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   Mass in B Minor Concert in Memory of Rhodes Alumni and Musicians Tony Garner and David Ramsey

   Date : Sunday, 28 April 2013       From : 3:30pm   To : 5:00pm
   Category : Arts       Location : Off Campus

   Event Description :

The Rhodes College MasterSingers Chorale and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra are performing the great Bach B Minor Mass on April 28 in memory of beloved and outstanding musicians Tony Garner ’65 and David Ramsey ’61. Garner was "the heart and soul" of music at Rhodes for three decades, and not only was Ramsey a Rhodes professor, he also served as organist for Redbirds baseball games.

The concert begins at 3:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church located at 200 East Parkway North. Tickets at the door are $15 general admission; $10 Rhodes faculty & staff; free to students with I.D.

Dr. Tim Sharp, successor to Tony Garner, colleague of David Ramsey’s and conductor of MasterSingers Chorale for nine years, and Dr. William Skoog, current conductor of the MasterSingers Chorale, will share the podium for this special concert.

This concert commemorates the 15th anniversary of Garner's passing and the 5th anniversary of Ramsey's. Read more about the tribute on the Rhodes news site.

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