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Fall 2016 Choral Concert

The Shepherd University Chamber Singers, Women’s Camerata and Men’s Choir, together with special guests, the Williamsport High School Chamber Singers, will present a Fall Choral Concert Friday, October 21 at 8:00 pm in the Frank Arts Center Theater.

The Williamsport High School Chamber Singers, under the direction of Michelle Rafter with accompaniment by pianist Cindy Shank, will perform How Can I Stop from Singing by Cynthia Gray, Gloria ad modum tubae by Guillaume Dufay, and The Gift to be Free, based on the Shaker Tune “Simple Gifts,” adapted and arranged with additional lyrics by Rollo Dilworth. 

The Shepherd Women’s Camerata, under the direction of Dr. Rachel Carlson, will perform Cantate Domino by Heinrich Schultz, Aure volanti by Francesca Caccini, Three Poems from The Parlour by Eleanor Daley, and an arrangement by Russ Robinson of Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen. The Shepherd Chamber Singers will perform Sicut Cervus by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, The Turtle Dove by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Johann Sebastian Bach’s’s Lobet den Hern, alle Heiden, and the traditional spiritual I Can Tell the World arranged by Moses Hogan. The Shepherd University Men’s Choir, under the direction of Dr. Robert W. Tudor, will perform an arrangement by Daryl Runswick of Blackbird by The Beatles, Nunc Dimittis by Mark D. Templeton, and an arrangement by Roel Griffioen of Everything by Michael Bublé. 

Admission and seating for Shepherd’s Fall Choral Concert is on a first come-first serve basis and advance sales or reservations are not available. The box office will open one hour prior to each performance. General admission is $10, $5 for faculty/staff, Shepherd alumni, senior citizens and students 18 and under, and free for Shepherd students with Rambler ID.

For more information call 304-876-5555 or visit www.shepherd.edu/music.