April 15, 2004
Harrisburg Area Community College's Wildwood Chorale will present their annual spring concert, Tuesday, April 27, at 7:30pm in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center on the Wildwood Campus in Harrisburg. The free program, Women's Work: a Feminine Perspective on Life and Music, will feature a blend of music and poetry celebrating female composers, poets, arrangers and topics. A special pre-program musical treat is a performance by the Lawnton/Paxtang Select Chorus under the direction of Ms. Cindy Mohn. The 5th and 6th grade singers will open the evening with selections including Festival Sanctus, Get on Your Feet, 'Cross the Wide Missouri and Bye Bye Blackbird.

Under the direction of HACC assistant music professor, Tina Bakowski, Women's Work will include - "Baciai per haver vita" (I kissed in order to have life), a madrigal by late- Renaissance composer Victoria Aleotti; "Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord," one of the best known choral works by prominent 20th century African-American composer Undine Smith Moore; and "Positive Women: Susan" - a modern minimalist work by composer Janika Vandervelde featuring the poetry of AIDS-victim, Susan Gladstone.

The Chorale will also perform works by Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, Emma Lou Diemer, Williametta Spencer and other women artists.

Members of the Wildwood Chorale are: Teresa Heagy, Miyong O, Jessica Santo, Jessica Tripp, Mary Verdelli, Joanne Vongphommachanh, Rachael Cox, Sarah James, Stephanie Jordan, Anne Kelliher, Cathy Rummel, Vicky Thompson, Lawrence Keiser, Bryan Proper, Jose Venereo, James Baxter, Fred Heagy, Christopher Potter, and Justin Scott. Also featured on the program will be HACC music faculty members Angela Ruediger and Julie Moffitt.

Comprised of both HACC students and community members, the Wildwood Chorale presents a formal concert at the end of each semester and also sings at various HACC functions and area nursing homes. For more information about the Chorale, contact Tina Bakowski at 780-1994 or email her at the link below.

The HACC Wildwood Chorale's Women's Work is a free, non-ticketed program being held in the Rose Lehrman Arts Center at 7:30pm on Tuesday, April 27. RLAC Box Office number is 231-ROSE (7673).

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