Tennessee Wesleyan Choral Ensemble Gives Free Concert At Church Of The Good Shepherd March 3

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The choral ensembles of Tennessee Wesleyan College will present a free concert on Sunday, March 3, at 6:00 p.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Scenic Highway at Franklin Road, Lookout Mountain.  

Tennessee Wesleyan College is a United Methodist affiliated liberal arts college in Athens, Tn. The ensembles are presenting several concerts as part of their spring tour. All are invited to the concert.  The facility is handicapped accessible.

The program will feature music from Great Britain, celebrating the birth anniversary of Benjamin Britten, as well as music by Vaughan Williams, Holst, Elgar, and others. The concert will also include contemporary American choral selections by Carol Barnett and Morten Lauridsen, as well as contemporary jazz and popular selections by Vox Humana, a select ensemble of vocalists and instrumentalists who perform in a more popular style.  Additionally, traditional folk songs and spirituals will be offered by the Concert Choir, the largest of the TWC ensembles, as well as the TWC Chorale, a select a cappella ensemble.

The ensembles are conducted by Dr. Nathan Windt, director of Choral Activities at Tennessee Wesleyan College.  Dr. Windt holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the College-Conservatory at the Univiersity of Cincinnati.  In addition to his work at TWC, he currently serves as the artistic director and conductor of the Athens Area Community Chorus, as well as the Chancel Choir Director at Allen Memorial United Methodist Church.


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