Clark College offers several musical performances in December
Clark Colleges will present three musical events in December at the Royal Durst Theatre at the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics, 3101 Main St., Vancouver. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call Peggy Winston at 360-992-2662.
At 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Royal Durst Theater, the Clark College Orchestra begins its 2011-2012 season, “Buried Treasure.” The concert will feature guest conductor German Caceres, musical director of the El Salvador State Symphony, with Camas High School student Yung Teng performing Saint-Saens’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, op. 28.
The Clark College Women’s Choral Ensemble, directed by April Duvic, and the Clark College Chorale, directed by Janet Reiter and Duvic, will present its fall concert, “Gloria! Gloria!“ on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 4300 Main St., Vancouver. Both choirs will sing modern compositions of Gloria. The Women’s Ensemble will premiere Paul Carey’s work Winter Moon and perform additional liturgical works by contemporary composers, as well as the Gospel Spiritual Go Where I Send Thee! Adjunct music instructor David E. Miller will conduct an ensemble performance of Lully, Lulla, Lullay. The event will conclude with Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus.
The Clark College Concert Choir, under the direction of April Duvic, and the Clark College Concert Band, under the direction of Richard Inouye, will present its fall concert, “Musical Treats & Seasonal Suites,” on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Royal Durst Theatre. The event will feature music from England, Spain, and Nigeria.