Handbell, Flute choirs to present concert

The William Jewell College Handbell Choir and Flute Choir will present a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, at Gano Chapel on campus. The concert is free and open to the public.

The Flute Choir, conducted by Elaine Brown, will begin the concert with the popular “London Trio in C Major,” written by Franz Joseph Haydn and performed by flutist Sydney Georges, sophomore, Platte City; flutist Florence Cunningham, retired Liberty Symphony staff member; and cellist Iona De Walt, sophomore, Kansas City, Mo.

Joining the Flute Choir this year is Karla Harrison Wehmueller ’09 and Christine Cheseny, Liberty Symphony, as they perform flute quartets featured at the 2016 National Flute Convention: “The Year of the Rabbit, a Watercolor,” by Daniel Dorff; “Celtic Spirit,” by Bill Douglas; and “It Takes Four to Tango,” by Daniel Dorff. The flute choir will include the concert flutes, but also will feature both the alto and bass flutes.

The Handbell Choir, conducted by Christie White, will open with an original composition, “Jubilee for Bells,” by Barbara Kinyon, directed by student conductor Megan Moore. The performance will also include original compositions “Fancye” by Timothy Waugh and “Reverberations” by Sallie Lloyd. The Handbell Choir will perform “De Profundis” by Jason Krug and an arrangement of “My Shepherd will Supply My Need,” by David Schwoebel, featuring violin soloist Riley Martin, Lee’s Summit. Other local members of the Handbell Choir include Margo Evilsizor, Belton; Parker Jenkins, Lee’s Summit; MacKenna Kemp, Lee’s Summit; Rosie Smith, Independence; Shelby Moser, Liberty; and Elliott Yoakum, Liberty.

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