Choral Ensembles to Present Concert
Oct. 30, 2017
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— Illinois Wesleyan University’s choral ensembles will present a
concert on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. at
Wesley United Methodist Church (502 E. Front St, Bloomington). The concert is free
and open to the public.
Conducted by Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities J. Scott Ferguson,
the concert will include performances from both the
Sung in Latin, German and English, the program will feature a variety of sacred and
secular choral music from the Renaissance to the contemporary era.
The University Choir will feature Lloyd Pfautsch’s “Consecrate the Place and Day,”
Mozart’s “Regina Coeli,” Frank Ticheli’s “Earth Song” and Paul John Rudoi’s “Miniyama
Comprised of students from many fields of study across campus, the group performs
sacred and secular choral literature of many different styles and time periods.
Performances from the Collegiate Choir include: Jan Pieterszoon Sweenlinck’s: Gaudete
omnes,” John Sheppard’s “Libera nos,” Johannes Brahms’ “O Heiland Reiss die Himmel
auf,” Lajos Bárdos’ “Libera me,” Stephen Paulus’ “The Old Church,” Hyo-Won Yoo’s “Paul
so Seong (Eight Laughing Voices)” and “Unclouded Day,” arranged by Shawn Kirchner.
The 50-student choir is dedicated to the performance of the finest sacred and secular
choral music of the past five centuries.
For additional information, please contact the
School of Music
at (309) 556-3061.
By Vi Kakares '20