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)

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

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)

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

Appetizers

  • 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

Dessert
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
Alleluia
Homeland
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

INTERMISSION

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