Selah, Concordia University Wisconsin's select women's choir, will fill the chapel with music in a joint concert with the Civic Chorale on Sunday, November 11 at 3:30 p.m.
The 90-minute concert will be held in the university’s Chapel of The Christ Triumphant, 12800 North Lake Shore Drive, in Mequon.
Selah, which means “stop and listen,” was formed in 2012 and is comprised of 26 students this year. The choir explores a wide variety of sacred and secular repertoire for voices and is directed by Dr. Alexa Doebele, an associate professor who teaches music education and parish music. The Civic Chorale is a blend of Concordia and community voices, and is led by assistant professor Mark Bloedow. Among the pieces being performed by Selah that day are works by: Mendelssohn, Victoria and Fjellheim.
The final two music events of the fall semester are:
Christ the King Celebration, Sunday, November 18, 3:30 p.m., Chapel. Kammerchor, The Alleluia Ringers, the university’s 11-member, touring handbell choir, and The Chapel Ringers will combine for a 90-minute concert. Both handbell choirs are conducted by Bloedow, while Kammerchor is led by Dr. Doebele.
Christmas at Concordia, Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1, 7:30 p.m., Chapel. All CUW ensembles will perform. Tickets are $15 for adults, and free for youths 17 and under. Everyone must have a ticket to this long-standing, two hour, holiday performance.
Selah, which means "stop and listen," was formed in 2012 and is comprised of 26 students this year.
Adult tickets for both the Selah/Civic Chorale and Christ the King concerts cost $8, with youths 17 and under are admitted free. For further details on Concordia University Wisconsin’s music department or upcoming concerts, please visit www.cuw.edu/music.
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