"He will accompany the chorale as we perform his new arrangements of several well-known American spirituals, including the world premiere of his arrangement of 'O When the Saints Come Marching In,'" said Artistic Director John Emory Bush.
The 2011-2012 concert season is as follows:
* Of Sax and Spirituals -- 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23; Mertes Center for the Arts, Las Positas College, Livermore. Anders Paulsson, the Las Positas College Chamber Choir and San Francisco Concert Chorale.
* Of Carols and Candlelight -- Dec. 3-4; holiday carols including selections from Britten's Ceremony of Carols and Rutter's Dancing Day.
* Of Handel and Hallelujahs - Dec. 9; annual Sing-It-Yourself Messiah
* Of Coronations and Weddings -- March 10; selections from the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the wedding of Prince William and Kate.
* Of Springtime Sounds, Bugs and All -- May 10; songs of spring and all that comes with the season: bugs, love, toasts of cheer, and crazy weather.
For more information about the Valley Concert Chorale performances, ticket purchases and auditions, visit www.valleyconcertchorale.org or call 866-4003.
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