JSU Presents Big Choral Performance
Jacksonville State University Choral Department presents:
A German Requiem
Sunday, April 15, 2007, at 3:00 p.m. at
First United Methodist Church in
Sunday, April 15, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. the Jacksonville State University A Cappella
Choir and the Calhoun County Civic Chorale will be performing A German
Requiem by Johannes Brahms. This is the first time this famous, major
Brahms work has been performed in this area.
This 100 voice combined
chorale will be accompanied by a Festival Orchestra comprised of JSU students,
faculty, alumni, and professional musicians from throughout central Alabama. Dr.
Nathan Wight and Ms. Teresa Stricklin, JSU voice faculty, will be the featured
soloists in this performance. Dr. Patricia Corbin, Director of Choral
Activities, will conduct the concert.
Teresa Cheatham Stricklin is
a Jacksonville native who teaches voice and lyric theatre. We are proud of her
celebrity as a former Miss Alabama and a runner-up to Miss
Dr. Nathan Wight is the professor of voice who has
brought opera production back to the JSU campus over
the last few
The Requiem (from the Latin requiés, rest) or
Requiem Mass, also known formally (in Latin) as the Missa pro defunctis
or Missa defunctorum, is a liturgical service of the Roman Catholic
Church as well as the Anglican "High" Church and certain Lutheran Churches in
the United States. There is also a requiem, with a wholly different ritual form
and texts, that is observed in the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic
Churches. The common theme of requiems is prayer for the salvation of the
soul(s) of the departed, and it is used both at services immediately preceding a
burial, and on occasions of more general
Susie Francis Dempsey Piano
JSU Professor Emerita
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