University Wind Ensemble, University Chorus, Collegiate Chorale, & Cardinal Singers
The University of Louisville Wind Ensemble is widely known for its persuasive performances of significant works representing a variety of styles in the wind band repertoire. Directed by Dr. Frederick Speck, the musicians aspire to the highest level of musical and artistic standards. The ensemble maintains an active schedule of performances and is comprised of the finest woodwind, brass, and percussion students at the university.
The Cardinal Singers, directed by Dr. Kent Hatteberg, international festival appearances include the U.S./Cuba Choral Symposium in Havana, Cuba in 2012, the Taipei (Taiwan) and Beijing (China) International Choral Festivals in 2010, and the 7th World Symposium on Choral Music in Kyoto, Japan in 2005. They won the Grand Prize at the Yeosu (Korea) International Choir Competition and the Hội An Choir Prize at the 3rd Vietnam International Choir Competition in 2013.
Collegiate Chorale, directed by Dr. Kent Hatteberg, is the premier choral ensemble of the School of Music. The Chorale performed at the 2011 National ACDA Convention in Chicago, in the feature major works concerts at the 2009 ACDA National Convention in Oklahoma City, in the Headliner Concert at the 2008 ACDA Southern Division Convention in Louisville, and at the 2005 ACDA National Convention in Los Angeles. Although the Chorale performs primarily a cappella repertoire, they collaborate regularly with the Louisville Orchestra and Orchestra Kentucky in the performance of major works.
The University Chorus is comprised of voice, piano, guitar, composition, and music therapy majors, as well as non-music majors. The ensemble performs a wide variety of a cappella and accompanied choral repertoire. The ensemble performs at least two concerts each semester, and frequently performs with instrumental ensembles.
Sunday, September 10 at 7:30pm
School of Music, Comstock Concert Hall
105 W. Brandeis Ave. , Louisville, Kentucky 40292