December 14, 2014
Cara Fleck, Harp
St. Louis Choir
St. Louis Children's Choir
Brass Ensemble

Program

O Come, Emmanuel - arr. J. Dausch, from Carols for Choirs by David Willcocks

A CEREMONY OF CAROLS - Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

I. Procession: Hodie Christus Natus Est
II. Wolcum, Yole!
III. There is No Rose
IV. That Yongë Child
V. Balulalow
VI. As Dew in Aprille
VII. This Little Babe
VIII. Interlude
IX. In Freezing Winter Night
X. Spring Carol
XI. Deo Gracias
XII. Recession

Cara Fleck, harp; Betsy Bates, Julia Hudson, Thomas and Kevin Rybinski, vocal soloists

CAROLS FOR BRASS QUINTET

A Carol Fantasy - arr. John Iveson

The Holly and the Ivy - Traditional English, arr. Howard Gable

Silent Night - Franz Gruber, arr. David Bandman

Sussez Carol - Traditional English, arr. Luther Henderson

We Wish You a Merry Christmas - arr. John Iveson

Nathan Clarke, trumpet; Michael Brest, trumpet; Brett Miller, French horn; David Sisk, trombone; Willie Clarke, tuba

Wassail! - arr. Jay Dausch

INTERMISSION

Hark! the Herald Angels Sing - Felix Mendelssohn, arr. David Willcocks

THE ST. LOUIS CHILDREN'S CHOIR

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly - Traditional Polish, arr. J. Dausch

Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming - Traditional German hymn

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Tommie Connor, arr. J. Dausch

Theresa Suhar and Larissa Sanders, Children's Choir directors

CAROLS FOR MEN

Gaudete - Traditional, arr. J. Dausch

Ron Denissen and Mark Mooney, soloists

God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen - Traditional, arr. Philip Kern

The Boar's Head Carol - Traditional English, arr. J. Dausch

Mark Mooney and Tonas Kalil, soloists

Good Christian Men, Rejoice! - Traditional German, arr. Anna Laura Page

White Christmas - Irving Berlin, arr. J. Dausch

Andrew Adelsberger, soloist

Let the Bright Seraphim from Samson - George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)

Betsy Bates, soprano; Nathan Clarke, trumpet

Hallelujah from Messiah

Joy to the World - Attributed to G. F. Handel, arr. Antony Baldwin


The St. Louis Choir

SOPRANO
Elizabeth Albin
Betsy Bates
Rosemarie Fleg
Marge Gehringer
Phyllis Hipp
Julie Hudson
Susan Lepple
Carolyn Ostlie
Jane Parrish

TENOR
Gene Albin
Jonathan Barry
Kevin Key
Michael Krainak
Rick Lober
Bill O'Loughlin
Arunas Vaskys

ALTO
Maura Conley
Joanne Dawson
Gerry Green
Kathy Gvozdas
Catherine LaFerriere
Annette Lober
Kathy Spies
Elizabeth Toth
Vida Vaskys

BASS
Andrew Adelsberger
David Bird
Jay Dausch
Ron Denissen
Tonas Kalil
John Klebba
Mark Mooney
Len Sladie

The St. Louis Treble Choir

Elliott Albin
Elizabeth Endres
Mary Kate Endres
Bethany Jennings
Katie Turcsanyi
Maya Matthai
Gabriella Mooney
Sebastian Morales
Lourdes Nguyen
Sophie Nguyen

David Reed
Kirsten Reed
Maggie Reed
Drew Rybinski
Kevin Rybinski
Thomas Rybinski
Katherine Sanders
Alex Sleeman
Zachariah Suhar


BRASS
Nathan Clarke, trumpet
Michael Brest, trumpet
Brett Miller, French horn
David Sisk, trombone
Willie Clarke, tuba

PERCUSSION
Tim KcKay

HARP
Cara Fleck

ORGAN and PIANO
Larissa Sanders

HANDBELLS
Anne and Mike Reed