The Music Selections
This is our archive of sorts to showcase the diversity of the music we sing.
Please peruse through the years to get a feel of our beloved songs.
81st Concert Season
Make a Joyful Noise Kouri / Drennan
How Lovely Are the Messengers Romans 5:15-16 / Mendelssohn
O For a Closer Walk with God Cowper / Getty, arr. Grassi featuring LCA member Norma Campbell on the penny whistle
Walk together, Children arr. deCormier featuring LCA members Jean Reitmeier, soprano and Clark Smith, baritone
I Want Jesus to Walk with Me arr. Hayes featuring LCA member Brad Miller, percussion
Ubi Caritas "Where there is charity and love, there God is..." (sung in Latin)
True Light Keith Hampton featuring LCA member Mellissa Standley, soprano
Spirit of Love Murray / Pote
A Gaelic Blessing John Rutter
Jesus is the Light Williams / Drennan
There is a Balm in Gilead William Dawson featuring LCA member Faith Hoffman, Mezzo-soprano
Sure On This Shining Night Agee / Lauridsen
Praise His Holy Name Keith Hampton
Beautiful Savior arr. Christiansen
80th Concert Season
Joy in the Morning Natalie Sleeth
My God, How Wonderful Thou Art arr. Oscar R. Overby featuring LCA member Melissa Standley, soprano This hymn tune dates from the Scottish Psalter of 1615. English pastor Frederick Faber added this text in 1849
Grace Mark Hayes In this moving arrangement, Hayes pairs the familiar "Amazing Grace" text with the American folk melody, "The Water is Wide."
With A Voice of Singing Martin Shaw
E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come Paul Manz Ruth Manz wrote this paraphrase on revelation 22 during a hospital vigil for their critically ill son. When her husband later set the text to music, he said the piece "practically wrote itself."
Psalm 46 John Ness Beck This festive arrangement features Martin Luther's famous hymn, "A Mighty Fortress is Our God" and Luther's own paraphrase of Psalm 46.
Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal Trad. American, arr. Mark Hayes featuring LCA member Brenda Mikota, piano