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Items by Alan Wellman

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Announcement: Northwest Choral Society (Chicago suburbs) Meet & Greet
If you previously sang in a chorus – high school, college or community group – and are now looking for a great activity in which to participate during the non-summer months, the Northwest Choral Society (NWCS) invites you to a “Meet & Greet” on Tuesday, August 26.  The casual social ev...
Featured photo: Northwest Choral Society, Alan Wellman, artistic director
Northwest Choral Society, Alan Wellman, artistic director
Borrowing request: Forever Motown Performance CD Needed
Item: Performance CD Forever Motown Composer/Arranger/Edition: R. Emerson/Hal Leonard Starting: Feb-March For: 8 weeks Copies: 1 Willing to rent: No  Hi,   I am looking for the ACCOMPANIMENT/Performance CD of R. Emerson's "Forever Motown" medley.  A burned copy of the cd would be acceptable...
Borrowing request: RTB -- Handel Coronation Anthems Orchestration
Item: orchestral parts, Coronation Anthems 1-4 Composer/Arranger/Edition: G. F. Handel -- Any Edition Starting: February thru April 2014 For: 3 months Copies: 1 set, 1 per part Willing to rent: No  Looking to borrow the orchestral parts to Handel's four (4) Coronation Anthems.  Any edition. O...
Concert: Messiah -- Northwest Choral Society (Chicago)
The Northwest Choral Society, under artistic director, Alan Wellman, will present the Christmas portion (Part I) of Handel's MESSIAH.  The chorus and chamber orchestra will feature soloists Sarah Gartshore, soprano, Amanda Runge, mezzo, Mark Donlin, tenor, and bass, Peter Van De Graaff.    ...
Comment: Re: Handel's Messiah
Larry Pugh also has a quite satisfactory edition of MESSIAH.  It is available from Lorenz Publishing.  I have done it twice, once with high school and once with a smaller church choir of 13 singers.  There is also an orchestration available.  Keys are lower, little melismatic singing, easier s...
Comment: Re: Illustrated Guide to a Ph.D.
soooo.....are you suggesting not bothering with a doctoral degree?
Comment: Re: Vocal technique for Messiah Choruses with runs
Have the sing the melissma on a "dah" or "doh" -- which ever is the vowel.  Emphasize beats 1 & 3 as is stylistically correct.  You may want them to emphasize every beat at first.  Then beats 1 & 3.  the D is not that audible to an audience and the consonant provides the impetus for th...
Announcement: The Northwest Choral Society (Chicago) hosts Meet & Greet
The Northwest Choral Society, in Chicago's NW suburbs, will host a Meet & Greet to invite potential new singers to learn more about the chorus.  Tuesday, August 21, 2012; 7-9 pm at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 1095 Thacker, Des Plaines, IL.  The Society's 2012-13 season will include...
Concert: Northwest Choral Society presents SHOUT (Chicago suburbs)
If you enjoy Motown or the Beatles, be sure to come to our final concert of the year entitled 'SHOUT!' June 9, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Des Plaines, IL and on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 4:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church in Mt. Prospect, IL   www...
Concert: Northwest Choral Society presents PSALMS AND SONGS
The Northwest Choral Society, under the direction of Alan Wellman, will present "Psalms and Songs" on March 31, 2012. The concert will feature the "Chichester Psalms" by Leonard Bernstein. Also featured will be Jean-Philippe Rameau's grands motets, "Quam dilecta in tabernacula." The chorus will be...
Concert: Bernstein's Chichester Psalms in Chicago area
The Northwest Choral Society, under the direction of Alan Wellman, will present "Psalms and Songs" on March 31, 2012.  The concert will feature the "Chichester Psalms" by Leonard Bernstein.  Also featured will be Jean-Philippe Rameau's grands motets, "Quam dilecta in tabernacula."  The chorus w...
Borrowing request: Isley Brothers SHOUT
Item: SATB arrangement of Isley Brothers SHOUT Composer/Arranger/Edition: Any Starting: April-June For: 3 mos. Copies: 50 Willing to rent: Yes   Hello,   I am looking to rent or borrow 50 copies of an SATB arrangement of the Isley Brothers' song, "Shout!"   Please email me directly a...
Borrowing request: Seeking Glick "Sing Unto the Lord"- complete work
Item: Srul Irving Glick "Sing Unto the Lord" - complete work Composer/Arranger/Edition: Srul Irving Glick Starting: ASAP For: January-March 2012 Copies: 50 Willing to rent: Yes   Colleagues:   I am seeking the Glick "Sing Unto the Lord."  The Northwest Choral Society (Chicago, IL) will b...
Concert: Northewest Choral Society presents GLORIA
                The Northwest Choral Society, under the direction of Alan Wellman, will perform "GLORIA!" on December 3 and 4.                                 The concert will feature the Vivaldi GLORIA (RV 589), Pergolesi MAGNIFICAT and seve...
Concert: Northwest Choral Society presents "GLORIA" (Chicago area)
The Northwest Choral Society, under the direction of Alan Wellman, will perform "GLORIA!" on December 3 and 4.    The concert will feature the Vivaldi GLORIA (RV 589), Pergolesi MAGNIFICAT and several selections of seasonal favorites.   Saturday, December 3, 7:30 pm at Grace Lutheran Ch...
Comment: Re: Editions of Brahms Requiem
Evan,   Pick up the Dover edition.  It costs about $20 but I bet you could find it on ebay for less.  The printing plates are the same as some of the much more expensive editions -- even the pages are exactly the same as the Kalmus.   Bon chance!   Alan
Forum message: 15-20 min work for strings and 2-parts
Hello,   I was wondering if you could offer some suggestions for repertoire. I am looking to do a work with my middle school kids for our winter concert. I am thinking of something about 15-20 mins long, for two-parts and strings. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks, Alan
Forum message: DMA in Choral Conducting at The American Conservatory of Music (Chicago Campus)
I have read some information sent to me by the ACM.  Does anyone know about this school/program/credentials?    Thanks,   Alan Wellman Chicago, IL