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Winter Choral and Instrumental Concert Friday, February 22 at 7:30 pm
Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is delighted to present our Winter Choral and Instrumental Concert featuring student and community ensembles under the direction of music faculty members Damon J. Carlson and Jeremiah Eis. The concert will be presented on Friday, February 22nd at 7:30pm in the College Chapel, 2406 South Alverno Road in Manitowoc. Featured will be the Silver Lake Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Concert Choir, and the Silver Lake Chorale. It is open to the public at no charge (good will offering will be accepted). For more information on music events at Silver Lake College, follow us on Facebook and visit SL.edu/MusicEvents.
The Silver Jazz Ensemble will open with a series of classics including Cousin Mary by John Coltrane, Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be), the samba Manha De Carnaval, and Johnny One Note. The last piece will feature student vocalist Tammy Reigel.
The Silver Lake Wind Ensemble, consisting of students, alumni, and community members, will conclude the instrumental portion of the program with “Fanfare” from La Peri by French composer Paul Dukas, Adagio for Winds by Elliot Del Borgo, American Riversongs by Wisconsin composer Pierre La Plante, Highlights from Wicked by Stephen Schwartz, and John Philip Sousa’s Power and Glory march. Special features will be an arrangement of Cumberland Gap by SLC student Tammy Reigel, and a performance of Handel’s Where E’er You Walk by the Flute Ensemble.
The Silver Lake Concert Choir is comprised of community members, students and alumni and will begin the choral portion of the program with Sine Nomine by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The choir will also present two pieces from Randall Thompson’s Frostiana with text by Robert Frost. The choir will close with Blake R. Henson’s The Also Serve with text by John Milton
The Silver Lake Chorale is the flagship a cappella vocal ensemble at Silver Lake College and will close the concert with selections by Maurice Duruflé, György Orbán, Randall Thompson, Joseph Flummerfelt, and Ernani Aguiar.