Winter’s Journey

Performed by Concordia Youth Choir
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 7:30 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, Maine

Concordia Youth Choir will present Winter’s Journey Tuesday, January 9 at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Brunswick at 7:30 PM. The first of two concerts in a series entitled, Journey to Awakening. This installment, Winter’s Journey, features music evocative of the solstice and season with inspiration drawn from winter landscapes and festivities. Concordia is a select chamber choir of high school singers under the direction of Dr. Shannon Chase. Tickets are $10 for general admission.

Concert Repertoire

I am Here to Sing Thee Songs from The Golden Harp by Gwyneth Walker
Text by Rabindranath Tagore
For SATB choir and piano

Bow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind by John Rutter
For SATB with divisi and piano
Text by William Shakespeare

The Rose of Sharon by Thomas Juneau
For SSAA voices a cappella

Be Like the Bird by Abbie Betinis
A round in five parts
Text by Victor Hugo

Solstice Song by Jan Garrett, arr. Larry Nickel
For SSAAT choir and piano

Winter Songs by Gene Frier and Ruth Elaine Schram
For SATB choir and piano

Over Snowy Winter Roads Arr. Ken Berg
Traditional Estonian Carol
For SATB chorus and piano with percussion

The Piper from Songs of Innocence by Everett Reed
For SATB choir with divisi and piano
Text by William Blake