PIQUA — The Piqua High School Choral Department will present its Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartzell Center for the Performing Arts at Piqua High School. Director of choirs is Tom Westfall. The Music Education Aide is Brenda Vetter.
The Women’s Chorus will start the concert with pieces sung at the District and State OMEA Contests, where they received a Superior rating at both. Their numbers will include “Dance In The Rain,” “Joshua Fit the Battle,” and “Poor Man Lazrus” among others. The women will return in the concert for two pop numbers, “I’m Not That Girl” from the musical “Wicked,” and Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger, What Doesn’t Kill You.”
The Men’s Chorus, which received a Superior at District OMEA and an Excellent rating at State Contest, will perform the folk song “Sinner Man,” the spiritual “Elijah and Joshua” and “Homeward Bound” arranged by Althouse. The men will return with a Beach Boys surfing medley.
The Concert Choir will perform pieces from the District Contest where they received a Superior rating and State Contest where they received an Excellent. They will sing “Cantate Domino” by Hayes, “Ma Navu,” a Hebrew folk song, a spiritual, “Little Innocent Lamb,” “Will There Really Be A Morning?” with words by Emily Dickinson, among others.
There will be the traditional Senior slide show, with baby and senior pictures of the graduating students. The choir will sing “Maybe Someday” behind the slide show.
During the concert, the Senior Awards will be given out.
The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, call Westfall at 773-6314 (ext. 1030) during school hours