November 8, 2012
Peterson, Assistant Director of Choral
Music, is the featured composer in this year’s candlelit Christmas Concert.
Her Missa Animae, commissioned by Seattle University Choirs, will be
performed in its entirety. This is the first complete performance of Missa
Animae since its world premiere in 2006.
The concert will include works from the 14th century
to modern times. Joining the choir are harpist Ruth Mar and this year’s student
conductor Daniel Dovinh.
Missa Animae combines classical,
gospel, ethnic ,and jazz styles and is scored for full chorus, five soloists,
and alto saxophone,” said Choir Director Joy
Sherman (photo above). “It’s a fan favorite.”
The concerts take place at 8 p.m. on November 30 and 2 p.m. on
December 2, at St. Joseph Church, 18th E and E Aloha. Ticket prices:
35.00 for reserved seating, 20.00 for general admission, 7.00 for
Tickets may be purchased with cash
or a check made out to the Seattle University Choirs. They are available at the
Fine Arts Department office, from any member of the Seattle University Choirs
beginning the second week of November, by mail (email Lee
Peterson for mail order instructions), or at the
The College of Arts and Sciences, the
largest college in Seattle University, offers 42 undergraduate
majors, 37 minors, and 6 master’s degrees.
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