Modern Composers

7:00 PM, April 26, 2018
Chapin United Methodist Church 415 Lexington Avenue, Chapin SC

Suzanne Ringer, conductor
William Douglas, accompanist

Special Guest:
Mid-Carolina HS Chorale
Sarah Bridges, director
Adam Cullum, accompanist
Cory High, percussion

Modern Composers

PART ONE (Dutch Fork Choral Society)

  • Viva La Musica, David L. Brunner
  • If Music Be the Food of Love, David Dickau
  • The Seal Lullaby, Eric Whitacre
  • The Awakening, Joseph M Martin

PART TWO (Mid-Carolina High School Chorale)

  • Sesere eeye, arr. Matthew Doyle
  • O Love, Elain Hagenberg
  • Bonse Aba, Victor C. Johnson
  • Kuimba!, Victor C. Johnson
  • No Time, Susan Brumfield
  • Praise His Holy Name, Keith Hampton

PART THREE (Dutch Fork Choral Society)

  • Zion's Wall, Aaron Copland
  • I Will Sing With The Spirit, John Rutter
  • The Road Home, Stephen Paulus
  • Let Everything That Hath Breath, Jeffery L. Ames

  • Bound for the Promised Land, Mack Wilberg (Combined Choirs)

Join us for "Modern Composers" concert 7:00 PM 4/26/2018 at Chapin UMC

The Dutch Fork Choral Society presents Modern Composers, with guest choir from MidCarolina High School, 7:00 PM Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Chapin United Methodist Church, 415 Lexington Ave, Chapin, SC 29036. Suzanne Ringer, DFCS Artistic Director; William Douglas, Accompanist. The concert is free (donations accepted). Help us support Chapin’s We Care Center by bringing non-perishable items to the concert www.chapinwecare.org/about-us. If you have questions please contact Jim Buck at (803) 318-0488 or (803) 414-2222, or email us at info@dutchforkchoralsociety.com.

DFCS Announces "Love Songs" Fundraiser Concert 23-Feb-2018

Love is celebrated by DFCS!

Come celebrate LOVE as the Dutch Fork Choral Society presents “Love Songs” Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm at Saluda Shoals Park River Center. This is our annual fundraiser concert and there will be desserts, libations, raffles, singing and FUN!

See a DFCS member for tickets. 8 person tables range from $100 - $200 each. Individual tickets also available. Non-perishable food items will be collected for ‘Sharing God’s Love’ food pantry. Questions? Call Jim Buck (803) 318-0488 or Jim Lindler (803) 920-3542. Additional information www.dutchforkchoralsociety.com.

Messiah

7:00 PM, December 1, 2017 St. Mary's Episcopal Church 170 St. Andrews Rd, Columbia SC 29210

Suzanne Ringer, conductor
William Douglas, accompanist
Lauren Tomme, soprano
Julia Woodward, mezzo-soprano
Ryan Matthew Headley, tenor
Ramelle Brooks, bass-baritone

Messiah, George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

PART ONE

  1. Sinfonia - Overture
  2. Recitative - Comfort Ye My People
  3. Air - Ev'ry Valley Shall Be Exalted
  4. Chorus - And The Glory of the Lord
  5. Recitative - Thus Saith the Lord
  6. Air - But Who My Abide the Day of His Coming
  7. Chorus - And He Shall Purify
  8. Recitative - Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive
  9. Air and Chorus - O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion
  10. Recitative - For Behold Darkness Shall Cover the Earth
  11. Air - The People The Walked In Darkness
  12. Chorus - For Unto Us A Child Is Born
  13. Pifa - Pastoral Symphony
  14. Recitative - There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Field
  15. Chorus - Glory to God
  16. Air - Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion
  17. Recitative - Then Shall The Eyes of The Blind
  18. Air - He Shall Feed His Flock
  19. Air - Come Unto Him
  20. Chorus - His Yoke Is Easy

PART TWO

  1. Chorus - Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates
  2. Chorus - Hallelujah

Handel's "Messiah", With Guest Soloists and Orchestra

The Dutch Fork Choral Society presents Handel’s Messiah, with guest soloists and orchestra, 7:00 PM Friday, December 1, 2017, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 170 St Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC 29210. Suzanne Ringer, DFCS Artistic Director; William Douglas, Accompanist. The concert is free (donations accepted). Help us support St. Mary's Snack Pack Program by bringing snack pack items to the concert (click here for details). If you have questions please contact Jim Buck at (803) 318-0488 or (803) 414-2222, or email us at info@dutchforkchoralsociety.com.