2013-10-03 / On the Town

CLU choir opens season with eclectic concert


RAISING THEIR VOICES—The CLU Choir and Women’s Chorale will perform a free homecoming concert Sun., Oct. 2 in the Samuelson Chapel on the university campus. Wyant Morton will conduct, and Heidi Valencia Vas will be the featured soloist. 
Courtesy of CLU RAISING THEIR VOICES—The CLU Choir and Women’s Chorale will perform a free homecoming concert Sun., Oct. 2 in the Samuelson Chapel on the university campus. Wyant Morton will conduct, and Heidi Valencia Vas will be the featured soloist. Courtesy of CLU The California Lutheran University Choir and Women’s Chorale will perform13_ 1003the HomecomingAcorn Ad.pdf 9/Choral28/13 Concert7:12:14 AMat 2 p.m. Sun., Oct. 20 in Samuelson Chapel, south of Olsen Road near Campus Drive, Thousand Oaks.

The chorale will sing “Laudate Pueri” by Giovanni Battista Gajani and “The Earth Sings” by Stephen Paulus. The latter piece for piano and percussion was based on aboriginal Australian and Iglulik Eskimo texts.

In addition, the choir will perform “Make Music Sweet” by Jenni Brandon of Los Angeles, who composed the piece based on poems by James Joyce.

Also featured will be “Forever Young” to Bob Dylan’s lyrics by John Corigliano, “Jubilate Deo” by William Walton, “Ngana” by Stephen LeekAcornand Carly- Agoura,Simon’sTO,“LetMoorparkThe River Run” arranged by Craig Hellaand Johnson.Simi Valley

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The concert is free. Donations will be accepted.

For information, call the music department at (805) 493- 3306 or visit www.callutheran.edu.

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