E&H Music Department Presents Diverse Genres, Styles

by Billy Chandler

Emory & Henry College invites everyone to several events this fall that showcase the musical talents of its students while engaging audiences in explorations of a wide range of musical genres and styless.

The Music Department at Emory & Henry begins with a Nov. 6 performance by Emory & Henry Concert Choir and Chamber Singers. The concert begins at 3 p.m. in the Kennedy-Reedy Theatre of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts. The choirs will present a fall concert exploring music from diverse cultures, beliefs and eras. Students across campus studying a variety of disciplines come together to create an experience of community and joy.

The Music Department also is hosting an Opera & Musical Theater Scenes Workshop. Student performers will engage in a presentation of scenes that cover different art forms and subjects, such as coming-of-age, love and betrayal. As an added bonus, students will interact with set pieces, costumes and dancing during the workshop, which begins at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 at 7:30 pm in the Black Box Theatre of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts.

In addition, the Music Department also will host symphonic band concerts Nov. 13 and April 18 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Throughout these programs, the audience will experience different scopes of wind band literature, diverse composers, different styles and inspirations. Join directors Matthew Fredrick and Keith Cottrill as they showcase the talents of their students

On April 2, students from the brass and woodwind chamber ensembles will perform a diverse program that ranges from the Renaissance Era to the 21st Century. The performance begins at 7:30 pm in Kennedy-Reedy Theatre.

For information about tickets, contact 276-944-6333 or go online to www.ehc.edu/McGlothlinCenter


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