NOW:53092:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
34°
H 36° L 28°
Cloudy | 18MPH

The Homestead High School 22nd Annual Choir Benefit Concert

May 31, 2010

The Homestead High School 22nd Annual

Choir Benefit Concert

The Homestead Choirs will present their 22nd Annual Benefit Concert on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at 7:00 P.M in the James Barr Auditorium of Homestead High School. The program will feature choral music from the Baroque era. Some of the great names of the era will be featured, including J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, Monteverdi, Rameau, Purcell, Scarlatti, and a hymn from the American Colonies of this time.

Providing contrast to these composers of "classical" art music, the Homestead choirs will also perform an arrangement of the renowned Handel Hallelujah Chorus in an American gospel style as well as a Camerata performance of a little vocal jazz – "If it ain't Baroque…". The first half of the program will also include a moment to honor the graduating class of 2010 which includes a performance of the choir’s traditional piece Castaway, a work that was specially commissioned for the Homestead High School graduation ceremonies.

Two major works will be featured in the second half of this 2010 Benefit program: the Johann Sebastian Bach motet, Lobet den Herrn and the George Frideric Handel coronation anthem, The King Shall Rejoice. The HHS Choirs will be joined by members of the HHS Chamber Orchestra for these choral-orchestral works.

Tickets are $10 at the door. Proceeds from this concert support the entire choral program, provide numerous enrichment experiences for all HHS choir students, and provide a variety of scholarships for choral students for events within the program as well as for summer music camps. The Benefit funds also assist in bringing professional musicians to work with the Homestead choirs throughout the school year. More information is available through the choir pages on the Homestead High School website http://email.mtsd.k12.wi.us/~rwinnie/.

 

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» North Shore couple probed for collecting state aid 3/27

» Whitefish Bay School Board: Radio station would be better suited for community use 3/27

» DSW shoe store opens in Mequon 3/27

» Crews clear crash that closed right lane of NB I-43 at Brown Deer Road Updated:  3/27

» West Allis-West Milwaukee taps Shorewood superintendent for top spot 3/27

» Burglary suspects flee police in Brown Deer, crash car in Whitefish Bay 3/25

» Whitefish Bay hires John Edlebeck as public works director 3/25

» Glendale mayoral candidates will debate city issues tonight 3/24

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Is Diamond Stone the greatest ever? 3/24

» The Sprint Episode Three: WIAA state basketball tournament retrospective 3/23

» Whitefish Bay native finishes 46th in Iditarod 3/23

» New bus route running through Brown Deer 3/23

» Proud Brown Deer boys basketbal team claims second state title 3/21

» Brown Deer boys basketball team heads back to state title game 3/20

» Dominican overwhelms Regis in state semifinal 3/19

» Truck being hauled by military convoy strikes overpass in Mequon 3/18

» Atwater Park is getting new playground equipment this year 3/17

» Mequon police identify woman killed in grocery lot as driver's wife 3/17

» Mequon-Thiensville hires new bus company 3/17

» Pedestrian killed by elderly driver in Sendik's parking lot 3/16

» Woman, 85, killed by vehicle at Mequon Sendik's store 3/16

» Homestead High School reverses decision to restructure final exams 3/16

» The Sprint Episode Two: local teams look to defend state basketball titles this week 3/16

» Marshalls opens in Mequon on March 26 3/13

» Germantown boys outlast Homestead, 50-42, in sectional semifinal 3/13

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT