Choir to Perform at Star Wars in Concert
thousands of fans of the Star Wars saga and the classic music it spawned gather
for a concert spectacular at Greenville’s Bi-Lo Center November 5th, they will
also be hearing the Anderson University choir.
Representatives of the traveling production contacted Anderson University’s
music department just a few weeks ago asking that the choir provide vocals for
some of the selections played by the massive Star Wars orchestra. The arena
show features a blend of orchestral music from the Star Wars movies, special
lighting and sound effects, props and sets from the actual motion picture
productions, and scenes from the movies on large high definition screens.
to the specifications the traveling production seeks when it plays in a city,
the production is seeking a “top-grade university level choir with a strong
traditional vocal sound, musical literacy, ability to perform in languages
other than English, knowledge of standard classical performance practices, and
general professionalism.” A musical consultant contracted by the production for
its South Carolina performances suggested that the highly accomplished Anderson
choir would fit the bill.
Anderson University will supply the choral performance for the Greenville
production, while The University of South Carolina will add the vocals to the
Columbia and Charleston performances.
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University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina
Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked
in the Top Tier (top 25) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of “77 Schools
to Watch in America,”
by U. S. News & World Report.
Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,”
Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the
Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive