Cedarville University Vocal and Instrumental Groups in Concert

by Public Relations Office

Cedarville, Ohio-Cedarville University will present the talents of several of its vocal and instrumental groups in concert on Friday, Nov. 4. At 4 p.m., an all-choral concert will feature the University's concert chorale, men's glee club, women's choir, vocal arts ensemble, 'Ville Singers, and Jubilate (mixed ensemble). Their diverse repertoire includes classics, spirituals, and anthems. Cedarville resident Dr. Lyle Anderson directs the concert chorale, men's glee club, vocal arts ensemble, and 'Ville Singers, while the women's choir is led by Cedarville resident Beth Cram Porter. Jubilate is directed by Dr. Roger O'Neel of Xenia. At 8 p.m., the orchestra and brass choir will give a joint concert. The performance features the brass choir in "Ite Missa Est," Brian Balmages' musical depiction of the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Christ. The orchestra will perform selections by major historical composers, including Bach, Bizet, and Dvorák. The orchestra's primary piece will be Dvorak's "Symphony No. 8," played in its entirety. The brass choir and orchestra are conducted by Centerville resident Charles Pagnard, professor of music and principal trumpet of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. Both concerts will take place in the Jeremiah Chapel of Cedarville's Dixon Ministry Center. Admission is free and the public is invited. For more information, call 937-766-7728. -30-