1. Latest News
  2. Submit Press Release
  1. PR Home
  2. Latest News
  3. Feeds
  4. Alerts
  5. Submit Free Press Release
  6. Journalist Account
  7. PRNewswire Distribution
Waukesha Choral Union Logo

Waukesha Choral Union Announces 2012-2013 Season

Waukesha Choral Union, Ernest Brusubardis III, music director, announces its 2012-2013 season, “Spirit of Creativity.” Oct. 13, The American Spirit; Dec. 7 & 9, Lessons and Carols; Mar. 17, Messiah; May 4, Something Old & Something New.

 
 
Waukesha Choral Union 2012-2013 Season: Spirit of Creativity
Waukesha Choral Union 2012-2013 Season: Spirit of Creativity
PRLog - Sep. 7, 2012 - WAUKESHA, Wis. -- Waukesha, WI – The Waukesha Choral Union (WCU) is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 season of concerts, “Spirit of Creativity.” Ernest “Ernie” Brusubardis III, in his fifth season as music director, has programmed four concerts in this collaborative season.

•   October 13, 2012, “The American Spirit” with Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra.
•   December 7 and 9, 2012, “Lessons and Carols.”
•   March 17, 2013, “Handel’s Messiah” free concert including full orchestra and soloists.
•   May 4, 2013, “Something Old & Something New.”  

“‘Spirit of Creativity’ celebrates the uniquely human ability to express emotion through music,” said Brusubardis. “Timeless Christmas carols, Handel’s 18th century “Messiah,” the 20th century American compositions on our first concert, and the brand-new commission by Paula Foley
Tillen all embody the ‘Spirit of Creativity’ across the ages.”

A new fundraising event, “Fashionable Tidings Luncheon,” will be held Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at Merrill Hills Country Club in Waukesha. Patrons will enjoy a fashion show of holiday designs by Bruce Paul Goodman over lunch with their friends. Tickets are $35; more details will be announced soon.

Single concert tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for seniors/students, $4 children 11 and under.
Season ticket packages, with savings of up to twenty percent over regular prices, are available through October 13, 2012 online at http://www.choralunion.org or by phone at 414-297-9310.

“THE AMERICAN SPIRIT”
With Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra
Saturday, October 13, 2012 8:00pm Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University, Waukesha
Two American composers uplifted a nation. David Diamond's “Rounds for String Orchestra,” commissioned during WWII to uplift the American people, and “An American Civil War Memorial” by Dr. Michael Karasis. This oratorio weaves choir, narrator, and orchestra to depict battles, recite letters from home, and raise the American spirit in brotherhood.

“LESSONS AND CAROLS”
Friday, December 7, 2012 8:00pm St. Luke’s Church, Waukesha
Sunday, December 9, 2012 3:00pm St. Catherine’s Church, Oconomowoc
Celebrate the season with traditional favorites and songs from cultures around the world. Sing-a-longs and carols, interspersed with readings, will encourage us all into the spirit of the holidays and to live it as well.

“HANDEL’S MESSIAH”
Sunday, March 17, 2013 3:00pm Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University
For nearly three decades, Waukesha Choral Union’s “Messiah” has invited community members to participate in a few rehearsals, culminating in a grand performance with orchestra and soloists in Carroll University's Shattuck Auditorium.  In true Handelian tradition, this performance is underwritten by area businesses and patrons to provide a free concert to the public.

“SOMETHING OLD & SOMETHING NEW”
Saturday, May 4, 2013 8:00pm Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University, Waukesha
Waukesha Choral Union has commissioned its first choral work from area composer Paula Foley Tillen to be premiered on this concert.  The text is based on the poetry of Abby Lewis, winner of the Choral Union’s Waukesha county student writing competition. Student works of visual art inspired by Abby's poetry will be on display for this world premiere performance.

Waukesha Choral Union has been musically active in the community for over 60 years. WCU was featured in WISN-TV’s “Season to Celebrate” broadcast during Christmas of 2011.  Originally a combination of Carroll College students and community singers, it took its present form as an auditioned choir in 1978. Waukesha Choral Union derives its strength and quality from its members’ passion for singing and is always seeking new voices. Auditions are held by appointment. Recent collaborative partners include the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee Choristers, Carroll University Choirs, and the choirs of Waukesha South High School, Muskego High School, and Hartford Union High School. For more information visit http://www.choralunion.org.

Photo:
http://www.prlog.org/11969427/1

--- End ---

Click to Share

Contact Email:
***@gmail.com Email Verified
Source:Waukesha Choral Union
Phone:414.297.9310
Zip:53187-0495
Location:Waukesha - Wisconsin - United States
Industry:Arts, Music
Tags:singing, Brusubardis, chorus, messiah, Tillen
Shortcut:prlog.org/11969427
Verified Account Email Address
Verified Account Phone Number

Disclaimer:   Issuers of the press releases are solely responsible for the content of their press releases. PRLog can't be held liable for the content posted by others.   Report Abuse

Latest Press Releases By “

More...

Trending News...



  1. SiteMap
  2. Privacy Policy
  3. Terms of Service
  4. Copyright Notice
  5. About
  6. Advertise
Like PRLog?
9K2K1K
Click to Share