Festival Te Deum

 The historic and sacred Te Deum (Thee, O God) text is a beloved annunciation of praise set by countless composers.  In this special evening of choral music spanning the centuries, Beth Gibbs and FSC’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir share several settings of this well-known laud and celebrate the many ways the praise can be […]

‘TIS THE SEASON: The Christmas Gala 

FSC’s Department of Music presents ‘Tis the Season: The Christmas Gala with a riveting group of musical holiday favorites, beautifully performed by choral, instrumental, and string groups – and selected special music by other musical combinations.  Among favorite pieces to be performed are Sleigh Ride, Christmas Song, and The Nutcracker (for orchestra/dancers), O Holy Night […]

‘TIS THE SEASON: The Christmas Gala

FSC’s Department of Music presents ‘Tis the Season: The Christmas Gala with a riveting group of musical holiday favorites, beautifully performed by choral, instrumental, and string groups – and selected special music by other musical combinations.  Among favorite pieces to be performed are Sleigh Ride, Christmas Song, and The Nutcracker (for orchestra/dancers), O Holy Night […]

Choral Concert: Celebrating God’s Creation

Our magnificent singers convene for an awe-inspiring performance of lyrical fashion.

Dreams and Innovations

DREAMS AND INNOVATIONS CHOIR CONCERT Monday, April 10, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Concert Choir, Beth Gibbs, conductor Branscomb Auditorium Ideas. Invention. Progress. Many pivotal elements of today’s society and culture were once deemed radical, and we owe much to the brilliance of past dreamers and innovators who persevered to bring new ideas to light. […]

In Paradisum: The Faure Requiem

IN PARADISUM: THE FAURÉ REQUIEM Tuesday, November 8, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Concert Choir, Beth Gibbs, conductor Branscomb Auditorium French romanticist Gabriel Fauré’s setting of the requiem mass is among the most beloved of this text, with its prayerful and pensive tone making it a cherished pillar of choral literature. Exuding qualities of beauty, […]

Searching for Hope and Guidance

SEARCHING FOR HOPE AND GUIDANCE CHOIR CONCERT Thursday, October 27, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Chamber Singers, Beth Gibbs, conductor Branscomb Auditorium In an often challenging and chaotic world, music becomes a source of comfort, solace, and hope. In works such as Padre G. B. Martini’s Domine ad adjuvandum me festina (Lord, make haste to help […]

Our Great Journey

FSC Choral

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. FSC Concert Choir, Beth Gibbs, conductor Whether on a physical journey, trying to find a home – or on a spiritual journey, looking for guidance and resolution – we are all searching, striving to build a life.  Through perfectly chosen choral repertoire that includes The Road to the […]

Mozart and More

The Lakeland Choral Society opens its season with a choral-orchestra concert featuring Mozart’s Solemn Vespers and combined works with the children’s and girls ensembles of the Florida Southern Children’s Chorus. The concert will be in Florida Southern College’s Branscomb Auditorium on Sunday, November 15 at 3:00pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for students, and […]

May 15: Florida Southern Children’s Chorus Spring Concert

The Florida Southern Children’s Choir for unchanged boys and girls voices, a choral division of the Lakeland Choral Society, will be performing with the Girls’ Choir as part of the Florida Southern Children’s Chorus Spring Concert in Branscomb Auditorium on Friday, May 15th. To learn more about these organizations, go to http:www.lakelandchoralsociety.org or follow the Girls’ Choir at […]

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