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Archive for November, 2009

Uncategorized | 25 Nov 2009

High Energy and Audience Favorites

It is the start of Thanksgiving Break and every one on campus is excited for it, choir members included. However, we had one more rehearsal before everyone headed their separate ways for turkey and time with family. We spent a good deal of time on one of my favorite pieces ? Estampie Natalis by Vaclav […]

Concerts | 25 Nov 2009

Thankful for Choir

It?s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is now only one day away ? it seems like such a short time ago since our Fall Concerts at the beginning of October?and yet here we are in week 13 of school, and just over a week away from our Christmas Festival Concerts! I must admit that out […]

Concerts | 23 Nov 2009

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

The Christmas season is in full swing in the Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Chamber Choir. All of us have been working hard on memorizing and polishing our Christmas Festival Concert program. The Chamber Choir is performing my favorite Christmas song, Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (or Lo How a Rose, E?er Blooming)! This arrangement is […]

Concerts | 18 Nov 2009

Angels We Have Heard on High

As many of us hate to admit it, Christmas is fast approaching. Even Thanksgiving is only a week away. These are my two favorite holidays of the year. One song that has touched my life lately is a common one that many of us grew up singing in church: “Angels We Have Heard on High.” […]

Concerts | 08 Nov 2009

With joy let us adore Christ with a new song

These words are going to be heard within the Schwan Concert Hall during the Christmas Choral Concerts, but in Latin. “Estampie Natalis” is a driving choral piece filled with a varying degree of dynamics, and it takes the choir to a whole new level. We don’t just sing those lyrics, we feel them. We feel […]