Music Alumni Reunion Weekend

North entrance to the re-imagined historic ArmouriesNorth entrance to the re-imagined historic Armouries
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 19:00

February 8, 9 and 10, 2019

University of Windsor Music Alumni Reunion Weekend 

Calling all singers to join the Alumni Choir and perform in concert, on the Capitol Theatre stage!

Mark your calendar and make plans to join us the weekend of February 8, 9 and 10, 2019 for the University of Windsor Alumni Choir Reunion and sing in the alumni choir conducted by Prof. Emeritus Richard Householder in concert on Sunday, Feb. 10th.
Here’s your opportunity to spend time with your fellow music alumni doing something you enjoy!  Sing in the Alumni Choir; work with conductor Richard Householder; perform on the Capitol Theatre main stage with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Wiley; and tour and rehearse in the new home of the School of Creative Arts!

SoCA/WSO Alumni Choir Weekend Schedule

Revised Working Schedule, Rev: 1-7-19
Professor emeritus Richard HouseholderFriday, February 8, 2019
7:00 pm           Welcome and Alumni Choir rehearsal, piano only
                        Room B22 Armouries, Rehearsal Hall
8:30 pm           Casual social event following rehearsal
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Morning free
noon               Church/Community choral workshop with Bruce Kotowich
                        (Possible simultaneous building tour by Trevor for those alumni and families that have not yet seen it.)
1:30 pm            Break w/ refreshments
2:00 pm           Choir warm up, Room B22 Armouries
3:00 pm           Rehearsal with WSO, Capitol Theatre – 2 block walk;
                        enter through stage door on Pelissier St.
6:00 pm           Cocktails, Freed Orman Centre, Assumption Hall
7:00 pm           Dinner, Freed Orman Centre, Assumption Hall
                        (Ticketed event; register in advance; $45 per person)
                         Talk to or email Trevor Pittman for tickets
8:00 pm           After dinner Recital with coffee and desserts
                        Heritage Auditorium, Assumption Hall
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Morning free
1:30 pm           Choir warm up, Room B22 Armouries
2:00 pm           Walk over to Capitol Theatre
2:30 pm           WSO Alumni Concert featuring the Alumni Choir, Capitol Theatre
4:30 pm           Reception to follow
Will you join us?  Please register online (whether you plan to sing or just enjoy socializing with alumni and faculty).
Once you have registered online, a PDF of your music will be emailed to you.
Alleluia by Randall Thompson
Sure on this Shining Night, from Four Songs by Samuel Barber
Ave verum corpus, K.618      Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Va pensiero, from Nabucco       Giuseppe Verdi
Choral fantasy, op.80      Ludwig Van Beethoven
    I. Adagio
    II. Finale
WSO+ choirs + soloists = Candide FinaleSunday, Feb. 10, 2:30 pm

SoCA/WSO Alumni Concert featuring the Alumni Choir

Capitol Theatre, 121 University Ave. W.
Windsor Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Wiley, conductor
Richard Householder, guest conductor
Bruce J. G. Kotowich, master of ceremonies
SoCA Concerto Competition Winners:
    David Katich-McNamara, baritone
    Matthew Lepain, trumpet
Alde Calongcagong, piano
Amelia Daigle, soprano
Erin Armstrong Dickau, mezzo-soprano
Steven Henrikson, bass
Alumni Choir, Prof. Richard Householder, conductor
UWindsor Chamber Choir, Dr. Bruce J. G. Kotowich, director
Tickets $30 Adults; $10 Students.
Available thru the WSO Box Office. Call 519-973-1238 ext 2, or purchase online at
Location Addresses:
SoCA Armouries, 37 University Avenue, East, Windsor, ON N9A 1E4
Capitol Theatre, 121 University Avenue, West, Windsor, ON  N9A 5P4
Assumption Hall, Freed Orman Centre, 400 Huron Church Rd, Windsor, ON N9C 2J9
(west side of University of Windsor main campus)
If you have any questions or comments about the weekend, please contact Trevor Pittman at 519-253-3000 x2799, or email  
Trevor Pittman