Highlanders take to road for ‘spring’ tour

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Though the ice has yet to thaw and snow may be in the future, the Dakota Wesleyan Highlanders are set for their spring tour.

The Highlanders, DWU’s premier choral group, will hit the road for a three-day tour schedule Friday-Sunday with a special invitation to perform Friday during the South Dakota chapter of the American Choral Director’s Association’s Winter Convention in Rapid City. The following concerts during the tour are open to the public.

Kimball High School, 8:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 24
Chamberlain High School, 12:15 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24
United Methodist Church of Belle Fourche, 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 25
Hills View Evangelical Free Church of Piedmont, 10 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 26

The Highlanders were invited to be the featured collegiate choir at the South Dakota chapter of the American Choral Director’s Association’s Winter Convention in Rapid City on Friday, Jan. 24. They will perform a half-hour set called “All’s Fair in Love and War,” with themes of love and war by John Rutter, Mathias Werrecore, Matthew Harris, Gwyneth Walker, Philip Glass and Robert Shaw. This concert is not open to the public.

The following DWU students are Highlanders: Ryan Antaya, Plankinton; Jenna Callies, Mitchell; Dyrani Clark, Loveland, Colo.; Nate Collins, Belle Fourche; Sterling Hubbard, Jamestown, N.D.; Elizabeth Morrison, Mitchell; Lacey Reimnitz, Corsica; Kurt Schwarzenbart, Salem; Alex Smith, Kuna, Idaho; Lisa Stanley, Sturgis; Kelby Van Wyk, Alcester; Jasmin Vant, Canton; and Shelby Vosburg, Renner.

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