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Clarendon College Choir Carnegie ‘08 Information Presentation
MidAmerica Productions 23 rd Season Offering unique performance opportunities to choirs, orchestras, bands from around the world since More than 180 conductors in Carnegie Hall series Sherrill Milnes, Lukas Foss, John Rutter, etc. To date: Over 800 concerts using over 100,000 performers
The Music Sunday, January 13, 2008 concert James Meaders conducts Bob Chilcott’s Canticles and MLK and Caldwell’s/Ivory’s Hope for Resolution Dale Miller conducts Vaughan Williams’s Dona Nobis Pacem Candace Wicke conducts Mozart’s Coronation Mass in C Major, K. 317
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Vaughan Williams Biography 1872 – 1958 Studied at the Royal College of Music Conductor, music editor, and historian Ethnomusicology The study of regional music English folk songs Composer of orchestral and choral works 1935 – Appointed to the Order of Merit
Vaughan Williams The War Enlisted in WWI at the age of 40 Private in Royal Army Medical Corps Royal Garrison Artillery Officer 1918 – Director of Music – First Army
Vaughan Williams Style Pre-war Style Folk tunes Incidental music for Cambridge Univeristy productions Post-war Style Mystical 1924 – New Style of Composition Lively cross-rhythms and clashing harmonies
Dona Nobis Pacem (1936) “Grant Us Peace” Cantata for Soprano & Baritone Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra Text source - Walt Whitman and others Agnus Dei “Lamb of God” Beat! Beat! Drums! Reconciliation Dirge for Two Veterans The Angel of Death O Man Greatly Beloved
Itinerary January 10 – 14, 2008 5 days, 4 nights in New York City Visit historic landmarks such as the Empire State Building Dance into the night as you cruise around the Statue of Liberty Have the chance of a lifetime to…. Sing at Carnegie Hall!!
January 10, 2008 Travel from Clarendon to Dallas Arrive in New York City and check into one of two hotels in Manhattan. Orientation tour of hotel area and Times Square Free time until curfew
January 11, 2008 3 hour piano rehearsal Other activities: Visit Empire State Building Shopping at Macy’s and 34 th Street area Walking tour of Central Park Free time until curfew
January 12, 2008 3 hour piano rehearsal Other activities: Visit Ground Zero Trip to Natural History Museum Show: Opera, play, musical Free time until curfew
January 13, 2008 Morning Dress Rehearsal 2:00 Concert at Carnegie Hall Dinner Cruise around lower Manhattan Travels around the Statue of Liberty Buffet Dinner and Dancing Pack for trip home Free time until curfew
January 14, 2008 Leave for Home Classes start January 15
Performing in New York City Cost of Trip $1,089 – Concert Package Based on quad occupancy $343 – Air Package Flight from Dallas $23 Trip Shirt and music with rehearsal CD $1,455 total for trip Spending money, food, cab fare, ticket costs, etc.
Package Includes $1089 Four nights (quad occupancy) in Grand 42 nd St and Park Ave Hilton New York Ave of the Americas and 53 rd St Post-Concert Reception Cruise Spirit of New York or Spirit of New Jersey Tips, gratuities, & baggage handling at hotel (one bag per person)
Package Includes Bus transportation to/from rehearsals/concerts Entrance ticket to the Empire State Building Gift coupon for Macy’s in NY Coupon to the famous Bloom’s Deli Non-performers can sit in any/all rehearsals and will receive a ticket to the concert
Air Package Includes $ $287Round trip from Dallas to NYC or NJ $17 Ticket Handling Fee $39 Round Trip from Airport to Hotel
In Summary 20 people flying to NYC: $6,860 10 people watching 10 people performing: $21,780 NYC souvenirs to give away as birthday presents: $6,000
Getting the chance to perform at Carnegie Hall… Priceless!
Total Cost of Carnegie ’08 Trip $29,000 Based on 20 people $43,000 Based on 30 people
How can I help? Adopt a student Donate to choir fund At concerts By mail Have your business donate to choir fund Join us and Come on the trip!!