Cameron University Concert Choir and Centennial Singers to host combined concert; Women’s Chorus to make debut

The Cameron University Department of Music will present “Back to the Classics!”, a combined concert featuring the Cameron University Concert Choir, the Cameron University Centennial Singers and, in its debut performance, the Woman’s Chorus. The concert is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the University Theatre. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students/senior citizens. Cameron faculty, staff and students are admitted free with CU ID. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

The Cameron University Concert Choir will be performing a diverse set of choral music selected by Patrick Callaghan, conductor. The repertoire will include the South African prayer “Ukuthula” by André van der Merwe, “He, Watching Over Israel” from Felix Mendelssohn’s oratorio “Elijah,” Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina’s motet “Sicut cervus,” and a standard folk-song arrangement of “Polly-Wolly-Doodle” by Gail Kubik. The Concert Choir will be accompanied by Tom Willoughby on piano.

The Cameron University Centennial Singers, conducted by Doris Lambert and accompanied by David Anderson and Dr. Jim Lambert, will perform Michael Buble’s 2007 hit “Everything” arranged by Roger Emerson and featuring soloists Peter Macias and Jakob Bailey, Paul Langford’s arrangement of “Once Upon a Time,” featuring soloists Haleigh Sweeden and Gabrial Caron, Craig Hella Johnson’s creative arrangement of “I Love You” with “What a Wonderful World” featuring Stacia Prucha, Lance Martin and Natasha Snavely, “Autumn Leaves” arranged by Paris Rutherford, and Kerry Marsh and Julia Dollison’s original jazz-samba “The Hummingbird,” which utilizes scat singing featuring soloist Lorenzo Butler.

The newly established Cameron University Women’s Chorus makes its debut with “I am In Need of Music” by David Brunner, the Acadian folk song “La Violette” arranged by Susan Brumfield  and Rollo Dilworths’ arrangement of “Shine on Me.”

For more information, contact the Cameron University Department of Music at 580-581-2440.

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October 7, 2015

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