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Wesleyan Festival Chorus

Sing with the best!

The Wesleyan Festival Chorus offers singers an opportunity to perform in a large chorus under the direction of our nation's finest choral conductors. Offered as part of the University's summer music conference, participation is open to all and music is provided. Singers are responsible for learning the music in advance of the "polishing" rehearsals with the guest conductors.

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2017 Wesleyan Worship Choir

David Schwoebel

David Schwoebel, conductor

Festival Worship

“Light of the World, Shine on Us”

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 7:30pm

Location:  Great Bridge Presbyterian, 333 Cedar Road, Chesapeake VA

featuring the Wesleyan Worship Choir singing

“From All that Dwells Below the Skies” (Schwoebel)
“O God, Our Help in Ages Past” (Schwoebel)
“In the Garden” (Schwoebel)
“Lord Have Mercy” (Choplin)

Required rehearsal: 

Tuesday, July 25 at 7:30p

2017 Wesleyan Festival Chorus

Constantina Tsolainou

Constantina Tsolainou, conductor

“Finale: Sing to the Lord with Cheerful Voice”

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 7:30pm

Location:  Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal, 560 W. Olney Road, Norfolk VA

 featuring the Wesleyan Festival Chorus singing

“A Mighty Fortress” (Forrrest)
“Canticle of Praise” (Beck)
“Dona Nobis Pacem” (Bach)
“O Clap Your Hands”  (Vaughan Williams)
“The Ground” (Gjeilo)
“The Last Words of David” (Thompson)
“Four American Folks Hymns” (Wilberg)
    -“Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”
    -“Saints Bound for Glory”
    -“Death Shall Not Destroy My Comfort”
    -“We’ll Shout and Give Him Glory”
“Old Hundredth” (Vaughan Williams)

 Required rehearsals:

 Friday, July 28 (7:30pm) and Saturday, July 29 (9:30am-12:30pm)