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The singing group Lorelei will be per­forming in Hillsdale. | LORELEIENSEMBLE.COM

The Lorelei Ensemble, an a cap­pella vocal group com­prised of nine women, is coming to campus to perform at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 at College Baptist Church.

Lorelei is known for its wide range of per­for­mance reper­toire, including selec­tions from the Medieval, Renais­sance, and Baroque periods.

“Lorelei is starting to extend the envelope with a lot of com­mis­sioned works and exploring a lot of new areas,” Department Chair James Holleman said. “They are starting to be known as cham­pions of new music.”

Lorelei Ensemble was founded in Boston in 2007. Critics have praised Lorelei for its pristine vocal tone and grace of the human voice. Lorelei has per­formed with the Boston Sym­phony Orchestra and the Odyssey Opera. It has also appeared at Carnegie Hall, Boston’s Sym­phony Hall, and the Met­ro­politan Museum of Art.

At hillsdale, the group will perform Renais­sance com­poser Guil­laume Du Fay, as well as numerous modern com­posers, such as Joshua Born­field, David Lang, and Shawn Kirchner. Hillsdale music faculty will also perform with Lorelei: Teacher of Music Stacey Jones-Gar­rison and Mark Dou­glass, director of bands and per­cussion at Spring Arbor Uni­versity, will play “Know What is Above You” by Steve Reich, and Adjunct Instructor of Music David Pesh­lakai will play “Saro” by Joshua Shank.

Lorelei will also teach a mas­ter­class 12 – 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 in Conrad Recital Hall. The Hillsdale College Choir and Chamber Choir will both perform selec­tions at the mas­ter­class.

Freshman Car­oline Lively will sing with Hillsdale’s chamber choir in the master class.

“I am excited to hear the inter­pre­tation and fresh per­spective that these nine women will bring to Hillsdale,” Lively said.

Admission to the concert is free, but tickets should be reserved by emailing sageboxoffice@hillsdale.edu.