Southeastern Choir and Women's Chorale to perform Music from Around the World November 6

Monday, November 3, 2014
by: Tonya Lowentritt

HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Concert Choir and Women's Chorale will perform in Hammond on Thursday, Nov. 6, in a concert titled "Music from Around the World."

Sponsored by the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, the free performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church at 2200 Rue Denise.

Director of Choral Activities and Assistant Professor Alissa Mercurio Rowe will direct the choirs, and Raisa Voldman and Chuck Effler will provide accompaniment on piano.

"We are performing French, Russian, Italian, Brazilian and American music," Rowe said. "It should be a rousing night of music!"

Southeastern's Concert Choir will perform pieces by Morten Lauridsen, Kevin Siegfried, Stephen Paulus, Sean Ivory, Paul Caldwell, and others. Southeastern's Women's Chorale will perform pieces by Lee R. Kesselman, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Rosephanye Powell, and more.

Soloists for the concert include Southeastern students Chase Ledet of Houma, Kayla Blanchard of Lafayette, Jason Lane of Baton Rouge, Kalee Broussard of Destrehan, Brandi Callais of Mandeville, and Michelle Guillot of Slidell.

Serving as student conductors are Blanchard, Emily Wright of Slidell, and Catherine Chrisope of LaPlace.

For more information on the concert, contact the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 985-549-2184.


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