The Master Singers from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire enjoyed a weekend-long residency in Chicago with composer Dan Forrest, featuring a concert of his compositions including A Covenant Prayer, Lead, Kindly Light, St. Patrick’s Hymn, and all highlighted by his major choral-orchestral work, Requiem for the Living. The concert was performed to great acclaim at Chicago’s historic St. Vincent de Paul Church at DePaul University on May 11, 2014.
“The Master Singers, Gary R. Schwartzhoff, from Eau Claire, Wisconsin enjoyed a collaborative experience in Choral Residency with Dan Forrest, composer, on May 9-11, 2014 in Chicago. The opportunity to work with Dan Forrest on Requiem for the Living, as well as other choral scores by the composer, offered a rare musical experience for The Master Singers.”
– Dr. Gary R. Schwartzhoff, director