Blue Ridge Sacred Chorale


"Lord, Let Me Know Mine End"
March 21, 2010

Elegy (Sir George Thalben-Ball)
Lord, Let Me Know Mine End (Maurice Greene)
Like as a Hart Desireth the Waterbrooks (Herbert Howells)
REQUIEM (Gabriel Faure)
Dona Nobis Pacem (from "Mass in B Minor") (J. S. Bach)
Hark, I hear the Harps Eternal (arr. Alice Parker)

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"For the Bounty"
November 5, 2010

We Gather Together (Traditional Hymn)
Now Thank We All Our God (Karg-Elert)
Sing to the Lord of Harvest (Healey Willan)
For the Beauty of the Earth (John Rutter)
Te Deum (W. A. Mozart)
An Anthem of Thanksgiving (William Billings)
The Best of All Possible Worlds (Leonard Bernstein)
Be Glad then America (Billings)
The Beatitudes (Arvo Part)
Now Thank We All Our God (Willan)

featuring Native American Flute, Michelle Skeel
and thoughts on Thanksgiving

"150 Years Ago"
June 3, 2011 7:30 PM

Zion's Walls (Revivalist Song) (adapted by Aaron Copland)
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (Elizabeth Poston)
Go Down Moses (Traditional Spiritual)
Battle Hymn of the Republic (William Steffe, arranged by Peter J. Wilhousky)
Amazing Grace! (arranged by Mack Wilberg)
JEFFERSON (Southern Harmony )
Silver Threads Among the Gold (by Hart Pease Danks, transcribed by Maud Powell)
She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain (arranged by Emma Lou Diemer)
Waldesnacht (op. 62 No.4) (Johannes Brahms)
MIDDLEBURY (Southern Harmony)
To a Wild Rose (Edward MacDowell. transcribed by Arthur Hartmann)
His Voice as the Sound (Southern Harmony, arranged Mack Wilberg)
EVENTIDE (arranged by Raymond H. Haan)
Beautiful Dreamer ( Stephen Foster, arranged by Alice Parker / Robert Shaw)

"10 years later"

Sunday, September 11, 2011 7:30 pm

"Star-Spangled Banner"
"Prayer for Peace" by Michael Helman
"Requiem" by Gabriel Faure
"Dona Nobis Pacem"
"Let there be peace on earth"

Kristine McCreery, violin
Deric Milligan, trumpet
Timothy Sloan, organ
Jonathan Ross, baritone
1st UMC Chancel Ringers
Aaron Flynn, Brian Hatter, Cullan Duval, boy trebles

Ceremony of Carols and Lullabies

Ceremony of Carols
Benjamin Britten
SSA and harp

Carols and Lullabies; Christmas in the Southwest
Conrad Susa
SATB, harp, guitar, marimba

Friday, December 7, 2012 @ 7:30 pm


The Perfect Rose

Zion's Walls by Aaron Copland
Rejoice in the Lamb, Op. 30
Music by Benjamin Britten
How Beautiful are the Feet (from "Messiah") G. F. Handel
Sing We and Chant It Thomas Morley
Flora Gave Me Fairest Flowers John Wilbye
Nessun Dorma (from "Turandot") Giacomo Puccini
Les Chansons des Roses
Music by Morten Lauridsen
Poetry by Rainer Maria Rilke
De Ton Reve Trop Plein
La Rose Complete

Lauren Sims-Salata, soprano
Kristin Walter, alto
Roberto Flores, baritone

Special guest appearance
Stephen Mark Brown, tenor
David Troy Francis, pianist
Michael Brannon, pianist / organist

Friday, June 7, 2013 7:30 pm

Friday, December 5 7:30 pm

Noel: Sacred Christmas
Choral Music

Of the Father's Love Begotten .....tradional with bells
There Shall a Star Come Out of Jacob .....Felix Mendelssohn
The Angel Gabriel .....arr. Joel Raney
Cherry Tree Carol .....arr. David Willcocks
Revelations .....Daniel Pinkham
What Child Is This .....arr. Dale Warland
The Angels and the Shepherds .....arr. Stephen Paulus
Hodie Christus Natus Est .....Jan P. Sweelinck
What Is This Lovely Fragrance .....arr. Joseph Flummerfelt
Jesus, Jesus Rest your Head
O Magnum Mysterium .....Tomas Luis da Victoria
Coventry Carol .....Martin Shaw
Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree ......Elizabeth Poston
Shepherds' Pipe Carol .....John Rutter
Sir Christemas .....William Mathias
Walk in the Light .....arr. Andre Thomas

Timothy Shepard, Director
Adelaide Kersh, Accompanist
Sandra Eastman, flute

Good Friday
April 3, 2015 7:30 pm

The Seven Last Words of Christ
by Theodore Dubois

Scott Hall, Porter Center
Brevard College
Brevard, NC

Timothy Shepard, Director
Adelaide Kersh, organist
Lauren Sims-Salata, soprano
Blake Ellege, tenor
Jonathon Ross, baritone
with orchestra

Friday, October 28, 2016 7:30 pm

by Dan Forrest

Other works include:
Da Pacem Domine (Arvo Part)
Song of Peace (Jean Langlais)
The Lord is My Shepherd (John Rutter)

David Ryall, boy soprano
Blake Ellege, tenor
Rebecca Gill, soprano


Friday, November 17, 2017 7:30

"Praise, Thanksgiving, and Reflecting  "

First United Methodist Church
325 North Broad Street
Brevard, NC

The Word Was God (Rosephanye Powell)
Canticle of Brother Sun (Jim Scott & Paul Winter)
Behold, God the Lord (Felix Mendelssohn)
The Heavens Are Telling (Joseph Haydn)
Benedicite, Omnia Opera (Herbert Sumsion)
Earth Song (Frank Ticheli)
An Anthem of Thanksgiving (William Billings)
The Beauty of the Earth (Gwyneth Walker)
The Kingdom (Andre J. Thomas)
Sing to the Lord of Harvest (Healey Willan)
The Lord Bless You and Keep You (John Rutter)

Organ Pieces: Fiat Lux (Theodore Dubois)
How Fair and Pleasant Art Thou (Antiphon V) (Marcel Dupre)

Timothy Shepard, Director
Adelaide Kersh, Accompanist