University of Michigan Men's Glee Club: Performing in California this May!
Event Date: May 3, 2014
Posted: May 4, 2014
Location: California, USA
Choir type: College and University Choirs
Founded in 1859, The University of Michigan Men's Glee Club is one of the oldest collegiate choruses in the United States and the oldest continually run student organization on the Michigan campus. Long acclaimed as one of the finest male choruses in the world, the Glee Club has achieved this stature by sustaining and respecting the traditions, which have been established during its 154-year history. The Glee Club has become renowned for its wide repertoire of music that incorporates selections from different musical styles and periods including Renaissance motets, Romantic anthems, opera choruses, folksongs, spirituals, contemporary works, and, of course, Michigan songs.
Under the direction of Eugene Rogers, the Men's Glee Club is proud to present “Songs of Innocence and Experience”. Repertoire predominately by composers from the West Coast, Hawaii and Canada that deal with the contrary states of the human soul will be featured. PROGRAM: New Compositions by Daniel Elder- Echoes and Flights; other works include David Conte-Elegy for Matthew; Bryon Adams-Passerby; Britten- Ballad of Lady Barnard and Little Musgrave; George Finzi-Thou didst delight my eyes; Stephen Chatman-In Flanders Fields; Miles Ramsey-Red River Valley; and Hawaiian favorites Kaulana Na Pua and Hawai’I Aloha.