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Oshkosh, WI  54903-2252

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Concert Season 2016-2017

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Oshkosh Chamber Singers, Fall 2016 concert

Vivaldi’s Gloria
Saturday May 20, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Music Hall, corner of Elmwood and Woodland Avenues, on the UW Oshkosh campus
(map & driving directions)

The Oshkosh Chamber Singers will be joined for their spring concert by special guests, the Oshkosh West Chorale (under the direction of Bethany Meyer), and the Ripon High School Concert Choir (under the direction of Rachel Zarzyski). Herb Berendsen conducts the Oshkosh Chamber Singers, and Marianne Chaudoir is the accompanist.

The centerpiece of the concert will be Vivaldi’s Gloria. Other selections will include:

  • Let My Love Be Heard by Jake Runestad
  • Sing Unto God by Paul Fetler
  • Ave verum corpus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Elegischer Gesang by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Shout for Joy by Martin Bass
  • Lamentations of Jeremiah by Z. Randall Stroope
  • Ballade to the Moon by Daniel Elder
  • My Spirit Sang All Day by Gerald Finzi
  • Ubi Caritas III by Ola Gjeilo
  • Ain'-a That Good News by William Dawson

Our performance of this concert is supported in part by a major grant from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation.

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A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Saturday December 17, 2016
2 performances: 4:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church, Division at Algoma
, Oshkosh (map & driving directions)

The Oshkosh Chamber Singers, accompanied by pipe organ and brass ensemble, joins with community readers to offer Scripture readings of the Christmas story and related choral selections. The audience will be invited to lift their voices in the congregational singing of familiar carols.

Symphony for the Season
Saturday December 3, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Grand Opera House, 100 High
Avenue, Oshkosh (map & driving directions)

Celebrate the warmth of the holiday season with song at Oshkosh Symphony Orchestra’s family-friendly holiday concert. Featuring soloist Nathan Krueger, the Oshkosh Chamber Singers, and the Oshkosh North High School Chorale.

All our concert venues are barrier-free and handicapped accessible.

To B
Saturday, October 29, 2016
7:30 p.m.
First Congregational Church, 137 Algoma Boulevard, Oshkosh (map & driving directions)

“To B” will highlight selections by composers whose names begin with the letter “B,” including: “Sure on This Shining Night,” by Samuel Barber; “Sing Joyfully,” by William Byrd; “Locus Iste,” by Anton Bruckner; “We Are” and “Would You Harbor Me,” by Ysaye M. Barnwell; “Liebeslieder Waltzes,” by Johannes Brahms; and “Make Our Garden Grow,” by Leonard Bernstein.

“The Rose of Sharon,” by William Billings, will feature soloists Paula Steinert, soprano, Oshkosh; Cait Graf, alto, Oshkosh; Adam Minten, tenor, Oshkosh; and Alan Fuller, bass, Fond du Lac.

“Nach dir Herr Verlanget Mich,” by J.S. Bach, will feature soloists Brittney Baldwin, Menasha, soprano; Allison Zeitler, alto, Fond du Lac; Todd Kaphaem, tenor, Oshkosh; and Jack Propp, bass, Oshkosh.

“All Creatures are Now Merry Minded,” by John Bennet, will feature a chamber group including Risa Freund, Oshkosh, Paula Steinert, Oshkosh, Heidi Schmitz, Appleton, Laurie Waters, Oshkosh, and Cassy Glander, Oshkosh, sopranos; Allison Zeitler, Fond du Lac, Rachel Zarzyski, Ripon, and Carly Tebo, Menasha, altos; Alan Fuller, Fond du Lac, and Todd Kaphaem, Oshkosh, tenors; and Jack Propp, Oshkosh, Ben Zeitler, Fond du Lac, and Randy Zeith, Green Lake, basses.

“Ave Maria,” by Franz Biebl, will feature soloists Adam Minten, Oshkosh; Eric Leih, Appleton; and Zach Moore, Fond du Lac.

“Rejoice in the Lamb,” by Benjamin Britten, will feature soloists Risa Freund, treble, Oshkosh; Eric Leih, alto; Appleton; Todd Kaphaem, tenor, Oshkosh; and Jim Kucksdorf, bass, Oshkosh.

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