"A CHORAL CELEBRATION"

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014

3PM 

( pre concert with Canisius College Chorale @2:15)

(plus our traditional post concert cookie and beverage fest)

AMHERST MIDDLE SCHOOL

55 KINGS HIGHWAY, SNYDER, NY


Welcome to our Season of exciting Guests

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ROBER DUERR, GUEST CONDUCTOR

Maestro Duerr made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera with Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.  He has conducted the Orchestra of St. Luke's, San Francisco Symphony, Juiliard Orchestra and the Los Angeles Master Chorale as well as the Los Angeles Opera and the New York City Opera.  In 1992 he debuted with the BPO at Artpark.  And in 2012 Robert conducted both the BPO and BPO Chorus.  A native of North Tonawanda, Mr. Duerr is a graduate of the University of Southern California.

FRANK SCINTA, CANISIUS COLLEGE CHORALE DIRECTOR

is well known as one of WNY's most active choral directors and music educators.  He is a past (1990 - 2013) faculty member of Buffalo Academy of Visual & Performing Arts.  Mr. Scinta and the Chorale return to introduce the holiday season.

 

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CANISIUS COLLEGE CHORALE, composed of 100 undergraduate and graduate members is entering its 16th season.

We are pleased to present four talented and impressive guest conductors this season as a prelude to our search for a long term

Music Director/Conductor.  We encourage all who would like to be candidates for this permanent position.  To request complete information please email :    

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                                      PROGRAM

Rogers.........Victory at Sea;  Mendelssohn.........Da Nobis Pacem;  Handel....."And the Glory of the Lord"

Vigeland......Three Dances;  Prokofief........Overture on Hebrew Themes;  Hely-Hutchinson.....Carol Symphony;  Rutter.....The Very Best Time of the Year;  Jingle Bells for Kids;  Traditional Sing Along


                                As Always since 1946, these concerts are free and open to everyone.

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THIS CONCERT IS FUNDED IN PART BY THE 2014 ADOPTED ERIE COUNTY BUDGET, AND IS ALSO MADE POSSIBLE WITH FUNDS FROM THE TOWN OF AMHERST 2014 BUDGET.

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