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MCC Concert Band and Chorus to Perform April 23[Monday, April 17, 2017]
McHenry County College (MCC) will host a Band and Chorus Spring Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 23 in the Luecht Conference Center at McHenry County College.
The MCC Concert Band, under the direction of Paige Lush, Ph.D., will perform “Manhattan Symphony” and “Courtly Airs and Dances,” and other selections.
Songs performed by the MCC Chorus include: two settings of Shakespeare sonnets by Michael Gray, “The Forward Violet” and “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day.” The chorus will also sing “Sweet, Exclude Me Not” by the 16th century English composer, Thomas Campion, which will be accompanied by MCC guitar instructor, Pat Gaughan. Other selections include pieces by Mozart, Salieri, Wilbye, and an arrangement of “Down To The River To Pray.”
The concert is free and open to the public. The college is located at 8900 U.S. Hwy. 14 in Crystal Lake. For more information, contact Michael Hillstrom at (815) 479-7814.