The UW-Green Bay Chorale and Concert Choir at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at the Weidner Center, showcases the talents of two UW-Green Bay Music faculty members. Pianist Michael Rector will appear as both accompanist and featured performer. The concert will also feature the premiere of “To Your Success!” a new work by Michelle McQuade Dewhirst.
Our initial news release for the Saturday (April 25) choral concert at the Weidner Center should have mentioned the parts being played by new Assistant Prof. of Music Michael Rector. He will perform Liszt’s “Sonetto 104 del Petrarca” following intermission. Rector is also the accompanist for the Concert Chorale.
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 Hall at the Weidner Center. Featured will be music from a wide variety of composers, including Thomas Morley, Hans Leo Hassler, Orlando Gibbons, Moses Hogan and others. Associate Prof. Randall Meder conducts both the Chorale and the Concert Choir.
The UW-Green Bay Chorale and Concert Choir under the direction of Associate Prof. Randall Meder will be joined by special guests, Green Bay Choral Artists, in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Weidner Center. The concert will feature selections from a wide variety of composers, including Mozart, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Johannes Brahms and more. Assistant Prof. Courtney Sherman, soprano, will be among the featured soloists.
UW-Green Bay’s Chorale and Concert Choir will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, in a concert featuring the UW-Green Bay Vocal Jazz Ensemble as the groups’ special guest.
The concert, which will be held in the Cofrin Family (main) Hall of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, will feature UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Randall A. Meder conducting the Chorale and Concert Choir, and UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. John Salerno as director of the Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
The Concert Choir will perform first, presenting selections that include “Exultate Justi” (Lodovico Viadana), “Sure On This Shining Night” (Samuel Barber) and “Oliver Cromwell” (Benjamin Britten). Just before intermission, the Vocal Jazz Ensemble will take the stage, performing “I’m Gone” (Alison Krauss, arr. John Salerno).
Following a brief intermission, the UW-Green Bay Chorale will perform. The group will start out with “Or sus, serviteurs, du Seigneur” (J.P. Sweelinck) and will continue with pieces including “Madrigal, Op. 35” (Gabriel Fauré) and “Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103” (Johannes Brahms).
Tickets for the Oct. 21 concert are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call (920) 465-2400 or visit www.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 Concert Choir personnel are as follows: Soprano: Emily Ahrens, Natasha Ales, McKenna Bertrand, Abigail Borchardt, Felicia Bunnell, Colleen Burkhart, Maria Gerrits, Emily Gluck, Kirsten Just, Claire Kitzerow, Brittany Kloida, Brittney Koerner, Sabrena Koren, Cassandra Kremer, Andrea Kuhlow, Xinyi Liu, Haley Pankratz, Sarah Seifert, Marisa Slempkes, Marissa Weibel; Alto: Anna Behnke, Grace Callen, Renee Cowles, Macie Doyle, Kesekokiw Grignon, Samantha Gulino, Maren Hoewisch, Halle Johnson, Brigitta Kaiser, Emily Kunst, Lindsey Lewis, Jordan Parbs, Lauren Paul, Kelsey Peterson, Elizabeth Punke, Sydney St. Clair, Brooke Theama, Samantha Zingsheim; Tenor: Milton Byers, Matthias Clarey, Austin Ernst, Steven Henderson, Logan Witthuhn, Blong Xiong, Gabriel Zastrow; Bass: Maxwell Ethridge, Jacob Huempfner, Jonathan Marcell, Cody Penkwitz, Nicholas Schommer, Thomas Sielaff.
UW-Green Bay Vocal Jazz personnel are as follows: Cassie Alfheim, Anna Behnke, Laura Cortright, Nikita Cantable, Ashley Gutting, Michaela Hogan, Brittney Koerner, Heather Roberts, Tori Schuurmans, Victoria Schwenn, Sydney St. Clair, Ryan Dummer, Logan Gruszynski, Derek Olson, Nicholas Schommer, Jack Van Beek.
UW-Green Bay Chorale personnel are as follows: Soprano: Lindsey Buss, Angela Danowski, Anna Hoesley, Michaela Hogan, Tori Schuurmans, Ashley Thibeau, Madelyn Winter; Alto: Alysha Brooks, Laura Cortright, Ashley Gutting, Kelsie Holtzheimer, Danielle LaPorte, Rissel Peguero, Lydia Schneider, Victoria Schwenn, Brittany Welch; Tenor: Cody Finer, Logan Gruszynski, James Letellier, Lane Ludtke; Bass: Evan Ash, Ryan Dummer, Bryan Konicek, Nicholas Schommer, Kevin Wellens.
The UW-Green Bay Chorale and Concert Choir are gearing up for a semester’s end concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 in the Weidner Center’s Cofrin Family Hall. Conducted by Associate Prof. Randall Meder, the groups will first take the stage individually to perform music from a wide variety of composers. The concert will close with the combined choirs performing “Gamelan,” composed by R. Murray Schafer and arranged by UW-Green Bay Prof. Cheryl Grosso. Tickets are just $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Our news release has additional details, including full rosters for both groups.
The UW-Green Bay Chorale and Concert Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the Cofrin Family (main) Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive.
This 32nd event of the 2013-14 season will feature music from a wide variety of composers, including Johann Sebastian Bach, James Mulholland, Stephen Chatman, Giuseppe Pitoni and more. Associate Prof. Randall Meder conducts both the Chorale and the Concert Choir.
The UW-Green Bay Concert Choir will take the stage first, performing “Cantate Domino” by Giuseppe Pitoni; “Washington” by William Billings; “Lobet den Herren” by Michael Praetorius; “Highland Mary” by James Mulholland; “Dirait-on” by Morten Lauridsen; and “I’se the B’y,” a Newfoundland folksong.
Following a brief intermission, the Chorale will perform, beginning with Thomas Weelkes’ “Hark, All Ye Lovely Saints” and Claude Le Jeune’s “Un Gentil Amoureux.” The group also will perform “Amor Vittorioso” by Giovanni Gastoldi; “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme” by Johann Sebastian Bach; “The Last Words of David” by Randall Thompson; and “Due North” by Stephen Chatman. The concert will conclude with the combined choirs performing “Gamelan,” composed by R. Murray Schafer and arranged by UW-Green Bay Prof. Cheryl Grosso.
Tickets for the Chorale and Concert Choir performance are $7 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Call (920) 465-2400 or visit www.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: Lecturer Abigail Mace, accompanist; Soprano: Lindsey Buss, Christa Charnon, Angela Danowski, Katelynn Fuhrmann, Michaela Hogan, Rebecca Scherer, Tori Schuurmans, Ashley Thibeau, Madelyn Winter; Alto: Alysha Brooks, Laura Cortright, Ashley Gutting, Kelsie Holtzheimer, Leah LaMalfa, Danielle LaPorte, Sarah Pecor; Tenor: James Letellier, Lane Ludtke, Charles Reimer, Ryan Timm; Bass: Ryan Braatz, Ryan Dummer, Bryan Konicek, Nicholas Schommer, Kevin Wellens, Robin Zabler.
UW-Green Bay Concert Choir personnel are as follows: Soprano: Lindsay Cummings, Alivia Dobbratz, Maria Gerrits, Emily Gluck, Paige Konitzer, Cassandra Kremer, Brianna Laack, Hannah Lewis, Xinyi Liu, Victoria Schwenn, Sarah Seifert, Erin VanderPas, Marissa Weibel; Alto: Renee Cowles, Kesekokiw Grignon, Chloe Hansen, Kelsie Holtzheimer, Halle Johnson, Emily Kunst, Tyronda Moutry, Jordan Parbs, Kelsey Peterson, Elizabeth Punke, Miranda Reindl; Tenor: Charles Reimer, Logan Witthuhn, Blong Xiong; Bass: Evan Ash, Michael Bultman, Jonathan Marcell, Cody Penkwitz, Kyle Schneider, Jack Van Beek.
The UW-Green Bay Chorale will perform Mozart’s Coronation Mass during a 7:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 18) concert at the Weidner Center. A guest orchestra featuring community members, students and UW-Green Bay music faculty members will contribute to the 30-minute work set in six movements, scored for four solo voices, choir and orchestra. Click our previous post for more.