Lineup set for annual Fall Band & Choir Concert
Student Life - posted on 10/16/2006
Lakeland College will hold its annual fall band and choir concert on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 3 p.m. in the Bradley Fine Arts Building.
Admission is free and open to the public.
The concert opens with the signing of the Lakeland Alma Mater by the combined Lakeland College Choirs.
The Lakeland Frauenchor, the college's women's choir, will sign works of Henry Purcell, Antonin Dvorak, three Scottish songs and a work by James Mulholland. Soprano Melissa Torres will be featured on the Scottish songs, and Christopher Tourtellott will accompany on the euphonium during the Mulholland piece.
The Lakeland Concert Choir will next perform a number of different works. Mezzo-sopranos Lea Holz and Emily Rendall will be featured on "Lord, Make Me an Instrument." Tourtellott will be a featured bass on "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot." Tourtellott, Sean Dunlap, Holly Zielinski and Keith Swetlik will be featured on percussion during "Tournez, Tournez!" which will be sung in English and French.
Lakeland's Concert Band will perform works by Paul Dukas, Richard Saucedo, Robert Sheldon, Eric Whitacre and Larry Clark.
Lakeland's choirs are directed by Janet L. Herrick, while the band is directed by Walter Rich. Arthur D. Johnson accompanies on piano.
Following the concert, Lakeland's Schilcutt Handbell Ensemble will perform in the Bradley Art Gallery as people are leaving the auditorium. This group will be performing on handbells donated to the college in 2002 by the Peth Family and others in memory of Willia Mae Schilcutt-Hardiman, the mother of longtime Lakeland business professor J. Garland Schilcutt.
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