People from different walks of life, race and age assemble on choir risers in the front of Boe Chapel. Their brightly colored shirts evoke a rainbow. They are the One Voice mixed chorus, the Twin Cities GLBT community chorus. Brought to St. Olaf with the support of St. Olafs GLOW! (Gay Lesbian or Whatever!), they were embarking on a three-day tour of southern Minnesota.
Whenever a speaker begins his or her presentation with a disclaimer such as Im never very organized, or I just like to tell stories, what follows is sure to be interesting. Associate Professor of English Joseph Mbele proved no exception.
St. Olaf held the 103rd annual Choral Day in Skoglund Auditorium Sunday. More than 50 local schools and church choral groups took part in this years event, including St. Olaf's Manitou Singers, Viking Chorus, Chapel Choir, St. Olaf Cantorei and the St. Olaf Choir.