CRYSTAL BACON & LAUDA! Chamber Singers in Woodbury
- CRYSTAL BACON & LAUDA! Chamber Singers in Woodbury
Sunday, June 6, 2004, 3:00 P.M.
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $8 for Seniors/Students.
Tickets may be reserved by calling (856) 456-4715 or by emailing
Contact: John Sinclair (Day) 609-452-6236 (Evening) 856-797-7944
LAUDA! CHAMBER SINGERS closes its ninth season of excellence in an
exciting presentation including Morten Lauridsen's Les Chansons Des
Roses, Claudio Monteverdi's Lamento della Ninfa and Laudate Domino,
Hugo Distler's Psalms and settings of ancient Hindu texts by Michael G.
Hegeman. Hear the wonderful voices of individual Lauda! singers as they
perform secular and sacred music full of sensuality and passion.
Poet CRYSTAL BACON will read from her work during the performance. All
in all, the event promises a rich tapestry to welcome summer.
The concert will be held on Sunday, June 6, 2004 at 3:00 p.m. at St.
Stephen's Lutheran Church, 230 N. Evergreen Avenue, Woodbury, NJ. Pre-
concert lecture at 2:30 p.m. in the performance space. A reception will follow
the concert, including an opportunity for audience members to meet our guest
artist, Crystal Bacon.
Directed by Charles Walker and known for its artistic excellence and
innovative programming, the Lauda! Chamber Singers offers choral music
lovers programs that effectively juxtapose sacred and secular music from the
Renaissance to the 21st century.
CRYSTAL BACON is the author of ELEGY WITH A GLASS OF WHISKEY,
winner of the 2003 A. Poulin New Poetry America Prize from BOA, Editions,
Ltd. She is a 1995 graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers
and a 1998 recipient of a New Jersey State Council of the Arts grant. Her
work has appeared in a variety of publications in the US and Canada. A
recipient of a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Fellowship, she is a doctoral student in
the Educational Leadership and Change program at the Fielding Graduate
Institute. She is the Assistant Dean of Academic Services at Warren County
College and lives in Washington, New Jersey.
Funding has been made available by the New Jersey State Council on the
Arts/Department of State through the Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage
Commission, the designated Arts Agency of Gloucester County by the Board
of Chosen Freeholders.