Denison Concert Choir Performance Features American and European Music
Posted: April 19, 2004
Denison's Concert Choir will give its final performance of the season at 8 p.m. on Sunday (May 2) at Swasey Chapel. The concert, under the direction of Stephen Caracciolo, is free and open to the public.
The performance will feature American motets, folk songs and spirituals in the first half and European music for choir and brass in the second half. Organist Timothy Fields of Columbus will accompany the choir.
During the second half, the choir will be joined by instrumentalists on brass and percussion from the Heisey Wind Ensemble. They will join the 90-voice choir in performing Gabrieli's "In ecclesiis" and Vaughn Williams' "Festival Te Deum" and "O Clap Your Hands."
Established over 100 years ago, the University's Concert Choir is a community ensemble comprised of Denison students, faculty, staff, and local community members. Since its formation, choir members have dedicated themselves to the study and performance of large choral-orchestral masterworks.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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