The Sarofim School of Fine Arts’ Music Department presents the Southwestern University Chorale in concert under the direction of Dr. Kenny Sheppard.

Celebrate the legacy of Kenny Sheppard, professor of music, and his 44 years of service to Southwestern University. Dr. Sheppard will lead the Southwestern Chorale in their final concert of the academic year. The performance will include W. A. Mozart’s Requiem and J.S. Bach’s Cantata No. 4 Christ lag in Todesbanden. This concert is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required for entrance.

7:30pm Performance
Alma Thomas Theatre
The Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center

To order your free tickets, please contact the Mathers Box Office at 512.863.1378. The box office is open Monday-Friday from 1:00-5:00pm. 

Please, for the safety of yourself and others, utilize parking lots on the Southwestern University campus when visiting the Sarofim School of Fine Arts. You can find parking at the Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center, behind the Lois Perkins Chapel, and in other areas across campus. Click here for a campus map where the parking indicated by a gold star can be used for fine arts events. Feel free to contact the Mathers Box Office if you have any questions on directions and parking.

Immediately following the concert, alumni and students are invited to a special reception with Dr. Sheppard.  

To celebrate his retirement, a memory book is being developed for Dr. Sheppard. If you would like to contribute, please send your photos and notes to

In celebration of Dr. Sheppard’s 44 years of service to Southwestern, the “Kenny Sheppard Endowment for the Southwestern University Chorale” has been established. This endowed fund will provide unrestricted support of the Southwestern University Chorale in perpetuity. To make a gift in Dr. Sheppard’s honor to this endowed fund, please visit or call 512.863.1239