University Chamber Choir to Host Renaissance Madrigal Dinner

The Truman State University Chamber Choir, under the direction of Mark Jennings, invites both the Truman and Kirksville communities to the second annual Renaissance Madrigal Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 1-2 in Student Union Building Lounge. Tickets for the event are $20 for adults and $15 for students and youth. Tickets may be purchased by downloading an order form off the event’s Web site at, or by calling the Student Union Office at 785.4186.

Members of the Truman Chamber Choir, dressed as Renaissance royalty and peasants, will be the hosts for the evening of food, festivities, entertainment and music.

The event will last about two hours, with courses of the meal accompanied by dancers, a palm reader, a magician and other entertainment. The menu for the dinner includes roast beef or vegetarian pasta, green beans and almonds, mixed greens salad, French onion soup, Yorkshire pudding and a cider called “Wassail.”

Highlights of the evening include the masque, or short play, followed by a concert portion of music performed by the Chamber Choir.

Contact Mark Jennings, director of choral activities, at 785.4443 for more information.
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