Duncan High School Chorale to join Cameron University Concert Choir and Centennial Singers in concert

The Duncan High School Chorale will join the Cameron University Concert Choir and the Cameron University Centennial Singers in concert on Tuesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cameron University Theatre. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students, with Cameron University faculty/students/staff admitted free with proper identification.      

Conducted by Dr. Earl Logan, the Cameron University Concert Choir will perform a series of pieces organized around themes of nature renewal. The choir will perform Waldemar Halen’s “The Earth is Adorned,” James McCray’s “Sing a Song of Seasons,” which features choir and woodwind trio, Harold Arlen’s “Over the Rainbow,” and “Nella Fantasia” by Ennio Morison. The series concludes with Albert Grau’s “Kasar Me La Gaji,” a call for renewal of the earth through environmental awareness. The Cameron Concert Choir is accompanied by Yiuka Chan-Spannagel on piano.

The Cameron Centennial Singers, conducted by Doris Lamber, will perform “A Festive Sanctus” by John Purifoy which features Kimberly Garza on timpani, “Verduron” by Randy Haldeman and several selections in the jazz style. American composer and song writer Cole Porter will be represented with “Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye” and “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” featuring soloist  Jonathan Phelps. Vocal soloists Anjelika Ramsdell and Jarod Grice will shine on “Charleston Alley,”arranged by Darmon Meader. Centennial Singers will close their portion of the program with the Mark Hayes arrangement of “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” The Centennial Singers will be accompanied by Kristina Henckel, piano; Matthew Stringfellow, string bass; and Dr. Jim Lambert, drums.  

The Duncan High School Chorale, directed by Cameron alumnus Kevin Zinn, will also be joining the Cameron choirs. They will present "Sure On This Shining Night" by Morten Lauridsen and  "Nothin' Gonna Stumble My Feet" by Greg Gilpin. All three choral groups will combine for the closing number “Gloria” by Franz Joseph Haydn.

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

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October 7, 2010

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