BRUNSWICK — Vox Nova Chamber Choir, a Midcoast-based ensemble dedicated to the creative exploration of contemporary vocal music, will present “Heaven on the Horizon.” The program features works describing the transcendence of the human condition composed by Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen, Blake Henson, Eriks Esenvalds and Hubert Bird among others.

Vox Nova Chamber Choir was founded in 2009 by Drs. Shannon Chase and Karen Topp and features members of the Maine Midcoast musical community including Bowdoin College faculty and alumni. The group champions the expansive body of modern and contemporary choral music and seeks to provide singers and audiences with new ways of hearing the oldest instrument in human experience.

This concert of modern choral music will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26 and at 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27 in the Bowdoin College Chapel, Brunswick. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at or at the door. Bowdoin students receive free admission with student I.D.