Feb. 10, 2006 Music Department
The Morningside College Choir, pictured to the right in Vienna, Austria, and the vocal jazz ensemble Eclectix will perform in concert on Sunday, March 12, at 3 p.m. in Eppley Auditorium, 3625 Garretson Ave. The concert is open to the public. There will be a free will offering during the concert.
The concert will mark the culmination of a weeklong spring break tour through seven upper Midwestern cities. Follow this link for the complete tour schedule. The tour will include performances by the two groups in the cities of Anita, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Estherville, and Marshalltown in Iowa; Evanston, Ill.; and Winona in Minnesota.
The group will also visit the city of Chanhassen, Minn., where the Eclectix jazz ensemble will perform during an alumni gathering at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre on Friday, March. 10.
Tim Watson, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities at Morningside, organized the tour and will direct the performances. Michele Grossman will serve as accompanist.
The program for each concert includes the college choir singing Heinrich Schutz’ “Cantate Domino” in Latin, “In Remembrance” from “Requiem” by Eleanor Daley, and the Latin version of Randoll Bass’ “Gloria,” to name a few.
Janie Farr, a Morningside College freshman from Sioux City, will accompany the choir on French horn for their performance of “Sanctus” from “Missa Kenya.”
The Eclectix jazz ensemble will perform “You Can Call Me Al” by Paul Simon, “The Druid Song” by Gunnar Madsen and Richard Greene, and “In My Life” by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.