Choral Collage Concert
Ohio Northern University presents the Chorale Collage Concert featuring Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, University Singers and Chamber Singers. The performance will be held in the Snyder Recital Hall in Presser Hall on Friday, Oct. 5, at 8 p.m. and is a free event to the public.
The concert will open with Women’s Chorus performing four selections from Michael Este, Matthew Armstrong, John Floyd Campbell and “Wicked” composer Stephen Schwartz. Women’s Chorus is under the direction of Marilyn Roth Basinger. Men’s Chorus will perform pieces ranging from Russian composer Chesnokov to Tim Jones’ quirky “The Pirate Song.”
University Singers will be performing four pieces by Franz Biebl, William Billings, Ola Gjeilo and Moses Hogan. The selection includes early American music, balcony echoes and modern settings of Latin texts. Chamber Singers, a select group of University Singers, will feature four pieces. The selection includes composers William Billings and Paul Fetler and ranges from early American to quirky modern tunes. Men’s Chorus, University Singers and Chamber Singers are under the direction of Dr. Ben Ayling.
The concert will conclude with the ONU hymn. All audience members who are alumni of any ONU chorale group are invited to join students on stage and sing.