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04-20-2011


UC’s Chorale Singers Celebrate Easter Season with Spring Concert

 


University of the Cumberlands (UC) Music Department and Chorale presented their Spring Concert on April 19th, 2011 in the Nell Moore Recital Hall

Williamsburg, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands (UC) Music Department and Chorale presented their Spring Concert on April 19th, 2011 in the Nell Moore Recital Hall, demonstrating both their musical skill and celebrating the Easter Season. Conducted by Dr. David Etter, the concert was divided into three sections of musical pieces – praise and prayer, ‘In Celebration of Holy Week’, and the benediction.

The musical pieces included O All Ye Nations (Lobt Gott mir Schall, Psalm 117) by Heinrich Schutz, Lord, for Thy tender mercy’s sake by Richard Farrant, Every Valley by John Ness Beck, Ain’t No Rock Gonna Shout For Me by Lloyd Larson, The Wondrous Cross by Claude L. Bass, Arise, King Jesus by David Lantz III, Grace by Mark Hayes, I’m Gonna Sing ‘Til the Spirit Moves in My Heart by Moses Hogan, and Ascription of Praise by David Schwoebel.

The “Resurrection” piece, Arise, King Jesus featured a solo from senior soprano Amanda Campbell (Williamsburg, KY).

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 ranges from 45-60 singers.

The Chorale is the touring choir of the college representing Cumberlands at various state, educational, and denominational meetings. The group has made four tours to Europe, singing concerts in the countries of Holland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxemburg, England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.