Britt Festival Performance, August 18, 1975
The chorale performed at the Britt Festival. To read a review of the concert click here.
Fall Concert, November 23 and 24, 1975
In the Fall of 1975 the roster of Chorale singers had swelled to 80, almost double the number of performers for the premiere concert just two years earlier. Phyllis Hunter accompanied the Chorale during the Fall concert.
Spring Concert, April 20 and 22, 1976
The Spring concert was performed in acknowledgement of the bicentennial of the founding of the USA. A grant was received to hold a contest to find an original composition for the concert. The concert showcased the music of William Billings, Vaughn Williams and Samuel Barber, as well as a selection of spirituals. Kathy Gordon, Doris Sjolund, Deane Tack and Brian Tingle were soloists for Vaughn Williams Mass in G Minor. Karen Foster sang the solo part on Sometimes I Fell Like A Motherless Child. There is a Balm in Gilead featured Dave Franklyn, and Bill Matthews sang the solo in I Got a Key.