Date(s) - 12/02/2017
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MacMurray College will step back in time to the Renaissance period for a special Madrigal Reunion Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 2 in McClelland Dining Hall. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour at 5 p.m. followed by dinner and performance at 6 p.m.
The Madrigal Dinner was an annual event at MacMurray from 1967 to 1997. This year, 25 alumni will be returning to campus to perform and revive the popular tradition at the College.
During the evening, traditional songs will be performed such as “Here We Come a Caroling,” “Wassail,” “Boar’s Head,” “Our Host and His Plum Pudding,” “Joy to the World” and other concert songs such as “Masters In This Hall,” “Weep O Mine Eyes” by John Bennett, “Sing We and Chant It” by Thomas Morley, and “Fair Phyllis” by John Farmer. Robert Seufert will be the narrator and J. Warren Mitchell will be directing the music.
Tickets are $50 per person. Please RSVP by Nov. 27 by calling 217-479-7024, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by registering online at www.mac.edu/alumni/register.
About MacMurray College — Founded in 1846, MacMurray College’s mission is to transform the lives of students by providing an exceptional, liberal arts general education and courses of study that prepare graduates for professional careers, for graduate education and for facing the challenges of the 21st century. Located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois, MacMurray’s open and informal academic environment stresses academic excellence and professional preparation fostered through hands-on experience and personal attention to the well-rounded development of all students. MacMurray is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.