Fitzer performing in South KoreaSeventy-one members of The Concordia Choir of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., left May 2 and will spend three weeks traveling and performing in South Korea.
Seventy-one members of The Concordia Choir of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., left May 2 and will spend three weeks traveling and performing in South Korea.
Among the students is Britta Fitzer, junior at Concordia College, of Jamestown. She is the daughter of Rich and Susan Fitzer, Jamestown.
The choir, on its first tour to South Korea, will perform “Me-Na-Ri” for the composer, Hyo-Won-Woo, who is one of the country’s leading composers of contemporary music and has been the composer-in-residence for the Incheon City Chorale since 1999. The choir will collaborate with several professional and university choirs while on tour.
Choir members will also have the opportunity to visit many sites in South Korea, including Gyeongbokgung Palace; a VIP tour of the presidential residence, also known as Blue House or Cheongwadae; Yongmunsa Temple;andGyeongju National Museum. Students will also see a percussion performance by “Nanta,” which has won international awards and acclaim; visit Daegu’s famous Medicinal Herb Market; and meet with a Taekwondo Master for a basic lesson on this Korean martial arts form.