MU choir to participate in the World Choir Games
Oxford, OH – The Miami University Chamber Chorale, directed by William Bausano and Jeremy D. Jones, will perform as part of the World Choir Games, being held in the United States for the first time July 4-14 in Cincinnati.
The Miami choir, accompanied by Brad Caldwell, will perform at three venues during the World Choir Games, the first at 2 p.m. Friday, July 6, at the Aronoff Center. They will sing a repertoire of music by American composers Norman Dello Joio, Undine Moore, and Adolphus Hailstork.
They will also perform in a “friendship concert” at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 7, at Francis Seraph Church in downtown Cincinnati, with choirs from Croatia, China, and the U.S.
The Chamber Chorale will perform as part of the Collegiate Honor Choir for “Music of the World,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Aronoff Center, presented by Procter & Gamble. Conducted by Earl Rivers and Nicol Matt, the group comprises vocalists from Miami’s Oxford and Hamilton campuses and Capital, Northern Kentucky, Wright State and Xavier Universities. The Collegiate Honor Choir will perform works by renowned American composer and 2007 National Medal of Arts recipient Morten Lauridsen, who will accompany the choir.
The Miami Chamber Chorale includes members from the Miami University Chamber Singers and the Collegiate Chorale. As with all of the university ensembles, membership in the Chamber Chorale represents students from academic disciplines across the university at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Information about scheduling and tickets to the performances is available on the World Choir Games website.