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Commencement Celebration Concert

On Thursday, May 7, 2009, the Covenant College Department of Music presents its annual Commencement Celebration Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel.


Performing for the concert is the Covenant Chorale, the Chamber Orchestra, the Chamber Singers with soloist Asher Payne '09 and the Jazz Ensemble. The works presented will include excerpts from the Mozart Requiem (Chorale), an original composition for string quartet (Evelyn Petcher, Rosemary Shelden, Erin Grotenhuis, and Peter Griffis '09) by Brian Gillikin '09, and a song by the student-led group formerly known as Tapestry (Catherine Grant '09, Emilie Edwards '09, Robin Meadowcroft '09, and Rachel Carson '09). David Hess '09 will play a solo piano piece by Ravel, and Hannah Mindeman '09 will perform a Brahms selection with her partners Evelyn Petcher and Rebecca Lantz '09. The program will also feature the Vivaldi Concerto for 4 violins (Rosemary Sheldon, Laura Hutton, Heidi Barker, and Kirsten Capitano), selections from Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite by the Chamber Orchestra, and jazz selections performed by Covenant's Jazz Ensemble with many featured soloists.


The Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble are directed by Ms. Robyn Wilkes; the Covenant Chorale and Chamber Singers are directed by Dr. Ken W. Anderson.

You may RSVP on Facebook. The concert is free, and the public is invited.