The Dudley Birder Chorale of St. Norbert College presents "America Sings"
April 28-29, 2006
From St. Norbert College, April 19, 2006
by Mike Counter, email@example.com, (920) 403-3089
Included in the Broadway part of the program will be a "Tribute To George Gershwin," Jerome Kern's "Showboat," Jerry Herman's "Hello, Dolly!" and selections from "West Side Story," "Gypsy," "Funny Girl," "On The Town" and "The Music Man."
The American gospel tradition will be represented by "Precious Lord," "Take My Hand" and a collection of several familiar spirituals by John Rutter, "Feel The Spirit" for which the chorale will be accompanied by an eight-piece Dixieland combo.
American patriotism will be reflected in Fred Waring's arrangement of "Give Me Your Tired," "Your Poor" and two works arranged by Director Dudley Birder: "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and a tribute to September 11, 2001 entitled, "In Memoriam."
Sixteen members of the Dudley Birder Chorale will appear as featured soloists during the program, including Tammara Becker, Kathryn Bracho, Douglas Dachelet, R