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Vox Femina – RiverChor Fall 2019 Concert

Join RiverChor on Sunday, November 17, at 3:00 PM (note the new time!) at Zion Lutheran Church in Clinton, Iowa. The fall concert of our 16th season will feature the choral music of women composers and arrangers, dating from the 12th century to contemporary. The choir consists of 50 members ranging in age from 15 to 70 that come from eight communities within the Gateway Area of eastern Iowa and western Illinois. Our directors are Karl Wolf and Chris Marple; our pianist is Christine Holmer. Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Repertoire:

TitleComposer/
arranger
Text
Jubilate DeoEmily CrockerPsalm 100
Lua, Lua, Lua Esther Scliar Lucia Candall
Three Madrigals
“O Mistress Mine”
“Take, O Take”
“Sigh no more, Ladies”
Emma Lou Diemer Shakespeare
Ave Maria Angelina Figus Traditional
I Thank You God Gwyneth Walker e.e. cummings
I Will Be Earth
Featuring our Women
Gwyneth Walker May Swenson
I see the Heaven’s
Glory Shine
Featuring our Men
Andrea Ramsey Emily Bronté
My Very Own Susan LaBarr Song of Solomon
Arise, Beloved! Rosephanye Powell Song of Solomon
O frondens virga Carlotta Ferrari Hildegard von
Bingen
Gondoliera Clara Schumann Emanuel Geibel
Daniel, Daniel,
Servant of the
Lord
Undine S. Moore Trad. Spiritual

RiverChor holds auditions for the 2016-2017 season

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Are you interested in singing with RiverChor?  We are having auditions on Sunday, September 11 from 1-3 pm at Zion Lutheran Church in Clinton, Iowa.  You do not need to prepare anything, and auditions take about 10 minutes.

Our 2016 season will be as follows:

Sunday, Nov. 13               Fall Concert, Zion Lutheran, 2:00 pm

Saturday, Dec. 10             Holiday Concert with the CSO, Clinton High, 7:30 pm

Sunday, April 23                Spring Concert, Zion Lutheran, 2:00 pm

RiverChor Prepares for Fall 2014 Concert

RiverChor is in rehearsals for their fall concert, which will be Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church.  The concert is free.

Rose and Crown

Repertoire will follow two basic themes, music for Kings, and music of love.

O Lord God …… Paul Tschesnokoff

Ubi Caritas …… Ola Gjeilo

The Lord is My Light …… Horatio W. Parker

Coronation Mass in C …….. W. A. Mozart

Annie Laurie ……….. arr. Arthur Johnstone

The Pasture ……… Frost/Thompson,  featuring our Men

At Last ……. Gordon/Warren,  featuring our Women

A Summer Night, and You, and Paradise ……. Keillor/Kornelis

Lord of the Dance ……. Carter/Fleming

Swing Low Sweet Chariot ….. arr. Peter Knight

King Jesus is a-Listnin’ ….. arr.  Ken Berg

Please mark your calendar for November 2, we enjoy singing for you!

 

A New Season, time to Audition!

Do you enjoy singing, or know someone who does? We invite all Gateway area vocalists to audition for RiverChor. Auditions last about 10 minutes, and there is no need to prepare anything. We have openings in all sections.

RiverChor Auditions
1-3pm, Sunday, September 11
Zion Lutheran Church, Choir Room
439 Third Ave. South, Clinton, Iowa

An alternate audition time may be arranged by contacting Dr. Rob Engelson at 563-243-6042 or 563-212-6555.

The choir will resume rehearsals on Monday, September 12th, at 7pm in the Lyons Middle School choir room.