Beginning in 1950, almost 70 years ago, with Kelley B. Doyle, Freed-Hardeman has enjoyed a rich, and extraordinary choral tradition. As part of the 150th anniversary celebration, Freed-Hardeman invites alumni and friends to join the University Chorale to provide entertainment for the Annual Benefit Dinner.
If you would like to be part of this special group, please RSVP using this link.
Each Wednesday the University Chorale will rehearse for this performance from 11:00am - 11:40a.m.
October 16, 2019
October 23, 2019
October 30, 2019
November 6, 2019
November 13, 2019
November 20, 2019
November 27, 2019
December 4, 2019
To participate virtually in these rehearsals simply use the live stream link. If you are unable to view the live stream at 11:00am, each rehearsal is being recorded and stored on the live stream page and may be accessed at any time. (Click on the maroon bell tower to access recorded rehearsals.)
There will be three on campus rehearsals for those who are able to visit campus. These rehearsals will be held in the Draughon Fine Arts Center Choral Rehearsal Hall (on the Quad)
Sunday October 20, 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday November 3, 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday November 10, 2019 2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Star Spangled Banner – arr. Dr. Rene Clausen
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Isaac Watts
God of Our Fathers – Daniel C. Roberts
God So Loved the World – Dr. Alan Kinningham, Composer in Residence, Freed-Hardeman University. Dedicated to “Alumni Chorus”
What Wondrous Love Is This – Walker’s Southern Harmony 1842
*Holy Radiant, Light – Alexander Gretchaninoff arr. Noble Cain
*Set Down Servant – Traditional Spiritual, arr. Robert Shaw
Ain-A-That Good News – Traditional Spiritual arr William L. Dawson
The Lord Bless You and Keep You – Peter C. Lutkin
*These two compositions still are protected by Copyright and the University is not able to provide copies of the music. Singers need to purchase their own. They are available for purchase at Pepper Music or Sheet Music Plus ($2.38 and $1.85) Links are below:
Concert Day Rehearsal Schedule: Draughon Fine Arts Center Choral Rehearsal Hall – Second Floor.
11:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch Break. (At Gano Dining Center meals $7.50)
1:00pm – 2:15pm
2:30pm - 4:00pm
6:15pm Call time: Butts Family Conference Center – 2nd Floor Loyd Auditorium
Women: Floor-length black dress or black top and trousers, low heel black shoes. If you wish to wear jewelry, choose pearl earrings and a pearl necklace.
Men: Navy, charcoal or black suit, WHITE shirt, burgundy or maroon tie, black shoes black socks.
How to RSVP:
If you would like to participate, please RSVP using this link! As a "thank you" for being part of this group, dinner will be provided and each singer will receive a complimentary ticket to the speech portion of the event. Additional tickets can be purchased here.
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