Fly away to parts known (and, in some cases, unknown!) with the Bayou City Women’s Chorus presentation of “Jet Set and Away We Go” at 7pm on Saturday, April 27th, 2019, at Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church, 2025 W 11th St, Houston, TX 77008.
The concert is a a compilation of cultural choral music, popular songs, and hit broadway tunes that explore varying ports of call through music. From the heart of Baltimore and New York, to the plains of Oklahoma and on to the exotic South Pacific and even “untraveled worlds,” you’ll enjoy a stress-free travel experience, soaring first class, on a musical expedition like no other.
Tyler Ruberg, the BCWC Choir Director, says, “I chose this theme because I felt like the chorus needed a direction to move in. A forward direction. Perhaps, I just needed a direction to move in or a place to go…a place to escape to. I thought there’s a lot of fun songs from various sources and there’s also good, treble choral music out there that would fit this show that people probably haven’t heard before. “ Ruberg adds, “There are also a couple of pieces in the concert that are more about a philosophical journey through life, rather than an actual physical destination to go to.”
Audiences will find themselves reflecting on places they have been, perhaps wish to see, or have traveled
only in their imagination. Music is a global form of communication – imbued with the ability to help identify a culture, educate, and ultimately spark a journey. Evoking feelings and memories, creating new ones, and constantly evolving, music is one of the most important manifestations of human culture – and the ladies of the Bayou City Women’s Chorus aim to facilitate it with a magical excursion of song.
The Bayou City Women’s Chorus is the sister-chorus to the Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston and one of the only women-only choirs in Houston. They pride themselves on advancing the cause of women, the arts, and community. “I enjoy working with the women of the Bayou City Women’s Chorus because they are eager to sing and perform and learn. We are not a professional chorus. We are a community chorus. We have various levels of ability in our chorus and I enjoy teaching all levels of singers to arrive at the common goal. Their personalities are always fun and entertaining and they are dedicated and want to always perform the best that they can.” Says Ruberg, “Women from all walks of life coming together to sing, enjoy music and each other. I enjoy leading them through this journey which challenges them but also is so rewarding for not only them, but me.”
Houstonians will have a chance to watch them voyage from one destination to another, creating a tapestry bound to satisfy the wanderlust of even the most intrepid traveler.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased on the BCPA website at BCPAHouston.org.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or 512-497-7452 or 832-835-1643.