October 12th, 2011 in the Press Release
Oak Park Concert Chorale, Paul Lindblad, Director, Presents
A Feast of Carols
A Feast of Carols
The Oak Park Concert Chorale (OPCC), led by director Paul Lindblad, will present A Feast of Carols on Sunday, November 20, 2011 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. For more information or to order tickets online, visit our website at www.OakParkConcertChorale.org.
OPCC remains dedicated to performing varied and exciting music. Join us for A Feast of Carols to welcome the holiday season. Virgil Thomson’s Scenes from the Holy Infancy will be the centerpiece of this festive concert which will also feature favorite carols both ancient and modern.
Other works on the program will include compositions by Francis Poulenc and Randall Thompson as well as Chicago area composers Paul Bouman, Paul Lindblad, the late Thomas Gieschen and the premiere of a newly commissioned carol by 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 and performs in and around Oak Park, Illinois. Led by Director Paul Lindblad, the Chorale offers 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 done extensive studies in organ performance, vocal technique, and conducting under the mentorships of Victor Hildner and Douglas Neslund. Mr. Lindblad currently conducts the Oak Park Concert Chorale and St. John Choristers (formerly Paul Lindblad Choristers). He is the Director of Liturgics at St. John Lutheran Church in Forest Park, the 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 :A Feast of Carols
Sunday, November 20, 2011, 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.
For more information or to order tickets online, visit our website at www.OakParkConcertChorale.org
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 Village of Oak Park and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.