Concert Choir Caps Off Winter Tour at National Cathedral

Sunday, January 12, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College's Chamber Singers and Concert Choir returned to campus after a 10 day regional tour that included performances at churches in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The tour includes performances at the National Presbyterian Church and the National Cathedral.

WC Concert Choir
Photo courtesy of Rev. James Mohr

Under the direction of Dr. Robin Lind, associate professor and director of choral activities, the group of 40 students began the "Resound Today, Children Praise" tour at Greenwich Presbyterian Church, Nokesville, Va.
 
The Westminster group also performed for audiences at: 

  • First and Franklin Presbyterian Church in Baltimore
  • Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church, in Columbia, Md.
  • Meadows Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville, Va.
  • The National Presbyterian Church
  • The National Cathedral Washington, D.C.
 
Senior Elise Heater is the accompanist for the Chamber Singers and senior Jennifer Peet accompanies the Concert Choir.
 
Selections on the program include "Stars I Shall Find" by David Dickau, featuring Lauren Clauser as student conductor; and Westminster assistant professor Dr. Daniel Perttu's arrangement of "Resound Today Children Praise" from "A Deo Datus" with soloist Kathleen Bachtel and Heater playing the piano.
 
A variety of classical, traditional and contemporary works complete the program.


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Image coutresy Rev. James Mohr