Resounding Joy

7:30 PM, November 30, 2018 St. Mary's Episcopal Church
170 St. Andrews Rd, Columbia SC 29210

Kirstina Rasmussen Collins, artistic director
Bradley Fuller, accompanist


  1. Hodie Christus Natus Est (a 8) by Giovanni Gabrieli (with brass)
  2. Christmas Cantata by Daniel Pinkham (with brass and organ)
  3. Antiphonal Gloria by Vivaldi (with brass and piano)
  4. Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light
  5. On Christmas Night All Christians Sing
  6. Bring a Torch,Jeanette Isabella and Fum, Fum, Fum
  7. A Christmas Carol by Charles Ives
  8. Do You Hear What I Hear?
  9. Peace, Peace by Rick and Sylvia Powell
  10. Joy to the World arranged by Frank Kuykendall

November 2018 Concert Supports St. Mary's Snack Pack Program

To support St. Mary’s mission of helping food-insecure kids at Leaphart Elementary School, bring any of the items below to our concert on November 30, 2018. As you enjoy the Resounding Joy, know that you helped kids in need!

Here's a list of items:

  • Canned pasta 
  • Juice boxes
  • Applesauce cups
  • Fruit cups
  • Granola bars
  • Rice Crispy treats
  • Individual-size boxes of cereal
  • Individual packages of fruit snacks
  • Instant oatmeal
  • Instant grits
  • Lance peanut butter or cheese crackers
  • Slim Jim’s
  • Mac 'n' cheese
  • Ramen noodles
  • Ramen instant lunch

DFCS Announces 2018 Christmas Concert "Resounding Joy"

The Dutch Fork Choral Society presents Resounding Joy, a Christmas concert featuring festive holiday music and brass quartet, on Friday, November 30, 2018 at 7:30 pm, at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 170 St. Andrews Road, Columbia. The concert features a Christmas cantata by Daniel Pinkham, antiphonal works by Gabrieli and Vivaldi, and festive holiday favorites. Free to the public. (Donations graciously accepted). Kirstina Rasmussen Collins, Artistic Director, and Bradley Fuller, accompanist.


DFCS Begins Rehearsals For 2018-2019 Season

It is almost time to start singing again! The Dutch Fork Choral Society will begin rehearsals for the 2018-2019 Season on Tuesday, September 4th at 7:00 pm at Chapin UMC. All Voice parts are needed. No auditions. Fees for the year are $60. We are extremely excited and fortunate to have the very qualified Kirstina Rasmussen Collins as our new artistic director! This season the DFCS will be presenting 3 concerts at locations and dates to be determined. Please come, greet old friends, welcome new voices and bring friends with you too.

Any questions, contact Jim Buck, at 803-318-0488 or email at Also, you can contact the society directly at Hope to see you in September.

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)