Week of May 2, 2016

Rehearsals May 9 and 10 at Grace & Holy Trinity

Concert Choir Performance Saturday, May 14 at Henricus Park Family Fun Day

Cantare Choir music for Grace & Holy Trinity 11:00 a.m. Service Sunday May 15


The Treble Choir sang beautifully and warmed everyone's hearts at the Westover Hills Methodist Church Service on April 17th and again at Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center on May 3rd.

The Concert Choir entertained a full house and left them wanting to come back for more at the annual GRCC "Lyrics, Laughter, & Learning" concert at the Downtown Public Library on April 16th.

The Cantare Choir proved that we will be terrific musical ambassadors on our June tour to Germany with a stellar Tour Preview Concert at St. Michael's Episcopal Church on April 24th.


Cantare Choir Rep for Pentecost May 15 GHTC 11:00 a.m. Service- new music in bold -

All anthems need to be memorized for May 9 Mandatory Rehearsal.

4 Anthems for the Prelude: 9-10 min.

Me Nyame Ye - 2 min

Non Nobis Domine 1 min.

Bach 80 no. 1b & 8 - 3 min.

A Prayer of Desmond Tutu - 2:20min

Siyahamba in Zulu, English, Spanish, German, & East Coast Algonquin 4min. Following Acts 2:1-21

If Ye Love Me 1:30 min.  Following Gospel Reading John 14:8-7 (25-27)

Living in a Holy City - Oct. 17 - 3:15 min. Offertory Anthem

Communion: 7 min.

Regina Coeli- Aichinger 2 min.

Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern 1:30 min. (in German only)

'Tis the Gift to Be Simple 1:30

Wade in the Water 1:40

Hymns & Sanctus: (use hymnals - NOT memorized) Processional Hymn 225 Hail Thee Festival Day,

Gradual Hymn 516 Com Down O Love Divine, Sanctus S130, Recessional Hymn 531 O Spirit of the Living God


Cantare Choir - Be prepared for May 9 Mandatory Rehearsal

MEMORIZE your parts and words on these two anthems for Sunday May 15 service

If Ye Love Me by Thomas Tallis - NEW PART DIVISION DECIDED ON MAY 2ND:

Soprano: Nina, Grace, Nyla, Dominique, Clara, Tori-Anna, Madeleine W., Jyoti, Madeline R.

Alto: Sharita, Danielle, Aidan, Naomi, Carson, Dorcas, Amaya, Jack, Chip

Tenor: Katherine, Kennedy, William, Owen, Pete

Bass: Shaandro, Josh, Gavin

Review Siyahamba. We will sing it in this order, Zulu, English, Spanish, German & East Coast Algonquin.

German words: Lasst uns gehen in dem Licht des Herrn then... Ja wir gehen....gehen, ja wir gehen

Review for 5/15: Me Nyame Ye, Non nobis, Bach 80 1 & 8, Desmond Tutu, Living in Holy City

Review and learn for spring concert and Germany:

Frühlingsgruss - Let's use same division as for "If Ye Love Me" (see above)

Plenty-A-Music - SAB division - Pro Arte sing Soprano and Alto, Cavalieri sing Baritone

Singen macht Spass - Everyone learn the single line to sing in unison and in a round and Cavalieri also learn the bass-ostinato.


Cavalieri Choir - Be prepared for May 9 Mandatory Rehearsal

Review Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern in German, and Regina Coeli to be sung in May 15 service

Top: Wm & Josh, Middle: Owen & Shaandro, Bottom: Gavin & Mr. Pete

Learn Der Strauss by Fanny Hensel


Pro Arte Choir - Be prepared for May 9 Mandatory Rehearsal

Learn correctly and memorize your part to be sung in May 15 service

'Tis the Gift to Be Simple - 4 part - Soprano 1, Soprano 2, Alto 1, Alto 2

Soprano 1 - Nina, Grace, Nyla, Dominique, Clara

Soprano 2 - Jyoti, Madeline R., Sharita, Tori-Anna, Madeleine W.

Alto 1 - Lauren, Kennedy, Danielle, Aidan, Naomi, Carson

Alto 2 - Dorcas, Amaya, Katherine, Jack, Chip

Review Wade in the Water

Continue to secure parts in Didn't It Rain!



Next performance for Concert Choir - Sat. May 14 All Day May Day Festival Henricus Historical Park 251 Henricus Park Rd. Chester, VA 23836

Mattaponi Song of Gratitude 3 min                                                                                                                                               

Cherokee Morning Song

Tolepe Menenak


May God Be Merciful - Tallis' Canon- 2 min.                     

A Frog Went A-Courtin'                                                                                                                                                                     

Friendship & Music round p. 20

Let Us Go A-Maying p. 17

Sumer Is A-Cumen In

Concert Choir - May 9 Mandatory Rehearsal

Have all music above memorized.


Treble Choir May 10 Rehearsal

Continue to secure notes and words in Allan Blank songs for spring concert.

Review Handel - Praise the Lord with Cheerful Noise