For Release through Dec. 8
DALLAS – The Music Department at Brookhaven College has a talented array of ensembles that feature a variety musical styles, instruments and talents. The Choral Society, WindSong Handbell Ensemble will come together for a free concert Dec. 8 in the Performance Hall.
The Choral Society consists of more than 60 auditioned singers and performs frequently in the community. The choir has performed at Dallas’ Meyerson Symphony Center, toured in Europe, and presented a featured concert with the City of Plano Civic Chorus at the Texas Choral Directors Association in 1992. WindSong is a select ensemble of 20 singers auditioned from the larger choir. The members perform a wide variety of classical choral literature, jazz and show tunes. Melody Gamblin-Bullock directs the Choral Society and WindSong.
The Brookhaven Handbell Ensemble is the only community college performing handbell ensemble in the state, and includes auditioned members from around the Metroplex. They have gained a fine reputation with their presentations of entertaining and varied music. The ensemble performs locally, regionally and even internationally for festivals, conferences and concerts. The Handbell Ensemble is directed by Bonnie Riddle.
For additional information about performances by any of the School of the Arts musical, theatre or dance groups, just contact the School of the Arts Division at 972-860-4730.
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