CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Oregon State University choral program will present “Live as One – A Concert for Social Justice” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Austin Auditorium at The LaSells Stewart Center, 875 S.W. 26th Street, Corvallis.
The program, inspired by the ability of music to promote togetherness and greater cultural understanding, will feature the OSU Chamber Choir, directed by Steven Zielke; Bella Voce, directed by Sandra Babb; the OSU Meistersingers, directed by Russ Christensen; and award-winning Native American flutist Jan Michael Looking Wolf.
Featured pieces include “Honor Song” by Looking Wolf; “I Dream a World” and “Fences” by André Thomas; Eric Nelson’s “We are the Music Makers;” “Glory” from the movie “Selma” by Greg Simon; Kim Baryluk’s “Warrior;” Jake Runestad’s “We Can Mend the Sky;” “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother,” arranged by Jay Althouse; Tom Trenney’s arrangement of “We Shall Overcome;” Vincent Persichetti’s “Song of Peace;” “All of Us” - an excerpt from Craig Hella Johnson’s “Considering Matthew Shepard;” and arrangements of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and Looking Wolf’s “Live as One.”
Tickets are $10 for adults and free for K-12 students and OSU students with ID. Corvallis Arts For All discounts apply; up to two $5 tickets may be purchased upon presentation of a valid SNAP card. Advance tickets are available online at: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/SACevents. For accommodations relating to a disability, please call 541-737-4671.