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Women’s Chorus concert added to fall schedule

November 5th, 2018

Bethel College choral singers

The Bethel College Women’s Chorus will give a fall concert Sunday, Nov. 18, at 4 p.m. in the Ad Building chapel.








The concert is free and open to the public.

William Eash, D.M.A., director of choral activities at Bethel, directs the Women’s Chorus.

The program will include Gregorian chant as well as a selection of other sacred and secular music: “We Are the Music-Makers” by Patti Drenna; “Shenandoah,” arranged by Mack Wilberg; “Here on These Branches” by Sarah Quartel; “Remember Me” by Bob Chilcott; “Flight Song” by Kim André Arneson; “Stars I Shall Find” by Audrey Snyder; “Amazing Grace,” arranged by Francisco Nuñez; “Shine on Me” by Rollo Dillworth; and “The Storm is Passing Over,” arranged by Barbara Baker.

The featured soloists are Charlotte Ehrmann and Natalie Graber. Accompanists are Emma Beachy and Annie Carlson.

Beachy will also perform Mendelssohn’s “Rondo Capriccioso in E Major, Op. 14” on the piano. 

Members of the Women’s Chorus are Beth Balzer, Inman, Emma Beachy, Kalona, Iowa, Annie Carlson, Hurley, South Dakota, Sandy Dao, Salina, Charlotte Ehrmann, Augusta, Jacklyn Gerk, Holyoke, Colorado, Charlie Gibson, Ashland, Kendra Gooden, Wichita, Natalie Graber, Divide, Colorado, Anna Grimsley, Hesston, Jadin Kaltenbach, Wichita, Elise Kliewer, Newton, Krista Loomis, Walton, Addie Regier, Newton, Merrick Schmitz, Wichita, Zoe Siemens, Newton, Jessie Thomas, Sedgwick, and Briley Young, Wichita.

Bethel College is the only Kansas private college listed in the Washington Monthly National Universities-Liberal Arts section and the National Liberal Arts College category of U.S. News & World Report, both for 2018-19. The four-year liberal arts college is affiliated with Mennonite Church USA. For more information, see

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