U. choir to perform
The Monastery of St. Gertrude will once again welcome the Gonzaga Chamber Chorus for a performance in the Monastery chapel on Sunday, September 8 at 11 a.m. The group will perform a Prelude Concert and then provide music for Mass.
The chorus is a select, mixed ensemble of 55 voices led by Timothy Westerhaus. The performance will include a wide variety of sacred and secular repertoire from the Medieval to Modern historical periods and from diverse cultures.
Director Timothy Westerhaus has conducted a variety of collegiate and professional ensembles in the United States and Europe; his teaching activities span from universities to national music organizations; and his solo appearances as tenor and pianist encompass music from the Baroque to modern eras. Mr. Westerhaus received his formal music degrees with highest honors. He holds a bachelorís degree in liturgical music from the University of Saint Thomas and a masterís degree in choral conducting from Boston University.
The performance is free and all are welcome. The Spirituality and the Arts program at St. Gertrude presents dynamic performances and retreats that engage artistic expression as devotion and the deepening of spirituality through creativity. For more information, call 208-962-2000 or visit www.StGertrudes.org.
The Gonzaga University Choir.