UW-Green Bay choir concert features works by Bach, Fauré

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Choirs will host a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, 2420 Nicolet Drive.

The Concert Choir will perform a variety of selections including I am the Rose of Sharon by William Billings, Mille Regretz by Josquin Desprez and Three Hungarian Folk Songs by Matyas Seiber, to name a few.

The Green Bay Symphony Choir will perform J. S. Bach’s monumental motet Jesu, Meine Freude, BWV 227, and will also join the UW-Green Bay Chorale for a performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem, Op. 48.

Prof. Randall Meder, director of Choral Activities at UW-Green Bay, will conduct the concert. Prof. Meder teaches courses in conducting, choral literature and Music Education. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Education and master’s degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Conducting and Literature from the University of Illinois.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. To order tickets, visit www.uwgb.edu/tickets, or call (800) 328-8587.