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Lisa Taylor, Taylor-Made Press
Celebrated chamber choir The Texas Voices continues its eighth season of public concerts with The Angels Sing on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010. The 24-member professional chorus, directed by Alan Dyer, will perform its second concert of the season at 6:30 p.m. at Northway Christian Church, 7202 W. Northwest Highway in Dallas. Tickets are $22 regular, $15 for seniors (65+), and $10 for students and may be purchased online at www.thetexasvoices.org, at the door, or by calling 214-384-6336.
Holiday festivities are in the air as The Texas Voices celebrates the season. Revel in the jubilant sounds of choir, brass, percussion, and organ with John Rutter’s remarkable Gloria, and then enjoy the delightful rhythms of women’s chorus and harp with Benjamin Britton’s Middle English masterpiece, Ceremony of Carols.
Also featured are beautiful arrangements of holiday favorites such as What Sweeter Music, Sussex Carol, Ave Maria, and Silent Night.
2010-2011 Concert Season
In Sweet Music
Saturday, March 26, 2011, 6:30 p.m.
Resurrection Lutheran Church
1919 Independence Pkwy.
Plano, TX 75075
My Soul’s Been Anchored
Sunday, May 15, 2011 6:30 p.m.
Mesquite Arts Center
1527 N. Galloway Ave.
Mesquite, TX 75149
About The Texas Voices
Founded in December 2002, this 24-voice professional ensemble celebrates the choral tradition with a rich variety of music, from sacred to secular, classic to contemporary. Artistic Director Alan Dyer has gathered skilled singers from a broad range of backgrounds and leads them with a musical sensitivity that places The Texas Voices among the top echelon of choruses nationwide. The chorus has premiered more than 35 original works written by Texas composers. In 2008, the chorus released is first CD, Voices Live. In July 2010, the chorus was the featured artist at the Texas Choral Directors Association annual conference in San Antonio. Visit www.thetexasvoices.org for more information.
About Alan Dyer, Artistic Director
Alan Dyer has been a choral director, performer, and educator in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for more than 20 years. In addition to directing The Texas Voices, Dyer is a member of the music faculty at Texas Woman’s University, is a music associate at First Unitarian Church of Dallas, and the principal accompanist of the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas. Dyer earned a master of music degree from Southern Methodist University and bachelor of arts degree in piano performance from Dallas Baptist University. He also has completed doctoral courses at the University of North Texas. Dyer is active in the American and Texas Choral Directors Associations.