Sunday, September 24th, 2017, 4:00 PM at Hillsboro High School Auditorium

Where does the spark of creativity come from? Nature, love, life, beauty – inspiration comes from so many places. Sometimes, it comes from the minds of 4th graders! Join us to see what happens when we let sparks fly!

Featuring musical and artistic collaborations with Glendale Elementary School’s 4th-grade class.

  • My Soul is Awakened – Brad Burrill
  • Vision – Andrea Ramsey
  • Why Learne to Sing? – Patrick Dunnevant
  • In The Middle – Dale Trumbore
  • Tell Her You Saw Me – arr. Jason Shelton
  • A Blessing of Cranes – Abbie Betinis
  • Spark – Jason Shelton and Carissa Bailey-Langjahr
  • It Takes a Village – Joan Szymko
  • Peace of Wild Things – Jake Runestad
  • Cloudburst – Eric Whitacre
  • Unwritten – arr. Steve Zegree


Mid-Winter Triptychs

Sunday, December 10th, 2017, 4:00 PM at Belle Meade United Methodist Church

Celebrate the season with exquisite choral masterworks, holiday favorites, and new pieces to broaden your winter musical horizons. Multiple sets of three thematically-connected pieces will help us explore the meaning and mystery of this season of wonder and hope. Includes selections from Morten Lauridsen’s Mid-Winter Songs, music by Britten, Howells, and Biebl, local composers, special guest artists, and more!

  • I. The Winter Rose
    • Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen – Michael Praetorious
    • A Spotless Rose – Herbert Howells
    • Hymn to the Virgin – Benjamin Britten
  • II. The Mystery Revealed
    • O Magnum Mysterium – César Carrillo
    • O Magnum Mysterium – Wayne Oquin
    • O Magnum Mysterium – Daniel Elder
  • III. Mid-Winter Songs
    • II. Like Snow – Morten Lauridsen
    • III. She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep – Morten Lauridsen
    • IV. Mid-Winter Waking – Morten Lauridsen
  • IV. Ave
    • What Child Is This? – arr. Jason Shelton
    • Have You Seen the Baby Jesus? – Rosephanye Powell
    • Ave Maria – Franz Biebl
  • V. Gloria!
    • Gabriel’s Message – arr. Jim Clements
    • On This Day, Everywhere – arr. Jason Shelton
    • Shepherds, Rejoice! – John Massengale



Sunday, June 3, 2018, 4:00 PM at Glenncliff United Methodist Church

A benefit for Open Table Nashville’s Village at Glencliff that will provide a dignified, hospitable and loving bridge housing community to Nashville’s unhoused.

Program Notes

  • I. A Place for Us All
    • Locus Iste – Anton Bruckner
    • Somewhere – Leonard Bernstein, arr. Robert Edgerton
  • II. Finding Our Way
    • Journey Home – Abbie Betinis
    • City Called Heaven – Josephine Poelinitz
  • III. A Dream of Home
    • i remember – Cortlandt Matthews (World Premiere)
    • Wayfaring Stranger – arr. Michael Engelhardt
  • IV. Refuge
    • Belong – Jocelyn Hagen
    • Saranam – Jason Shelton
  • V. The Dream Awakens
    • We Can Mend the Sky – Jake Runestad
  • VI. Where You Belong
    • The Road Home – Stephen Paulus