Fall Choirfest Features Original Works
Who: Weber State University Department of Performing Arts
What: WSU Concert and Chamber Choirs Fall Choirfest
When: Wednesday, 19 October 2011, 7:30 pm
Where: Austad Auditorium, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $6/$5 • Dee Events Center Tickets: 1-800-WSU-TIKS
The Weber State University Department of Performing Arts presents the Weber State University Concert Choir and Chamber Choir in concert Wednesday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Austad Auditorium, Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $6/$4. Those with military I.D. will receive the student price. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Dee Events Center ticket office, 1-800-WSU-TIKS. Children 8 years and older are welcome. The choirs are directed by Dr. Mark Henderson.
Choirfest will present an original work by Rawson Butts, student Assistant Conductor, entitled “Little Lamb,” set to a text by William Blake; and Mark Henderson’s “A Light Exists in Spring,” to a poem by Emily Dickinson.
Also featured will be Debussy’s “Trois Chansons,” and Eric Whitacre’s “Lux Aurumque.” Whitacre’s piece has enjoyed YouTube fame for the past year, when presented by a “virtual choir” of 185 voices from around the world in a live broadcast. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7o7BrlbaDs More about this project can be found at http://ericwhitacre.com/the-virtual-choir
For more information about this concert, contact Dr. Mark Henderson, 801 626 6448 or firstname.lastname@example.org