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Winter Concert — Still I Rise:
Music to recognize, reflect, and celebrate
the diversity in our world

Saturday, December 5th, 2015
Jennifer Kane, conductor
Josh Lawton, piano and organ

Veni, Domine    Felix Mendelssohn

Reflections from Yad Vashem    Daniel J. Hall
Original text by Daniel J. Hall
Other texts from Genesis
   Viola: Jing-Huey Wei

There Will Come Soft Rains    Kevin A. Memley
Words by Sara Teasdale
   Oboe: Cathy Meyer Stein


Herzlich tut mich erfreuen, Op. 122, No. 4    Johannes Brahms
   Organ solo: Joshua T. Lawton


Messe Basse    Gabriel Fauré
Kyrie Eleison
   Soloist: Margot Surr
   Soloist: Michele Abroff
Agnus Dei


Hot Tea, Mint and Olives   Kareem Roustom
Poetry by Ibtisam Barakat
I. Tea Invitation
   Soloist: Leah Okumura
II. Alphabets of My Life
   Soloists: Belinda Wilkes, Carole Vincent, Ashley Brueske
III. The Song of the Zaytoon Trees
   Soloist: Ashley Brueske


Organ Sonata (Trio)    Hugo Distler
   Organ: Joshua t. Lawton
   Viola: Jing-Huey Wei
   Oboe: Cathy Stein


I Dream a World    Joan Szymko
Text by Langston Hughes


Still I Rise     Words and Music by Rosephanye Powell
Soloists:   Amanda Moser, Joan Goodman,
Lindsay Garrard, Alysia Chang-Bowman, Joan Grisham


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