December 5, 2007

Vol. 23 , No. 04   


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A Winter Holiday Concert
CHARLES KAMM, conductor, Claremont Chamber Choir
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28 AND THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2007
7:00 P.M.

The Claremont Chamber Choir, under the direction of Charles W. Kamm, will present two concerts at the Athenaeum on November 28 & 29. The program will include Italian madrigals by Monteverdi and Marenzio, renaissance motets by Corteccia and Hassler, and a selection of music for the holiday season, including arrangements of traditional carols.

The Chamber Choir is a select, auditioned ensemble of twenty two students organized under the auspices of the Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges. The singers represent all four schools and major in subjects from music to engineering to government. The Chamber Choir performs a number of concerts on and off campus throughout the year, and members regularly sing as part of the Concert Choir.

Charles W. Kamm is assistant professor of music at Scripps College and director of choirs in the Joint Music Program. He has conducted choirs at Harvard University, Yale University, Vassar College, Xiamen University in China, and for Finnish National Radio. A concertizing tenor, he has sung oratorio and recitals in Europe, Asia, and North America, Mr. Kamm holds degrees from Earlham College and Michigan State University, and is this year completing the doctorate from Yale University.