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April 5, 2003

Photos from 150th Anniversary of Music Grand Concert
Saturday, April 5, 2003 in Centenary Fitness Center
Featuring Wind Ensemble, Cantare, Jazz Ensemble, Chorale,
Camerata, Chamber Winds, Hurley Symphony Orchestra,
Centenary Choir and Combined Choirs

About the 150th Anniversary

Dr. Gale Odom,dean of the Hurley School of Music, speaks about the history of music and introduces the ensembles.

The Combined Choirs and the Wind Ensemble receive a standing ovation at the end of the Grand Concert. Together they sang "The Promise of Living" from Aaron Copland's The Tender Land. Then joined by the Hurley Symphony's string players, they led the audience in all three verses of the Alma Mater.

Dr. Thomas Stone and members of the Wind Ensemble, who performed Dr. Stone's Were You There? and Kenneth Williams's Vilabella.

Dr. Julia Thorn directs the Cantare, the treble ensemble (top two photos) and the Chorale and Camerata singers, who presented I'm Going to Sing; Mass for Many Nation;, Blessed is the Man; Cause Us, O Lord; Springs in the Desert; Daemon Irrepit Callidus; Short People and Precious Lord. Cathy DeRousse and Gay Grosz were accompanists.

Jazz Ensemble gets things hopping, performing What's New? (with soloist Jeremy DeLaCerda, trumpet '06) and Brass Machine.

The Hurley Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Eric McIntyre, performs movement 4 of Mozart's Symphony #41 "Jupiter."

Dr. Thomas Stone and the Chamber Winds.

The Centenary Choir, directed by Dr. Will K. Andress, performs Ain't Got Time to Die (with soloist DeAndre Johnson, tenor '94) and Requiem (with Hosanna soloist Gregory Warren, tenor '98, and Pie Jesu soloists Julia Fraser, soprano '03, and Kristen Middleton, mezzo '04). Accompanists were Drew Ley and Josh Melson.


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