The Hope College Women’s Chamber Choir will present a concert with 12th Street Harmony and Luminescence on Monday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The Women’s Chamber Choir’s set includes René Clausen’s “Set Me As a Seal,” which was arranged by the composer for women’s voices; Srul Irving Glick’s “Psalm 23”; and “Praise His Holy Name,” a spiritual. The choir will also perform two poem settings, including Emily Dickinson’s “Evening” and Kathleen Wakefield’s “Botany.” Following the poem settings will be a Romanian sunset dance song, a Yiddish folksong and an African lullaby. The choir will close with a post-Holy Week “Alleluia,” with percussion, and the group’s traditional closing song, “Blessing.”
The Women’s Chamber Choir, established in 2001, is an auditioned group of 20-30 Hope College students, and tackles a wide variety of literature for treble voice. The choir is directed by Jennifer Wolfe of the music faculty and accompanied by pianist Lannette Zylman-TenHave.
The close-harmony groups 12th Street Harmony and Luminescence will perform a mixture of a cappella selections, both modern and traditional.
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church is located at 195 W. 13th St., on the corner of 13th Street and Maple Avenue.