Women’s Choral Ensemble presents music for the Holidays

The Women’s Choral Ensemble will conclude the fall semester with a performance of Music for the Holidays. Under the direction of Lorraine Milovac, the ensemble will present a wide variety of music from Lift Thine Eyes from Mendelssohn’s Elijah to P.D.Q. Bach’s (aka Peter Schickele's) humorous Throw the Yule Log On, Uncle John. The program will also include several traditional carols. The Women’s Choral Ensemble performs at Heinz Chapel on Saturday, December 8 at 8 p.m. General admission is $10, student/senior admission is $5. Pitt Students will be admitted free with I.D. Tickets are be available at the door. Founded in 1927, the University of Pittsburgh Women's Choral Ensemble is open to all women of the University community, including undergraduates, graduate students, and staff. The group brings together women of all disciplines, and performs repertory ranging from traditional sacred and secular classics to international folk songs, popular music, and show tunes. Auditions are held in the fall of each year. Listen to the Women's Choral Ensemble singing the Sanctus from Stehpen Hatfield's Missa Brevis. The performance was recorded at Bellefield Hall on November 4 during the Women in Song choral festival. wcesanctus.mp3