Kantorei 2018-19

Kantorei 2018-19

The Wartburg College Kantorei and Handbell Choir will present their annual spring concert Sunday, March 24.

The free performance will begin at 5 p.m. in Wartburg Chapel. Kantorei provides leadership for campus worship and performs a variety of sacred music.

Kantorei, conducted by Karen Black, will perform “A Repeating Alleluia” and “Gaudete” among other pieces. Lexi Swain, a student from St. Peters, Mo., will conduct the choir on “Ave Verum” while students Mallory Laube, of Dike, and Hugh Brown, of Iowa City, will be featured as soloists on “I Wanna Be Ready.” Laube also will play flute on “Shine Like the Sun,” and student Gale Trimble of Ankeny will have a vocal solo.

The Handbell Choir, under the direction of Timothy Schumacher, will perform “Ovation of Praise,” “Joy and Elation” and “Rock-a My Soul” as well as the “Sesame Street” theme song. Student Ben Evans, of Marion, will have a cello solo on “You Raise Me Up.”

The ensembles will combine together for “When in Our Music God Is Glorified” with Black on the organ and student Samantha Riese, of Zearing, on trumpet.