Article Published: Jun. 27, 2013 | Modified: Jul. 15, 2013
Angelus, a premiere vocal ensemble from the Mt. Vernon
Senior High School Fine Arts Academy in Mt. Vernon, Ind., will present an evening concert at St.
Luke’s Episcopal Church (170 Councill St., Boone) on Monday, July 15. The concert starts at 7
Whether the stark beauty of an 11th century chant, the rich harmonic
language of a contemporary Irish work or the rusticism of a Sacred Harp tune, Angelus finds its
voice in the wide range of sacred works it performs.
Completely unique among
American high school ensembles, Angelus is dedicated to the performance of sacred music of varied
religious traditions and historical periods. Angelus is comprised of six young women who perform
music ranging from medieval chant and polyphony to the American Sacred Harp tradition, as well as
contemporary American and Irish works.
Angelus has appeared in concert in
cathedrals and churches in Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Ft. Worth, Indianapolis, New York, San
Francisco and St. Louis, as well as churches throughout the Midwest. The group has been featured on
“Celtic Connections” on National Public Radio and in Europe on the Dutch program, “Song from
The concert is free and open to the public. A free will offering will be
received, and the ensembles CDs will be available for purchase. For more information, call (828)