WFU Choir Concludes Tour with Home Concert

The Wake Forest University Concert Choir will present a concert of songs performed during its annual spring tour at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, in Wake Forest University’s Brendle Recital Hall.

The 44-member mixed ensemble will sing a variety of sacred and secular works by J.P. Sweelink, Richard Farrant, Arvo Part, Javier Busto, Benjamin Britten and Johannes Brahms. The choir will also sing selected movements from Franz Schubert’s Mass in G. Folk songs and spirituals will conclude their 75-minute program.

During the week of spring break (March 7-15), the choir performed in four cities, including Charleston, W.Va., and three Pennsylvania cities.

The conductor, Brian Gorelick, is director of Choral Ensembles at Wake Forest.

Gorelick also conducts the Collegium Musicum Vocal Ensemble and the Choral Union and teaches choral literature and conducting. A faculty member at Wake Forest since 1984, Gorelick earned his doctorate at the University of Illinois.

Keyboardist Joanne Inkman, will accompany the group on piano. Inkman is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts where she studied piano with Clifton Matthews.

Admission is free. For information, call (336) 758-5026.

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