WIU Choirs

Fall Tour 2014 Concert

The Western Illinois University Madrigal Singers and University Singers
Dr. James Stegall, conductor
Hyerin Tark, piano

The St. Louis Community College
Meramec Chamber Singers
Dr. Jerry Myers, conductor
Sam Revilla, accompanist 

Eliot Unitarian Church
100 S. Taylor Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Monday, November 3, 2014
7:00 PM
Admission Free

We all recognize that water is an extremely powerful element that permeates our lives in many ways.  In fact, being near rivers and lakes as we are in rural Midwest often invokes spiritual experiences that prove soothing to the body, mind and soul.  It is in this light the Western Illinois University Madrigals Singers and University Singers along with the St. Louis Community College Meramec Chamber Singers will celebrate this relationship with water through choral selections spanning the Renaissance to present.



I.  The Western Illinois University Madrigal Singers

Salve Regina - plainchant, c. 9th century

Weep, O Mine Eyes - John Bennet (1575-1614)

Die mit Tränen säen warden mit Freuden ernten - Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)

When Jesus Wept - William Billings (1746-1800)

Zigeunerlieder, Op. 103, No1 - Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Drop, drop, slow tears - Graham Ross (b. 1985)

II.  The St. Louis Community College Meramec Chamber Singers

There Will Come Soft Rains - Ivo Antognini (b. 1963)

Across the Vast, Eternal Sky - Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978) 

Kyrie (from Memorial) - Rene Clausen (b. 1953)

Gloria (from Heiligmesse) - Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

III.  The Western Illinois University Singers

Deep River - Mack Wilberg (b. 1955)

Beautiful River - arr. William Hawley (b. 1950)

Water Night - Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)

Bring Me a Little Water Silvey - arr. Moira Smiley

Cool Water - ar. Roy Ringwald (1910-1995)

O Waly, Waly - arr. daryl Runswick (b. 1946)

Wade in de Water - arr. Allen Koepke (1939-2012)




University Singers Tour 2014 Schedule

Monday, November 3

Fox Senior High School
751 Jeffco Blvd
Arnold, MO 63010

Seckman High School
2800 Seckman Rd
Imperial, MO 63052

Oakville High School
5557 Milburn Rd
Oakville, MO 63129

The University Singers and 
St. Louis Community College Meramec Singers

Eliot Unitarian Church
100 S Taylor Ave
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Holt High School
600 Campus Dr.
Wentzville, MO 63385

Timberland High School
559 E Highway N
Wentzville, MO 63385

St. Louis Community College - Meramec
11333 Big Bend Rd
St. Louis, MO 63122