October 28, 2021

Wells School of Music’s Concert Choir and Mastersingers Perform October 29Choirs

West Chester University’s Concert Choir and Mastersingers out of the Wells School of Music will perform a FREE public concert on Friday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street, West Chester. David P. DeVenney and Ryan Kelly direct. The concert is also available to be streamed through the following link: https://vimeo.com/wsom.

DeVenney directs the Concert Choir in selections from Pizzetti’s lush Requiem mass, as well as music by a group of Romantic and contemporary American women composers. Kelly directs the Mastersingers in a performance that includes Misa Criolla by Argentinian composer Ariel Ramírez.

The West Chester University Concert Choir is the flagship choral ensemble at West Chester. This ensemble is chosen by competitive audition from among the 500 music majors enrolled in the Wells School of Music. They strive to perform, in a historically sensitive manner, music of all styles and epochs from the past five centuries.

Mastersingers is a mixed-voice choir selected by competitive audition. The group presents concerts of shorter works and longer masterworks, usually with orchestra or instrumental accompaniment from a wide range of musical styles and epochs. More Information: wcupa.edu/music/ensembles.

 All faculty, staff, students, and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth when indoors. Face masks may be worn when outdoors, but it is not an obligation of this policy notice. Mask and COVID-19 safety measures at West Chester University will continue to be updated here. Please check ahead for updated information before attending your performance.


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