40 countries. We are committed to the truth of Scripture and to pursuing excellence in all we do.