March 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
First Christian Church
650 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga TN 37403
Voci Virili, Voice of Reason, and Vocal Concerts Produced by Harv Wileman

Voice of Reason Women’s Ensemble (4 dozen voices strong) presents music by female composers, songwriters, and poets in all genres, including classical choral, Broadway, opera, Lieder, art song, pop, blues, rock, folk, chant, spirituals, and country

Composers and arrangers include Ysaye Barnwell, Hildegard von Bingen, The Wailin’ Jennys, Naomi Shemer, Rosephanye Powell, Clara Schumann, Andrea Ramsey, Margaret Bonds, Amy Beach, Evelyn Simpson-Curreton, Bessie Smith, Carole King, Sinead O’Connor, and Dolly Parton with music from shows and operas Thoroughly Modern Millie; The Color Purple; Okoye Nkeiru’s Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed that Line to Freedom; Thea Musgrave’s Mary, Queen of Scots; and Pauiline Viardot‘s Cendrillon

Soloist include:
Sopranos Emily Sweezey, Kristen Wiram, Marianna Allen, Samantha Teter, Nel Reid, Trish Ross, Robin Grant, Luisa Rodriguez, Kirsten Kunkle, Sarah Marczynski, Melissa Joseph, and Emily Selleck

Mezzo-sopranos Shayna Harder, Neshawn Calloway, Lexie Boyd, Lindsay Andrews Miller, Sara Snider Schone, Jessica Kodsi, and Esther Myers

Conductors include Gennie Brown-Kibble, Kelly Stultz, Beth DuRoy, Kristen Wiram, Luisa Rodriguez, Trish Ross, and Neshawn Calloway

Joy Mays, piano
Jon Miller, tenor and piano

Nicole Longevin-Burroughs, flute
Brooke Smith, recorder
Beth Ake, trumpet