Dordt College News

Dordt College presents several winter concerts in December

November 28, 2011

’Tis the season for music and celebration! All are invited to enjoy an array of musical experiences offered by Dordt College ensembles. All performances will be held in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

Friday, December 2. 7:30 p.m. The Dordt College Ensembles Concert will feature Bella Voce Women’s Chorus, Concert Choir, and Chamber Orchestra. The evening will conclude with a performance by the Chamber Orchestra and Concert Choir combining forces for a stirring performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria.

Sunday, December 4. 8 p.m. The Dordt College Chorale performs the biennial Service of Lessons and Carols, featuring readings that tell the Christmas story. The concert will include choral arrangements, anthems and organ, brass, and audience singing.

Tuesday, December 6. 7:30 p.m. The Dordt College Jazz Band will perform, featuring soloists Vance Shoemaker, music department adjunct, and Kevin Linder, teacher at MOC middle and high schools. The Kantorei will perform as well.

Friday, December 9. 7:30 p.m. Dordt College presents the Instrumental Ensemble Concert featuring the Campus-Community Band and the Concert Band who will perform works by Reed, Zdechlik, Grainger, Dello Joio, and more.

An offering will be received to help provide financial assistance to students participating in the Chamber Orchestra Tour in Europe in May, 2012.

Nearly 20 percent of the Dordt College student body participates in the music program. Students have opportunities to perform in four choral groups, two orchestras, and three bands.


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