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Under the direction of Dr. Lynda Hasseler, Capital University’s Philomel, which means Nightingale, is a select ensemble of singers who master the challenge of advanced literature from a range of musical styles spanning Renaissance to contemporary/pop styles.
With extensive training rooted in the rich Lutheran heritage of fine a cappella singing and a longstanding global touring tradition, Philomel is more than a collection of beautiful voices. It is a choral envoy of joy, hope and positive social change that leverages the transformative power of music to connect people from diverse cultures around the world.
Unique to this group is a repertoire whose styles span a wide range of secular and sacred choral literature, spirituals, gospel, carols, music celebrating a global perspective, and jazz and pop music.
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Philomel, an elite vocal chamber ensemble of Capital University’s Conservatory of Music, will tour Florida’s Gulf Coast February 28 through March 2.
Fresh off its appearance at The American International School of Muscat (TAISM) 10th Annual Festival of Choirs, held in Muscat, capital city of Oman, the oldest independent state in the Arab world, Philomel will appear in concert at Hope Lutheran Church in the Villages; Moorings Presbyterian Church in Naples; and Trinity Lutheran Church in Sarasota/Bradenton.
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