The Dudley Birder Chorale of St. Norbert College Presents All Saints Day Ecumenical Concert

Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, October 19, 2012
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, 920-403-3089

The Dudley Birder Chorale will celebrate its 39th All Saints Day Ecumenical Concert with a performance of Mozart's choral/orchestral masterpiece, Requiem in D, October 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Walter Theatre on the St. Norbert College campus.

The program will also include Mozart's "Ave Verum Corpus" and "Regina Coeli" as well as a candlelight ceremony featuring Faure's "In Paradisum" to celebrate living and departed saints, and will conclude with the traditional "For All The Saints."

Performing solo roles in both the "Requiem" and "Regina Coeli" will be soprano Courtney Sherman, professor of voice at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, tenor Robert Breault, professor at the University of Utah, and mezzo Linda Feldmann and baritone Kent Paulsen, both members of the St. Norbert College music faculty.

The concert will feature a 36-member orchestra consisting of musicians from both the Green Bay Symphony and St. Norbert College music faculty. Dudley Birder will conduct.

Tickets are available at the St. Norbert College ticket office at 920-403-3950,1-800-762-2699 or online at http://tickets.snc.edu. All seats are reserved.

Since 1974, the Dudley Birder Chorale of St. Norbert College has set a standard of choral excellence in its performance of great choral masterworks from Renaissance to Jazz, and from Gospel to venturesome new music. With 150 mixed voices, the Chorale's membership ranges in age from 17 through seniors, and members come from over 30 communities in northeast Wisconsin. Named for its dynamic founder, Dudley Birder, known to many as Green Bay's "Music Man," the Chorale builds upon a long and distinguished tradition of choral music at St. Norbert College.