ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Choirs will tour eastern South Dakota Nov. 28-29 and hold their “Holiday Home Concert” on Nov. 30 at First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen.
The NSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Early Musick Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform on tour and the Aberdeen Community Chorus will join the ensembles on their “Holiday Home Concert.”
The NSU Choirs will visit Groton High School in Groton, and Sioux Valley High School in Volga, on Nov. 28. They will then visit Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, and Brookings High School in Brookings, on Nov. 29.
Concluding their tour, the NSU Choirs will perform their “Holiday Home Concert” at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 30 at First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen.
The music for the Tour and Home Concerts will be selected from the following pieces:
Concert Choir will perform “Kyrie and Gloria from Misa Criolla” by Ariel Ramirez; “Fantasia on Christmas Carols” by Ralph Vaughan Williams; “Carol of the Bells” by M. Leontovich arr. by Peter Wilhousky; “Rondes” by Folke Rabe; “O Holy Night” arr. by Jeffrey Haskell; “Ride on King Jesus” by Dominic Gregorio; “My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord” arr. by Moses Hogan; “Wade in the Water” arr. by Ysaye M. Barnwell; and “Seigneur, je vous en prie from Quatre petites prières de Saint François d’Assise” by Francis Poulenc.
Chamber Singers will perform “Only in Sleep” by Eriks Ešenvalds; “Movements III and IV from Songs of Ariel” by Frank Martin; “There Will be Rest” by Frank Ticheli; “The Wexford Carol” arr. by Matthew Culloton; and “In dulci jubilo” arr. by R.L. Pearsall.
The Early Musick Ensemble will perform “Kyrie from Missa La sol fa re mi,” “El Grillo,” and “Scaramella” by Josquin des Prez; “Ave verum corpus” by William Byrd; “Darà la notte il sol from the 6th Book of Madrigals” by Claudio Monteverdi; and “Lamentations of Jeremiah, Part II” by Thomas Tallis.
The Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform “Smack Dab in the Middle” arr. by Damon Meader; “Christmastime is Here” arr. by Steve Zegree; “For Good” arr. by Michael Wheaton; and “Sing We Now of Christmas” arr. by Robert Sterling.
The Aberdeen Community Chorus will perform “Five Carols” by Alfred Burt and “Kyrie from The Coronation Mass” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The NSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Early Musick Ensemble are directed by Dr. Timothy Woods. Vocal Jazz Ensemble is led by Dr. Wendy van Gent. The Aberdeen Community Chorus is directed by Richard Wilson.
Admission is a freewill donation to NSU music scholarships at the door. NSU students are admitted for free.
First Presbyterian Church is located at 318 S. Kline St.
Students involved in the concert are listed below by vocal part.
Balie Albrecht, Rapid City
Alexandra Becht, Clear Lake #!!
Taylor Brekke, Mobridge #*
Allison Bruce, Pierre
Kylee Carlson, Aberdeen
Naomi Davis, Watertown
Tierra Decker, Huron #@
Annabelle Eastman, Aberdeen *
Shelby Glover, Sioux Falls
Mariah Graff, Madison
Justice Haggin, Sioux Falls
Hyejin Han, Dengu, South Korea
Tristen Henke, Center, N.D.
Jini Hong, Seoul, South Korea
McKinley Hoselton, Richardton, N.D. #
Camila Shinoka de Sousa Hyke, Utsunomiya, Japan
Kori Kerwin, Chamberlain
Sara Krebsbach, Rockford, Minn.
Katlynn Loos, Rapid City
Amanda McIlravy, Philip #*!!
Morgan Mewes, Jamestown, N.D.
Christine Powers, Hot Springs #
Brittany Quinn, Timber Lake
Sujin Rah, Anyang, South Korea
Sierra Reed, Rock Rapids, Iowa
Bailey Regynski, Pierre
Gillian Roda, Buffalo Gap !!
Angie Schleich, Mitchell !!
Joanna Schleich, Mitchell #*!!
Katrina Smith, Gettysburg
Kayla Sproles, Sioux Falls *
Elsa Swanson, Chaska, Minn. #!!
Rosemary Vega, Chaska, Minn. #*
Morgan Wilson, Rapid City
Annie Woodmansey, Pierre #
Sowon You, Busan, South Korea
Seongyoung Ahn, Seoul, South Korea
Matalyn Andersen-Pommer, Watertown
Katie Appl, Aberdeen #*
Taylor Bogue, Aberdeen #
Sungwon Cho, Seoul, South Korea
Tayzia Claymore-Knight, Eagle Butte
Kaycee Cronin, Ft. Pierre
Lindsey Friedrichsen, Huron #*
Anika Fredrick, Buffalo, Minn.
Grace Gasperich, Aberdeen @!!
Chelsie Gehrke, Clark
Sukyoung Goh, Seoul, South Korea
Megan Hanson, Pierre #*
Alisyn Hof, Dell Rapids
YouJin Kim, Changwon, South Korea
Brelynn Komrosky, Valley City, N.D.
Kyndra Kranz, Watertown
Kristina Kuzmina, Chernivtsi, Ukraine
Miji Lee, Seoul, South Korea
Seonmok Lee, Anyang, South Korea
Xinmin Liu, Nanning, China
Emily Meidinger, Mt. Vernon
Kyungmin Park, Busan, South Korea
Hyojeong Ryu, Busan, South Korea
Tabitha Schmidt, Huron #*@
Rachel Smith, Huron #
Yao Tan, Shanghai, China
Brooke Thielbar, Hardwick, Minn. #*
Wenli Wei, Chongquing, China
Brigette Weisenburger, Aberdeen
Joni Willoughby, Midland #*
Grace Woodstead, Cooperstown, N.D. #
Jennem Woolever, Grand Forks, N.D.
Chantell Wren, Clark
Audrey Wanner, Groton
Jiyeon Yoon, Seoul, South Korea
Louis Burley, Pierre
Patrick Calvillo, Walhalla, N.D. #
Grant Duvall, Huron #*
Adam Henning, Watertown #*
Harrison Homelvig, Bowman, N.D. #*
Kwangyeon Lee, Young In, South Korea
Trey Litwiller, Huron #
Patrick Minihan, Canton
Dylan Rausch, Yankton #*
Colton Schaefer, Wilmot #
Dustin Schmidt, Huron
Isaac Seaton, Aberdeen #!!
Tanner Shabot-Shultis, Aberdeen #
Tyler Smith, Tea #
Brandon Barrett, Britton #*!!
Tyler Beck, Leola
Dylan Bennett, Pierre
Kevin Boring, Pierre #
MacKinley Bruemmer, LaCrosse, Wisc.
John Cassens, Faulkton #*
Tanner Chilson, Watertown !!
Leandro Fernandez Moutin, Rosario, Argentina
Scott Glodt, Hoven #*
Brady Hamer, Kennebec
Tyler Harris, Rapid City
Sung Im Hwang, Gyenggi-do, South Korea
Alexander Kern, Groton
Jun Kim, Seoul, South Korea
Sang Han Kim, Seoul, South Korea
Michael Lytle, Rapid City #*
Eduardo Mendoza, Canabamba, Bolivia !!
Austin Metzen, Wahpeton, N.D.
Cordell Ring, Onida #*
Adam Rye, Sioux Falls #*
Salvatore Scavo, Hightstown, N.J. #*!!
Luke Snoozy, Dell Rapids
Will Tiensvold, Sioux Falls #
# Member of Chamber Singers
* Member of Early Musick Ensemble
!! Member of Vocal Jazz Ensemble
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