Six of Baylor University’s vocal ensembles will join forces to present their annual choral concert for Family Weekend (formerly known as Parents’ Weekend) on Friday, September 19, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in Jones Concert Hall, located within the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
Opening the program will be an unaccompanied vocal group called “VirtuOSO” (oso means “bear” in Spanish), who will perform “Uncharted” by Tom Anderson and John Brooks, as well as the Ward Swingle arrangement of “Country Dances.” Dinah Menger will conduct.
Next, Dr. Menger will direct the Women’s Choir in “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” by Dan Forrest and the Susan Brumfield setting of “By the Rivers of Babylon.”
The Concert Choir will follow with “Sing a Mighty Song” by Daniel Gawthrop and Frank Ticheli’s “Earth Song.” Conductor Lynne Gackle will lead the choir.
C. Randall Bradley will conduct his Men’s Choir in performances of “Ain’t Got Time to Die” by Stacey V. Gibbs and John Ness Beck’s “Hymn to God the Father.”
Lynne Gackle will conduct her chamber choir of women’s voices, Bella Voce, in Kim André Arnesen’s “Even When He Is Silent” and “Tching-Tchinga-Ryah” by David Maddux.
The program will conclude with Alan Raines conducting the A Cappella Choir in “There Will Be Rest” by Frank Ticheli and Jake Runestad’s “Nyon Nyon.”
This concert is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor University School of Music at 254-710-3991.