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S.F. Bay Area Concerts, "Songs From Far Away"

Location: California, USA
Choir type: School Choirs
The Acalanes High School Music Department Proudly Presents the 2010 Winter Choral Concerts, "Songs From Far Away" on December 14 and 16, 2010 at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center at Acalanes High School, 1200 Pleasant Hill Rd. Lafayette, CA 94549

Suggested Donations: $5 for adults, $3 for Seniors, and Students 18 and younger are Free.

These concerts present the nine choirs of the AHS Choral Program singing a wide variety of music from around the world and both concerts will close with our traditional singing of Bay Area treasure, Kirke Mechem's "Sing All Ye Joyful" with the mass choirs and alumni.
Please join us to kick off the Holiday Season.
Hope to see you at one of the concerts.
Please find the repertoire below.
 12/14
MANCHOIR
Cockles and Mussels                                                                         Trad. Irish Folk Song arr. Eva Toller
The Lion Sleeps Tonight                                                                                                 arr. Scott Turnbull

CHORALE
Hava Nashira                                                                                    Trad. Hebrew arr. John Leavitt
                       Bass: Delaney Maguire,  Clarinet: Erin Grant, Percussion: Ben Zucker
Tambourica                                                                         Ukranian Dance Song arr. Theron Kirk
Morning Song (Cherokee Amazing Grace)                                                            arr. James Green
Jarba Mare Jarba                                                Hungarian (Beas) Gypsy Song arr. Glen Adkins

WOMEN’S OCTET
The Christmas Song                                                        Mel Torme and Robert Wells arr. Roy Ringwald
The Chain                                                            Ingrid Michealson arr. By 10-11            Women’s Octet          

CONCERT CHOIR
A Belén, pastores,vamos!                                                                            Arr. Adrian Piraquibis
Ajde Jano                                                                          Serbian Folk Song arr.  Tina Harrington
Tell My Ma                                                                                Irish Folk Song arr. John Washburn
           Soloists: Erin Hajre Chapman and Kate McGlothlen
Jenga Imani Yako                                                                                                    Israel Kagaruki

CONTEMPORARY A CAPPELLA PROJECT
Starlight                                                                                                          Matthew Bellamy
                                                                                                                 Arr. 10 CAP Members
THE ACAFELLAS
Selections to Be Announced

BELLA VOCE
Predite Prelje                                                                         Traditional Bosnian transcribed by Kitka
Dixit                                                                Johann Michael Haydn (1736-1806) ed. Martin Banner
Magnificat                                                                                             Christine Donkin (b. 1976)
           Soloists: Maddy Fraysse, Christina McCue, Carol Liu
El Barquito                                                                                                     Alberto Grau (b.1937)

MASS CHOIRS AND ALUMNI
Sing all Ye Joyful                                                                                     Kirke Mechem (b.1925)

                                    12/16/10
WOMEN’S OCTET
The Christmas Song                                                        Mel Torme and Robert Wells arr. Roy Ringwald
The Chain                                                            Ingrid Michealson arr. By 10-11            Women’s Octet                                  

CHORALE
Hava Nashira                                                                                      Trad. Hebrew arr. John Leavitt
                       Bass: Delaney Maguire,  Clarinet: Erin Grant, Percussion: Ben Zucker
Tambourica                                                                         Ukranian Dance Song arr. Theron Kirk
Morning Song (Cherokee Amazing Grace)                                                            arr. James Green
Jarba Mare Jarba                                                Hungarian (Beas) Gypsy Song arr. Glen Adkins

MANCHOIR
Cockles and Mussels                                                                         Trad. Irish Folk Song arr. Eva Toller
The Lion Sleeps Tonight                                                                                                 arr. Scott Turnbull

WOMEN’S ENSEMBLE
Et Exultavit and Esurientes                         from the Magnificat                    Antonio Vivaldi (1675-1741)          
African Lullaby                        Trad. Bantu and African American Songs        arr. Joan Szymko (b.1957)
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day                                                                  John Rutter (b.1945)

CONTEMPORARY A CAPPELLA PROJECT
Starlight                                                                                                          Matthew Bellamy
                                                                                                                    Arr. 10 CAP Members
THE ACAFELLAS
Program to be Announced

CHAMBER SINGERS
Kalinda                                                                                           Sydney Guillaume (b. 1982)
In the Bleak Midwinter                                                     Gustav Holst (1874-1934)arr. Lee Kesselman
Hine Ma Tov                                                                   Traditional Hebrew arr. Bruce C. Lengacher
O Magnum Mysterium                                                                                    Cesar Carrillo (b. 1957)
The 12 Days After Christmas                                                                 Frederick Silver (1936-2009)

MASS CHOIRS AND ALUMNI
Sing all Ye Joyful                                                                                     Kirke Mechem (b.1925)

Bruce Lengacher
Director of Choral Activities
Performing Arts Dept. Chair
Acalanes High School
Lafayette, CA
925.280.3970 ext.7325
blengacher@acalanes.k12.ca.us
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