The William Jewell College Flute Choir, directed by Elaine Brown, and the Handbell Choir, directed by Christie White, will present a concert Sunday, November 6, at 3 p.m. in John Gano Memorial Chapel on the Liberty campus of William Jewell College. The concert is free and open to the public; tickets or reservations are not required.
The Flute Choir will be performing the “Allegro” from Concerto in A Major for five flutes by Joseph Boismortier. Soloists in The Concerto for Flute in D Major by Wolfgang Mozart are Haley Hibbeler, Annette Dauster and Fran Webber. Also included in the program is the “Adagio” by Samuel Barber, originally written for strings, and “Wizards and Wizards” by Phyllis Louke.
The Handbell Choir will be performing original compositions for bells: “O Be Joyful” by Cynthia Dobrinski, “Soliloquy for Bells” by Karen Lakey Buckwalter, “Creation’s Dawn: A Prairie Hymn” by Sondra K. Tucker, “Prisms” by William Payn and “Fasaad~Hazar~Shalom” (Conflict~Terror~Peace), a tribute to the 9/11 heroes by Timothy Waugh. Members of the Handbell Choir are Kyle Alexander, Meghan Braby, Jessica Chandler, Natalie Henderson, Jeff Howe, Carolyn Klenda, Andrea Rhoades, Ryker Shelley, Melissa Stan, Tianyi Wang, Frances Webber, James Webber and Ashton Wells.
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.