The William Jewell College Flute Choir and Handbell Choir will perform a fall concert Sunday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Gano Chapel on the William Jewell College campus in Liberty. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Flute Choir will present a diverse program including The Harmonious Blacksmith Variations by Georg Frederick Handel arranged by Katherine Borst Jones. A new work, Capricious Winds, will be featured and boasts the use of both the piccolo and alto flute. It was written in 2006 by Japanese composer Satoshi Yagisawa. Members of the Flute Choir are Sabra Cain, Haley Hibbeler and Florence Cunningham. The Flute Choir is under the direction of Elaine Brown.
The Handbell Choir, directed by Christie White, will perform original compositions for bells: Rondo Exultante by Margaret Tucker, Black Belling by Anthony Chapman and Jubilation by Mary Kay Parrish conducted by Tianyi Wang, the choir’s student conductor. Hymn-tune arrangements on Slane and Engelberg also will be presented. Members of the Handbell Choir are Lauren Anderson, Jessica Chandler, Tristan Dorsey, Jessica Harmon, Natalie Henderson, Jeff Howe, Katherine Kerbs, Andrea Rhoades, Lisa Strombach, Asia Toombs, Tianyi Wang and James Webber.
William Jewell College is committed to bringing together talented students and gifted faculty mentors within a vibrant community sparked by a rigorous and intentional liberal arts curriculum. A full range of personal and professional development experiences are presented by the selective national liberal arts college’s location within the Kansas City metroplex of more than two million.