The texts of the music will demonstrate the ingenuity of the captured people as they decided to escape the plantations of the South. Warnings will be heard in the texts presented by Ad Hoc Singers. This will be a lecture recital demonstrating the importance of spirituals in American history.
Trio Sonata in E-flat and Concerto No. I by Johann Sebastian Bach will be performed by Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, Musician-in-Residence.
Celebrate the season of Christmas with Ad Hoc Singers presenting familiar and unfamiliar carols from Germany, England, France, and the United States.
Performing music from the Civil War era to the present, Abigail Evans ’20 and Sondra Goldsmith Proctor will present familiar tunes in a different way. The haunting ‘Ashokan Farewell’ by Jay Ungar will be featured with Abigail Evans on the violin. Settings of ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ and ‘America’ will help us hear these very familiar melodies in new ways. Adagio for Strings,’ arranged for organ, is a familiar sound at many ceremonial observances. Come for a time of quiet reflection.
Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, Musician-in-Residence, presents music by Jean Langlais, Marcel Dupré, and Johann Sebastian Bach.
Music for High Holy Days will feature Ad Hoc Singers and Sondra Goldsmith Proctor, Organ. Ad Hoc Singers will perform Mi Sheibeirach’ by Debbie Friedman and A Prayer for Healing by Robert Applebaum. Sondra Goldsmith Proctor will present organ compositions by Herman Berlinski.
The Laurentian Singers present their 17th annual Christmas concert and carol sing.
Free admission. Open to the public.
Enjoy a free concert put on by the Singing Saints and Sinners; first 75 attendees receive an L4L Weekend gift!
There will be an Ash Wednesday Service in Gunnison Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, March 1, at 8:00 p.m. All are welcome.
The Annual Martin Luther King Day will be Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in Gunnison Chapel!
- Service of Song & Readings in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Theme: “The Potency of Hope”
“Let Freedom Sing!” Featuring SLU Choirs:
- Ad Hoc Singers
- Community Gospel Choir
- Laurentian Singers
- Singing Saints
- Singing Sinners
- Up Beats
- And guest performer/teaching artist, Dave Ruch!