“I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music. I like the teamwork. It makes me feel optimistic about the human race when I see them cooperating like that.” – Paul McCartney

 September 2016

September 7 & 9, 7 pm
World House Choir (Catherine Roma, conductor)
“Come Sit at the Welcome Table”
Mark your calendars and pull up a chair at the WELCOME TABLE. Our upcoming concert features an eclectic mix of choral music and audience sing-alongs to inspire our communities toward justice, diversity, and equality as we strive for peace and build our web of mutuality. Join us as we sing in Spanish, Zulu, Hebrew, and English—repertoire drawn from different world music traditions. First Presbyterian Church, 314 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Free admission. World House Choir


September 10, 7 pm
World House Choir (Catherine Roma, conductor)
“Come Sit at the Welcome Table”
Mark your calendars and pull up a chair at the WELCOME TABLE. Our upcoming concert features an eclectic mix of choral music and audience sing-alongs to inspire our communities toward justice, diversity, and equality as we strive for peace and build our web of mutuality. Join us as we sing in Spanish, Zulu, Hebrew, and English—repertoire drawn from different world music traditions. Grace United Methodist Church, 1001 Harvard Blvd., Dayton, OH 45046. Free admission. World House Choir


September 11, 3 pm
World House Choir (Catherine Roma, conductor)
“Come Sit at the Welcome Table”
Mark your calendars and pull up a chair at the WELCOME TABLE. Our upcoming concert features an eclectic mix of choral music and audience sing-alongs to inspire our communities toward justice, diversity, and equality as we strive for peace and build our web of mutuality. Join us as we sing in Spanish, Zulu, Hebrew, and English—repertoire drawn from different world music traditions. Urbana University, 579 College Way, Urbana, OH 43078. Free admission. World House Choir


September 13, 8:00 pm
CCM Wind Ensemble & Choir Collaboration (Angela Holt, conductor)
“With Liberty & Justice for All”
Join us for our commemoration of America! For this concert, we are excited to bring together the talents of the CCM Wind Ensemble with voices from across the Greater Cincinnati area! Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Free admission.

J. S. SMITH: The Star-Spangled Banner
CAMPHOUSE: A Movement for Rosa
MASLANKA: Testament
COPLAND: A Lincoln Portrait
STEFFE/WILHOUSKY: The Battle Hymn of the Republic

The combined choirs will open the concert with the Star Spangled Banner and close the concert with the “The Battle Hymn of the Republic”.

Participating choirs are:
Cincinnati Choral Society (Phil Clary, conductor)
Clermont Festival Chorale (Tracy & Tim Carpenter, conductor)
Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church: Cathedral Choir & Wesley Choir (Neal Hamlin, conductor)
Kings High School Chamber Singers (Hope Milthaler, conductor)
Mason Chorale (Karen Mail, conductor)
Milford High School Choir ((Tracy Carpenter, conductor)
Newtown United Methodist Church (Kristy Swift, conductor)
Northern Kentucky Community Chorus (Stephanie Nash, conductor)
Sycamore High School Select Ensemble and Bella Voce (Ken Holdt, conductor)


September 16, 8 pm
Vocal Arts Ensemble (Craig Hella Johnson, conductor)
“The Hope of Loving”
“How will you ever find peace unless you yield to love?” Grammy-winning conductor Craig Hella Johnson opens the VAE season with works that focus on the importance and impact of love shown to oneself and to others. Westwood First Presbyterian Church, 3011 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati. 45211. Tickets available at www.vaecinci.org.

Gitanjali Chants (Craig Hella Johnson)
The Ecstasies Above (Tarik O’Regan)
Soneto de la noche (Morten Lauridsen)
Sure on this Shining Night (Morten Lauridsen)
The Hope of Loving (Jake Runestad)
Where is Love? (arr. Joshua Shank)
Unclouded Day (Shawn Kirchner)


September 17, 8 pm
Vocal Arts Ensemble (Craig Hella Johnson, conductor)
“The Hope of Loving”
“How will you ever find peace unless you yield to love?” Grammy-winning conductor Craig Hella Johnson opens the VAE season with works that focus on the importance and impact of love shown to oneself and to others. St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 10345 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, 45242. Tickets available at www.vaecinci.org.

Gitanjali Chants (Craig Hella Johnson)
The Ecstasies Above (Tarik O’Regan)
Soneto de la noche (Morten Lauridsen)
Sure on this Shining Night (Morten Lauridsen)
The Hope of Loving (Jake Runestad)
Where is Love? (arr. Joshua Shank)
Unclouded Day (Shawn Kirchner)