Encore Series: Tower Choir concertName: Encore Series: Tower Choir concertDate: November 15, 2020Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CSTEvent Description:
The Northwest Missouri State University Tower Choir will present their fall concert program on Sunday, Nov. 15, and invites the University community to view the performance online.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the concert venue will not be accessible to the public. Instead KNWT, Northwest’s student-led television station, will broadcast the concert on its YouTube channel.
The Tower Choir program, which begins at 2 p.m. and can be viewed by clicking here, will feature accompanied and unaccompanied works, including “Hehlehlooyuh” by James Furman, “Suliko” arranged by Brent Wells, “Si Ch’io Vorrei Morire” by Claudio Monteverdi, “Ubi Caritas” by Ola Gjeilo, “Warum?” by Johannes Brahms, “I’ll Be Seeing You” arranged by Phil Mattson and “I’ll Be On My Way” by Shawn Kirchner.
The Northwest Tower Choir, conducted by Professor of Music Dr. Stephen Town, is an auditioned ensemble and performs choral music of all periods and styles. Dr. Jiwon Choi accompanies the choir on piano.
Under Town’s direction, the Tower Choir has been selected by peer reviewers to perform at the Missouri Music Educators Association Conference (2003, 2010, 2015, 2020) and at the Nebraska Music Educators Association Conference (2011, 2014, 2017). In 2011, the Tower Choir was selected by the National Collegiate Choral Organization peer review committee to perform at its prestigious national convention in Fort Collins, Colorado. Other appearances include a premiere concert at Carnegie Hall, where Town conducted the ensemble with other choirs and the New England Symphonic Ensemble.