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February 01, 2023

By Denise Russell

Capital University’s Chapel Choir to Perform at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Capital University’s renowned Chapel Choir will bring its “Full of Wonder” tour, featuring music and texts from around the world, to Dublin, Ohio, for the tour preview concert.

Sunday, Feb. 26
4 p.m.
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
5475 Brand Road
Dublin, Ohio 43017

The concert, which is free and open to the public, features various styles of music, including an Appalachian folk hymn, a southern harmony hymn, a popular standard first recorded by Louis Armstrong, a setting of the Latin texts, a Renaissance motet, a gospel hymn, Spanish carols, and Hindustani North Indian classical music.

Since its first appearance on Palm Sunday 1929, the Capital University Chapel Choir has upheld the rich Lutheran heritage of fine choral singing and enjoys national and international acclaim as a premier collegiate choral ensemble. A select chorus, the Chapel Choir is known for its performance of a broad and inclusive range of choral literature, flexible and expressive choral tone, and commitment to storytelling with song. In addition to singing for two U.S. presidents, the choir has sung in England, Holland, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Italy, the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the Philippines, China, South Africa, Oman, and Ireland.

Dr. Lynda R. Hasseler assumed the directorship of the Chapel Choir in 1990 and is professor of Music and director of Choral Activities in the Conservatory of Music at Capital University. Reflective of her commitment to performing music from a global and inclusive perspective, she creates concerts featuring diverse programming, staging, and a range of choral tone colors unified by a narrative theme. As a clinician and guest conductor, she performs regionally, nationally, and internationally with singers of all ages and serves on juries for international competitions. As a singer, Hasseler has performed, toured, and recorded nationally and internationally with professional choral ensembles, including the Robert Shaw Festival Chorus and the Oregon Bach Festival Chorus.


About Capital University

Located in the Columbus, Ohio, community of Bexley, Capital University is a comprehensive, private university centered in contemporary Lutheran values offering undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professions. Since its founding in 1830 and charter as a university in 1850, Capital has been an agent in shaping engaged citizens and purposeful leaders who improve their industries, communities and society.