Eureka College’s annual Fall Chorale and Chamber Singers Concert, “Miracles”, will be held on November 17 at 4 p.m. inside Becker Auditorium of the Donald B. Cerf Center and is free and open to the public.

According to EC Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Sarah Riskind, this program explores the miraculous in nature, divinity and human connection.

Along with the world premiere of Caroline Mallonee's "Leave Us Tonight the Nightingale”, Chorale and Chamber Singers will perform Renaissance villancicos, two Jewish pieces in a traditional scale, Ysaye Barnwell's "Wanting Memories”, and other works.

It will be directed by Riskind, and Mark De Zwaan will be on the piano. To request accommodations, contact Riskind at

Located in Eureka, Illinois, and chartered in 1855, Eureka College cultivates excellence in learning, service and leadership while providing students uniquely personalized and custom educational opportunities.

Originally founded by abolitionist members of Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Eureka College holds the unique distinction of being the first college in Illinois and only the third in the nation to admit men and women on an equal basis. The College, which is located on nearly 70 wooded acres in central Illinois, is the smallest of only 23 colleges and universities to ever award a bachelor’s degree to a future President of the United States.