Upcoming Spring 2014 Events and Concerts

 


April 12 and 13, 2014, the Chorale will present”Songs from the Heartland.”

Enjoy a musical feast of folksongs, hymns, spirituals and popular songs.  The music of the people has been a wellspring for composers of art music and popular musicians Songs from the Heartland poster finalalike, and an inspiration to singers of all ages.  The concert presents music by Kansas composers and songs of the heartland of America, including works by Lawrence composer Forrest Pierce, Kirke Mechem, Stephen Paulus, Aaron Copland and Tarik O’Regan.  The concert features Wichita gospel singer, baritone Earnest Alexander, and mother-son pianists Julie Warkentin and Jesse Warkentin.

Wichita Chamber Chorale continues its outreach and partnership with Wichita-area schools with a focus on Middle School Choirs.  Special guests are Matt Nutter and the Hadley Middle School Choir, Kevin Moler and the Allison Middle School Choir and Jenny Potochnik and Brooks Technology and Fine Arts Middle Magnet Choir.

Both concerts will be at Plymouth Congregational Church, Saturday April 12 at 7:30 pm and Sunday April 13 at 3:00 pm.

Be sure to join us for a reception of cookies and punch after each concert. We’d love to meet you and hear more about your impressions of the concert. Thanks for supporting the Wichita Chamber Chorale!

Tickets are available at Senseney Music, 2300 E Lincoln, Wichita. They may also be purchased online, at the door, or by telephone. Call (316) 204-2315(316) 204-2315 for more information.


Cabaret

Cabaret 2011

Wichita Chamber Chorale members sing at the annual Cabaret, June 14, 2011

The season will conclude on Friday June 6, 2014 with WCC’s annual
Cabaret Fundraiser
 at Prairie Pines, 7:30 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm).  Broadway and popular tunes are featured as the Chorale showcases its singers in solos, duets, and mixed ensembles for this annual fundraising event.  The relaxed atmosphere of beautiful Prairie Pines adds to the fun, and the evening also includes food & drink, a house band, and a silent auction.

Ticket Prices: $25 general, $15 students.
They may be purchased online, at the door, or by telephone. Call  (316) 204-2315(316) 204-2315  for more information.

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KMEA Workshop


KMEA Workshop

The Wichita Chamber Chorale is honored to be selected to perform at the Kansas Music Educators Association In-Service Workshop.  The choir will present excerpts from ‘Songs from the Heartland’ on Saturday, March 1st, 2014, at 11:50 am in Mary Jane Teall Theatre, at Wichita’s Century II.  This is an important opportunity for the Chorale to perform for music educators from across the state as well as to showcase its performing members, many of whom are music educators.  Admission is by Guest Pass at the KMEA Registration Table in the Connecting Lobby area of Century II. The concert will be approximately 35 minutes in length. More information about the Workshop can be found
at http://www.ksmea.org/conferences.

 

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