Cincinnati Fusion Ensemble inaugural concert
Date: November 4, 2013
Location: Ohio, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Brad Caldwell, Artistic Director
Howard Helvey, Conductor
Shiloh Roby, Guest Organist
We are delighted to invite you to The Mary Slade Rust Martin and Louis Henry Martin Memorial Program: the inaugural concert of the Cincinnati Fusion Ensemble at Calvary Episcopal Church in Cincinnati (3766 Clifton Ave., 45220) on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8 PM. A reception will follow.
In addition to the concert, an art exhibition will be held concurrently in in the parish hall featuring works by American artist William C. Helvey.
The CFE, currently comprised of 18 professional singers in the Cincinnati area, will present a dynamic concert of American art song and choral music (both original works and elegant arrangements of spirituals, folk music and songs by Stephen Foster) by composers Burleigh, DeCormier, Helvey, Locklair, Marshall, Parker, Paulus, Wilberg, Mulholland & others. For a portion of the program, we are pleased to welcome organist Shiloh Roby.
Choral works will include:
A Red, Red Rose (James Mulholland)
I'm Goin' Away (arr. Mack Wilberg)
O Gracious Light (Howard Helvey)
The Road Home (Stephen Paulus)
Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal (arr. Alice Parker)
Soldier, Soldier, Won't You Marry Me? (arr. Robert DeCormier)
Hard Times Come Again No More (Stephen Foser / arr. Mark Keller)
Nelly Bly (Stephen Foster / arr. Roger Wagner)
My Eternal King (Jane Marshall)
Sweetest of Sweets (Helvey)
From East to West (Dan Locklair)
Cincinnati Fusion Ensemble members include Tyler Alessi, Philip Clary, Mike Crandall, Benjamin Flanders, Andrew Jones, Katy Lindhart, Audrey B Luna, Linda McAlister, Mari Opatz-Muni, Amanda Pabyan, Amita Prakash, Blake Racer, Richard Schnipke, Kirsten Smith, Mary Southworth, Audrey Walstrom, Jonathan Zeng, and Stephen Variames.
The program is free of charge, no tickets are required, and the public is warmly invited! While the concert has been graciously underwritten, donations will be gratefully accepted to help offset miscellaneous expenses.
More information may be found by clicking here for a flyer.