DuPage Chorale

DuPage Chorale and the DuPage Chorale Orchestra presents Folk Songs and Festive Favorites with Patrick O’Shea, Director, William Buhr, Accompanist and Featuring The Fourth Coast Ensemble Soloists:

  • Sarah van der Ploeg, soprano
  • Bridget Skaggs, mezzo-soprano
  • Ace Gangoso, tenor
  • David Govertsen, bass-baritone

The Repertoire includes:

  • Mozart—Regina Coeli, K. 276
  • Purcell—Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem
  • Pinkham—Wedding Cantata
  • And American and Newfoundland folk songs

DuPage Chorale is a large community chorus based at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn. There is no audition for DuPage Chorale membership. Adult singers of all voice types and ages are welcome.  Members come from all western suburban locations. For more information, contact Director Patrick O’Shea at osheap709@cod.edu or 630-942-2552.


Digital program can be found here: https://audienceaccess.co/show/MAC-6420
Or text “fall22chorale” to (630) 523-8668

About the Director:  Patrick O’Shea holds the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Music from Arizona State University, Master of Music degree in Choral Music from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Bachelor of Music degree, summa cum laude, in Vocal Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Va. His composition teachers have included the late Russell Woollen, as well as Thomas Fredrickson and Randall Shinn. He has served frequently as a clinician and adjudicator, and has been commissioned to write new works, particularly for choral and chamber music ensembles. Dr. O’Shea is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers, American Composers Forum, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity.