The UW-Green Bay Chorale and Concert Choir will be joined by community artists in performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the Cofrin Family (main) Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.
This 30th event of the 2014-15 season will feature music from a wide variety of composers, including Thomas Morley, Hans Leo Hassler, Orlando Gibbons, Moses Hogan. Associate Prof. Randall Meder conducts both the Chorale and the Concert Choir.
The UW-Green Bay Concert Choir will take the stage first, performing “My Bonny Lass She Smileth” by Thomas Morley; “My Bonny Lass She Smelleth” by the comic composer known as P.D.Q. Bach; “Sommarpsalm” by Waldemar Ahlen; “The Road Not Taken” by Randall Thompson; and “Soon-Ah Will Be Done” by William Dawson.
The Green Bay Choral Artists group of alumni and community members will then perform, beginning with Hans Leo Hassler’s “Dixit Maria” and “Kyrie from Missa super Dixit Maria.” The program also includes “Quick, we have but a second” by Charles Villiers Stanford and “Sonetto 104 del Petrarca” by Franz Liszt with Assistant Prof. of Music Michael Rector featured on piano. Rector is also the accompanist for the UW-Green Bay Chorale.
The UW-Green Bay Chorale will take the stage following intermission, performing “The Silver Swan” by Orlando Gibbons; “Il bianco e dolce cigno” by Jacques Arcadelt; “Kyrie from Missa super Il bianco e dolce cigno” by Steffano Bernardi; “Northern Lights” by Ola Gjeilo; and “To Your Success!” by UW-Green Bay Music faculty member Michelle McQuade Dewhirst. The concert will conclude with the Chorale and the Green Bay Choral Artists combined choirs performing “Sometimes I Feel” arranged by Parker/Shaw, and “My God is So High” by Moses Hogan.
Tickets for the Chorale, Concert Choir, and Choral Artists performance are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call (920) 465-2400 or visitwww.uwgb.edu/tickets. UW-Green Bay is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu/music.
UW-Green Bay Chorale personnel are as follows: Emily Sculliuffo, accompanist; Soprano: Lisa Ford, Michaela Hogan, Brittney Koerner, Paige Konitzer, Tori Schuurmans, Sydney St.Clair, Ashley Thibeau; Alto: Laura Cortright, Ashley Gutting, Kelsie Holtzheimer, Rissel Peguero, Heather Roberts, Lydia Schneider, Beth Waldeck, Brittany Welch; Tenor: Cody Finer, Gatlin Grimm, James Letellier, Jack VanBeek; Bass: Ryan Dummer, Bryan Konicek, Nicholas Schommer, Kevin Wellens.
UW-Green Bay Concert Choir personnel are as follows: Soprano: Natasha Ales, McKenna Bertrand, Abigail Borchardt, Olivia Helander, Anna Hoesley, Laura Hoffman, Kirsten Just, Claire Kitzerow, Sabrena Koren, Cassandra Kremer, Victoria Schwenn, Marisa Slempkes, Daisy Soriano, Marissa Weibel; Alto: Macie Doyle, Tianna Ellis, Kesekokiw Grignon, Samantha Gulino, Halle Johnson, Brigitta Kaiser, Lindsey Lewis, Xinyi Liu, Danielle Magnusson, Madeline Miller, Lauren Paul, Kimberly Singer, Brooke Theama; Tenor: Gatlin Grimm, Steven Henderson, Lane Ludtke, Joshua Riehn, Gabriel Zastrow; Bass: Michael Bultman, Jacob Huempfner, Timothy Krause, Adam Rosenow, Thomas Sielaff.
Green Bay Choral Artists personnel are as follows: Soprano: Angela Danowski, Nicole Duhaime, Lori VerBoort; Alto: Jane Benson, Nicole Doebert, Karen Eckberg, Christine Goodner, Katherine Nelson; Tenor: Mike Hogan, Bob Richter, Ted Van Egeren, Jesse Wellens; Bass: Eric Gjerde, Jim Graziano, Sergio Heredia, John Phillipson.