Sunday, February 27, 2011

Dallas Post: 'Kenyon College Chamber Singers Will Perform' at 7 PM in Shavertown March 6

[J. S. Mzilikazi Khumalo (b. 1932); Kenyon College Chamber Singers]

The South African Composer, Arranger & Choral Director J. S. Mzilikazi Khumalo is also a Professor Emeritus of African Languages. He was born June 20, 1932 and is profiled at

Posted: February 27
“The Fine Arts Committee of Shavertown United Methodist Church will host a performance by the The Kenyon College Chamber Singers at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 6 at the church, 163 N. Pioneer Ave., Shavertown. The concert is open to the public and a free will offering will be received. The Chamber Singers, consisting of 54 undergraduates chosen by competitive audition, is Kenyon’s premier touring ensemble. The group is noted for its versatility of vocal style and broad repertoire.

“The Chamber Singers will present an eclectic mix of a cappella choral repertoire on their 2011 Spring Tour. Music by Johannes Brahms, Jan Sweelinck, Randall Thompson, L. Dean Nuernberger and Roelof Temmingh will be performed in addition to music from South Africa, which this year includes “Bawo, Thixo Somandla” (Lord, God Omnipotent), arranged by Mzilikazi Khumalo, and “UMaconsana” (Moonshine) by Reuben Tholakele Caluza. For more information, call 881-9468.

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