The Southeastern Chorale, under the direction of Stacy Weger, will be featured in concert on November 19th, 2013 at 7:30 PM in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. The concert titled “Lost Child” investigates music regarding society’s responsibility to children, giving voice to children at risk. This concert is performed in conjunction with a series of lectures and other arts events focused on the same topic. This multidisciplinary approach, a first for choral concerts on campus, is designed to give insight and perspective which will enrich the listening experience.
Music selections for the concert are quite diverse, spanning a wide range of styles from Renaissance to Contemporary. The concert will feature a setting of Kofi Annan’s speech to the United Nations regarding the world’s obligation to its children “The 21st Century” by Greg Bartholomew. The concert continues with selections on children during a time a war, violence against children, and alienation. Tristan Eggener will serve as accompanists for this concert. Logan Russell, Sarah Carr, Brenna Dougherty, and Brian Campos will perform solos in the concert. Admission is free and open to the public, however the Southeastern Chorale is asking that patrons bring non-perishable items to the concert for the food drive currently underway. For more information please contact the Department of Music at 580-745-2088.