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2004 Festival

The 2004 Celebration of African American Spirituals featured performances by soprano Brenda Wimberley, tenor Louima Lilite, and visiting high school choirs in addition to Penn State ensembles.

February 6, 2004 Esber Recital Hall

Umojo Ensemble, Sherwood High School; Johnathun Dunn, conductor

  • This is the Day ♦ public domain
  • This Little Light of Mine ♦ arranged by Keith Hampton
  • Stand By Me ♦ arranged by Moses Hogan
  • Jesus is a Rock in a Weary Land ♦ arranged by Glenn E. Burleigh
  • City Called Heaven ♦ arranged by Josephine Poelintz

Louima Lilite, tenor; Anthony Leach, piano

  • Wade in de Water ♦arranged by H. T. Burleigh
  • Lord, I Want to be a Christian ♦ arranged by Phillip McIntyre
  • You Better Mind ♦ arranged by Phillip McIntyre

Glee Club; Bruce Trinkley, conductor; Emery DeWitt, graduate assistant; Lee Wagner, piano

  • Ride the Chariot ♦ arranged by W. H. Smith
  • Soon ah Will be Done ♦ arranged by William Dawson
  • We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace ♦ arranged by William Appling
  • Ride On, King Jesus ♦ arranged by Bruce Trinkley

Mechanicsburg High School Concert Choir; Eric Dundore, conductor

  • Things that Never Die ♦ Lee Dengler
  • Round the Glory Manger ♦ arranged by K. Lee Scott
  • There is a Balm ♦ arranged by William L. Dawson
  • Ain't Got Time to Die ♦ arranged by Hall Johnson

February 7, 2004 Pasquerilla Spiritual Center

Umojo Ensemble, Sherwood High School; Johnathun Dunn, conductor

  • This is the Day ♦public domain
  • City Called Heaven ♦ arranged by Josephine Poelintz

Indian Valley High School Ensemble; Sherry Trgovac, conductor

  • In Bright Mansions Above ♦ arranged by Roland Carter
  • Hold On ♦ arranged by Jester Hairston
  • Heaven Somewhere ♦ Stephen Hatfield

Susquehanna High School Concert Choir Amy Burghdorf, conductor

  • By An' By ♦ arranged by Marvin Curtis
  • O Magnify ♦ Glenn E. Burleigh

State College High School Men's Glee Club; Robert Drafall, conductor

  • Poor Man Lazarus ♦ arranged by Jester Hairston
  • Plenty Good Room ♦ arranged by Moses Hogan

Brenda Wimberly, soprano; Fred Dade, piano

  • Ride Up in the Chariot ♦ arranged by Betty Jackson King
  • Guide My Feet ♦ arranged by Jacqueline Hairston
  • Come Down Angels ♦ arranged by Undine Smith Moore

Mechanicsburg High School Concert Choir; Eric Dundore, conductor

  • There is a Balm in Gilead ♦ arranged by William L. Dawson
  • Ain't Got Time to Die ♦ arranged by Hall Johnson