The 2013 Spring Classical Concert was the final event in Vanguard University’s weeklong Celebration of the Arts (COTA). A continued favorite among the community, the concert intertwines the musical talents of the Vanguard Concert Choir and Concert Orchestra with the St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Choir. This year’s concert had a great turnout with close to 500 people in attendance.
From the partnering in volunteer work to the combined choirs and orchestra on stage, the Spring Classical Concert was a shared success. Chelsea Belardo ’04, the Special Events and Volunteer Coordinator, said the concert is a “long standing tradition” that she remembers from when she was a student in Vanguard’s Music Department.
Featuring classical music and classy attire, this year’s concert provided the community with the look, feel, and sound of a professional concert. “It was nice to see a daytime concert treated so well,” Belardo said. Seeing the choirs and orchestra in their black-and-white attire was one of many highlights for Belardo.
Listing some other favorite features, Belardo said she “liked the partnership between the church and Vanguard” and felt that on the stage, throughout the setup and during the show, every aspect of the event “melded so well together.” Belardo also enjoyed seeing so many faculty, staff, students and parents attending the event and showing their support.
For more information about the concert, visit the event page by clicking here.