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McNeese Presents Spring Choral Concert

McNeese Presents Spring Choral Concert

(April 24, 2017) The McNeese State University Department of Performing Arts will present the McNeese Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers and Women’s Ensemble in a free spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in Tritico Theatre. The concert is under the direction of Darryl Jones, director of choral activities.
           
The Women’s Ensemble will sing “Je ne fus jamais si aise” by Pierre Certon, “Lullaby” by Daniel Elder, “Laudate pueri dominum” by Mendelssohn, “Go, Lovely Rose” by David Ashley White, “Sail Away, Ladies” arranged by Judith Herrington, “Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans” arranged by Kirby Shaw and “Since You’re Not Here” by Troy Robertson. The ensemble is accompanied by Mark Henry.
           
Concert Chorale will perform a variety of musical selections, including “Amor Vittorioso” by Giovanni Gastoldi, “Weep, O Mine Eyes” by John Bennet, “Adoramus te” by Jacques Clement, “Lobe den Herren” by Hugo Distler, “How Can I Keep From Singing” by Gwyneth Walker, “Father William” by Irving Fine and “Turn the World Around” arranged by Mark Hayes. Concert Chorale is accompanied by McNeese student Andrew Steiner.
             
The Chamber Singers program will feature “Then Round About the Starry Throne” by G.F. Handel, “Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences” and “Lord, How Long Wilt Thou Be Angry?” by Henry Purcell, “Sing Cantate Domino” by Kevin Memley and “Songs and Sonnets” by George Shearing and assisted by bassist Pat Lavergne. Accompanist is Bonnie Randel.
           
Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at cdo@mcneese.edu.