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Oregon Children's Choir holiday concerts today

The Oregon Children's Choir will present is 22nd annual holiday program at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. today in Beall Concert Hall at the University of Oregon The University of Oregon is a public university located in Eugene, Oregon. The university was founded in 1876, graduating its first class two years later. The University of Oregon is one of 60 members of the Association of American Universities.  School of Music, 996 E. 18th Ave.

Tickets, which are good for both concerts, cost $7 and $9. They will be sold at the door beginning an hour before each performance.

The afternoon concert will feature three children's choirs (ages 7 to 12) and two high school a cappella a cap·pel·la  
adv. Music
Without instrumental accompaniment.

[Italian : a, in the manner of + cappella, chapel, choir.]

Adj. 1.

The Prelude Choir will sing "Rap on the Rooftop" and other carols including "Song of Peace," featuring Bria Light on flute. The Junior Boychoir will sing John Rutter's "Star Carol" and Kirby Shaw's "Boogie Woogie Santa." The Junior Girlchoir will sing German, Israeli and African-American songs with a marimba marimba: see xylophone.

Xylophone with resonators under each bar. The original African instrument uses tuned calabash resonators. In Mexico and Central America, where it was brought by African slaves, the wooden bars may be affixed to a

Synergy, a chamber choir A chamber choir is the choral equivalent of a chamber ensemble, using voices instead of instruments. The choir will usually consist of 5-15 elite singers, often associated with a larger choral group.  of high school girls High School Girls (女子高生 Joshi Kōsei , will sing ``Mistletoe mistletoe, common name for the Loranthaceae, a family of chiefly tropical hemiparasitic herbs and shrubs with leathery evergreen leaves and waxy white berries. They have green leaves, but they manufacture only part of the nutrients they require.  Carol,'' ``Wassailin'' and an arrangement by their director, Paul Westlund. The Classics, a high school boys ensemble, will sing arrangements by the Coats and their conductor, Jason Caffarella.

The evening performance will showcase two middle school and two high school choirs.

The middle school Girlchoir will sing Welsh, English and Israeli carols and a new song by Geno Relampagos, father of one of the choristers.

Tim Clarke Tim Clarke may refer to:
  • Tim Clarke (Australian rules football player)
  • Tim Clarke (footballer)
 will be featured in "Trumpets Resound." The Boychoir will sing Rutter arrangements of traditional English carols, a Hanukkah song and "Pie Jesu" by Andrew Lloyd Webber Noun 1. Andrew Lloyd Webber - English composer of many successful musicals (some in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice) (born in 1948)
Baron Lloyd Webber of Sydmonton, Lloyd Webber

The Young Men's Ensemble will sing a Spanish carol, a Gregorian chant and songs by Rutter, Orlando de Lassus and William Dawson. The Young Women's Choir will sing traditional English and French carols, a new song by Jackson Berkey and a song about "Fruitcake fruit·cake  
1. A heavy spiced cake containing nuts and candied or dried fruits.

2. Slang A crazy or an eccentric person: "a fruitcake under the delusion that he was Saint Nicholas" 

Lord Leebrick extends

its run of `The Tempest'

Director John Schmor's adaptation of "The Tempest" has been playing to sell-out crowds at the Lord Leebrick Theatre, so two more performances have been added to the run - both at 8 p.m., next Friday and Saturday.

Using just six actors playing multiple roles, Schmor has stripped William Shakespeare's play down to its allegorical core, mixing fantasy and romantic comedy with darker questions about power, revenge, young love and morality.

Tickets are $16 at the Lord Leebrick box office. The theater is at 540 Charnelton St., 465-1506.

Ballet Academy plans

winter performance today

Students of all ages will dance to holiday music, including "Winter" from "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi, in the Oregon Ballet Academy's winter concert, directed by John Grensback.

The performance is at 4 p.m. today at the McDonald Theatre, 1010 Willamette St. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children (ages 2 to 14).

Information: 338-7800.
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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Dec 12, 2004
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