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Clayton D. Lein, artistic director

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Organized in 1972 by Clayton Lein, the Lafayette Chamber Singers is a semiprofessional group that records and performs in Greater Lafayette and throughout central Indiana. The 16-member ensemble offers audiences music from a wide variety of traditions and a span of ten centuries, ranging from pieces long hidden in archives to unpublished contemporary works.

The ensemble's musical blend and stylish performances, especially of music of the Renaissance and the twentieth century, set it apart from other musical experiences.

Among the group's many musical credits are performances at the celebrated Unity Temple Concert Series in Chicago, participation in the prestigious Presenter Touring Program of the Indiana Arts Commission and a concert for the Indiana Chapter of the American Choral Directors' Association. The singers also have appeared with the Amernet String Quartet, the Indianapolis Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, and in conjunction with Opera de Lafayette.

The Lafayette Chamber Singers is a member organization of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation.

42nd Concert Season, 2013–2014

WATER COME A ME EYE! Enjoy the Chamber Singers as they launch their nw season with a concert entirely devoted to settings of folk music from around the world! Creating full choral settings of popular tunes became a major interest for composers following the experiments of the Flemish composers in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Join us to hear the extraordinary richness and variety of this tradition from the Renaissance to the present, from South America to Sweden to the Phillipines! Featured composers will include Benjamin Britten, Josquin des Prez, Orlando di Lasso, Franz Joseph Haydn, Francis Poulenc, Steven Sametz, Wilhelm Stenhammar, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Unitarian Universalist Church, 3 p.m.
333 Meridian Street, West Lafayette
AFTERNOON DELIGHT Savor succulent sweets and the stimulating poetry and music of love as the Chamber Singers explore the delicate, whimsical, and flamboyant moods of love through the centuries with a bubbly mix of classical and pop melodies.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Duncan Hall, 3 p.m.
619 Ferry Street, Lafayette
FLOWERS OF JOY! Join the Chamber Singers in their final concert of the season as they undertake a global journey of choral music from Canada, Sweden, Hungary, the Phillipines, and many parts in between! Featured composers will include Hugo Alfven, Javier Busto, André Caplet, Pablo Casals, Lionel Daunais, Vincent D'Indy, Hugo Distler, George Hernandez, James Macmillan, Darius Milhaud, György Orbán, and Francis Poulenc.
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Unitarian Universalist Church, 8 p.m.



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