Music for the weekend

Wednesday September 22 2010


Lynchburg College music instrumental and choral ensembles will present two concerts on Friday, September 24, as part of the College's Parents and Family Weekend events. Both concerts are free and open to the public.

At 7 p.m., the Lynchburg College Wind Symphony and Orchestra will perform works of Igor Stravinsky that include "Danse Infernale," "The Firebird Suite," and "Ragtime, for 11 instruments," featuring 11 members of the LC faculty. Also on the program will be Symphony No. 94 (Surprise) in G Major by Joseph Haydn and works by American composers of Broadway musical montage and march.

The concert will be held in Sydnor Performance Hall, Elliot & Rosel Schewel Hall with Dr. Oeida M. Hatcher, associate professor of music and director of music education/instrumental studies, conducting. Reserved complimentary tickets are required, and ticket information is available at the Lynchburg College Music Office (434.544.8344).

At 8:15 p.m., the Lynchburg College Concert Choir will present a concert in Snidow Chapel with Dr. Jong Kim, professor of music and director of choral activities/graduate studies, conducting. The LC Concert Choir is a selective choir comprised of student singers who are music and non-music majors enrolled in applied voice instruction.

The program will include "Prelude" by Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978, Norway); "Donime, ad adjuvandum me festina" by Il Padre G. B. Martini (1706-1784); "Sanctus" by Jan Sandstrom (b. 1954, Sweden); "Song to the Moon" (La luna) by Z. Randall Stroope; "Walk Together Children," arr. by Moses Hogan; "Hope for Resolution" by Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory; "South African freedom song" (Thula sizwe).

No tickets are required for the choral concert.