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11-21-2011


UC Chorale Inspires and Awes at Fall Concert

 


Williamsburg, Ky. - On Thursday, November 17th, 2011, the University of the Cumberlands Chorale presented their fall concert to a thrilled audience in the Nell Moore Recital Hall. Under the direction of David Etter, UC's largest choir performed a series of pieces that would appeal to any listener.

The concert expertly blended both spiritual and worship music with some variations of holiday classics. Among their impressive music numbers were the songs A Song In The Morning by David Eddlemap, The Quest Unending by Joseph M. Martin and Sing We Now of Christmas arranged by Craig Courtney. Also included in this music was a song arranged by UC faculty member, David Etter, O Come Little Children.

The Chorale is open to all students on the University of the Cumberlands' campus and is considered to be the primary choral ensemble. Admission to this ensemble is dependent upon a successful audition. The Chorale performs literature from all periods of choral music. Membership in the Chorale ranges from 45-60 singers. The Chorale is the touring choir of the college representing Cumberlands at various state, educational, and denominational meetings. The Chorale has made four tours to Europe, singing concerts in the countries of Holland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxemburg, England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

Located in Williamsburg, KY, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; nine pre-professional programs; seven graduate degrees, including a doctorate and six master's degrees; certifications in education; and online programs.