Folk Fantasia

Performances are April 28th & 29th, 2012

 

  • All Praise to Music – Ron Nelson
  • Weep O Mine Eyes – John Bennet
  • O Whistle and I’ll Come to You – Scottish Folk Song/arr. Mack Wilberg
  • Dieu! Qui la fait bon regarder – Claude Debussy
  • What Would You Do if You Married a Soldier? – Irish Folk Song/arr. Mack Wilberg
  • Shenandoah – arr James Erb

Fantasia on Porgy & Bess for Two Pianos – George Gershwin/arr by Percy Grainger
Mark Walker/Steve Michelson, pianists

  • The Whistling Gypsy – Irish Folk Song/arr. Robert DeCormier
  • I Am Not Yours – Z. Randall Stroope/poem by Sara Teasdale
  • Feller From Fortune – arr. Harry Somers

Porgy and Bess – George Gershwin/arr. Ed Lojeski (with additional songs)

  • Summertime – Choir
  • A Woman is a Sometime Thing – Kevin Hamm, soloist
  • My Man’s Gone Now – Nancy Harper, soloist and choir
  • Leavin’ for the Promised Lan’ –solo
  • I Got Plenty of Nuttin’ – choir, soloist Luanne Smith
  • Oh, I Can’t Sit Down – choir
  • It Ain’t Necessarily So – choir and soloist Larry Sheldon
  • I Loves You Porgy – Duet: Tamara Ashley, Kevin Matthews
  • Bess, You is My Woman Now – Mike Swisher, Choir
  • There’s a Boat Dat’s Leavin’ Soon for New York – solo
  • Oh, Lawd, I’m on My Way – Choir

Dress Rehearsal

Not that we were wearing anything special, but we’ve had our final rehearsal outside St. Paul’s and our Spring Concert, Folk Fantasia, is tomorrow. Coleen Smith joins Kevin Hamm as they talk about the music you can hear and a special concert next year that you get to help out with. Enjoy!

Spring 2012 Concert

Performances are April 28th & 29th, 2012

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  •  All Praise to Music – Ron Nelson
  • Weep O Mine Eyes – John Bennet
  • O Whistle and I’ll Come to You – Scottish Folk Song/arr. Mack Wilberg
  • Dieu! Qui la fait bon regarder– Claude Debussy
  • What Would You Do if You Married a Soldier? – Irish Folk Song/arr. Mack Wilberg
  • Shenandoah – arr James Erb

Fantasia on Porgy & Bess for Two Pianos – George Gershwin/arr by Percy Grainger
Mark Walker/Steve Michelson, pianists

  • The Whistling Gypsy – Irish Folk Song/arr. Robert DeCormier
  • I Am Not Yours – Z. Randall Stroope/poem by Sara Teasdale
  • Feller From Fortune – arr. Harry Somers

Porgy and Bess – George Gershwin/arr. Ed Lojeski (with additional songs)

  • Summertime – Choir
  • A Woman is a Sometime Thing – Kevin Hamm, soloist
  • My Man’s Gone Now – Nancy Harper, soloist and choir
  • Leavin’ for the Promised Lan’ –solo
  • I Got Plenty of Nuttin’ – choir, soloist Luanne Smith
  • Oh, I Can’t Sit Down – choir
  • It Ain’t Necessarily So – choir and soloist Larry Sheldon
  • I Loves You Porgy – Duet: Tamara Ashley, Kevin Matthews
  • Bess, You is My Woman Now – Mike Swisher, Choir
  • There’s a Boat Dat’s Leavin’ Soon for New York – solo
  • Oh, Lawd, I’m on My Way – Choir

 

First Rehearsal

It’s our first podcast, and our director, Dr. Steven Michelson, talks with Tenor Kevin Hamm about two of the pieces the choir will be performing later this month. Enjoy some of the behind-the-scenes rehearsing and thinking that goes into our concerts.