Spring 2021 Program

Our spring singing:

joy; sounds from different places and people; how we think of ourselves, and others.

I Celebrate Myself

Walt Whitman text

Music by John Michael Trotta

El-Helwa Di

Song by Sayed Darwish (Egypt)

Arranged by Edward Torikian (Armenia)

Early in the morning, someone wakes up to prepare the bread of the day. In the meantime, the sound of the rooster is heard—“ku ku ku ku”—and the entire neighborhood awakens. People begin to greet to each other happily. Their pockets are empty but their mood is peaceful, convinced of hope.


Old Irish work song about two kinds of seaweed; one to dye clothing, another to eat.

Water Fountain

Tuneyards/Merrill Garbus

arr. Fulton (Canada)

Soon-Ah Will Be Done

African American Spiritual

arr. William Dawson

The Lord Bless Your and Keep You

Peter C. Lutkin

A spring semester "Senior Week" traditional peice for College Choir.

Score/audio in the Resources folder
(we would probably choose between this and "In Silence" this spring).