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Wichita Chamber Chorale presents A Journey through The Americas

Date: April 7, 2019, 3:00 PM
Venue: East Heights United Methodist Church - 4407 E Douglas, Wichita
Sponsor: Wichita Chamber Chorale

The Event:

Wichita Chamber Chorale presents "A Journey Through The Americas" on Sunday April 7 2019 at 3pm, East Heights United Methodist Church, 4407 E Douglas, Wichita. Guest Conductor is Mariana Farah, DMA, Associate Director of Choral Activities, School of Music, University of Kansas. The concert will feature music from North American and Brazil including works by Daniel Elder, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Daniel Afonso. Tickets available at Senseney Music, 2300 E Lincoln, Wichita; by phone 316-737-7798; on the website,; or at the door. There is no question that the co-existence of traditions is widely reflected in the music of North and South America. A melting pot of musical ideas can be witnessed in the eclectic musical styles that reflect the diversity of the various peoples living in the New World. The Wichita Chamber Chorale and Brazilian-American conductor Mariana Farah will proudly present a program exploring the rich choral tradition of all Americas. The program will highlight sacred and secular works of different countries, languages, and various ethnic traditions. Dr Farah teaches courses in graduate choral literature and conducting, and directs the KU Concert Choir & Women‘s Chorale. Born in Brazil, Farah received her Bachelor of Music from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Master’s degree from the University of Iowa, and her DMA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her choirs have successfully performed at the Missouri and Kansas Music Educators Association conventions and at the 2008 and 2018 Southwestern ACDA conferences. She is also currently the Music Director at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence where she directs the Chancel Choir. Dr Farah serves as the President-Elect for the ACDA Southwestern Division and as a national board member of the National Collegiate Choral Organization. The Wichita Chamber Chorale is a 40-voice select vocal ensemble now in its 41st season. Dr Mark Bartel is Artistic Director and Conductor.
For more information contact Wyatt Sheeder
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