Sept. 21, 2011
The Morningside College Music Department will present a homecoming concert at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Buhler Outdoor Performance Center, 3625 Garretson Ave., on the Morningside campus. This event is free and open to the public.
The Morningside College Choir, Electix Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Singing Men of Morningside, Bel Canto Women’s Choir, Morningside College Jazz Ensemble, and Morningside Outdoor Band (MOB) will be performing at the concert. Faculty members Tim Watson, Jill Wilson and David Lambert direct the ensembles.
The Morningside College Choir will sing “All That Hath Life and Breath” by Renè Clausen, and “Every Night (When the Sun Goes Down),” a traditional Appalachian piece arranged by Gwyneth Walker. Electix will present “When She Loved Me” by Randy Newman (arr. Andrew Piper) and “Blackbird” by The Beatles (arr. Gary Rosen). The Singing Men of Morningside will perform the traditional spirituals "Shine On Me” arranged by Rollo Dilworth and “Sinner Man” arranged by David Eddleman.
The Bel Canto Women’s Choir’s performance will include “Set Me As A Seal” by Renè Clausen and “Living In A Holy City” by Stephen Hatfield. The Morningside Jazz Ensemble will sing “Manteca” by Dizzy Gillespie (arr. Mike Tomaro). MOB will perform the Morningside fight song and traditional pep tunes.