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Fall 2016 Drake Ensembles Concert/Cavalcade of Choirs

  • Drake University's Sheslow Auditorium
  • Address: 2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311
  • November 20, 2016
  • Starting at 3 pm
  • Price: Free

Drake University’s large music ensembles have scheduled an eclectic series of free performances that are guaranteed to please fans of all ages and tastes.

The Fall 2016 Drake Ensembles Concert Series features performances by Drake’s symphony orchestra, wind symphony, wind ensemble and concert band, two jazz ensembles, and three auditioned choral groups, with special appearances by central Iowa high school groups and the non-auditioned Drake University/Community Chorus.

“Drake University’s large music ensembles enrich our community with world-class entertainment, usually at no cost to audiences,” said Clarence Padilla, director of the Drake University Department of Music. “On behalf of the department, its faculty, and the hundreds of talented students who perform in these ensembles, I’d like to personally invite you to join us this season.”

Performance schedule:

Sunday, Nov. 20 
Cavalcade of Choirs Concert, featuring the Drake Choir, Chamber Choir, Drake University/Community Chorus, Aimee Beckmann-Collier, conductor, and Drake Chorale, Linda Vanderpool, conductor, 3 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium

Fall 2016 Drake Ensembles Concert/Cavalcade of Choirs