Nov. 22, 2010
Contact: Lesley Fry at (419) 995-8671 or Pam Joseph at (419) 995-8284
Ohio State Lima presents Holiday Concert Dec. 2
University Chorus, Chamber Singers and University Band combine talents for first ever joint concert
The Ohio State Lima Department of Music presents its Holiday Concert at 8 p.m., Thurs., Dec. 2, 2010, in the Martha W. Farmer Theatre for the Performing Arts in Reed Hall on the Ohio State Lima Campus. This concert marks the first time that the University Chorus, Ohio State Lima Chamber Singers and the University Band will join talents for a single performance.
The University Chorus is a traditional ensemble of men and women and it is open to anyone in the campus community who has a passion for singing, including students, staff and faculty. The Chamber Singers is a select group of vocalists who perform unaccompanied sacred and secular choral repertoire. Both groups are under the direction of Dr. Michael Benson.
The University Band is comprised of more than two dozen instrumentalists. Mr. Richard Sherrick directs the band.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Box Office at (419) 995-8382.
The concert program follows.
Jingle Bell Rhapsody J. Peirpont arr. by Walters
Let There Be Peace On Earth S. Miller/J. Jackson arr. by Edmondson
Silent Night F. Gruber/J. Mohr arr. by Erickson
Shout Christmas Out Arr. by Doug Adams
Sing Christmas! Leanne Daharja Veitch (b. 1970)
The Very Best Time of the Year John Rutter (b. 1945)
Garrett Oestreich, Katherine Kleffner, William Hoover, Rose Yocum, Zane Smith
Giestliches Lied, Op. 30 Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
O Holy Night Adolphe Adam (1803-1856) arr. by Gilchrist
Derryck Menard, Tenor Soloist
Megan Schmitt, Soprano Soloist
Oculus Non Vidit Rihards Dubra (b.1964) ed. by J. Rodde
Remember, O Thou Man Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1582-1635)
SATB Soloist Include:
Sarah Butz, Megan Schmitt, Katherine Kleffner (Sopranos)
Demi Smith, Rebecca Lennartz, Rose Yocum (Altos)
Kris Magill, Derryck Menard, Brock DeLong (Tenors)
Zane Smith, Garrett Oestreich, William Hoover (Basses)
Bogoroditsye Dyevo, Op. 37 Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
In the Bleak Midwinter Christina Rosetti (Poet) and Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Demi Smith, Alto Soloist
Hallelujah! from the Messiah George F. Handel (1685-1759)
University Band, University Chorus, Chamber Singers and All of You!
We Wish You A Merry Christmas Traditional