Wisconsin Lutheran College choirs perform jazz and folk songs for spring concert
April 13, 2006
MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir, Chamber Choir and Chapel Choir will perform a Spring Concert of anthems, folk songs and vocal jazz April 28 at 8 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall. Tickets are $5 general, $4 seniors and $2 students and may be purchased through the box office at (414) 443-8802 or online at wlc.edu/arts.
The program will include classical composers such as Handel and Mozart as well as folk songs including "Danny Boy" and "Saints Bound for Heaven." The Chamber Choir will perform music of the Manhattan Transfer drawing on jazz favorites such as "How High the Moon" by Morgan Lewis, "Java Jive" by Ben Oakland and "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie by Horton, Darling and Gabler.
The 53-voice Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and the 24-voice Chamber Choir perform under the direction of Dr. James Nowack. Ms. Carolyn Fons directs the 27-voice Chapel Choir. The Schwan Concert Hall is located in the college's Center for Arts and Performance, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Wisconsin Lutheran College is a liberal arts college located on the west side of Milwaukee.