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Greensboro College Music Department Presents Its 2018 Winter Concert Feb. 27

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro College Department of Music presents its 2018 Winter Concert, featuring the college choirs and Wind Ensemble, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center in Odell Building on campus.

Admission is free, and the public is invited.

The Chorale and Chamber Singers will be performing a variety of works including:

  • “Hallelujah” from “The Mount of Olives” by Beethoven
  • a rousing spiritual, “Nothin’ Gonna Stumble My Feet”
  • “I’ll Tell My Ma,” a setting of an Irish children’s song featuring body percussion,
  • a beautiful lullaby setting by Daniel Elder
  • an exciting setting of Psalm 100 by Rene Clausen
  • a setting of “The Lord is My Shepherd,” based on the third movement of Symphony No. 3 by Brahms.
  • a setting of a Japanese poem called “Hisakata No”
  • “Through the Dark,” with lyrics adapted from the writings of Helen Keller
  • a robust spiritual, “Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord”

The Wind Ensemble will perform:

  • “El Relicario,” by Padilla and Longfield
  • “Fanfare,” by Dawson
  • “Shenandoah,” by Ticheli
  • “Brook Green Suite,” by Holst and Curnow
  • “Seventy-Six Trombones,” by Wilson and Jennings

The Greensboro College music program stresses intense individual musical development in the context of a rigorous liberal-arts curriculum. For more information about the program, contact Jane McKinney, department chair, at 336-272-7102, ext. 5281, or mckinneyj@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features an 18-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.

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