Cameron University presents Choral Feast of Choir Music featuring local high school choirs

The Cameron University Concert Choir and the Cameron University Centennial Choir will be joined by area high school choirs in presenting a special Concert Feast of Choir Music. On Tuesday, February 3, the Lawton High School Choir, the Walters High School Choir and Frontline!, a vocal ensemble from Lawton Christian School, will join CU's Department of Music to present a variety of choral music.  The concert takes place at the University Theatre at 8 p.m. Admission to this special concert is $6 for adults, $4 for students.

"We're delighted to showcase the vocal talents of these area high school students," says James Lambert, Chair, CU Department of Music. "This marks the first in a series of concerts in which we will feature choral ensembles from high schools throughout southwest Oklahoma."

The Cameron University Concert Choir, conducted by Dr. Earl Logan, will perform "Five Hebrew Love Songs," written by Hila Plitmann and scored by Eric Whitacre. Doris Lambert conducts the Cameron University Centennial Choir, which will perform "Simple Gifts," arranged by Mark Hayes; "Keep Your Lamps," arranged by Andre Thomas; and "Festival Te Deum," by Linda Spevacek. 

The guest choirs will join the CU Concert Choir and the CU Centennial Choir for Handel's "Zakok The Priest." Karen Hinkle conducts the Lawton High School Choir, Charla Dedmon conducts the Walters High School Choir, and Doris Lambert conducts Frontline!,  Lawton Christian's vocal ensemble. 

For more information, contact Dr. Jim Lambert at (580) 581-2440 or jamesl@cameron.edu.

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January 23, 2009
PR#09-015