Clarion University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, conducted by Dr. Hank Alviani, will perform "Music of the Season" at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the auditorium of Marwick-Boyd Fine Arts Center. The concert is free.
The program features a wide variety of musical styles and eras including a French Renaissance madrigal, a double chorus Latin motet by Gabrieli with brass, spirituals, novelty pieces including music by P.D.Q. Bach, Russian and Jewish holiday music, a Swahili processional, familiar Christmas carols, and music by Poulenc, Elgar, Durufle, Britten and Tchaikovsky (on kazoos).
Guest student conductors include Kyle Hart, Everett, Pa., "Angelus ad pastores ait" by Hassler; Stephen P. Benton, Allison Park, Pa., "Salvation is Created" by Tschesnokoff; and Danielle K. Watt, Kittanning, Pa., "The Snow" by Elgar, featuring Joan Cullen, Lancaster, Pa., and Emily Sites, Mercersburg, Pa., on violin.
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