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University Choir

University Ensemble

Conductor—J.Scott Ferguson

University Choir is a mixed choir open to all students at Illinois Wesleyan University by preliminary placement hearing. This ensemble performs sacred and secular choral literature encompassing many different styles and periods as part of its concert repertoire.

The ensemble performs at several times every school year, both by itself, as well as in collaboration with Collegiate Choir and various instrumental groups. The group consists of a wide variety of Illinois Wesleyan students, including music majors, Jennings Scholars, and students from many fields of study across campus.

2014-2015 Repertoire

Symphony No. 9 in D minor (4th mvmt.), Ludwig van Beethoven—Spring 2015

Schicksalslied, Johannes Brahms—Spring 2015

Selections from “St. Matthew Passion”, J.S. Bach—Spring 2015

The Star Spangled Banner, arr. Andrew Dahan—Spring 2015

Dirait-on, Morten J. Lauridsen—Spring 2015

If Music Be the Food of Love, David C. Dickau—Spring 2015

Five Hebrew Love Songs, Eric Whitacre—Spring 2015

I Wished to be Single Again , John A. RickettsSpring 2015

Hello, Girls , Lloyd PfautschSpring 2015

We Three Kings , arr. Darmon MeaderWinter 2014

Betelehemu , arr. Wendell WhalumWinter 2014

In the Bleak Midwinter , Gustav HolstWinter 2014

Hodie, Christus natus est , Healey WillanWinter 2014

Gloria  (1st Movement) , John RutterWinter 2014

Musicks Empire , Lloyd PfautschFall 2014

Ngana , Stephen LeekFall 2014

Adoramus Te , Quirino GaspariniFall 2014

Whether Me Do Laugh or Weep , Ralph Vaughan WilliamsFall 2014

My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord , arr. Moses HoganFall 2014

1812 Overture , Peter TchaikovskyFall 2014