The Canisius College Chorale, under the direction of Frank Scinta, will continue its 2012-2013 Sacred Spaces Concert Series with a performance on Monday, November 12th at 7:30 PM in Our Lady, Help of Christians Church, 4125 Union Road, Cheektowaga, NY.
The program is free and open to the public. It will feature works of Mendelssohn, Lotti, Lauridsen, Bernstein, Dawson and others.
Sacred Spaces stems from an idea the choir proposed six years ago to feature its music in some of Western New York’s most beautiful and acoustically resonant environments – namely, the sanctuaries of our region’s present and former churches. As a result, the choir has visited nearly thirty houses of worship with its repertoire of sacred and secular music spanning five centuries.
Now in its fourteenth season, The Canisius College Chorale remains one of Western New York’s most active collegiate music ensembles. Composed of 120 undergraduate and graduate members, the chorale regularly presents concert programs to school, church, and community audiences throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario. In recent years, the Chorale has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Ars Nova Chamber Musicians, Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
Submitted by: Frank Scinta, adjunct professor, fine arts