The Clark College Women’s Choral Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble will join forces to offer a concert Fri., June 8, 7:30 p.m., on the Gaiser Hall stage at Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver.
The concert, Why We Sing, will begin with the Women’s Ensemble performing Little David Play on Your Harp a traditional American Spiritual. Other selections include premieres of two works for treble choir: Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep by Clark College alumnus Brandon Stewart and A Red, Red Rose by Clark College music professor Dr. Donald Appert.
The Women will close their portion of the program with the Duke Ellington hit It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing). Continuing with that swing, the Clark College Vocal Jazz Ensemble will present several jazz tunes, including In the Wee Small Hours, One-Note Samba, Mercy, Rosetta and Melody Stomp before the two choirs will combine to conclude the concert with their title work, Why We Sing.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Peggy Winston at (360) 992-2662.