Augustana Choir Tour
The Augustana Choir, the college's premiere choral ensemble, toured the eastern United States from February 15-22, 2013. Under the direction of Dr. Jon Hurty, the ensemble performed eight concerts before enjoying some free time in Washington, D.C. See below for the itinerary, program and promotional information.
The choir will tour the Midwest from February 21-March 1, 2014. If you are interested in hosting the choir for a concert, please contact Sam Schlouch at (309) 794-7833.
February 16, 2013 - Largo, Fla., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 7 p.m.
February 17, 2013 - Jacksonville, Fla., Lakewood Presbyterian Church, 7 p.m.
February 18, 2013 - Summerville, S.C., St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 7 p.m.
February 19, 2013 - Durham, N.C., Duke University Chapel, 7 p.m.
February 20, 2013 - Hampton, Va., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 7 p.m.
February 21, 2013 - Baltimore, Md., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 7 p.m.
February 22, 2013 - Baltimore, Md., Maryland Music Educators Association All-State Conference
March 8, 2013 - Tour Home Concert, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Davenport, Iowa, 8 p.m.
If you are interested in hosting the Augustana Choir during future tours, please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (309) 794-7833.
Cantus Gloriosus, Jósef Swider (b. 1930)
Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf (BWV 226) Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Earth and Space
Island in Space, Kirke Mechem (b. 1925)
O Earth, O Earth, Return, Bill Douglass (b. 1944)
Cells Planets, Erika Lloyd; arr. Vince Peterson
Improvisation on Amazing Grace
Go, Lovely Rose, Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming, Michael Praetorius (1571-1621), arr. Jan Sandström (b. 1954)
The Rose of Sharon, William Billings (1746-1800)
Hymns and Spirituals
Give Me Jesus, arr. Larry L. Fleming (1936-2003)
Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal, arr. Alice Parker (b. 1925)
Children of the Heavenly Father, arr. Jon Hurty (b. 1959)
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