Festival Chorus

Festival Chorus

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Schedule April-June 2013

Upcoming Sanctuary Choir Events

Thursday night rehearsals: 7-9pm
Sunday worship: 9am call time, 9:30 service

Sunday, April 21       No Sanctuary Choir

Saturday, May 18     AGO Festival Rehearsal - 9:30-12:30   

Sunday, May 19        American Organist Guild Festival (6pm call, 7pm concert)

Tuesday, June 18      POPS Rehearsal - 6:30-8pm      

Thursday, June 20    POPS Dress Rehearsal (Mandatory) - 7pm               

June 21&22               POPS Concert (6:30pm call, 7pm concert)

Thursday, June 27   Final Rehearsal for season                    

TBA                              End of the season party

July-August                 Summer Choir (no weekly rehearsals)

Thursday night rehearsals: 7-9pm
Sunday worship: 9am call time, 9:30 service

Please sign-out on the choir calendar when you know you will be absent (particularly in the Summer), this helps us plan appropriately

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Spring Anthemns - Volume 1

YouTube is an amazing resource that has really blossomed over the last five years. I wanted to share some pretty decent videos of some of the anthems we are doing this Spring.

Sunday, April 7th
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross - Gilbert M. Martin

Sunday, April 14th
Ain't Got Time to Die - Hall Johnson
(Just a hand held recording but a wonderful interpretation of this piece)

Sunday, April 28th
A New Commandment - Thomas Tallis

Sunday, May 5th
If Ye Love Me - Thomas Tallis
Andrea and I had the opportunity to hear this group do this piece in three different keys back to back as they demonstrated the different ways it could be adapted.

AGO Festival - May 19th
O Clap Your Hands - Ralph Vaughan Williams