Choir Mission Statement

"Providing quality choral experiences and educational opportunities to the community since 1968"

Our 2016 - 2017 Season


Lapeer County Concert Choir
49th Season - I Hear America Singing
Music Director – Dr. Eddie Howell
Accompanist – Molly Ijames

 

Winter 2016 Spring 2017
An Appalachian Family Christmas: Joseph Martin’s Appalachian Winter

featuring music of the season …
Twas the Night Before Christmas,
A Christmas Festival, and
Appalachian Winter - Joseph Martin

An Appalachian Spring:
Aaron Copland’s Old American Songs

 

featuring the music of…  
Andre’ Thomas, Stephen Foster, John Philip Sousa, Moses Hogan, and Aaron Copland           

Winter Concert Dates

Friday, December 2, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 4, 4:00 p.m.

Spring Concert Dates 

Friday, April 28, 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 30, 4:00 p.m.

 

 

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The Program for this Fall:

49th Season – I Hear America Singing

Winter Concert 2016

An Appalachian Family Christmas

 

The Anticipation

 We Need a Little Christmas from Mame - Jerry Herman/arr. Mark Hayes

 Do You Hear What I Hear? - arr. Harry Simeone

The Little Drummer Boy - arr Harry Simeone

 Twas the Night Before Christmas - arr. Harry Simeone

 

Quiet Reflection

 Follow that Star - Brian Lewis

 Ain’t That A Rockin’ - arr. Stacey V. Gibbs

 Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King - Moses Hogan

 

Prophet’s Proclamation

 I Hear the Prophet Calling - Pepper Choplin

 Appalachian Winter - Joseph M. Martin

 

Joyful Celebration

 A Christmas Festival - Leroy Anderson

 

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(Encore: Hallelujah from Messiah – G.F. Handel)

 

 

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An Appalachian Family Christmas
The program for this Fall complete with You Tube Video:

 

The Anticipation

 

We Need a Little Christmas from Mame                                           Jerry Herman/arr. Mark Hayes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svJOp9u2lrU

Do You Hear What I Hear?                                                                                arr. Harry Simeone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmYIbKqH45A

The Little Drummer Boy                                                                                             arr. Harry Simeone                                                                                            

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqaFVDqV0sc

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas                                                                             arr. Harry Simeone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAGCBZh2UkY

 

Quiet Reflection

 

Follow that Star                                                                                                                       Brian Lewis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7aeHBFynFw

Ain’t That A Rockin’                                                                                                     arr. Stacey V. Gibbs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Af2CN542TU

Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King                                                                                Moses Hogan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qUKHvfZljc

 

Prophet’s Proclamation

 

I Hear the Prophet Calling                                                                                         Pepper Choplin

http://www.lorenz.com/Med/Sample/10_3751L.mp3

Appalachian Winter   

To find songs more easily:
'Tis a Season : 2:26
Long Time : 6:00
Hope & Expectation : 10:00
Carol of the Winter : 14:08
Mountain Carol : 18:40
Gentle Carols of : 22:20
While Shepherds : 28:10
A Rustic Star : 31:20
Children Go : 35:52                                                                                            Joseph M. Martin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9MwJ7cKdvc

 

Joyful Celebration

 

A Christmas Festival                                                                                                            Leroy Anderson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WlKfS-Jh40

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(Encore: Hallelujah from Messiah – G.F. Handel)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtWkNxn3duA

 

Spring 2023
O Love - Elaine Hagenberg

Praise to the Lord
Heritage String Quartet

Spring 2023 - You Know Better Than I
from Joseph King of Dreams - Ray'mond Fields