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

A Little Night Music

February 20, 2016 7:30pm, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church
195 Amicks Ferry Road, Chapin, SC

Suzanne Ringer, Conductor
Susan Richie, Accompanist

This Little Light of Mine
All Praise To Thee, My God, This Night
Sure on this Shining Night
My Song in the Night
All Night, All Day
It’s A Grand Night for Singing
Moon River
The Way You Look, Tonight
The Music of the Night
Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In
and others

Glorious Music

December 4, 2015 7:30pm, Chapin United Methodist Church
415 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin, SC

Suzanne Ringer, Conductor
Susan Richie, Accompanist


Gloria by Antonio Vivaldi

  • Gloria in excelsis deo
  • Et in terra pax
  • Laudamus te, Elizabeth Gantt and Sawyer Branham, soloists
  • Gratias agimus tibi
  • Propter magnam gloria
  • Domine Deus, Elizabeth Gantt, soprano
  • Domine, Fili unigenite
  • Domine Deus, Agnus Dei, Sawyer Branham, alto
  • Qui tollis peccata mundi
  • Quoniam tu solus sanctus
  • Cum Sancto Spiritu


  • Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light (Johan Rist, arr. Johan Schop, J.S. Bach)
  • What Sweeter Music (Robert Herrick, arr. John Rutter)
  • Ding Dong Merrily on High (G.R. Woodward, arr. R. Mather)
  • Ave Maria, Elizabeth Gantt, soprano (J.S.Bach, Charles Gounod)
  • Gesu Bambino, Elizabeth Gantt, soprano (Pietro A. Yon)
  • Away in a Manger, Jill Washabau, soprano (William J. Kirkpatrick, arr. Ola Gjeilo)
  • African Noel, Peggy Shallow, percussion (Ronald Kauffmann)
  • The First Noel (Traditional English Carol, arr. Mack Wilberg)

Te Deum

7:30pm, May 26, 2015
Irmo High School for the Performing Arts

Lawrence Abernathy, Conductor
Suzanne Ringer, Assistant Conductor
Stephanie Ann Beinlich, Soprano
Washington Isaac Holmes, Baritone
Yonie Penev, Accompanist

Te Deum – Antonin Dvorak

  • Te deum laudamus
  • Tu Rex gloriae, Christi
  • Aeterna fac cum sanctis
  • Dignare Domine
  • Benedicamus Patrem

5 Mystical Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams

  • Easter
  • I Got Me Flowers
  • Love Made Me Welcome
  • The Call
  • Antiphon

Rhapsody in Red White and Blue

7:30pm, November 20, 2014
Chapin United Methodist Church

Lawrence Abernathy, Conductor
Suzanne Ringer, Assistant Conductor
William Douglas, Accompanist

  • Chester – William Billings
  • Africa – William Billings
  • The Last Words of David – Randal Thompson
  • Set Me as a Seal – Rene Clausen
  • I Will Arise – arr. Parker/Shaw
  • Soon-ah Will Be Done – William Dawson
  • This Little Light of Mine – Moses Hogan
  • Dirait-on – Morton Lauridsen
  • Sure On This Shining Night – Samuel Barber
  • Simple Gifts – Aaron Copland
  • I Bought Me a Cat – Aaron Copland
  • Zion’s Walls – Aaron Copland