Apr 17, 2012

Choir concert

“A Choral Tapestry,” a free Central Lakes College Spring Choir Concert, will be held at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 3 in Chalberg Theater on the Brainerd campus. Director Michelle Sakry-Winkelman, who is retiring after 22 years, said the event will include music performed by the Chamber Singers, Cantare’ Concert Choir, and Men’s Ensemble. The singers will perform a variety of musical works by Vivaldi, Luboff, Dickau, Scarlatti, Westler, and Rossetti. A choral medley of 10 songs from the musical “Les Miserables” will be performed by the combined choirs accompanied by Jim Olsen, guest guitarist.
Scheduled soloists are choir students Shayna McGerr, Brainerd, and Johanna Downing, Baxter, performing a duet; Peter Lucken. Melrose, performing a baritone solo; and Chad Frink and Ryan O’Rourke of Brainerd, Christopher Olson of Nisswa, and Terah Pontius of Baxter.
Other choir members are Jenny Hanes and Marissa Jasmer, Aldrich; Elias Peterson, Aitkin; Felicia Manns, Baxter; Neela Jarrott, Melissa Pikula, Lynnette Bauer, Aleda Pikkaraine, Scott Hubert, and Lucas Norr, Brainerd; Jillian Rinde, Ironton; Amanda Boone, Little Falls; Katie Campbell, Motley; LeeAnn Roepke, Nisswa; Kailee Gudahl, Pequot Lakes; and Tanya Ryappy, Pine River. Choir manager is Justin Kostecka, Pequot Lakes.
The choirs are accompanied by pianist Sarah Gorham. A reception follows the concert.
Images of choir, rehearsal at http://www.flickr.com/photos/58518185@N04/