March 20, 2009
Drexel student musicians and dancers will combine forces for a performance devoted to the works of the incomparable Johann Sebastian Bach. The University Chorus, directed by Dr. Steven Powell, will sing choruses from Bach's Magnificat. Dancers and choreographers Wendi Kornberg and Lauren Ciccarelli will present an original dance choreographed to keyboardist Brian Dilts' rendition of Bach's English Suite Number Two. Dr. Miriam Giguere, Dance Program Director, will present her work Borrowed Domains to the music of Bach and Dance faculty member Olive Prince will present a new work to Bach's music. Justine Pamiloza will perform an original solo dance, and Oliver Nelson's work, Fugue and Bossa, will be danced by five students of the Drexel Dance Ensemble to the accompaniment of the Drexel Concert Band conducted by Dr. Myron Moss and the Drexel Student/Faculty Brass Quintet. A Celebration of Bach will be on Sunday, April 5th at 3 PM in the Mandell Theater (33rd & Chestnut Sts.).