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S.F. Bay Area Concert

Location: California, USA
Choir type: School Choirs
The Acalanes Union High School District will present the 10th Annual Richard C. Hansen Fall Choral Classic Festivals on October 16th for mixed choirs and October 18 for women's choirs. Both concerts will be held at Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church 49 Knox Dr. Lafayette, CA 94549 at 7:30pm both nights. To celebrate this anniversary, Dr. Gene Peterson and Chirs Olin will be returning to the district from the University of Tennesee and University of Oregon respectively to serve as our guest conductors/clinicians. All seats are general admission and a  donation of $5 is suggested.
Please find the repertoire below: 


Las Lomas High School                     Chorale            Scott Hughes, Conductor

Banuwa                                                                                                    Liberian Folk Song  arr. Mike Brewer
Get on Board, Little Children                                                         Traditional Spiritual  arr. Raymond Wise
Miramonte High School              Concert Singers                    Megan Perdue, Conductor
Hamisha Asar                                                                             Flory Jagoda (b. 1925), arr. Nick Page
Requiem                                                          Eliza Gilkyson (b. 1950), arr. Craig Hella Johnson
City Called Heaven                              arr. Josephine Poelinitz
Soloists: Amrita Newton & Grant Soso
Accompanist: Carole Stoffregen
Acalanes High School   Concert Choir                    Bruce C. Lengacher, Conductor
Down to the River To Pray            Soloists: Emily Forrest, Julia Zucker                   Traditional arr. Mark Hafso
Cicada Song                                                 from Infinity to Dwell                              Robert Kyr (b.1952)
Soloists: Natalie Clendening, Cristina McCue, Audrey O’Donnell
He Never Failed me Yet                                                                                                        Robert Ray
Soloists: Charlene Commer, Aliyah Harrison, Kim Main, Sarah Pardo, Iris Wagner
                                                             Accompanist :Kymry Esainko
Campolindo High School    Concert Choir                        Mark W. Roberts, Conductor
Lebenslust                                                                   Franz Schubert (1797-1828) ed. Ray Robinson
Lux Aurumque                                                                                               Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
Ain-a That Good News                                                                       William Dawson (1899-1990)
Accompanist:  Paul Caccamo
Miramonte High School   Choral Artists                               Megan Perdue, Conductor
La Serenata                                              Francesco Paolo Tosti (1846-1916) arr. Randy Haldeman
The Pasture                                                                                          Z. Randall Stroope (b. 1953)
She Take Me Money (Matilda)                                                                    arr. Larry Farrow (b. 1950)
                                                        Accompanist: Carole Stoffregen
Acalanes High School   Chamber Singers                     Bruce C. Lengacher, Conductor
Mille Volte Di                                                                                          Carlo Gesualdo (1566-1613)
Sing Me to Heaven                                                                                  Daniel Gawthrop (b.1949)
Chan Chan                                                                      Francisco Repilado arr. Gorge R. Martinez
Campolindo High School   Chamber Singers                        Mark W. Roberts, Conductor
Exultate Deo                                                                                     Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
Earth Song                                                                                                        Frank Ticheli (b.1958)
Chindia                                                                                                  Alexandru Pa?canu (1920-1989)
      Mass Choirs           Dr. Gene Peterson, Conductor
O, Clap Your Hands                                                                                         John Rutter (b. 1949)
The Ground                                                                                                      Oja Gjielo (b. 1978)
From This House                                                                                       Ben Allaway (b.1958)
Accompanist: Paul Caccamo, Organ: Stewart Scharch
Strings: Erin Chen, V1, Sam Gribstein, V2, Delaney McGuire, Viola, Uma Agrawal, Cello
10/18 Women's Choirs

Acalanes High School                     Bella Voce                            Bruce C. Lengacher, Conductor

Lift Thine Eyes                                                                     Felix Bartholdy Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
The Poet Sings                                                                                           Z. Randall Stroope (b.1953)
Duo Seraphim                                                                              Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611)
Accompanist: Kymry Esainko

Miramonte High School                 Women’s Ensemble                 Megan Perdue, Conductor

Johnny Said, No!                                                                                        Vijay Singh (b. 1963)
Perhaps They Are Not Stars                                                                         Steven Sametz (b. 1954)
Jai Bhavani                                                                                             arr. Ethan Sperry (b. 1971)
                                             Accompanist: Carole Stoffregen

Campolindo High School          Women’s Ensemble              Mark W. Roberts, Conductor

Herbstlied                                                                                              Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Weep No More                                                                                               David Childs (b.1941)
Hello, Girls                                                                                               Lloyd Pfautsch (1921-2003)
Accompanist: Paul Caccamo
Mass Choirs                        Christopher Olin, Conductor
Svatba                                                                                                    Khristo Todorov (1921-2011)
Tundra                                                                                                                  Ola Gjeilo (b. 1978)
Deep River                                                                       Traditional arr. Donald Patriquin (b.1938)
Niška Banja                                                                                              arr. Nick Page (b.1952)
                                               Accompanist: Carole Stoffregen
Strings: Erin Chen, V1, Sam Gribstein, V2, Delaney McGuire, Viola, Uma Agrawal, Cello
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