Clemson Women’s and Men’s glees present spring concert
CLEMSON — Clemson University’s Women’s and Men’s glees will present their spring concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
The Women’s Glee, under the direction of Justin Durham, will perform a variety of pieces from the 20th century, including two motets by French composers Gabriel Fauré and Maurice Duruflé. They also will perform American music by Alice Parker and Eric Whitacre and James McCray’s “Jubilant Song,” a piece set to the poetry of Walt Whitman. It will feature Paul Buyer as guest percussionist.
The Men’s Glee, under the direction of Jared Daugherty, is presenting a program highlighting the presence of faith, hope and love throughout time with pieces ranging from the late 16th century to the 20th century. “Come Again” by John Dowland, the earliest piece performed, will feature a guitar accompaniment to mirror the flavor of the time period.
The Men’s Glee program also has pieces by such well-known composers as Felix Mendelssohn, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Randall Thompson and Edvard Grieg.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and are available for purchase online at www.clemson.edu/Brooks and through the Box Office at 864-656-7787 from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.