Academics

Fall Showcase Concert features Concert Band and Choirs

Date Posted: September 12, 2012

2012 Fall Showcase

MILWAUKEE The Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band and Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Chamber Choir will present their first performances of the 2012-2013 season at the Fall Showcase Concert on Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6, 2012, at 8 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall.

The Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band, under the direction of Professor Terry Treuden, will perform a number of exciting works, including the ever-popular concert march Coat of Arms by George Kenny and compositions by Go Yoto, Thomas Doss, and Russell Galante. Senior Whitney Dotson (right) will be featured on the first movement of Philip Sparke's Clarinet Concerto. The program also will include one of the premiere performances of composer David Biedenbender's Melodious Thunk. WLC was among a consortium of schools that commissioned Biedenbender to compose this work.

The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Chamber Choir, led by Dr. James Nowack, will perform sacred and secular a cappella selections from the 16th through the 21st centuries. Featured composers include Giovanni Gabrieli, Frank Ticheli, Morten Lauridsen, and F. Melius Christiansen.

The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the Center for Arts and Performance, 8815 West Wisconsin Avenue. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens, and $4 for students. They may be purchased through the box office at 414.443.8802 or at wlc.edu/arts.

Wisconsin Lutheran College is an independent Christian college in Milwaukee that is recognized for its academic excellence and Christian leadership tenets.