Wisconsin Chamber Choir Repertoire, 1999-Present

The Wisconsin Chamber Choir’s history includes performances of the world’s great a capella choral gems along with major accompanied works of J.S. Bach including the Christmas Oratorio, The Mass in B Minor, the St. John Passion, and the Magnificat.  The choir also performed the exquisite Requiems of Mozart, Brahms and Durufle. You will also note performances outside of the city of Madison and outside the state of Wisconsin (Iowa, Minnesota, and Illinois) as well as two performances at the Wisconsin Choral Director’s Association.

Would you like to hear the choir sing? Go to Recordings to hear some of our finest music, or come to an upcoming concert!

3rd Decade

Saturday, December 16, 2023 7:30 p.m. Madison, WI

Sunday, December 17, 2023 4:00p.m. Whitewater, WI

J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

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Sunday, February 11, 2024 2:00 p.m.
“Love Songs”


Saturday, May 04, 2024 7:30 p.m.
Out Of This World




Saturday, December 18, 2022 7:30 p.m.
Live on YouTube
Snow Samba
Music about winter and holiday favorites, featuring the world premiere of “Samba da Neve” by Ann Millikan. 

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Sunday, February 12, 2023 2:00 p.m.
Passion For Life

An afternoon of classical and Broadway selections, featuring Brahms’s Zigeunerlieder, followed by a delicious reception.

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Saturday, April 29, 2023 7:30 p.m.
I Dream A World

Works by African American Composers and Poets. Special guests Leotha and Tamera Stanley and Friends. 

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Concert poster for "I Dream A World" on April 29, 2023


Saturday, December 18, 2021 7:30 p.m.
Live on YouTube
Out of Darkness: Light
Reawakening the light inside us through music.

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O Radiant Dawn – James Macmillan (b. 1959)

Eternal Light – Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)

Abendlied (Evening Song) – Josef Gabriel Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Světe tikhіĭ (Gladsome Light) – Victor Kalinnikov (1870-1927)

Bogoróditse Dévo (Rejoice, O Virgin) – Sergei Rachmaninoff

Und unser lieben Frauen Traum – Max Reger (1873-1916)

Nachtlied (Nightsong) (Opus 138, No. 3) – Max Reger

Alleluia – Wayne Oquin (b. 1977)

Introit and Kyrie From Requiem (Opus 9) – Maurice Durufle (1902-1986)

The Word Was God – Rosephanye Powell (b. 1952)

John 3:16 – B.E. Boykin (b. 1989)

Out of Your Sleep, Arise and Wake! – Peter Bloesch (b. 1963)

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day – Kile Smith (b. 1956)

Noche Anunciada/Noche de Paz (Night Long-Awaited/Night of Peace) – Ariel Ramirez Arranged. for the Wisconsin Chamber Choir by Sherri Hansen

Mary Had a Little Baby – Margaret Bonds (1913-1972)

Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow – Kile Smith


Friday, May 15, 2022 8:00 p.m.
Live on YouTube
Hope Springs Eternal
Including music in honor of Rosa Parks and John Lewis.

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Laetatus sum, ZWV 88 – Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679 – 1745)

Diligam te Domine (I Will Love You, O Lord) – Raffaella Aleotti (1570 – 1646)

Hear My Prayer, O Lord, Z. 15 – Henry Purcell (1659 -1696)

As pants the Hart, HWV 251e – George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Prairie Spring – Christian Ellenwood (b. 1970)

Freedom: To Be Free and Sky Bound – Augusta Read Thomas (b. 1964)

Hope – Ysaÿe Barnwell (b. 1946)

Plyva Kacha (A duck floats down the river Tisa) – Arranged: Pikkardijska Tercija /Volodymyr Yakymets’

Den’ bez vystrela (A Day Without a Shot on Earth) – David Tukhmanov (b. 1940) – Arranged: Alena Holmes

My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord – Carol Barnett (b. 1949)

Make Some Noise, Get in Trouble Good Trouble, Necessary Trouble – Roland M. Carter (b. 1942)


Saturday, December 12, 2019 2:00 p.m.
Live on YouTube
Car Carols
Singing in our cars to keep the Christmas spirit alive.

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Ave Maria / R. Nathaniel Dett (1882-1943)

Hail Mary / William L. Dawson (1899-1990)

How Far Is It To Bethlehem /arr. Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)

Silent Night / Peter Bloesch 

Der englische Gruss / Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

The Virgin’s Cradle Hymn / Edmund Rubra (1901-1986)

Tleycantimo Choquiliya / Gaspar Fernandes (1566-1629)

Psallite, superi / Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-1678)

Sussex Carol / Linda L. Palmer 

Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day / John Rutter (b.1945)

Glory to God / Undine Smith Moore (1904-1986)

He Is / Carlos Oliver Simon 

A Savior from on High / arr. Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)

Ding Dong / Peter Bloesch 

I Love You/ What A Wonderful World / arr. Craig Hella Johnson (b. 1962)

Saturday, May 15, 2021 7:00pm
Live on YouTube
Music She Wrote
A live online concert featuring singers in their cars. Music by women composers.

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Domine ad adjuvandum me festina à 8 – Chiara Cozzolani (1602-1678)

Song for Sarajevo – Judy Collins (b. 1939), arr. Russell Walden

Eternidad – Beatriz Corona (b. 1962)

We are… – Ysayé M. Barnwell (b. 1946)

In dat Great Giddin’ Up Mo’nin’ – Rosephanye Powell (b. 1962)

Mebae (Sprout) – Makiko Kinoshita (b. 1956)

Riding on a Mule – arr. Chen Yi (b. 1953)

Dost Thou Hear the Trees that Rustle from Garden Songs, op. 3 – Fanny Hensel (1805-1847)

When Woods Are Glowing from Garden Songs, op. 3 – Fanny Hensel (1805-1847)

Resilience – Abbie Betinis (b. 1980)

March of the Women – Ethel Smyth (1858-1944)

Exurgat Deus – Raffaella Aleotti (1575-1646)

Miserere mei, Deus – Raffaella Aleotti (1575-1646)

If Music Be the Food of Love – Jean Belmont Ford (b. 1939)

Lamma Badaa Yatahannaa – Shiereen Abu-Khader (b. 1972)

Zum Fest der heiligen Cäcilia – Fanny Hensel (1806-1847)


Saturday, December 14, 2019 7:30 p.m.
First Unitarian Society Atrium Auditorium
Vivaldi’s Gloria!
Featuring Vivaldi’s Gloria, Nun komm der Heiden Heiland by Bach, O Antiphons by Tavener and Miskinis as well as Carols by Paulus and Swayne.

O Sapientia (O Wisdom) / Vytautas Miskinis (b. 1954)

Advent Anthem: O Adonai (O Lord) / John Tavener (1944-2013)

O Radix Jesse, H. 39 (O Root of Jesse) / Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704)

O Clavis David (O Key of David) / Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704)

O Oriens (O Radiant Dawn) / Pawel Lukaszewski (b. 1968)

O Rex Gentium (O King of the Nations) / Matthew Martin (b. 1976)

O Emmanuel, H. 43 / Marc-Antoine Charpentier/Robert Gehrenbeck (1643-1704; b.1965)

Nun Komm, Der Heiden Heiland, BMV 51 (Now Come, Savior of the Nations) / Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Gloria in D, RV 589 / Antonio Vivaldi (1678/1741)

The New-Born / Giles Swayne (b. 1946)

The First Nowell / Arr. Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)

Deck the Halls / Arr. Peter Bloesch (b. 1963)

The Wassail Song / Arr. John Stainer (1840-1901)

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2nd Decade

December 14, 2018 7:30 p.m.
Luther Memorial Church

December 16, 2018 3:00 p.m.
Young Auditorium
Whitewater, Wisconsin

Christmas Oratorio J.S. Bach

Saturday, April 13, 2019 7:30 p.m.
First Unitarian Society Atrium Auditorium
20 Years Retrospective Concert
The Best of the Wisconsin Chamber Choir 1999 – 2019

Richte mich, Gott / Felix Mendelssohn
Beati quorum via / Charles Stanford
4. Svete tihy (Gladsome Light) / Sergei Rachmaninoff
7. Slava v vishnih Bogu ( “Six Psalms”) / Sergei Rachmaninoff
Psalm 150 / Robert Beaser
The Silent /Howard Helvey
The Stranger’s Gift / Howard Helvey
Utyos / Albrecht Gaub
Sand County / Jean Belmont Ford
Draba / Jean Belmont Ford
Wild Things / Jean Belmont Ford
Magpie Chatter / Georgy Sviridov
Eloquence / Haydn
Now I Walk in Beauty / Gregg Smith

Conducted by Artistic Director Dr. Robert Gehrenbeck and guest conductor/founder of the Wisconsin Chamber Choir, Dr. Gary McKercher.

4/30  Oakwood Village  – Selections from “20 Years Retrospective Concert”




12/16/17 Peace On Earth 
First Unitarian Society Atrium

Gaudeamus omnes Byrd
Da pacem, Domine Gesualdo
Verleih uns Frieden Mendelssohn
Virga Jesse Bruckner
Ein Kind ist uns geboren Schütz
Gloria from Mass in A major, BWV 234 Bach
In Terra Pax Finzi
Nowell Sing We Jackson
Cry Peace Larsen
Winter Solstice Carol Swayne
The Prince of Peace Nelson
The Snow Lay on the Ground arr. D. Gehrenbeck
Silent Night arr. Bloesch
Behold The Star Dawson
The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy arr. Burton

04/12/18 I Hear America Singing 
Grace Episcopal Church

04/24/18 I Hear America Singing
St. Paul Episcopal Church
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Solfa de Pedro Sumaya
Northfield Ingalls
God Is Seen arr. Parker
Psalm 84 Parry
Psalm 67 Ives
Psalm 23 McFerrin
Alleluia Oquin  (world premiere, commissioned by WCC)
I Hear America Singing  Oquin
Shenandoah arr. Lee; performed by UW-Whitewater Chamber Singers
The Bird and the Hour Chatman
Reincarnations Barber
    1. Mary Hynes
    2. Anthony O’Daly
    3. The Coolin

Introduccion al angel Piazzola arr. Zentner
From Native American Suite Davids
    2. I Still Love You Yet
    3. Zuni Sunrise Song
St. Louis Blues 
Handy arr. Johnson
In Dat Great Giddin’ Up Mo’nin’ arr. Powell

5/18  Oakwood Village   selections from “I Hear America Singing”  


12/17/16 O Wondrous Mystery 
Bethel Lutheran Church

Laetentur Coeli Byrd
Mirabile Mysterium Handl
Ne timeas Maria Victoria
O Magnum Mysterium Victoria
O Lieber Herre Gott SWV 381 Schütz
O Heiland reiss die Himmel auf Brahms
Ach, Herr, du Schöpfer aller Ding Schütz
Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noel Poulenc
    1. O Magnum Mysterium
    2. Quem vidistis pastores dicite
    3. Videntes stellam
    4. Hodie Christus Natus Est
Les Anges dans nos campagnes Chilcott
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis for Winchester Cathedral Howells
Dans les ombres de la nuit Mathews
Chantez Noel Mathews
What Sweeter Music Chilcott
There is No Rose of Such Virtue Bloesch
Me Thinks I See a Heavenly Host Bloesch  World Premiere
Where Riches are Everlastingly Chilcott

04/28/17 Bach Magnificat  
Luther Memorial Church 

04/30/17 Bach Magnificat  
Young Auditorium

Nun danket alle Gott, SWV 418 SchützFürchte dich nicht  Bach
Utrecht Te Deum Handel
Magnificat in D, BWV 243 Bach 5/17  Oakwood Village     selections from the past season’s repertoire plusSicut cervus PalestrinaAlleluia R. Thompson


12/19/15 Magnificat 
Grace Episcopal Church

Machet die Tore weit Homilius
Übers Gebrig Maria geht Eccard
Meine Seele erhebt den Herren (Deutsches Magnificat ) Schütz
Selections from Magnificat BWV 243a Bach:
    Von Himmel hoch da komm ich her
    Freut euch und jubiliert
    Gloria in Excelsis Deo
Magnificat octavi toni
Magnificat in D Zelenka
Bogoroditse Devo Pärt
Dostoyno yest Sviridov
Velichit dusha moya Ghospoda Cui 
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis for Gloucester Cathedral Howells
Out of Your Sleep, Arise and Wake Bloesch World Premiere
Snow Had Fallen; Christ Was Born Paulus
We Three Kings of Orient Are Hopkins arr. Paulus
Ding Dong, Merrily on High arr. Bloesch

04/15/16 Songs In A New Land
Bethel Lutheran Church 

04/17/16 Cargill United Methodist Church
Janesville, Wisconsin

Ave Maria Stravinsky
Domine, convertere  Lasso
Stabat Mater Josquin des Prez
Credo (from Mass) Stravinsky
Kiddush Weill
Lux Aeterna Sierra
Demos Gracias al Senor Golijov
Agnus Dei (from Mass) Stravinsky
Coal for Mike Eisler
Verbundenheit Schoenberg
My Heart Forever Faithful Schoenberg
from A Set of Chinese Folk Songs, vol. 2 Chen Yi
    1. Mayila
    2. Mo Li Hua
   3. Gan Sheng Ling
from Hot Tea, Mint and Olives Roustom (conducted by Linda Palmer)
    Tea Invitation
    Alphabets of Life
arr. Guzman
La Petenera arr. Sanchez-Gutierrez
Fiesta Grases

05/16  Oakwood Village

Selections from season’s repertoire plus
Schein uns, du liebe Sonne Schoenberg



12/19/14 Welcome Yule!
Grace Epsiscopal Church

Canite tuba in Sion Palestrina
Ecce virgo concipiet Byrd
O nata lux Tallis
Facta est cum angelo Aleotti
Gaudete 16th century Bohemian
Lullay: I Saw  15th century English
Nowell – Out of Your Sleep 15th century English
A Ceremony of Carols Britten
The Ship Carol Paulus
Ave dulcissima Maria Belmont Ford
The Angel Gabriel Carney
Ave Maria Oquin
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Dallas Canticles) Howells
Silent Night arr. Ivo Antognini
Amuworo ayi otu nwa Omyeji
Who Is the Baby? Powell0

4/18/15 Brahms Requiem
Luther Memorial Church  

04/19/15 Brahms Requiem
Young Auditorium
Whitewater, Wisconsin

Prairie Spring Ellenwood
(Performed by UW-Whitewater Chamber Singers)
Our Orphan Souls Swayne
(World premiere; commissioned by the Wisconsin Chamber Choir)
Ein deutsches Requiem Brahms with UW-Whitewater Chamber Singers

05/15   Oakwood Village  

Selections from season’s repertoire 



12/20/13 Wake, Awake!
Music for Advent and Christmas
Grace Episcopal Church

Machet die Tore weit Hammerschmidt
Sehet, welch eine Liebe Homilius
Tröstet, tröstet mein Volk Schütz
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140 Bach
Hodie Christus Natus Est Aston
O Magnum Mysterium Oquin
The Shepherds Sing Susa
The Virgin’s Cradle Hymn Rubbra
A Babe Is Born Mathias
A Savior From On High Paulus
How Far Is It to Bethlehem? Paulus
Christmas Eve Carol Paulus
Hail Mary Dawson
Go, Tell It on the Mountain arr. Barnett

03/29/14 Spring Concert (original title: “Back in the USSR”)
Grace Episcopal Church

Slava Ottsu…Yedinorodniy Sine (from Divine Liturgy) Rachmaninoff
Blazhen muzh (from All-Night Vigil) Rachmaninoff
Kyrie Grechaninov
The Cherubic Hymn Grechaninov
O presladkiy i vseshchedriy lisuse! Chesnokov
Hvalite imia Ghospodhie Chesnokov
Chertog Tvoy Grechaninov
Milost mira Grechaninov
Hayr mer Yekmalian
Pater Noster Miškinis
Pater Noster Vasks
Kolm Setu toolaulu Tormis
    1. Pesupesemine
    2. Ketramine
    3. Sonnikulaotamine

Doluri Matchavariani
Back in the USSR Lennon & McCartney

05/31/14 Vaughan Williams & Friends
Grace Episcopal Church

A Choral Flourish Vaughan Williams
Mihi autem nimis Tallis
From Mass in G minor Vaughan Williams
   1. Kyrie
   2. Gloria
A Hymn to Christ
 Imogen Holst
Jubilate Howells
When Thou, O Lord, Shalt Stand Disclosed
Lord Thou hast been our refuge Vaughan Williams
from Five English Folksongs Vaughan Williams
    1. The Dark Eyed Sailor
    2. The Springtime of the Year
    3. Just As the Tide Was Flowing

Serenade to Music Vaughan Williams
from Creatures Maconchy
    Cat’s Funeral
    The Hen and the Carp
My Sweetheart’s like Venus Gustav Holst
I Love My Love Gustav Holst
The Song of the Blacksmith Gustav Holst


11/17/12 Inspired By Greatness 
Grace Episcopal Church

Omnis terra (plainchant)
Kyrie (from Missa Mi-mi) Ockeghem
Gloria (from Missa D’ung aultre amer) Josquin des Prez
Ave Maria – Virgo Serena Josquin des Prez
Nymphes des Bois (La deploration de la mort de Johannes Ockeghem) Josquin des Prez
Cherubic Hymn, op. 41/6 Tchaikovsky
Stars, op. 27/10 Taneyev
Selections from All-Night Vigil Rachmaninoff
    1. Come, Let Us Worship
    9. Blessed Art Thour, O Lord
        Thou Didst Rise from the Tomb 
(Znamenny chant only)
    15. To Thee, Victorious Leader
Die Nacht, op. 22/2
Tamburinschlägerin, op. 69/1 Schumann
Klosterfräulein, op. 69/3 Schumann
O schöne Nacht, op. 92/1 Brahms
Die Rose stand im Thau, op. 65/1 Schumann
Wie schön, hier zu verträumen, op. 22/4 Herzogenberg
Let Us Cheer the Weary Traveler Dett
Go Down, Moses Hailstork

04/13/13 Mozart Requiem 
Luther Memorial Church 
04/14/13  Mozart Requiem
Young Auditorium, Whitewater

Ave verum corpus Mozart
Scenes from Die Zauberflöte K. 620 Mozart
Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227 Bach 
Requiem, K. 618 completed by F. X. Süssmayr;
orchestrated by Franz Beyer; edited by Robert Gehrenbeck
performed with UW-Whitewater Chamber Singers

06/12/13 Benjamin Britten & Friends 
St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church
Monona, Wisconsin

Jubilate Deo, Z. 230 Purcell
Lord, How Long Wilt Thou Be Angry? Z.25 Purcell
Antiphon Britten
The Beatitudes Pärt
Rejoice in the Lamb Britten
performed by Britten Choir of Madison Youth Choirs:
    Wir eilen mit schwachen doch emsigen Schritten, BWV 78/2 Bach
    Bist du bei mir, BMV 508 Stözel
    Fishing Song Britten 
    This Little Babe Britten
Wisconsin Chamber Choir:The Evening Primrose Bridge
Peter Piper Bridge
I’m Seventeen Come Sunday arr. Grainger
Brigg Fair arr. Grainger
Five Flower Songs Britten
    To Daffodils
    The Succession of the Four Sweet Months
    Marsh Flowers
    The Evening Primrose
    Ballad of Green Broom


11/18/11 War & Peace 
Trinity Lutheran Church

Verleih uns Frieden Schütz
Jubilate Deo Lully
Beat! Beat! Drums! Hanson
O, For Such a Dream Hagen
He Is There Ives
Troix beaux oiseaux du Paradis Ravel
Psalm 90 Ives
Let God Arise Howells
They Are There Ives
Wie liegt die Stadt so wüst Mauersberger
Hiroshima-ni-kakeru-no Niji NiimiLast Letter Home Hoiby
Dona nobis pacem (from B-Minor Mass) J. S. Bach

03/23/12 Duruflé Requiem
First Congregational Church

Four Motets in Time of Penitence Poulenc
    1. Timor et tremor
    2. Vinea mea electa
    3. Tenebrae factae sunt
    4. Tristis est anima mea
from Requiem Howells
    Psalm 23
    Psalm 121
    Requiem aeternam 
Duruflé (version for choir and organ, with percussion added)

06/03/12 Bernstein & Friends
First United Methodist Church

From Mass Bernstein
    Almighty Father
Hashkiveinu (1945) 
The God of Glory (world premiere) Shatin
Chichester Psalms  Bernstein
Elegy, Op. 188 Beethoven
Schön-Rohtraut, Op. 67, No. 2 Schumann
Der traurige Jäger, Op. 75, No. 3 Schumann
An die Sterne, Op. 141, No. 1 Schumann
Serenade Ives
There is a Lane Ives, arr. Haufrecht
Is That You, Mr. Riley? Rooney
The Side Show Ives, arr. Haufrecht
From Old American Songs Copland
    Boatmen’s Dance
    The Dodger
    Little Horses
    Ching A Ring Chaw


Gloria in Excelsis
Trinity Lutheran Church

Plaudite a 12 G. Gabrieli
Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt Schütz
Gloria in excelsis a 12 G. Gabrieli
O lieber Herre Gott Schütz
Hodie Christus natus est a 10 G. Gabrieli                                           
from All Night Vigil Rachmaninoff
     6. Bogoroditse Devo
     7. Slava v vyshnikh Bogu
     8. Khvalite imia Gospodne
Prague Te Deum 1989
There is No Rose Swayne  North American Premiere
Ave Maria Oquin
from Three Villancicos Letelier
   1. En los brazos de luna
   3. Llegaos pastorcitos
Mary Had a Baby 
arr. Scandrett
Glory to God Smith Moore
Rise Up Shepherd arr. Scandrett
Sing, Hevin Imperial Paulus

The Richland Center Concert Association
Richland Center, Wisconsin

Selections from the spring season (“Voice of Joy” program below)


The Voice of Joy
Trinity Lutheran Church

O God, Thou Art My God Purcell
Remember Not, Lord, Our Offences Purcell
Psalm 114 Caamaño
Pater Noster Villa-Lobos
Richte mich, Gott Mendelssohn
Jubilate Deo Mendelssohn
I Was Glad Purcell
Lost is My Quiet For Ever Purcell
Sound the Trumpet Purcell
Let Us Wander Not Unseen Purcell
Six Songs To Be Sung Out of Doors, op 59 Mendelssohn
     1. The Woods
     2. Early Spring
     3. Departure
     4. The Nightingale
     5. The Vale of Rest
     6. The Hunting Song
El gato de mi casa 
Viva la cueca arr. Mansilla

11/19/10 O Voluptuous Earth 
Trinity Lutheran Church

An Anthem, for Thanksgiving
Appalachian Round Blow
Evening Ives
The New River Ives
There Rolls the Deep Parry
Der Abend Brahms
The World is Too Much with Us Mechem
Nature’s Cry Chatman   World Premiere
Smile, O Voluptuous, Cool-Breathed Earth Raminsh
September Stenhammar
In the Garden of the Seraglio Stenhammar
Von alten Liebesliedern, Op. 62/2 Brahms
Waldesnacht Op 62/3 Brahms 
September Ives
Yellow Leaves Ives
Thoreau Ives
Sand County Belmont Ford
   1. Sand County
   2. Draba
   3. Wild Things

03/05/11 Aldo Leopold Weekend  UW-Madison Arboretum
Sand County  Belmont Ford 

04/02/11 The Creation Haydn
with Stoughton Chamber Choir and Sinfonia Sacra
Madison Masonic Center

05/20/11 She Is One of Us  Trinity Lutheran Church

Hanaq pachap kusikuynin anonymous 17th century Peruvian
Three Maori Songs McLeod  North American premiere
     Nau te Hau
     Kia hora te marino
     E Te Ariki
Native American Songs 
transcribed by Ballard
     Bear Dance Song
     Elk Dance Song
     Bird Dance Songs
from In Nature Dvorak
     Songs Filled My Heart
     When Evening Comes Chimes Fill the Forest
     Golden Harvest
     Up Sprang a Birch Tree Overnight
     Now Here’s a Day for Joyful Singing
Now I Walk In Beauty 
Sky Loom Belmont Ford
Sioux Ghost Dance Song arr. Ballard
She Is One of Us Davids
Eagle Poem Brunner


Trinity Lutheran Church

Stimmt an die Saiten from Die Schöpfung Haydn
Wo der perlende Wein, K. 347 Mozart
Die Harmonie in der Ehe Haydn
Nichts labt mich mehr als Wein, K. 233 Mozart
Matra Pictures Kodaly
     1. The Famous Herd of Vidroczki
     2. I Must Leave My Home Now
     3. Dear Bird, with Your Singing
     4. In the Meadows
     5. Hey, There, My Speckled Hens
Juhe, Juhe, der Wein ist da 
(from Die Jahreszeiten) Haydn
Fünf Gesänge Brahms
    1. Nachtwache I
    2. Nachtwache II
   3. Letstes Glück

   4. Verlorne Jugend
   5. Im Herbst
The Inn 
Herbstlied Mendelssohn
Selections from The Tender Land  Copland
    The Promise of Living
    Stomp Your Foot

Johannes Passion 
J.S. Bach 

(Wisconsin premiere with original instruments)
First Unitarian Society Atrium Auditorium

First United Methodist Church

Stairway to Paradise Gershwin arr. Page
Sing of Spring Gershwin
Lida Rose Willson
Johnny Song Weill
Music of Home Loesser
Green Finch and Linnet Bird Sondheim
Remember Sondheim arr. Page
Marry Me a Little Sondheim
On the Steps of the Palace Sondheim
Children Will Listen Sondheim
Comedy Tonight Sondheim arr. Page
I’m All Alone Du Prez/Idle
Meadowlark Schwartz
Ohio Bernstein
Life is Happiness Indeed Bernstein
It Must Be So Bernstein arr. Page
The Best of All Possible Worlds Bernstein arr. Page
Glitter and Be Gay Bernstein
This World (Candide’s Lament) Bernstein arr. Page
Make Our Garden Grow Bernstein arr. Page

1st Decade

12/08/07 Reflections of the Heart
(Joseph Testa, conducting)
with Edgewood Madrigal Singers
Trinity Lutheran Church

Cantate Domino Sweelinck
O admirabile commercium Handl
Veni Nystedt
For My Brother, Reported Missing In Action Kreutz
Island In Space Mechem
Beati quorum via Stanford
What Cheer? Walton
Sing With Joy, Glad Vices Lift Distler
Hymne à la Vierge Villette
Villancico de la Falta de Fe Falú
Llega la Navidad! Diaz, arr. Guzmán
Deck the Hall Rutter 

12/09/07 A Choral Christmas Concert 
(Joseph Testa, conducting)
Edgewood College

Selections from 12/8 concert

12/22/07 Community Hymn Sing

(Joseph Testa, conducting)
Overture Hall

04/26/08 Wisconsin Connections:
Six Centuries of Great Music (Robert Gehrenbeck, Conducting) 
First Methodist Church

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

05/11/08  Wisconsin Connections:
Six Centuries of Great Music
Trinity Lutheran Church, Madison

Surgens Jesus  Lasso
Timor et Tremor Lasso
Gott im Ungewitter Schubert
Afferentur regi Bruckner
Pange lingua Bruckner
Lobet den Herrn, BWV 230 Bach
We’re All Here Hagen
Selections from Due West Chatman
    Prairie Lullaby
Arroz con leche
El Guayaboso Lopez-Gavilan

11/19/06 Benjamin Britten and Friends
St. Thomas Aquinas Church

A Hymn to the Virgin Britten
from Five Flower Songs Britten
     1. To Daffodils
     4. The Evening Primrose
Der Tanz 
Des Tages Weihe 
Lebenslust (Joy of Living) 
Rejoice in the Lamb 
Scene of the Drunken Poet from The Fairy Queen 
Chorale Britten
Festival Te Deum Britten
Ave Verum Corpus 
Oliver Cromwell 

01/13/07 Wisconsin Choral Directors Association Convention 
Bethel Lutheran Church

Der Tanz Schubert
Des Tages Weihe 
Festival Te Deum 
Scene of the Drunken Poet 
Loss and Gain Burrill
Now I Walk In Beauty Smith

03/24/07 Viva Italia –
Celebrating the Pre-eminence of Italian
Vocal Composers Over Five Centuries
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Il Zabaione Musicale (1604) Banchieri
Amor Vittorioso (1591) 
Tirsi e Clori (from 7th Book of Madrigals) 
Quando men vo (from La Boheme) 
Due Composizioni Corali 
    1. Il Giardino di Afrodite
    2. Piena sorgeva la luna
Bella siccome un angelo from Don Pasquale 
La ci darem la man from Don Giovanni 
La Passeggiata 
Pater Noster 
I Gondolieri 
Contrappunto Bestiale alla Mente from Festino (1608) 
Steal Me, Sweet Thief 
A Jubilant Song Dello Joio 

05/19/07 A Little Nonsense
Trinity Lutheran Church

Eloquence Haydn
from Nonsense Petrassi
    1. There was a Young Lady
    3. There was an Old Man of Cape Horn
    5. There was an Old Maid of Stroud
Feller of Fortune 
arr. Somers
Selections from Much Ado About Nothings 
    Something Lovely
   Age Before Beauty
   My Aunt
  Tally Ho
 El Hambo Mantyjarvi                         
Geographical Fugue Toch
Four Cautionary Tales and a Moral 
   Henry King
   Charles Augustus
Lime Jello Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise  
A Chorister’s Covert Concert Mabry
Farewell Overture Belmont

10/23/05 Songs of Lamentation
and Veneration 
St. James Catholic Church

Alma Redemptoris Mater Palestrina
The Lamentation of Jeremiah 
Ave Regina Coelorum 
de la Rue
Missa Super Ave Maris Stella 
Des Prez
Regina Coeli 
Magnificat Primi toni 
Salve Regina Victoria

 Linda Palmer

12/09/05 Welcome All Wonders
Luther Memorial Church

Hodie Christus Natus Est Britten
Hodie Christus Natus Est 
O Magnum Mysterium 
A Hymn to the Mother of God 
The Rose 
Beata es Virgo 
Hark! Unto Us a Child is Born 
There Fell a Heavenly Dew 
Noe, Noe! Pastores, Cantate Domino 
The shepherds Sing 
Benedicamus Domino 
The Fader of Heven 
Hacia Belen va un borrico 
arr. Shaw-Parker
Jesu Parvule 
The Carol of the Birds 
arr. Shaw-Parker
Wassail Carol 
Silent Night 
arr. Sargent

03/19/06 March Madness
St. Thomas Aquinas

Lagrime d’Amante al se polcro dell Amata Monteverdi
1.     Incenerite spoglie, avara tomba
2.     Ditelo, o fiumi, e voi ch’udiste Glauco
3.     Dara la note il sol lume alla terra
4.     Ma te raccoglie, o ninfa, in grembo ‘l cielo
5.     O Chiome d’or, neve gentil del seno
6.     Dunque, amate reliquie, un mar di pianto
in time of Sametz
Now Show Us Your Rainbow Zaheri World Premiere
Der Abend Strauss
Trois Chansons Debussy
1.     Dieu qu’il la fait bon regarder
2.     Quant j’ai ouy le tabourin
3.     Yver, vous n’estes qu’un villain

05/20/06 A Concert of Great Choral Music 
First Congregational Church

Schaffe in mir, Gott Brahms
from Les Chansons des Roses Lauridsen
    III. De Ton Reve Trop Plein
    IV. La Rose Complete
    V. Dirait-on
    Mary Hynes
    Anthony O’Daly
    The Coolin (The Fair Haired One)
Dixit Dominus 

09/26/04 Voices of Madison Gala Opening of Overture Center

Strekotunya beloboka (Magpie Chatter) Sviridov
Il gardino di Afrodite 
Svete tihiy (Gladsome Light) 
Walkin’ on the Green Grass Hennagin
Shout On! 
arr. Parker 

11/7/2004 A Cappella Favorites:
The Best of WCC 1998-2004
St. Benedict’s Catholic Church
Fontana, Wisconsin

11/13/04 A Cappella Favorites:
The Best of WCC 1998–2004
Covenant Presbyterian Church

L’Homme Arme Anonymous 12th Century
Stabat Mater 
from Deutsche Messe David
from Vespers Rachmaninoff
    IV. Gladsome Light
    VII. Glory to God in the Highest
Three American Folk Hymns 
arr. Parker
    Sing to the Lord
    Come Away to the Skies
    Shout On
We Come; In these Delightful Pleasant Groves Purcell
Due Composizioni Corali Pizzetti
    Il giardino di Afrodite
    Piena sorgeva la luna
The Silent; Helvey
The Stranger’s Gift Helvey
O süsser Mai (Op. 93a, No.3) Brahms
Walkin’ on the Green Grass Hennagin
Sometimes I Feel Like I Wanna Go Home arr. Tom Scott
Strekotunya beloboka (Magpie Chatter) Sviridov
Now I Walk in Beauty Smith 

04/24/05 Mass in B Minor
J. S. Bach
First Congregational Church

10/26/03 From Cambri to Broadway 
Christ Episcopal Church
Delavan, Wisconsin

Selections from previous repertoire

12/14/03 Christmas Oratorio
(Parts I, II, and V)
J.S. Bach
Luther Memorial Church

02/07/04 Concert at St. Mark Lutheran Church
Rockford, Illinois

Selections from previous repertoire

 Linda Palmer

03/14/04 Whiffenpoofs! 
Songs from the American and European Glee Club Tradition
Covenant Presbyterian

Whiffenpoof Song Galloway
Four Songs for Women’s Voices 
    The Harp Resounds with Wild Refrain 
    Songs from Twelfth Night
    The Gardener
    Song from Fingal
Petites Voix 
    En rentrant de l’ecole
    La petite fille sage
    Le herisson
Duetto Buffo di Due Gatti (Cat Duet) 
Drinking Song (Back and Side Go Bare) Vaughan Williams
Nachthelle, D. 892 
Clic, clac, dansez sabots 
from Sept chansons Poulenc
I Wish I was Single Again 
arr. Tom Scott
Si, ritrovarla io giuro 
The Parting Glass 
arr. Parker

05/22/04 A Concert of Great Choral Music
First Congregational Church

Stabat Mater Palestrina
from Vespers Rachmaninoff
     IV. Gladsome Light
    VII. Glory to God in the Highest
    II. Bless the Lord, O My Soul
Due Composizioni Corali 
Symphony of Psalms 

 Linda Palmer

10/26/02 The Carnegie Cultural Center
New Hampton, Iowa

L’Homme Arme Anon.
Gloria (Missa Pange Lingua) des Prez
Cantate Domino Monteverdi
I Was Glad Purcell
Laudate Dominum Mozart
And I Will Exalt Him Handel
Eloquence Haydn
Der Abend Brahms
The Foundation Elgar
Kde Su Kravy Moje Schimmerling
Shenandoah arr. Erb
Strekotunya-beleboka Sviridov
Soon It’s Gonna Rain Schmidt
Medley from My Fair Lady arr. Huff
Deep River arr. Shaw/Parker


11/14/02 St. Albert the Great Catholic Church 
Sun Prairie

L’Homme Arme Anon
Gloria from Missa Pange Lingua 
des Prez
I Was Glad 
Laudate Dominum 
And I Will Exalt Him 
Eloquence Haydn
Der Abend 
The Fountain 
I Want to be a Prima Donna
Shenandoah arr. Erb
Kde Du Kravy Moje Schimmerling
Medley from My Fair Lady Lerner and Loewe
Deep River arr. Shaw/Parker

12/15/02 Weihnachts Oratorium (Parts I, II, III) 
J. S. Bach   
Luther Memorial Church

02/23/03 A Festival of Music 2002-2003 Concert Series 
Rochester, Minnesota

L’Homme Arme Anon
Gloria from Missa Pange Lingua 
des Prez
I Was Glad 
Laudate Dominum 
And I Will Exalt Him 
Der Abend 
The Fountain 
Kde Du Kravy Moje 
Shenandoah arr. 
Soon It’s Gonna Rain 
Schmidt arr. by Huff
Medley from My Fair Lady 
Lerner and Loewe
Deep River arr. Shaw/Parker


03/09/03 Southern Harmony
Folk Hymns and Spirituals from 19th Century America
Covenant Presbyterian Church

Sing To The Lord tune: Dunlap’s Creek arr. Parker
Good Morning, Brother Pilgrim 
arr. Parker 
Come and Taste  
arr. Parker
Come Away to the Skies 
arr. Parker
O Happy Souls  
arr. Parker
God is Seen  
arr. Parker
Shout On 
arr. Parker
Come Ye That Love the Lord 
arr. Parker
Deep River 
arr. Parker/Shaw
John Saw Duh Numbuh 
arr. Parker/Shaw
Soon One Mornin’ 
arr. Kubik
Ezekiel Saw de Wheel 
arr. Dawson
Sometimes I Feel Like I Wanna Go Home
arr. Scott
Great Day 
arr. Martin

03/30/03 Zona Gale Center
Portage, Wisconsin 

(Music from the past two seasons)

 Linda Palmer

05/11/03 Salute to the Fairest Seasons II
A Choral Celebration of Spring and Summer
Trinity Lutheran

Yver, vous n’estes qu’un villain from Trois Chansons Debussy
We Come; In These Delightful Pleasant Groves from The Libertine Purcell
Sweet Honey Sucking Bees 
Le Chant des oyseaux 
In Pride of May 
My Beloved Spake 
O schöne Nacht 
O süsser Mai Brahms
Walking on the Green Grass 
The Springtime of the Year
Vaughan Williams

 Linda Palmer

Special September 11 Commemoration
Capitol Theater

Song for Athene Tavener
Dona Nobis Pacem J.S. Bach

Sacred and Profane –
Five Hundred Years in 59 Minutes
Asbury United Methodist Church

Cantate Domino Monteverdi
I Was Glad 
And I Will Exalt Him from Israel in Egypt 
Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf  
Laudate Dominum Mozart
Ah, Thou Poor World from Three Motets Brahms
Agnus Dei 
Si Ch’lo Vorrei Morire 
Two Glees (‘Tis Women Makes Us Love, Once in Our Lives) 
He Saw the Lovely Youth from Theodora 
Das Bandel, K. 441 
Four Songs, Opus 17 
The Coolin 

11/18/01 Sunday Afternoon Live at the Elvehjem
Radio Broadcast

Cantate Domino Monteverdi
I Was Glad Purcell
And I Will Exalt Him from Israel in Egypt 
Motet II Der Geirst hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf BWV 226 J.S. Bach
Laudate Dominum Mozart
Ah, Thou Poor World from Three Motets Brahms
Agnus Dei 
Si Ch’io Vorrei Morire Monteverdi
Two Glees Purcell
  1. Tis Women Make Us Love
  2. Once in our Lives
He Saw the Lovely Youth Handel (From Cantata 201) J.S. Bach
  1. Aria: Zu Tanze, Zu Sprunge J.S. Bach
  2. Chorus: Labt das Herz
Das Bandel Mozart
Der Abend Brahms
The Coolin (The Fair Haired One) Barber

03/03/02 A Taste of Broadway
First Unitarian Society Meeting House

Medley Rodgers
  It’s a Grand Night for Singing
  Do I Hear a Waltz
  Ten Minutes Ago
  A Wonderful Guy
Lost in the Stars Weill
Soon It’s Gonna Rain Schmidt
Medley from My Fair Lady
  Get Me to the Church on Time
  Wouldn’t It Be Loverly
  I’ve Grown Accustomed to Your Face
  The Rain in Spain
  I Could Have Danced All Night

05/11/02 Viennese Masters
First Unitarian Society Meeting House

Sonata in C Major, K. 521 Mozart
The Stranger’s Gift Howard Helvey World Premiere
The Silent Howard Helvey  World Premiere
8 Variations, op. 35 Franz Schubert
Neue Liebeslieder Waltzer op. 65 Brahms

Remembrance and Reconciliation
Luther Memorial

L’Homme Armé 15th-century French chanson
Deo Gracias (The Agincourt Carol) 
15th-century English carol
Soldier’s Song (
from the Lark) Bernstein
De Profundis 
Trois Beaux oiseaux du Paradis 
My Love’s in Germany
arr. Wilberg
Johnny, I Hardly Knew Ye
arr. Parker
Set Me As a Seal Upon Thine Heart 
To All, To Each (
from Carols of Death) Schuman
The Peacock 
from Les Deux Cités Millhaud
Song For Athene 
Dona Nobis Pacem 

Postcards from Here and Abroad
Grace Episcopal Church

Just as the Tide was Flowing Vaughan Williams
Margoton va t’a l’iau 
La Belle se sied au pied de la tour 
Die Beredsamkeit 
Cologne from Tourist Time 
Four Slovak Folk Songs 
Kde Sú Krávy Moje 
Las Agachadas 
Astri, Mi Astri 
arr. Christiansen
Under the Willow Tree
from Vanessa Barber
arr. Erb

11/07/99 Cathedral Classics  Luther Memorial

Kyrie (Summe Deus) 9th Century Gregorian Chant
from Missa Pange Lingua Des Pres
from Misa Criolla Ramirez
from Deutsche Messe David
Benedictus & Osanna
from Mass in G minor Vaughan Williams
Agnus Dei 
9th Century Gregorian Chant
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Collegium Regale)  
Let God Arise (Chandos Anthem)

05/07/00 Salute to the Fairest Seasons
First Congregational Church

My Beloved Spake Hadley
Sweet Honey Sucking Bees 
Fair Daffodils 
Have You Seen the White Lily Grow? 
The Fountain 
To Be Sung on the Water 
To Be Sung of a Summer Eve on the Water 
Der Abend 
Cade la sera 
It Was a Lover and His Lass 
The Springtime of the Year Vaughan Williams
Make Our Garden Grow 
Bernstein, arr. Page

04/25/99 Debut Concert
(Gary McKercher, conducting)
Luther Memorial Church
Gott ist unser Zuversicht Pachelbel
Lagrime d’Amante al Sepolcro dell’Amata 
Matra Pictures Kodaly
Wedding Chorus
from In Windsor Forest  Vaughan Williams
Deep River 
arr. Shaw/Parker
Saints Bound for Heaven 
arr. Shaw/Parker
Now I Walk in Beauty (Navajo Prayer)