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Women's Choir and Men's Choir


April 24, 2003 :: No. 213

Vance D. Wolverton a specialist in vocal music education, conducts the Women’s Chorus and is department chairman. Formerly at the University of New Orleans, he was also assistant conductor of the New Orleans Symphony Chorus. He holds degrees from the University of Iowa and Wayne (NE) State College. He has done additional graduate study at the Peabody Conservatory of Music (Baltimore), Drake University (Des Moines), the University of Missouri (Kansas City) and at UCLA. He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference and the National Association of Teachers of Singing. In 2001 he was awarded the Eunice Skinner Memorial Award for “Excellence in choral music education” by the California Music Education Association.

Jesse Knowles is director of the Men’s Choir at California State University Fullerton. Knowles is also director of choral activities at Troy High School in Fullerton. As a performer, Knowles has sung with the Pacific Chorale, the John Alexander Singers, the Angeles Chorale, and the William Hall Master Chorale, and performed roles in: Dido and Aneas, The Abduction of Figaro, Songs of Travel, Les Miserables and Pirates of Penzance, along with solos in Messiah. He is a Cal State Fullerton alumnus.


Women’s Chorus
Saboo, In My Quiet Place and Purple Night from This Wonderful Feeling ...... Joan Szymko/poems by Mary Whitney
Ride On, King Jesus .. Arr. by Moses Hogan
plus selections by Allen Koepke, and James Mulholland

Men’s Choir
Mass No. 2 ................... Gounod
There’s Nothin' Like a Dame from South Pacific ....... Richard Rodgers
A-Roving ........................ Arr. Norman Luboff
I Wished to be Single Again ............. Arr. John A. Rickett

Media Contact: Elizabeth Champion, College of the Arts at 657-278-2434

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Women's Choir and Men's Choir

Department of Music at Cal State Fullerton

Women’s Chorus, Vance D. Wolverton, director and
Men’s Choir, Jesse Knowles, director

8 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2003

Little Theatre, California State University, Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd. (Nutwood and State College Blvd.) Fullerton

Advance sales $15 ($10 with advance Titan discount/$6 with advance CSUF student discount). At the door all tickets $15

Box Office:
Tickets available at the Performing Arts Center box office 657-278-3371. Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Mondays-Fridays and one hour prior to performance. Or online at: tickets.com



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