ACDA Philadelphia 2010

The Women’s Chorale presented program entitled “We the People” at the American Choral Directors’ Association Eastern Division Conference in Philadelphia on February 11, 2010 at 11:15 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, 123 South 17th Street. Janet Galván conducted the program, and faculty members Michael Galván, clarinet; Lee Goodhew Romm, bassoon; Elizabeth Simkin, violon, cello; and Susan Waterbury, violin will be guest artists with the chorale. Pianist Jon Riss (’09) and percussionist Colleen Clark (‘09) also participated, with assistance from graduate conductor Jennifer Sengin M.M. (’10) and rehearsal pianist Lee Wright The program included music from many cultures.


We the people communicate.
Otmar Mácha: Ho-ja-ja, ho-ja-ja

We the people find serenity.
Eleanor Daley: The Lake Isle of Innisfree

We the people hope.
Joan Szymko: Vivos Vovo

We the people mourn.
Sharon Farber: Ahuv Sheli

We the people invent.
Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Pseudo-Yoik Lite

We the people celebrate.
Trad. Colombian, arr. Julián Gómez Giraldo: Maximína

We the people rise above adversity.
Rosephanye Powell: Still I Rise