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UHChoirs: No Nā Pua

In by Byron Moon

The UHChoirs present NO NĀ PUA, a program of music from outside the concert hall. Concert Choir & Chamber Singers, Miguel Felipe, conductor University Chorus, Alec Schumaker, conductor Tickets are $12 general admission; $8 seniors, UH faculty/staff/students; $5 UHM music majors

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UH Choirs @ St Andrew’s Cathedral

In by Byron Moon

Join the choirs of UH Mānoa for our annual fall program featuring University Chorus, Concert Choir, and Chamber Singers. This year’s theme is the word of William Shakespeare (1564–1616) who died 400 years ago this year. Our musical tribute will include settings from Thomas Morely to Ralph Vaughan Williams, Latin Jazz to Radiohead! As a special addition, the singers will …

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Voices of Aloha Return

In Choirs, Department News, Student Accolades by General Entries

Voices of Aloha, UH Mānoa’s touring choir, returned from their biennium trip abroad this summer with performances along the East Coast of Canada and continental United States. An ensemble of ambassadors, Voices of Aloha (VoA) exists to bring their song to international audiences and to provide UH Mānoa’s top students an elite artistic experience. In 2016, UH Mānoa sent students …

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UH Symphony Orchestra & UH Choirs

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The UH Choirs and Sympony Orchestra join forces to present DONA NOBIS PACEM Sergei Prokofiev, Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60 Ralph Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music Vaughan Williams, Dona nobis pacem with Hawai‘i Pacific University’s International Vocal Ensemble Manami Kakazu, soprano & Jeremy M. Wong, baritone Miguel Ángel Felipe, conductor Ticket prices are: $12 general admission, $8 seniors/students/UH faculty & staff. …

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SPRING SING: University Chorus & Chamber Singers

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Hear two of the UHChoirs ensembles in the special Orvis Auditorium concert. The performance will be a short performance featuring works learned throughout the semester including for the collegiate choral festival, E Hīmeni Kākou. The program includes: traditional, arr. Parker/Shaw, Saints Bound for Heaven Schubert, Stabat Mater (excerpts) traditional Tuvan, Alash traditional Gospel, City Called Heaven Irving Fine, Have you seen the white lily grow Vaughan, Ka …

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Utah Valley University Chamber Choir with the UH Chamber Singers

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The University of Hawai‘i–Mānoa Chamber Singers combine for a concert of choral music with the Utah Valley University Chamber Choir. The two universities have created a program of melodies that span the globe, from Chinese lovesongs to mainland U.S. cowboy lullabies. Both choirs will also present Hawaiian repertoire such as the lovely paniolo Kaula Ili and Ka Huliau ‘Ana. Dr. Reed Criddle, conductor of the …

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41st Annual E Hīmeni Kākou—Hawai‘i’s Collegiate Choral Festival

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E Hīmeni Kākou is an annual festival that gathers college & university choirs from around the state for a series of clinics, rehearsals, and a mass choir performance led by a guest clinician. This year’s guest clinician, Mr. Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, comes from Minnesota and is the conductor of the American Public Media (APM) Radio Choir, and Manager of the Choral …

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UH Faculty Member Elected to National Post

In Department News, Faculty News by General Entries

Mānoa’s own director of choral activities, Dr. Miguel Ángel Felipe, was elected to serve as vice president of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO). The announcement was made on December 15 by Dr. Mitos Andaya Hart, outgoing president of NCCO and associate director of choral activities at Temple University. The Organization was founded in 2005 specifically to serve collegiate choral musicians …

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PSALM: UHChoirs’ Fall Concert

In by Byron Moon

Feature Leonard Bernstein’s famed Chichester Psalms on the 50th anniversary of its premiere. The UH University Chorus The UH Concert Choir The UH Chamber Singers Dr. Alec Schumacker, conductor Dr. Miguel Felipe, conductor Dr. Dominick DiOrio, guest conductor The program includes: Chichester Psalms (1965) by Leonard BERNTSTEIN Venite exsultemus (Psalm 95) by Benjamin BRITTEN Psalm 23 by Francisco F. FELICIANO Richte mich Gott (Psalm 43) …

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UH Choirs: “Unclouded Day”

In by Byron Moon

This spring, the UHChoirs present a special program exploring the complex journey of choral music from the UK to the US mainland to our islands. The music is sacred and secular, “classical” and traditional, somber and celebratory. Throughout, however, the musicians sing words of hope, transformation, and celebration. Featured composers include: from England’s rich tradition Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughan Williams; from the US …