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9/22/2014 - Art a la Carte- KWU Chorale to Perform

Contact: Sharon Benson, Arts Education Coordinator
Arts and Humanities


The Kansas Wesleyan Chorale will perform for the Art a la Carte concert series on Friday, September 26th.  These free, outdoor concerts are presented by Salina Arts & Humanities.  The concerts take place at Robert Caldwell Plaza, on the commons between the City/County Building and the Salina Public Library. The half-hour performances begin at 12:20 p.m. each Friday and will conclude on October 10th.

The Kansas Wesleyan University Chorale is a select vocal ensemble of approximately 20 students.  An audition is held each fall, and membership is based on a one-year commitment.  The Chorale performs and entertains in a variety of venues on and off campus throughout the academic year, and is conducted by Director of Choirs Ken Hakoda.

For the Art a la Carte concert, the Kansas Wesleyan University Chorale will sing a variety of a capella songs from Madrigals and spirituals to popular music.  Director Hakoda describes the repertoire, “It will be a fun and up-tempo concert for everyone to enjoy.”

In case of inclement weather, the performance will be held at the (TBD by 9/18/14).

For needed accommodations, please call Kathy Burlew at Salina Arts & Humanities at 785-309-5770 between 8:00 a.m. - Noon and 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Every effort will be made to accommodate known disabilities.  For material or speech access, please call at least five working days prior to the event.

Salina Arts & Humanities, a department of the City of Salina, has served a unique role in arts advocacy and support since 1966.  The Smoky Hill River Festival, Horizons Grants Program, Smoky Hill Museum, Arts Infusion Program in schools, Community Art & Design, Cultural Connections, and Art a la Carte concert series are among the programs of Salina Arts & Humanities, located at 211 W. Iron Avenue in Salina.