Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Soprano Paige Myrick is Guest Artist at Holiday Pops

Guest Artist Paige Myrick, soprano
Guest Artist Paige Myrick
Soprano
Paige Myrick, a native of Austin, TX is thrilled to make her Concord Band debut. She most recently joined the Toronto Summer Opera Workshop singing Die Mutter in the operatic fairy tale Hansel und Gretel. She also recently sang the role of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with The Boston Conservatory. As a young artist at the Seagle Music Colony in upstate New York she performed roles including Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro and the comedic Ms. Pooder in Thomas Pasatieri’s The Hotel Casablanca. Other roles include the Sandman in Hansel und Gretel and Une Patre in L’enfant et les Sortil├Ęges, as well as excerpts as Magda in The Consul and Cendrillon in Cendrillon. In summer 2011 she was selected as a young artist to participate in the CoOPERAtive operatic training program. She has performed as a soloist in Haydn Nelson Mass and Haydn Theresienmesse with Texas Christian University, Bach Magnificat in D and Haydn 7 Last Words of Christ with St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, and Schubert Mass in G with The Boston Conservatory.

Monday, November 4, 2013

Holiday Pops is Coming to Town

It's beginning to feel a lot like... Holiday Pops! Posters are going up all around the Metro Northwest area. Be sure to point them out to your friends. This a family-friendly event they won't want to miss!

PROGRAM

James O'Dell
Music Director

Overture to a Winter Festival  (Curnow)

Amazing Grace  (Ticheli)
Steven Barbas
Assistant Conductor

Bell Flight  (Buckley)
David Southard
soprano saxophone

Symphonic Dance No. 3  (Williams)

Intermission

The 8th Candle  (Reisteter)

Featuring Guest Artist, Paige Myrick, soprano
The Holy City  (Adams, arr. L.P. Laurendeau)
Alleluja from the Motet “Exsultate”  (Mozart,  arr. Strasser)
O Holy Night “Cantique de Noel”   (Adam, arr. Laurendeau)

Nobles of the Mystic Shrine  (Sousa)

Intermission

C’est Noel “It is Christmas”  (Jutras)

The Christmas Song “Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire”  (Torme & Wells, arr. Higgins)
Paige Myrick
soprano

It’s Christmas (arr. Barker)
Audience Sing-a-long

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