Gunnison Chapel

Family Weekend Worship Service

Family Weekend is an ideal time to honor and celebrate the diversity of the human family. This service will celebrate the three Abrahamic faith traditions. Prayers, music and readings from the Christian, Jewish and Muslim traditions will be offered with a focus on mutual respect and healing. Everyone is welcome to come, learn and celebrate.

String Orchestra

As the title suggests, program selections include many diverse works composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), including the overture and aria from The Marriage of Figaro, the Turkish RondoAve Verum CorpusSymphony No. 25 in g minor, and others. Additional works not composed by Mozart are The Old Church, by Stephen Paulus, and Musica notturna delle strade di Madrid, by Luigi Boccherini.

University Chorus: Saint Nicolas

The University Chorus and orchestra, comprised of students and community members led by Barry Torres, orchestra prepared by Christian Hosmer, present Benjamin Britten’s Saint Nicolas, text by Eric Crozier, featuring Steven Brennfleck. http://web1.desales.edu/default.aspx?pageid=7027  Saint Nicolas was written in 1948 for the centennial celebration of Lancing College in Sussex, and was Britten’s first piece written for performance by amateur musicians.

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