Sisters of St. Benedict to host free concert

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The University of Southern Indiana Chamber Choir will perform at Monastery Immaculate Conception on Sunday, October 29, at 3:00 p.m.Eastern time, for the eighth annual Mechtilde of Hackeborn Sacred Music Series.

The University of Southern Indiana Chamber Choir, under the direction of Daniel R. Craig, has performed throughout the United States and has toured in Poland, Germany, Canada, and Ireland. Made up of students from all disciplines of study, the ensemble promotes quality performances of eclectic choral music in artistic settings. Their repertory ranges from Medieval Carols and Madrigals to Classical, Romantic and contemporary settings of liturgical and secular choral music.  The ensemble has also performed with regional orchestras and has appeared in New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall.  They are the 2016 Premier Competition winner of the Mayo International Choral Festival, Castlebar Ireland. In May 2017, they participated in Universitas Cantat, one of Europe’s most prestigious University Choral Festivals in Poznan, Poland.

The concert is free, but donations will be accepted.

Monastery Immaculate Conception is located at 802 E. 10th Street, Ferdinand, Indiana.  For more information about the concert and other events and programs offered by the Sisters of St. Benedict, go to