Diverse Sounds of Chapter 6 in Concert at the U of M, Crookston on Wednesday, March 2, 2011; Concert at 7 p.m. in Kiehle Auditorium

A concert by the award winning a cappella ensemble Chapter 6 will take place at the University of Minnesota, Crookston on Wednesday, March 2 at 7 p.m. The concert, held in Kiehle Auditorium, is being brought to campus by the Student Programming and Activities for Campus Entertainment (S.P.A.C.E.). The concert is a feature of What's on Wednesday chapter_6.jpg(W.O.W.) programming on the Crookston campus. The event is free for UMC students, faculty and staff; $3 for non-UMC students; and $5 for adults.

Chapter 6 has a diverse assortment of musical selections and styling. They are a high energy group utilizing pop and jazz harmonies and have both cover and original pieces in their repertoire including witty comedic tunes and entertaining medleys.

A professional a cappella ensemble from Illinois, Chapter 6 is comprised of six vocalists and one arranger. They are the only vocal ensemble to win both The International Competition of Collegiate A Cappella (2001) and the prestigious National Harmony Sweepstakes (2004).
Lisa Samuelson, director of student activities is looking forward to have the group on campus for a concert. "I have seen Chapter 6 on several occasions and the combination of their smooth melodies and humorous interpretations of well known songs makes them captivating to watch," says Samuelson.

Among subsequent honors, Chapter 6 has appeared with The National Symphony Orchestra at The Kennedy Center, and was featured on "American Idol: Season 7" in conjunction with bandmate Luke Menard's Top 16 run. Members of the group are Chuck Bosworth, Mark Grizzard, Jarrett Johnson, Luke Menard, John Musick,  Nathan Pufall, and A.D. Stonecipher. To learn more, visit www.chapter6.com.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

Contact: Lisa Samuelson, director of student activities, 218-281-8507 (samue026@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)