Plymouth State University to Host 40th Annual All New England Choral Festival

Plymouth State University’s Dan Perkins, Director of Choral Activities , will be hosting the 40th Annual All New England Choral Festival on November 2nd.

The festival is a joint affair of Plymouth State choirs and over 350 high school students from throughout New England performing Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace with full orchestra. Students have prepared and practiced this hour long program, dealing with issues of war, peace, the fight for our beliefs, and the grief that comes with such troubling subject matter. The Armed Man features text and music from various cultures including 15th Century War chants, Hiroshima Survivors, Rudyard Kipling, the Hindu epic, and The Mahabharata.

The festival will be held in AllWell North located at 32 North River Street on the Plymouth State University campus on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 7pm. Tickets are $13 for adults, $11 for seniors, and free for youth and and students with college ID. Tickets can be purchased at the event or in advance by calling 603-535-2787 or visiting

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