Day: June 10, 2013

Brad Baltensperger Tours with Concert Choir

Brad Baltensperger at the Concert Choir 2013Tech choir tours Eastern Europe

The former area of Yugoslavia conjures up images of war and civil unrest for many people, but for some members of the Michigan Tech Concert Choir, the Eastern European region is where many great memories were recently made.

Seeing first-hand the region’s sad history was an eye-opening experience for many choir members, including the 15 student-age singers, many of whom had taken a class prior to going on the trip taught by Tech professor Brad Baltensperger about the region.

“I thought the trip was an absolutely fantastic experience,” said third-year biology major Emily Jarvi, who has been singing with the choir since her first semester at Tech. “We saw a lot of different places and were able to share our music with the people there.”

Read more at the Mining Gazette, by Stephen Anderson.