Special to The Hays Daily News

As part of a regional tour, the 32-member Simpson College Chamber Singers and 22-member Simpson College Madrigal Singers from Indianola, Iowa, will present a concert of sacred and secular choral literature at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church in Hays.

The concert is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Timothy A. McMillin, the Chamber Singers will perform a wide variety of choral pieces, including compositions by Hassler, Ticheli, Whitacre and Stacey Gibbs.

Under the direction of Kimberly Roberts, the Madrigal Singers will feature classics of the European Renaissance with focus on Spanish composers in celebration of their international tour to Spain in May.

Simpson is a private, coeducational liberal arts college of 2,000 students affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The concert is part of a five-day tour that also includes stops in Denver and Kansas City.