Soprano Clarissa Reis is delighted to be a part of this wonderful performance of Handel’s Messiah. As a native of Crystal Lake, Ms. Reis is grateful for the opportunity to make her debut in the town she still considers home.
Ms. Reis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a double major in both Music: Vocal Performance and Pedagogy, as well as, Psychology. She has been privileged to work with various directors such as Andy Sill, Dr. Robert A. Harris, Kevin McMahon, and Andrew Constantine. Classically trained, she has studied voice with Dr. Marie Ann Vos and Janet L. Herrick.
In addition to her love of performing onstage, Ms. Reis has discovered a special joy in the avocation of promoting orchestral and symphonic music by working tirelessly as Assistant Director of Development with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
6:00 PM Concert, 7:15 PM Buffet Dinner
Luecht Conference Center
McHenry County College
8900 State Route 14
Concert Only: $18/$15
Dinner and Concert: $28
Concert/Dinner Packages No Longer Available
Viva Voce, the 18-voice, select ensemble of Voices In Harmony, presents it’s third solo concert. Hear this excellent chorus honor 400 years of choral music with a variety of a cappella pieces, both sacred and secular, with a special selection of songs from Ireland!
Following the concert, join us for the Celebration Dinner in the Scott Dining Room. Entreé choices for the buffet dinner are:
Included with each entrée are:
Music performed includes:
by László Halmos (1909 – 1997)
Haec Dies (Double Choir)
by Jacob Handl (1550 – 1591)
The Silver Swan
by Orlando Gibbons (1583 – 1625)
by Thomas Morley (c. 1557 – 1602)
I Want Jesus To Walk With Me
African-American Spiritual, arranged by Alice Parker (b. 1925)
by Ricardo Fàbrigas (1905 – 1973), arranged by Alberto Grau
The Turtle Dove
Folksong, arranged by R. Vaughn Williams (1872 – 1958)
The Last Rose of Summer
Irish Folk Song, arranged by Darmon Meader (b. 1961)
Irish Folk Songs, arranged by Alice Parker (b. 1925)
The Minstrel Boy
My Gentle Harp
Community and chorus join their voices in harmony with Handel’s great masterwork. It is presented with a 25-piece orchestra, excellent soloists and projections of beautiful calligraphy by Timothy Botts. The McHenry County College Chorus will supplement the on-stage choir. This is one of our area’s most meaningful holiday traditions. Let the Raue resound with the glory of Handel’s music telling the story that reflects the greatest desires of mankind throughout history.
Our soloists for this concert are (click each name for more):
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Wentz Concert Hall North Central College Naperville, IL
Tickets on sale online, from VIH members, or at the door. 10% of sales from the wine orders will benefit VIH. The $25 ticket price is fully tax deductible. For more information or to purchase tickets for this event:
Voices in Harmony ~ email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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VIH is joined by a professional brass quintet from McHenry County College. Together, we will be presenting music that is stirring, heroic, powerful. Voices and brass complement each other – the music will make you soar!
Soar to new heights with Handel’s great masterwork. We invite the community to sing along on majestic choruses accompanied by orchestra and featuring four excellent professional soloists. A 20-year holiday tradition!
NEW THIS YEAR! VIH will join with the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra and the Voice of Praise Chorus from Wisconsin to present some wonderful holiday music. The concert will be presented once at Woodstock HS, and two times in Williams Bay, WI.
VIH presents songs of hope, songs of joy – music to raise your spirit to new heights! There will be a special emphasis on music from our global community.