The Glenn Korff School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will present two evenings of choirs on March 8 and 10.
The College Singers, Chamber Singers, and College Choir will perform March 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Newman Center, 320 N 16th St. Admission is free, but donations of non-perishable food or items of hygiene are required for the Husker Pantry. , in conjunction with University Chorale’s rendition of “Famine Song”.
On March 10 at 7:30 p.m., the Varsity Chorus and All-Collegiate Choir will perform at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2110 Sheridan Blvd. Admission is free and open to the public.
“The March 8 Choir Night will be an eclectic mix of music featuring many living composers,” Marques said. THE Garrett, Assistant Professor of Music in Choral Activities and Director of Chamber Singers, All-Collegiate Choir and University Chorale. “Many of our graduating students will lead several songs throughout the evening.”
On the March 8 program, there are among others “I Thank You God” by Gwyneth Walker and “Famine Song” by VIDEO, arranged by Matthew Culloton, performed by University Chorale; “Ave Maria” and “Let Us Cheer the Weary Traveler” by R. Nathaniel Dett and “in My Father’s House” by Lauren Bydalek, performed by Chamber Singers; and “How Sweet the Sound” arranged by Kyle Pedersen, “O Praise the Lord” by George Walker and “Down in the River to Pray”, performed by University Singers.
The program ends with the combined choirs singing “Unclouded Day”, arranged by Shawn Kirchner.