University Band and Choirs

Thursday, July 17, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type
Concert
Department
Music

The University Band is excited to be presenting an evening of music in tandem with the University Choir, under the direction of Eda Ashby, and Women's Glee, under the direction of Atina Coates.  The program includes a unique piece for band, chorus, and narrator about Abraham and Isaac entitled Akidah, with narration provided by Dean of Foundations, Jon Linford. The concert also includes various other choral and band works, student conductor Rachel Patrick, the premiere of The Giving Tree, a piece for band and narrator based on the beloved children's book by Shel Silverstein with music composed by student composer Rhett Jaramillo, and again narrated by Jon Linford.  Finally the concert will also include the premiere of And In That Day Thou Shalt Say – a short cantata celebrating the Millennial Messiah based on Isaiah 12 – featuring the combined band and choirs, organ, and student soprano soloist Annika Mauss. 

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