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Syracuse University Women’s Choir and Men’s Glee Club to present a joint concert Dec. 1
Syracuse University Women’s Choir and Men’s Glee Club to present a joint concert Dec. 1November 16, 2001Judy Holmesjlholmes@syr.edu
University’s Women’s Choir and Men’s Glee Club will present a joint concert 8 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Rose and Jules R. Setnor Auditorium in SU’s Crouse College. The concert is free and open to the public.
The concert will feature “Four English Songs” commissioned in 1988 by Barbara Tagg, adjunct instructor and director of the Women’s Choir. SU alumna Crystal LaPoint ’79, G’84, G’88 composed the piece. The concert will also feature a performance by The Mandarins, a select a cappella ensemble of the Women’s Choir. The Mandarins are directed by student conductor Kelly Stallard.
The choir will also perform works by American composers Z. Randall Stroope, Karl Jenkins, Gerald T. Smith and Gerald Cohen. The choir will be accompanied by pianist Leigh Gobrogge, a sophomore music education major in the Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music, College of Visual and Performing Arts.
The 52-member Women’s Choir is the largest choral ensemble in the Setnor School of Music and is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students from throughout the University. The choir has performed in New York City and with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra.