From Dr. Whitmire

July 27th, 2009

(7/26/09) Dear Singers –

I trust that you are all enjoying a wonderful summer. I am back from my annual sojourn to visit family in Texas, and back in the saddle preparing for our exciting Fall season.

So that you can plan for the Fall, here is our Saturday Noon Rehearsal Schedule:

Men – 9/19, 10/3, 11/7, 11/21

Women – 9/26, 10/10, 11/14, 11/28

Here are changes/additions to the schedule I sent on June 2 (see

Tuesday 10/13 – No Rehearsal, College Closed

Saturday 10/17 Full SATB Rehearsal at 12-1:15 pm

Saturday 10/24 Full SATB Rehearsal at 12-1:15 pm

Concert Dates:

Tuesday, October 27, 7:30 pm, Schlesinger Center

Thursday, December 3, 8:00 pm, Schlesinger Center

Saturday, December 5, 3:00 pm, Church of the Epiphany

Sunday, December 6, 3:00 pm, Bishop Ireton HS

Repertoire (will be in campus bookstore):

Brahms Requiem, editor: William J. Bullock, publisher: Columbus Civic Chorale

Rutter Gloria

Willcocks Five Carols (instead of Whitmire Evening Canticles)

If you know good singers who would like to join us for this season of great music, please get them to join us. If they need encouragement, have them go to YouTube and search “mozart whitmire part 1.” (Editor: see links below) I think they will like what they see. I look forward to seeing everyone at our first rehearsal on Tuesday, August 25. Until then,


Mozart Links: More videos on the Performances Page

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626)

Recorded April 4, 2006. Please note that audio will begin immediately upon page load.

Part 1 of 6 “Introit,” “Kyrie,” and “Dies Irae.”

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