Featuring Ashland University Chamber Singers & Women's Chorus
Sunday, Apr. 27 at 4 p.m.
Jack and Deb Miller Chapel
University Choral Program collaborates with the College of Arts
& Sciences Symposium Against Indifference to present a concert of a
variety of Latin American musical selections for voices. Featuring the Ashland
University Chamber Singers, Women’s Chorus, and the student a
cappella group Surround Sound, the concert will be held on Sunday,
April 27, 4:00 p.m. at the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel. The
performance is free and open to the public.
Dr. Rowland Blackley,
Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities, will conduct the Ashland
University Chamber Singers singing in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin with some
pieces including instrumental accompaniment. With D. R. Haught on guitar,
the Chamber Singers will perform Albert Hernandez's modern interpretation of a
Venezuelan calypso, Goza Mi Calipso; while percussionist Jake Lange plays
percussion on a variety of other pieces including Edmund Hughes' arrangement of
the Brazilian folk song Eu e Voce. The Chamber Singers will also present
the first movement of Kyrie from "Missa ego flos campi" by the Mexican
Renaissance composer Juan Gutierrez Padilla; and Fransisco Mignone's
arrangement of the traditional Brazilian poem about a lovely woman with
chestnut eyes, Morena, Morena.
With recent graduate
Jordan Black as the guest conductor and Holly Allan as accompanist, the Women's
Chorus will perform the gently flowing "Barter" by Rene Clausen based
on the poem written by Sara Teasdale; and the popular Mexican song Cielito
Lindo. The Women's Chorus will also present Alberto Favero's Te Quiero featuring
a trio comprised of Stephanie Rankin, Marguerite Tryling and Elizabeth
The Chamber Singers and
Women's Chorus will perform as a combined ensemble for Ernanu Aguiar's "Salmo
150," a modern setting of the 150th Psalm.