University Singers, PROMISE, PROGRESS, AND PIONEERS: MUSIC BY LIVING CHORAL COMPOSERS

When
Mar 4 2014 - 7:30pm
About this event
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PROMISE, PROGRESS, AND PIONEERS: MUSIC BY LIVING CHORAL COMPOSERS After the wonderful experience working closely with two famed choral composers this past fall, Kurt Knecht, and Jake Runestad, the University Singers will present a complete concert comprised of all new music and new/current staples of the choral repertoire. The concert will be book-ended with two drastically different setting of Psalm 100, Jubilate Deo, one by the skilled Japanese craftsman, Ko Matsushita, and a modern classic by the Texas music theorist Michael Fink. Other works will be by renowned composers Rene Clausen, James Mulholland, young Australian composer Daniel Brinsmead, a setting by the current conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir (Mack Wilberg) of a beautiful new melody, a new composition by one of the members of the choir (John Kosch) and a new trio of settings by the young talented composer (and former member of University Singers) David von Kampen; and the choir will also reprise two favorites form their fall concert, Runestad's I Will Lift Mine Eyes (nominated for a Grammy for best new choral composition), and Blake R. Henson's My Flight For Heaven dedicated to the top choir at Westminster Choir College. Tickets ($5 adults; $3 students/seniors) available at the door.
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Website: 
music.unl.edu
Location
Kimball Recital Hall
UNL City Campus
68588 Lincoln, NE
United States
Phone: 4024726865
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