News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 23, 2012

Statesmen Singers, Concert, Jazz bands to perform in Fall Concert


News Release

ROBINSON, ILL. — Lincoln Trail College will present its annual Fall Concert at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 in the Zwermann Arts Center theater in Robinson, Ill. Featured performers include the Statesmen Singers, Concert Band and Jazz Band.

Directed by Jeshua Franklin, the Statesmen Singers will perform a variety of choral repertoire, including “Duerme Negrito,” a Latin-American jazz lullaby; “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face” from the musical “My Fair Lady;” Simon and Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water;” Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” and the Beatles’ hit “All You Need is Love.”

Instrumental music by the Concert Band, under the direction of Franklin, will include “Colonel Bogey,” “Mission Impossible Theme,” “We’re Loyal to You Illinois,” Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture” and Percy Grainger’s “Irish Tune from County Derry.”

Rounding out the evening of music is the LTC Jazz Band directed by Don Correll. This entertaining group will perform selections including “It Might As Well Be Swing,” “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “When I Fall in Love,” “Toronto,” “The Nearness of You,” “Ho-Hocus,” “Pick Up the Pieces” and “Danny Boy.” The Statesmen Singers will join the Jazz Band to perform “Sway,” recently re-popularized by Michael Bublé.

Tickets, $5 for adults and $3 for students, may be purchased at the Performing Arts Office by calling 618-544-8657, ext. 1433 or at the door prior to the performance.