The Northwoods Concert Series Presents The Music of Kinley Lange
(Newswire.net -- February10, 2013) Houston, TX -- Kinley Lange is the Composer in Residence at Northwoods Presbyterian Church in northwest Houston. Kinley’s music, performed around the globe, is published by Alliance Music. Todd Nolde, Director of Music at Northwoods Presbyterian Church said, this concert will feature a professional consort of 16 singers who will present a monograph concert of Mr. Lange’s works. Selections will include his "Esto Les Digo," as well as world premier performances of new music.
Lange has nearly 40 years of experience as a choral musician. He has conducted children, youth, church, civic and professional choirs. He founded and was the Artistic Director of Austin ProChorus, a chamber choir devoted to the music of living composers. His emphasis has shifted to composition, primarily of choral and vocal works, in recent years.
Lange spent his childhood in west Texas and New Mexico. While stationed in the south Pacific during service with the U.S. Navy, he was introduced to the University of Hawaii. Following his military discharge at Pearl Harbor, Lange enrolled in the University of Hawaii where he studied Music Theory and Composition and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees with honors. He was active in the university’s world-renowned Ethnomusicology Department which greatly influenced his work as a composer. Lange also studied graduate level composition and choral conducting at the University of Texas at Austin and is a Fellow of Alice Parker's Melodious Accord.
The choral music of Kinley Lange is widely performed by choirs of every level. Many of his compositions appear regularly in festivals and concerts across the United States as well as in Asia, Europe, and South America, including performances at Carnegie Hall and the Vatican. As a choral conductor, Lange has toured extensively in Europe and fulfils several commissions each year.
Much of Mr. Lange's music can be previewed on his website: www.kinleylange.com
Tickets for The Musical Works of Kinley Lange may be purchased through the concert website: www.northwoodsconcertseries.com Child care will be provided.
Sunday, February 17 @ 7:00 PM
Northwoods Presbyterian Church
3320 Cypress Creek Parkway West
Houston, TX 777068
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