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All concerts are free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken.
Free parking is available in the Cathedral Garage on the SE corner of Rockwell Ave. and East 9th St.
October 13, Wednesday, 7:30 pm
University of Akron Brass with Organ & Percussion
Tucker Jolly, director; Barbara MacGregor, organ
Antiphonal Brass & Organ music for double, triple and quadruple brass ensembles.
Works by: Gabrieli, SchŁtz, Massaino, Gigout, Mussorgsky, & Strauss
Experience the resplendent sound of 22 brass instrumentalists performing antiphonal music from various locations in the Cathedral, by great composers of the Italian & German Renaissance Ė scored for double, triple and quadruple brass ensembles.
The program will also include exciting works for brass, organ and percussion, including: Grand Choeur Dialogue by Eugene Gigout; Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky; Solemn Entry by Richard Strauss; & Psalm 110 by Giovanni Gabrieli.
November 3, Wednesday, 7:00 pm
Cleveland Diocesan Gospel Choir
Tremell Yarbrough, conductor
Sandra Gay-Chapman, project coordinator
Rhythm Section: David Williams, director; Daniel McElroy, keyboard; Marty Hughes, drums; John Vega, bass guitar
In Christ All is New
African Mass - Norman Luboff
All People That on Earth Do Dwell - Kevin Freeman
How Great Thou Art - Omar Dickenson
Ainít Got Time to Die - Hall Johnson
In Christ All Is New - Jalonda Robertson
Come Let Us Worship the King - Patrick Bradley
No One Like You - Christopher Watkins
Glad About It - Joe Pace
My Help Cometh from the Lord - Jackie Gouche Farris; arranged by Carol Cymbala
God Did That Thing - Bishop Bobby Hilton
Oh, Happy Day - Edwin Hawkins
December 3, Friday, 7:30 pm
Daughters of St Paul Choir (Boston MA)
Sr. Bridget Charles Ellis FSP, director
Christmas with the Daughters of St. Paul
The award-winning Daughters of St. Paul Choir is known for their fresh arrangements of time-honored classics. Their Christmas concerts allow them to do what the Daughters of St. Paul do best: communicate Godís extraordinary love for every person. They sing well-loved carols and holiday favorites to combine a heartwarming collection of both lively and moving songs that celebrates the glory of the wonder and joy of the Christmas season.
The Pauline Records division of Pauline Books & Media has sold nearly one million albums since the choir formation in 1988. Many are Angel Award-winning projects which have been, in whole or in part, written, produced, arranged, or directed by Music Director Sr. Bridget Charles Ellis, FSP
March 4, Friday, 7:30 pm
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus
Baldwin Wallace Menís Chorus (Berea OH)
Frank Bianchi, director
The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus was founded in 1991 to help raise awareness of choral music-making in the schools of northeastern Ohio and to encourage students to continue their choral activities through college and into adulthood. The 100 members of the Youth Chorus are in grades 9 to 12, representing 40 schools and communities in Northeast Ohio.
The Baldwin Wallace Menís Chorus includes students from the Conservatory of Music, students, faculty, and staff from Baldwin Wallace College, as well as members of the surrounding communities.
April 13, Wednesday, 7:30 pm
Quire (Cleveland OH)
Dr Ross Duffin, Artistic Director
Scott Metcalfe, Guest Conductor
Lobet den Herrn: German Music for Quire
Under the direction of guest conductor Scott Metcalfe, Quire Cleveland explores the rich heritage of German choral music, from sacred songs and polyphony by Renaissance masters, to thrilling baroque works by SchŁtz, Pachelbel, and Bach.
May 12 & 13, Thursday & Friday, 8:00 pm
Church Choir Festival
Cosponsored by WCLV, and The Cathedral of St John.
Broadcast live over WCLV FM104.9
The final rounds of the fourth annual WCLV JUBILATION Church Choir Festival, featuring 6 finalist Church Choirs from Northeast Ohio, will be broadcast live over WCLV FM104.9. The Festival/competition open to all church choirs in Northeast Ohio offers a grand prize of $1000 to the winning choir.
The goal of the competition is excellence in choral singing and diversity in styles. Repertoire includes not only western sacred classical music but also the tradition of gospel and other genres. Choirs will be judged on their expression, accuracy, technical ability, musicality and work as an ensemble.
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