EARTHSONGS: Destination


The Choral Project takes a trip around the world and back again

The Choral Project wraps up its 20th season with a program featuring music from far off destinations. Along with a West Coast premiere arrangement of “Summertime” by acclaimed composer/arranger Mac Huff, the choir will offer Moira Smiley’s engaging “Bring Me Little Water, Silvy,” and Ysaye Barnwell’s touching “Wanting Memories,” as well as favorites from the past twenty seasons, including Theodore Lucas’s playful and moving “Together,” Lebo M’s freedom song “One By One” from Disney’s Broadway musical The Lion King, and the ever-popular setting of Robert Burn’s poem, “A Red, Red, Rose” by James Mulholland. The program will also feature the winners of The Choral Project’s Student Composition Contest: “Ave Maria” by Chase Shoemaker (Indianola, IA) [third place], “Paris in Spring” by Douglas Byler (Dayton, VA) [second place], and “Oom Ji Ji” by Benjamin Low (Brighton, MA) [first place].

We invite you to hear us in three locations: First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto, Peace United Church of Christ in Santa Cruz, and Mission Santa Clara de Asis. Join us as we conclude a season of celebration!

03 JUN / FRI / 8:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church | 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto

04 JUN / SAT / 8:00 PM

Peace United Church of Christ | 900 High Street, Santa Cruz

05 JUN / SUN / 2:00 PM

Mission Santa Clara de Asís | 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara

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Sponsored, in part, by a grants from the Office of Cultural Affairs - City of San Jose, SVCREATES and Applied Materials Foundation, and generous support from First Republic Bank.