The Nordic Choir of Luther College, conducted by Allen Hightower, will appear in concert in conjunction with UAHuntsville's REAL MEN SING on Feb. 1, 2013 at Asbury UMC in Madison, AL. They will present a concert featuring men from the Huntsville area known for one day only as, REAL MEN SING, conducted by Bryan Page. The men of the Luther Nordic Choir will join REAL MEN SING in an arrangement of "Cantique de Jean Racine" by Gabriel Fauré, arranged for men's chorus by K. Lee Scott, and conducted by Bryan Page. The concert performance by the 75-member Nordic Choir is open to the public. Tickets are donation only. The Madison, AL concert is part of the Nordic Choir’s tour of the East Coast. The choir tours annually and has performed in major concert halls in the United States and Central and Eastern Europe. Dr. Allen Hightower is Director of Choral Activities, Conductor of the Nordic Choir, and Professor of Music at Luther College in Decorah, IA following the 57-year tenure of Weston Noble. Luther, a selective four-year college located in the scenic bluff country of northeast Iowa, has an enrollment of 2,600 students. The college has a long tradition of outstanding instrumental and vocal music programs. The Nordic Choir will also present their own selections of sacred music as part of their 2013 East Coast Concert Tour. The program will feature selections chosen from the following: "A Spotless Rose" by Paul Mealor, "Praise to the Lord" arranged by F. Melius Christiansen, and "Go Lovely Rose" by Eric Whitacre. Other composers featured on the program will be Bach, Jennings, and Schütz, as well as hymn arrangements and spirituals. Please join us and them for a wonderful night of music making!