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Doane Choir

Doane Choir, MUS 19, during annual national tours, has presented concerts in Boston, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, San Antonio, Phoenix, Tucson, Pasadena, San Diego, and at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Since 1989, the choir has also embarked on six international tours, appearing in Austria, Germany, Italy,Sweden, and Switzerland. In the past decade, the Doane Choir has performed a number of choral-orchestral works with the Omaha Symphony, Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra, the Lincoln Chamber Orchestra, and the Nebraska Symphony Chamber Orchestra. They have also frequently collaborated with the choirs of Abendmusik, at First Plymouth Congregational Church in Lincoln. The choir has worked with such noted guest conductors and artists as Simon Carrington, Bruce Chamberlain, Eph Ely, Joseph Jennings, Craig Hella Johnson, Kyle Ketelsen, Weston Noble, Alice Parker, Doreen Rao, Constantina Tsolaninou, Eric Whitacre, and Jonathan Willcocks. Recordings of the choir are available for purchase from the Doane bookstore (http://bookstore.doane.edu/doane/), and are also sold at most Doane Choir concerts. Additionally, the choir's most recent CD, Precious Lord (2008), is available for purchase in electronic format from iTunes, Amazon.com, and other online music retailers. Auditions for upperclassmen occur in the spring and first-year students are auditioned in the fall. Membership in the ensemble is a year-long commitment.