Westover School’s Glee Club, joined by other student singing and instrumental groups, will perform in their annual concert in the School’s Performing Arts Center Theater on Friday, February 15th, beginning at 7:30 pm.
In addition to the School’s Glee Club, the concert will feature the School’s handbell groups, the Gospel Choir, the Chamber Choir, a flute ensemble, piano soloists, and two a cappella groups. On the program will be choral music including movements for Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater,” songs from South Africa, and several pieces by contemporary American composers, including Elizabeth Atkinson, Daniel Pinkham, Gwyneth Walker, Katie Moran Bart, and Eric Whitacre.
Tickets for the event are $15 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Some of the proceeds from the concert will go to support a trip by a group of Westover students to Rwanda in March, which will include a visit the Maranyundo School, an all-girls middle school in Nyamata, Rwanda.
Reservations for tickets for the February 15th concert may be made by visiting the School’s website at westoverschool.org/annualmusicconcert or by calling 203.577.4535.
On Sunday, February 17th, the Westover Glee Club and Gospel Choir will perform at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. The groups will perform in concert following a concert following the Cathedral’s Service of Evensong; the concert should begin at approximately 5:00 pm. The Cathedral is located at 1047 Amsterdam Avenue.
Westover is a selective boarding and day school in grades 9-12 with 205 students from 16 states and 17 countries. The School offers its students more than 20 Advanced Placement courses as well as signature programs in science, engineering, art history, and music.