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Fall Program Features Concert Choir and Chamber Singers


JONESBORO – The Department of Music at Arkansas State University will present the first choir concert of the fall semester on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall. 

This program will feature the A-State Concert Choir and Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Dale Miller, director of choral activities. Brian Henkelmann, instructor in music, will be the collaborative pianist and organist.

The Chamber Singers repertoire will be a preview of selections from the upcoming Madrigal Feaste: “O la, o che bon eccho” by Orlando di Lasso; “All Ye who Music Love” by Balthazar Donato; “Allon, gay Bergeres” by Guillaume Costeley; “All Creatures Now are Merry Minded” by John Bennett; “Ecco l’Aurora” by Andrea Gabrieli; and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” arranged by Bernard Dewagtere.

The Concert Choir will sing “The Star-Spangled Banner,” arranged by Lloyd Pfautsch; “Christus factus est” by Anton Bruckner; “Go, Lovely Rose” by Eric Whitacre, with solos by Jeffrey Steward and Kiera Payne; “Saul” by Egil Hovland, narrated by Connor Scroggins; “The Plans I Have for You” by Jonesboro composer Jonathan Adams, conducted by graduate conducting student Matthew Crociata; “Elijah Rock” by Moses Hogan; and “The Lord Bless You and Keep You,” arranged by Peter C. Lutkin.

This program is $5 for the public and free for A-State students with their student ID. Tickets are available in advance at the A-State Box Office, (870) 972-2871, or at Fowler Center Box Office on the evening of the performance.

Public and private school music teachers may contact Miller regarding complimentary tickets for choir students.

For more information about this concert or any other A-State music event, one may contact the Music Department at (870) 972-2094.

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Soprano I

Kaytie Bagwell - Jonesboro*

Joanna Conrad - Brookland

Madison Groves - Blytheville

Crystal Kachevas - Paragould*

Ceslee Kidd - Paragould

Kaylee Lawrence - Brookland

Emily Newell - Marmaduke*

Abbey Peoples - Jonesboro*

Bree Sikes - Batesville

Ally Summers - Jonesboro


Soprano II

Bailey Bridges - Marmaduke

Annabelle Bruce - Newark

Shannon Hughes - West Plains, Mo.

Miranda Neill - Corning

Kiera Payne - Doniphan, Mo.

Jammye Robinson - Jonesboro

Anna Rougeau - Jonesboro

Brianna Smith - Marion

Amari Turner - West Memphis

Ivory Wells - Ravenden


Alto I

Margaret Atkinson - McDougal

Brenna Cannon - Mountain Home

Cassie Clement - Sheridan

Madelyn Cossitt - Searcy

Jillian Gardner - Mountain View

Kieu Ngo - Bentonville

Ashlyn Pillow - Paragould*

Jazmin Selvy - Little Rock

Sareena Wicklund – Doniphan, Mo.


Alto II

Olivia Adams - Jonesboro*

Sara Brown - Paragould*

Jade Daniels - Wynne

Sarah Joiner - Fisk, Mo.

Madison McGinnis - Mountain Home

Mary Rougeau - Jonesboro*

Sydney Washington - Little Rock

Cassie Watson - Westside

Kayce Wilson - Bryant


Tenor I

Brayden Ballard - Hamburg

Andrew Coleman - Forrest City

Alex Cummings – Harrisburg*

Zhedrick Jackson - Jonesboro

Oscar Quiroz - Brookland

Alfonso Ramirez - Beebe

Aaron Standridge - Southside

Blake Watters - Southside*

Carlos Young - Forrest City


Tenor II

Trevor Asher - Poplar Bluff, Mo.

Michael Deal - Jonesboro*

Laine Hilliard - Harrison

Quaine Hogan - Jonesboro*

Rashad Kirksey - Jonesboro

Nathan Liouh - Jonesboro*

Sam Meurer - Lake City

Connor Scroggins - Malvern

Jeff Steward - Oil Trough



Skyler Coleman - Brookland

Matt Crociata - Jonesboro*

Taylor Gambill - Jonesboro

Timothy Gilbee - Bald Knob

Craig McAlister - Jonesboro

Blake Moore - Jonesboro



Tristan Bodiford - Sheridan

Chance Bowen - Jonesboro

Paul Clark - Marion

Dakota Gage - Hoxie

Zach Lynn - Jonesboro*

Zavier McDaniel - Jonesboro

Casey Sherwood - Rose Bud*


* indicates member of Chamber Singers