THE PATH OF TOTALITY: SINGING OF DARKNESS AND LIGHT

2017 OSU Summer Choir

Directed by Dr. Steven M. Zielke

Conducted by OSU Graduate Music Education students 

 A choir open to singers of ALL ability levels 

from campus and community

 

NO AUDITION REQUIRED

 

Concert: August 19, 7:00pm Location TBA

Rehearsals: Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00pm - July 31 to August 16

Extra rehearsals: August 17 (Thursday) and August 19 (Saturday)

 

 

 

How to Participate

OSU Students can register for credit: MUS 199 / 399 / 599

Community members may participate through the OSU SAC Academy for only $33!

 

ECLIPSE THEMED REPERTOIRE CHOSEN FOR THIS HISTORIC OCCASION 

  • From Haydn's Creation: 
  • In the Beginning; The Heavens are Telling.
  • From Handel's Messiah: 
  • For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover the Earth; The People That Walked in Darkness; Surely, He hath bourn our griefs.
  • From Handel's Israel in Egypt: 
  • The Lord is My Strength and Song; He Sent a Thick Darkness Over the Land; He smote all the first-born of Egypt.
  • From Mendelssohn's Christus: How Brightly Shines the Morning Star.
  • From Handel's Samson: Let the Celestial Concerts Unite.  
  • Lumen by Abbie Benitis 
  • My Song in the Night by Paul Christenson
  • Bright Morning Stars by Sean Kirchner 
  • Sure on this Shining Night by Morten Lauridsen
  • Lux aeterna by Tom Porter
  • Lux Beatissima by Joshua Rist
  • True Light by Caldwell & Ivory