Mixed choirs to sing variety of styles

November 14, 2014
Mixed Choir

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. — On Saturday, Nov. 22, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chamber Choir, University Singers and Concert Choir will perform together at the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall in the Center for the Arts at 3 p.m. General admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students. The concert is open to university students, faculty, staff and community members.

The concert program will feature a wide variety of musical styles, including classical works by W.A. Mozart and Morten Lauridsen; an arrangement of “Light of a Clear Blue Morning” by Dolly Parton; an arrangement of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon and Garfunkel; works from Lithuanian composers; gospel arrangements of favorite spirituals by Stacey Gibbs and Warren Martin; and more.

The choirs will be directed by Dr. Bob Demaree, professor of music and director of choral activities at UW-Platteville, and Brian Burns, associate director of choral activities at UW-Platteville; and accompanied by Allen Cordingley, lecturer at UW-Platteville, who will play saxophone; and Dr. Jacqueline Wilson, assistant professor at UW-Platteville, who will play bassoon.

“These choirs are able to perform in a wide range of styles and are built to represent excellence across the board considering where the singers are in their development,” said Demaree. “We are confident that audience members will find them to be outstanding.”

Written by: Laurie Hamer, College of Liberal Arts and Education, 608-342-6191, hamerl@uwplatt.edu​

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