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Considering Matthew Shepard

Dr. Bruce Kotowich rehearses UWindsor Chamber Choir in the new Performance HallDr. Bruce Kotowich rehearses UWindsor Chamber Choir in the new Performance Hall
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 19:30

Friday, March 27, 7:30 pm

Considering Matthew Shepard

UWindsor Chamber Choir and University Singers,
Dr. Bruce J.G. Kotowich, director

Heritage Auditorium, Assumption Hall, 400 Huron Church Rd.

Tickets $20;  Students with ID $10. Purchase your tickets in advance online, or at the door that day.

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About Matthew Wayne Shepard
Matthew Shepard – a gay student at the University of Wyoming – was beaten, tortured, and left to die near Laramie on the night of October 6, 1998. It took nearly 18 hours until he was found and taken by rescuers to Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado, where he died six days later from severe head injuries. Shepard was 21.
 
Craig Hella Johnson, composer
Craig Hella Johnson is a composer and choral conductor of the Emmy-winning choral group Conspirare, based in Austin, Texas. Originally from Minnesota, he studied piano and sang in the St. Olaf Choir at St. Olaf College, graduating in 1984. He went on to study at Juilliard, the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and Yale University, from which he received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree.
 
Considering Matthew Shepard
Perhaps one of the most important major works of our time. The Chicago Tribune wrote: Moving among styles ranging from Lutheran hymnody to blues to Broadway, this modern-day Passion will move many listeners to tears even as it reaches beyond tragedy to peace, understanding and forgiveness.

 

 

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