Mark your calendar for our spring performances
Peace Triumphant: 1945
Saturday, May 9, 2020
First United Methodist Church of Oak Park
In the spring, the Michael Teolis Singers will present a concert commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The program will include music that was written to celebrate the Allied heroes, but also remembering others who contributed to the victory – some making the ultimate sacrifice. Joining MTS for this special event is soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg, who will be the featured soloist for Ralph Vaughan Williams’ stirring and passionate work, “A Song of Thanksgiving.” Other selections will include a song of the Tuskegee Airmen; sounds of the Big Bands, some patriotic favorites, as well as a piece honoring those lost in the Holocaust.
Saturday, June 6, 2020
Unity Temple in Oak Park
The Michael Teolis Singers will reprise several selections of their Peace Triumphant! concert at Unity Temple. MTS will look at Oak Park during the War and will include music that was written by local composers, including John La Montaine and Unity Temple’s own Lora Aborn. Watch for more details!
Season 12 – Another Great Season!
June 20, 2019
Our season began with the “Serenade of Carols,” which featured several selections with harp. The centerpiece was Stephen Paulus’ Three Nativity Carols. Other numbers performed with harp included William Ferris’ arrangement of A la Nanita Nana and the traditional French carol Sing We Now of Christmas, arranged by Fred Bennett and Carol Barnett. Morton Gould’s Serenade of Carols closed the program...