DFCS Announces 2017-2018 Concerts

The Dutch Fork Choral Society is happy to announce its 2017-2018 concerts:

  1. Friday, December 1, 2017 - Messiah (with orchestra)
  2. Friday, February 23, 2018 - Love Songs at Saluda Shoals River Center
  3. Thursday, April 26, 2018 - Living Composers

Angelic Voices

7:00 PM, April 21, 2017 St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
6952 St. Andrews Rd, Columbia SC

Suzanne Ringer, conductor
Laura Nevitt, conductor
William Douglas, accompanist

Requiem, Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)

  1. Introit and Kyrie
  2. Offertory
  3. Sanctus with CrossRoads Intermediate Honors Chorus
  4. Pie Jesu
  5. Libera Me
  6. In Paradisum with CrossRoads Intermediate Honors Chorus

Selections by CrossRoads Intermediate Honors Chorus
Laura Nevitt, conductor

  • The Sally Gardens, Benjamin Britten
  • Windy Nights, Kirk Aamot
  • Homeward Bound Marta Keen, arr. Jay Althouse
  • Alleluia, W.A. Mozart

Dutch Fork Choral Society

  • Sing Me To Heaven, Daniel Gathrop (1949-)
  • In That Great Gittin' Up Morning, Jester Hairston (1901-2000)

Dutch Fork Choral Society Angelic Voices Concert Announced

The Dutch Fork Choral Society Angelic Voices concert is to be presented at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church 7:00 PM Friday, April 21, 2017. This free concert (donations accepted) will be performed by DFCS and Crossroads Intermediate School Honor Choirs, with guest soloists Frieda Todd, soprano, and Lawrence Abernathy, tenor, and will include Requiem by Faure and several other selections from both choirs. St. Andrews Presbyterian church is located at 6952 St. Andrews Rd, Columbia, SC.

Artistic direction: Suzanne Ringer (DFCS), and Laura Nevitt (Crossroads Honor Choir). Accompanist: William Douglas.

Jim Buck
(803) 318-0488
(803) 414-2222

Be Our Guest!

February 18, 2017
Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
195 Amicks Ferry Road, Chapin, SC

Suzanne Ringer, Conductor
William Douglas, Accompanist


  • Be Our Guest, William Douglas and Kay Brown, soloist
  • The Sound of Music
  • Do You Hear the People Sing, Richard Abercrobie and Joey Tucker, soloist

Specialities by the Chapin Chirpers

  • Side By Side
  • This Train Is Bound For Glory
  • The Yellow Rose of Texas

A La Carte

  • Give My Regards To Broadway, Laurie Seel
  • Send In the Clowns, Sherry Lazar
  • Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend, Gloria Ziemer
  • Till There Was You, Mary Wessinger
  • On My Own, Tracey Hagerty
  • Slipping Through My Fingers, Janis Morgan

Main Course

  • Sugartime, DFCS Altos
  • Godspell, DFCS Ensemble
  • New York, New York, Robert White, Ed Henkler, Jim Buck, and Leaps of Faith
  • One, DFCS Men
  • Sister Act Medley, DFCS Women, Janis Morgan, Tracey Hagerty, Lil Mood, Andrea Stefaniak
  • Phantom of the Opera Medley

The Circle of Life

Testament of Freedom

7:00 PM, November 18, 2016
Chapin United Methodist Church
415 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin, SC

Suzanne Ringer, Conductor
William Douglas, Accompanist

A Testament of Freedom, Randall Thompson
Choral Reflections on Amazing Grace
Battle Hymn of the Republic

Ode To Music

May 5, 2016 7:30pm, Chapin United Methodist Church
415 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin SC

May 6, 2016
7:30pm, McGregor Presbyterian Church
6505 St. Andrews Rd, Columbia SC

Suzanne Ringer, Conductor
Frances Webb, Accompanist

The Gift of Music

  • The Gift of Music, John Rutter (Frieda Todd, soprano; Ed Henkler, flute)
  • Sing We and Chant It, Thomas Morley
  • From Harmony from "St. Cecelia", G.F. Handel
  • Hallelujah from "The Mount of Olives", Ludwig Van Beethoven

The Heart of Music

  • If Music Be the Food of Love, David Dickau
  • Ave Verum, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • With a Voice of Singing, Kenneth Jennings


DFCS Ensemble

  • Cantate Domino, Giuseppe Pitonif
  • Ubi Caritas, Maurice Durufle
  • Pie Jesu from "Requiem", Gabriel Faure (Frieda Todd, soprano)

The Soul of Music

  • How Can I Keep From Singing, arr. by Eric Nelson
  • Yo Le Canto Todo El Dia, David Brunner
  • I'm Gonna Sing 'Til The Spirit Moves In My Heart, arr. by Moses Hogan (Pam Coleman, soprano)
  • Come Thou Fount, arr. by Mack Wilberg
  • It's A Grand Night For Singing