UWSP Combined Choir Concert

  • Dates: May 4, 2017
  • Location: Noel Fine Arts Center - Michelsen Hall
  • Address: 1800 Portage Street, Stevens Point, WI 54481
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Price: $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for UW-Stevens Point students, faculty and youth and free the day of the concert for students with a UW-Stevens Point I.D. if not sold out.
  • Overview
  • Enjoy musical selections from the British Isles as three choirs join in concert at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

    The spring Combined Choirs Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, in Michelsen Hall of the Noel Fine Arts Center. It will include the Women’s Choir, conducted by Assistant Professor Catherine Wilson, and the Concert Choir and Choral Union, conducted by Professor Lucinda Thayer. Piano accompaniment will be provided by Priscilla Kite and Mary Ellen Mitchell.

    The Women’s Choir will perform “Welsh Lullaby” by Herrington/Gluck, “To the Ploughboy” from “Folksongs of Four Seasons” by Ralph Vaughan Williams and “Blessings” by Katie Moran Bart. They will also perform “She Still Stands,” a piece by Wilson that paraphrases “The Colossal Giant,” a sonnet by Emma Lazarus. Matt Markham, assistant professor of voice, will be a soloist.

     

    The Concert Choir will perform “Swimming Over London” by Bob Chilcott, “A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square” by Gene Puerling, “lo mi son giovinetta” by Claudio Monteverdi, three selections from “Six Firesongs on Italian Renaissance Poems” by Morten Lauridsen and “Chili con Carne” by Anders Edenroth.

     

    The Choral Union will perform the Cornish folk song “I love my love,” two Scottish folk songs, “Ca’ the Yowes” and “Loch Lomond,” and three selections from “Not About Cheese,” by Robert Convery.

     

    Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for UW-Stevens Point students, faculty and youth and free the day of the concert for students with a UW-Stevens Point I.D. if not sold out. Tickets are available at the University Information and Tickets Office in the Dreyfus University Center, by calling 715-346-4100 or 800-838-3378 or at http://tickets.uwsp.edu. Tickets also may be purchased at the door if available. Proceeds benefit student scholarships.

UWSP Combined Choir Concert
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  • Noel Fine Arts Center - Michelsen Hall
  • $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens, $5 for UW-Stevens Point students, faculty and youth and free the day of the concert for students with a UW-Stevens Point I.D. if not sold out.