Arts
3:53 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Carson Myre Series Presents Murray Woman's Club 2013 Holiday Open House

Segment One: Murray Women's Club Chorus
Segment Two: Murray High School Concert Choir
Segment Three: Calloway County High School Choir
Complete, Unedited Performance

Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS.  We’re delighted you’ve joined us for this new series. In this web exclusive, we feature the Murray Woman’s Club 2013 Holiday Open House. This concert was recorded on December 1, 2013 at the Murray Woman’s Club. George Eldred is our recording engineer.

See more about the Murray Woman's Club.

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In the first selection, we’ll hear the Murray Women’s Club Chorus, directed by Mrs. Kathryn Mowery and accompanied by Ms. Oneida White.

Song List: 

"A Christmas Wish" by Linda Spevacek

"On This Day Angels Sing" by Greg Gilpin

"In the Bleak Midwinter" words by Christina Rossetti, music by Gustav Holt, arr. by Laura Farnell

"Little Christopher" by Don McAfee

"Pavane for a Silent Night" by Jean Anne Shafferman, music by Maurice Ravel, arr. by Patrick Liebergen

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In the second selection, we’ll hear the Murray High School Concert Choir, directed by Ms. Elaine Mitchell and featuring accompaniment by Maria Taylor.

Song List:

"Riu, Riu, Chiu" Traditional Spanish Carol, arr. by Linda Spevacek

"In Winter" by Victor C. Johnson

"What Makes You Beautiful" by Ed Lojeski

"Deck the Rooftop" by Anders/Astrom/Hassman

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In this final selection, we’ll hear the Calloway County High School Choir, directed by Mark Dycus, and accompanied by Ms. Janet Finch. The last song of this selection features both the Calloway County High School Choir and the Murray High School Choir. 

Song List:

"A Jubilant Gloria" by Mary Lynn Lightfoot

"Sing We All Noel" arr. by Althouse

"Christmas In About Three Minutes" arr. Mark Weston

"Domine Fili Unigenite" by Antonio Vivaldi

"The Twelve Days AFTER Christmas" by Frederick Silver

Combined Performance: "Hodie Christus Natus Est" by Michael Bedford

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If you are a music educator and would like to have your youth ensembles recorded for broadcast on WKMS, please contact us through email at msu.wkms@murraystate.edu, or by phone at 800-599-4737.

And enjoy classical music anytime – all the time on WKMS and WKMD HD-2, 92.5 Paducah, and 105.1 Madisonville, also streaming online at wkms.org.