Oak Park Concert Chorale, Paul Lindblad, Director, Presents Vivaldi’s Magnificat

October 18th, 2008 in the Press Release

Oak Park, IL. – September 2, 2008 -- The Oak Park Concert Chorale (OPCC), led by director Paul Lindblad, will present Vivaldi’s magnificent Magnificat and other Christmas favorites on Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 4:00pm, at St. John Lutheran Church, 305 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL. General Admission is $18; Seniors/Students are $10. Group Rates are available. To order tickets, call 708.383.4742 or email info@OakParkConcertChorale.org. Visit our website at www.OakParkConcertChorale.org.

OPCC remains dedicated to performing varied and exciting music. Join us for an evening of choral gems to herald the Christmas Season. Other works on the program will include compositions by Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck and Randall Thompson as well as Chicago area composers Kevin Allen, Paul Bouman, and Carl Schalk. We hope you will be with us for this thrilling and inspirational evening of magnificent choral music! It will be an evening to remember.

About Oak Park Concert Chorale: One of the Midwest's leading choral ensembles featuring both a cappella and accompanied performances. The Chorale is comprised of a diverse group of individuals that embrace their differences of age, ethnicity, and culture. Our members come from as away as Hungary, Malaysia and Nigeria. Led by Director Paul Lindblad, the chorale consists of approximately 30 singers who offer highly artistic performances of varied and exciting choral music.

About Paul Lindblad: Paul Lindblad received his undergraduate degree in Music Education and a Master's Degree in Church Music from Concordia University, River Forest, Illinois. Mr. Lindblad earned a Kodály Certificate from Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. He has studied with Paul Christiansen, world famous choral conductor; and Katinka Daniel, International Kodály music education specialist. Mr. Lindblad has completed extensive studies in organ performance, vocal technique, and conducting under the mentorships of Victor Hildner and Douglas Neslund. Mr. Lindblad is the Director of Paul Lindblad Choristers, Director of Liturgics at St. John Lutheran Church in Forest Park, Music Teacher at Walther Lutheran Academy in Forest Park, and is the former Choirmaster at St. Gregory Episcopal Boychoir School in, Chicago.

Calendar Editors, Please Note: [Category: Performing Arts / Music / Classical Music]

Oak Park Concert Chorale Christmas Concert :Vivaldi’s Magnificat! Sunday, November 23, 2008, 4:00 pm, St. John Lutheran Church, 305 Circle Avenue, Forest Park, IL General Admission is $18; Seniors/Students $10. Children Kindergarten age and younger are free. Group discounts are available. To order tickets, call 708.383.4742 or email info@OakParkConcertChorale.org. Visit our website at www.OakParkConcertChorale.org

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The Oak Park Concert Chorale, a 501 (C) 3 not for profit organization, is partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and is partially funded by the Oak Park Area Arts Council, in partnership with the Villages of Oak Park, Forest Park and River Forest, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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