Sunday, July 21, 2019
With the Clark University Pilgrims of Destiny performance in April, Gena Branscombe scholar Kathleen Shimeta was interviewed by the Library of Congress. Below is the link to the interview. Enjoy!
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Over two weeks ago, the Clark University Choir with orchestra and soloists presented Gena Branscombe's Pilgrims of Destiny. The previous post thanked every person involved with the concert. What beautiful singing, playing and conducting.
Friday, May 3, 2019
Saturday evening, April 27, 2019 at Clark University's Atwood Hall was a beautiful performance of Gena Branscombe's oratorio, Pilgrims of Destiny.
Congratulations to conductor Dan Ryan for leading the combined forces of a chorus of nearly 100, a children's chorus, soloists Joe Burke, Jay Verchin, Ramsey Kurdi, Frank Walker, Stefan Barner, Kristin Fahning, Ron Williams, Emily Harmon, Jennifer Carraluzzi, Sydney Pepper, Alison Lamb and Sam Rubin. Job well done everyone!
To all of the Clark University students who helped enter the original score into Finale, thank you. It was an enormous task and we did it. Now on to making edits and corrections.
Below is the link to the audio recording of Saturday evening's performance. Enjoy listening to this dramatic gorgeous music.
May Pilgrims of Destiny have many more performances in the future!
Sunday, April 21, 2019
Joe Burke will sing the part of the First Mate in Gena Branscombe's Pilgrims of Destiny. We look forward to hearing him perform this important role! Click below to read more about Joe!
On Saturday, April 27, Dan Ryan, Director of Choral Activities at Clark University, will lead the choirs, soloists, children's choir and orchestra in this dramatic oratorio.
From the Worcester Telegram, an article about the upcoming performance of Gena Branscombe's Pilgrims of Destiny. Thank you to Richard Duckett for writing this great article.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Tenor Stefan Barner will be singing in the role of Richard More in the upcoming performance of Gena Branscombe's dramatic oratorio, Pilgrims of Destiny.
Dan Ryan, Director of Choral Activities at Clark University, leads the choirs of the university, a children's choir, soloists and chamber orchestra. Join us on Saturday, April 27 at Clark University's Atwood Hall.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The April 27th performance of Gena Branscombe's dramatic oratorio is fast approaching. Here is Sydney Pepper one of the soloists singing the role of Mary Chilton. Way to go, Sydney!