Choral Offerings
THE CHOIR

 

The Choir at Westminster sings every Sunday and at special services throughout the year, except during the summer. The choir sings a wide variety of choral music, ranging from baroque, classical and English-[style anthems all the way to spirituals and traditional gospel.  Choir rehearsal is at 7:30 every Thursday night. You are always welcome to join us!                    -Tom

 

2018 – 2019 CHORAL OFFERINGS

September 9, 2018 – Pentecost XVI
            Jane Marshall:  Blessed Is the Man 

 

September 16 – Pentecost XVII
            Ludwig van Beethoven: The Heavens Are Telling

 

September 23 – Pentecost XVIII
            Leo Sowerby:  Blessed Are All They That Fear the Lord 

 

September 30 – Pentecost XIX
            Robert Baker:  Let All the World in Every Corner Sing 

 

October 7 – Pentecost XX  (World Wide Communion)
            Charles Wood:  Oculi omnium
            Camille Saint-Saens:  Panis Angelicus 

 

October 14 – Pentecost XXI
            Malcolm Archer:  Eternal Light 

 

October 21 – Pentecost XXII
            John Rutter:  For the Beauty of the Earth 

 

October 28 – Pentecost XXIII
            Daniel Gawthrop:  Jericho

 

November 4 – Solemnization of All Saints
            Edgar Bainton:  And I Saw A New Heaven
            Craig Phillips:  And I Saw the Heavenly City 

 

November 11 – Pentecost XXV
             Vaughan Williams: O How Amiable 

 

November 18 – Pentecost XXVI
            TBD – My Lord What A Morning 

 

November 25 – The Feast of Christ the King
            Everett Titcomb:  Te Deum
            Edward Elgar:  Ave Verum 

 

December 2 – Advent I    (begin lectionary year C)
            Johann Franck:  O Jesu Grant Me Hope and Comfort
            J.S. Bach:  Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring 

 

December 9 – Advent II
            Orlando Gibbons: This Is the Record of John 

 

December 9 – Lessons and Carols (4:00 p.m.)
            Peter Warlock:  Adam lay ybounden  (women of the choir)
            Sarum Plainsong:  Creator of the Stars of Night (men of the choir)
            Elizabeth Poston:  Jesus Christ, the Apple Tree
            John Rutter:  What Sweeter Music
            Michael Head:  The Oxen
            John Rutter:  Mary’s Magnificat
            John Rutter:  Christmas Night
            Jackson Berkey:  Il est ne
            John Tavener:  The Lamb 

 

December 16 – Advent III
            Kenneth Lowenberg:  The Prophecy of Zechariah     

 

December 23  – Advent IV
            John Rutter:  Mary’s Magnificat 

 

December 24 – Christmas Eve at four
            Healey Willan: What Is This Lovely Fragrance
            John Rutter:  Christmas Night  (100c)
            Michael Head:  The Oxen  (1137)
            Adolphe Adam:  O Holy Night (solo)

 

December 30 – Christmas I
            Solo: tba

 

January 6, 2019 – The Feast of the Epiphany
            John Weaver:  Epiphany Alleluias
            Randall Thompson:  Choose Something Like A Star 

 

 

Thanks for visiting our site.
Tom Clark-Jones, choirmaster

 

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Westminster Church of Peoria
The Rev. Denise M. Clark-Jones, B.A., M.S., M.Div., Pastor
Thomas Clark-Jones, Mus.B., M.A., Organist-Choirmaster

Anthems listed are sung at the ten o’clock service each Sunday.
Visitors and guests are always welcome.

The Westminster Pipe Organ
built by Visser-Rowland, Houston, TX.  1989   (III/42)
maintained exclusively by John-Paul Buzard Organ Builders, Champaign, IL