Campus / News / September 16, 2013

Students start singing for fall

Knox students looking for a place to sing on campus have a variety of groups to choose from, as several school choirs are starting to form.

The Knox College Women’s Chorale is a no-audition group that rehearses 4:00– 5:30 p.m. every Thursday in CFA 209, starting this Thursday. All skill levels are welcome. Questions should be directed to director Pier Diebs, who can be reached at

For men there is the Knox College Mens’ Ensemble, which also does not require auditions. The first meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 pm outside of Kresge. The director is Daniel Godsil, who can be reached at

A further option is the Galesburg Community Chorus, which meets 7:00–9:00 p.m. in Jay Rehearsal Hall. This choir is under the direction of Tim Pahel, who can be reached at All skill levels are welcome.

Matt Barry
Matt Barry is a senior majoring in international relations and double minoring in economics and German. This is his third year working for TKS, having served previously as discourse editor. He has worked for such organizations as the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Premier Tourism Marketing and the Council on American Islamic Relations-Chicago, where his work appeared in such publications as Leisure Group Travel, Ski & Ride Club Guide and The Chicago Monitor. Matt has written his political opinion column, "The Voice of Reason," weekly for three years, which finished in first place at the 2012 Illinois College Press Association conference and was also recognized at the 2013 conference.

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