Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble to perform in concert
Friday, September 28, 2007
CANTON, Mo. -- Culver-Stockton College’s Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble, the college’s two premier ensembles, will perform their first concert of the season on Sunday, October 7. The performance will be held at 3 p.m. in Alexander Campbell Auditorium in Canton, Mo. The event is free and open to the public.
The Concert Choir’s repertoire for the fall will include literature from Italian Renaissance, Brazilian music, and 20th century spirituals. Musical selections will include Sicut Cervus, by Giovanni Palestrina; Ave Maris Stella, by Trond Kverno; Salmo 150, by Ernani; My Shepherd Will Supply My Need, arranged by Virgil Thomson, Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal, arranged by Alice Parker, and Elijah Rock, by Moses Hogan. The ensemble is under the direction of Kevin Baker, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities.
The Wind Ensemble is a select group of musicians chosen by audition and is known for its performances on campus and annual concert tours. The Wind Ensemble will perform numerous musical selections at the opening concert including Pineapple Poll based on the music of Arthur Sullivan; The Dream of Oenghus, by Rolf Rudin; and
The Free Lance March, by John Philip Sousa. The Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Tom Herb, director of instrumental music and assistant professor of woodwinds and music education.
The performance is offered as part of the college’s Academic and Cultural Events Program.
For more information, contact the Fine Arts Office at 573-288-6346 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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