posted November 12, 2008

Hope Women’s Chamber Choir to Perform Nov. 24

The Women's Chamber Choir of Hope College will perform with Luminescence, 12th Street Harmony and the Collegium Musicum on Monday, Nov. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church.

The public is invited. Admission is free.

The program will include a setting of E.E. Cummings' poem, "I Thank You God," composed by recent visiting composer Gwyneth Walker.  Other pieces include a setting of the Prayer of St. Francis, a temperance song from the 1600s, and music about birds, the sun, the moon, and the stars.  Lannette Zylman-TenHave will be accompanying on piano and will be joined by oboes, a clarinet, and a glockenspiel.

The Women's Chamber Choir is directed by instructor and staff accompanist Jennifer Wolfe.  She holds master's degrees in choral conducting and piano performance from Michigan State University and the University of Illinois.

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church is located on the corner of 13th Street and Maple Avenue.