Fall 2008

"A Child's Christmas in Wales"
The Dekalb Festival Chorus and The Prairie Brass Band
featuring a dramatic reading by Dean Ludden of Dylan Thomas's work
December 14, 2009, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall

A Child's Christmas in Wales Dylan Thomas

read by Dean Ludden

Benedictus, from The Armed Man (A Mass for Peace) Karl Jenkins, arr. Tony Small

Paul Eakley, euphonium; Prairie Brass Band

This Little Babe Benjamin Britten

DeKalb Festival Chorus

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen Traditional, arr. Dallas Niermeyer

Prairie Brass Band

Ding-a-Ding-a-Ding Greg Gilpin

DeKalb Festival Chorus

Ding Dong Merrily on High French carol, 16th century, arr. Roy Newsome

Prairie Brass Band

Throw the Yule Log On, Uncle John PDQ Bach, "reverently edited by Prof. Peter Schickele"

DeKalb Festival Chorus

Morceau de Concours Gabriel Fauré, arr./ed. Anabel Hulme Brieff

Ruth Cavanauagh, flute

Let it Snow Jule Styne, arr. William Gordon

Prairie Brass Band

Good King Wenceslas Text by John Mason Neale; Tune: "Tempus Adest Floridum", 13th century spring carol

DeKalb Festival Chorus

Cherry Ripe English folk song, text by Robert Herrick

Jennifer Weydert, solo

Drake's Drum English folk song, text by Sir Henry Newbolt

Robert Davis, solo

All through the Night Traditional Welsh tune, arr. K. Lee Scott

DeKalb Festival Chorus

Deck the Hall Traditional Welsh, arr. John Rutter

We Wish You a Merry Christmas English carol, 16th century, arr. Gary Schwartz

DeKalb Festival Chorus

Sleighride Leroy Anderson, arr. Ernest Tomlinson

Prairie Brass Band

Spring 2009

Ensemble Concert with the NIU Concert Choir
directed by Eric A. Johnson, D.M.A.
April 19, 2009, Boutell Memorial Concert Hall

Theresienmesse
Mass No. 12 in Bb, Hob. XXII:12
Joseph Haydn

I. Kyrie Claire Woerner, Diane Toomey, David Nolden, John Boehlefeld

II. Gloria in Excelsis Deo

III. Gratias Agimus Tibi Deborah Jedlicka, Brynn Bixby, Stephen Yeseta, Howard Eckdahl

Quoniam Tu Solus Sanctus Marie Munier, Mihcal McClelland, Sean DelGrosso, Drayton Eggleson

Credo--Et Incarnatus est--Et Resurrexit

Sanctus Yu-Kuan Wang, Nichole Slaughter, Michael Griffin, John Boehlefeld

Agnus Dei

Don Nobis Pacem Zenia Lee, Dawn Rodriguez, Sean DelGrosso, Howard Eckdahl