Monday, April 16, 2012

April 22 Concert by College Consorts Offers Renaissance Music and Period Instruments

CHESTERTOWN, MD—The Washington College Vocal Consort and the Washington College Early Music Instrumental Consort will perform a free concert on campus on Sunday, April 22, at 4 p.m. in Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson Center for the Arts.
The program will include English Renaissance motets, German instrumental music from the early Renaissance, and choral works from the 20th century. In addition, audience members will be treated to a range of Renaissance period instruments, including the sackbut, rauschpfeife, lute, viola da gamba, drum, and various sizes of wooden recorders.
The Vocal Consort is led by Professor Garry Clarke, long-time chair of the Washington College Music Department. Dr. Clarke also serves as Director of Music for Trinity Cathedral. Leading the Instrumental Consort is Dr. Jonathan McCollum, Assistant Professor of Music at the College.
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