Wisconsin Lutheran College Choir tour concludes in Milwaukee

March 12, 2007

MILWAUKEE - The Wisconsin Lutheran College Choir offers a free concert in the Schwan Concert Hall Friday, March 16, at 8 p.m. This is the final performance in the choir's "Pacific Northwest" tour which took place March 3-10. The tour included destinations in California, Oregon and Washington. See tour destinations.

The choir presents a mostly a cappella program of sacred music from the 16th through the 20th centuries. Featured composers include Bach, Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Whitacre and Mendelssohn. The concert concludes with American hymns and spirituals.

Dr. James Nowack, director of choral activities at Wisconsin Lutheran College since 1994, holds master of music degrees in piano performance and choral conducting from Kent State University and the University of Minnesota and a doctor of musical arts from the University of Iowa. In addition to teaching and directing at Wisconsin Lutheran, Nowack serves as guest conductor, clinician and adjudicator at conferences and conventions on a regional and national basis.

Under Nowack's direction, the Wisconsin Lutheran Choir has developed a unified voice and a respected presence in the Midwest. Representing talented, dedicated young adults from across the nation, the choir is comprised of 58 full-time undergraduate students.
The concert is free, but tickets are required. Please call the WLC box office at (414) 443-8802 to reserve your tickets. A free-will offering will be collected at the concert. The Schwan Concert Hall is located in Wisconsin Lutheran College's Center for Arts and Performance at 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Wisconsin Lutheran College is a liberal arts college located on the west side of Milwaukee.