2010-2011

Fall 2010 Concert

"In the Spirit of the Season"
A Holiday Concert Featuring William Lloyd Webber’s Born A King
The DeKalb Festival Chorus with Guest Organist Dr. William Crosbie
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John, Sycamore, IL

 

Toccata-Prelude on Vom Himmel hoch Garth Edmundson
William Crosbie, organ
   
Gospodi, spasi Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Opus 31, No. 6
Sergei Rachmaninoff
   
Born a King, A Christmas Cantata William S. Lloyd Webber
John Campen, baritone

Semi-chorus:
Kathryn Bell, Marsha Martin, Lynn Mrazek,
Nika Plattos, Joyce Zartman
   
Sweet Little Jesus Boy Robert MacGimsey
John Campen, Baritone
   
Masters in This Hall Traditional English Carol, arr. Alice Parker
Dekalb FestivalChorus
   
from Seven Carols for Christmas Arr. Alice Parker
Nika Plattos, percussion
   
God Rest You Merry Traditional English Carol
Dekalb Festival Chorus
   
Away in a Manger Tune: James Ramsey Murray
Words: Unknown (verses 1 & 2).
Verse 3 attributed to John Thomas McFarland
Dekalb Festival Chorus
   
Fum, Fum, Fum! Catalonian Carol
Dekalb Festival Chorus
   
A Christmas Journey Herbie Martin, an American premiere
Prairie Brass Band
   
Blest Be the Tie Music: Jennifer Glenn Whiting
Words: John Fawcett
Dekalb Festival Chorus
   

 

 

Spring 2011 Concert

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Choral Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
The NIU Philharmonic, the NIU Concert Choir, and DeKalb Festival Chorus
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Northern Illinois University

Animato!
The DeKalb Festival Chorus and the Prairie Brass Band
Saturday, May 14, 2011
Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Northern Illinois University

Where Eagles Sing Paul Lovatt Cooper
Prairie Brass Band
   
The Frog and the Crow
from Five English Folk Songs
arr. Daryl Runswick
DeKalb Festival Chorus
   
Joy, Peace, and Happiness Richard Phillips
Prairie Brass Band
   
I Bought Me a Cat Lynn Riggs/Aaron Copland
John Campen
   
Sheep May Safely Graze
J.S. Bach
DeKalb Festival Chorus
   
Il est bel et bon Pierre Passereau
DeKalb Festival Chorus
   
All Creatures Great and Small Johnny Pearson, arr. Goff Richards
Prairie Brass Band
   
El Grillo
Josquin des Prez
DeKalb Festival Chorus
   
The Elephant
J. Ord Hume
Prairie Brass Band
   
The Lion Sleeps Tonight Solomon Linda
DeKalb Festival Chorus
   
The Silver Swan Orlando Gibbons
DeKalb Festival Chorus
   
Goose Fair Allan Street
Prairie Brass Band
   
Teddy Bears’ Picnic John Bratton, arr. Gordon Mackenzie
Prairie Brass Band and DeKalb Festival Chorus