School of Music Presents Christmas Choral Concert
Dec. 8, 2017
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.— The community is invited to join Illinois Wesleyan’s School of
Music for an afternoon of choral music on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity
Church (704 N. Main St., Bloomington).
The annual Christmas Choral Concert will feature performances from the Collegiate
Choir and the University Choir, conducted by Professor of Music and Director of Choral
Activities, J. Scott Ferguson.
“The concert will include a variety of seasonal sacred choral music from the Medieval
period to the contemporary era and the world premiere of a composition written for
the Collegiate Choir by Philip Lawson,” Ferguson said.
Visiting Instructor of Music Education Andrew Dahan will conduct the Vocal Jazz Lab
Ensemble and vocal jazz group, Unlicensed Syncopation. Special guests include the
Palatine Children's Chorus from Palatine, Illinois, conducted by Rachel Rosellini.
The program will include works by Brahms, Bullard, Gjeilo, Lawson, Poulenc, Tavener,
Sweelinck and others.
Suggested donations for the Christmas Choral Concert performance are $10 for adults,
$5 for senior citizens and IWU alumni, and $2 for high school and college students.
For additional information, please contact the School of Music at (309) 556-3061.