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Welcome to Westminster Choir’s Virtual Rehearsal Room!

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CHOIR ACTIVITIES (Rehearsal and worship performances) are canceled until further notice. Please e-mail Adam at waite@montview.org for more info.

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Below, you’ll find a schedule of our upcoming anthems, posted month-to-month.  Also included are youtube links to my preferred recordings, and in some instances, practice tracks and/or sheet music.  Enjoy!   – Adam

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September 8, 2019 : Celebration Sunday
11am Worship, 10:25am warmup in the loft with the Montview Brass

Anthem: Antiphon, from Five Mystical Songs  – Vaughan-Williams
https://youtu.be/xUAArcEkLQY

Offertory:  O Clap Your Hands  – Vaughan-Williams
https://youtu.be/oinhRp67cf8

Benediction Response: Glory to God in the Highest (excerpt) – Thompson
https://youtu.be/OR1YBc6oD8U?t=1m7s
PDF of score (different typeset, start pg. 4): http://orfeonmalaga.org/musica/Thompson-Glory_To_God_In_The_Highest.pdf

September 15, 2019
11am worship, 10:25am warmup in the loft

Anthem:  Jubilate Deo – Britten
https://youtu.be/qyjYW_8TVyQ

Offertory:  My Song In The Night  – Christiansen
https://youtu.be/j86LlxBVwl8

September 22, 2019
11am worship, 10:25am warmup

Anthem:  For the Beauty of the Earth – Rutter

Anthem: This Little Light of Mine — arr. Moses Hogan
https://youtu.be/bwozUeslmaE

September 29, 2019
11am worship, 10:25am warmup

Anthem: Sing Joyfully – Byrd

SOPRANO 1

SOPRANO 2

ALTO 1

ALTO 2

TENOR

BASS

Offertory:  I’m Gonna Sing – Mark Miller
https://www.choristersguild.org/store/cga1560-im-gonna-sing/8101/

October 6, 2019
11am worship, 10:25am warmup

Offertory: Be Present At Our Table Lord  – Clarke

Communion:  Communion  – Kodaly

October 13, 2019 — NO CHOIR

October 20, 2019
11am worship, 10:25am warmup

Anthem: Praise the Lord, All Ye People  – M. Haydn

Offertory: Non Nobis Domine  – Doyle
(enjoy the over-the-top film score music!)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13FrLGB_oK8

October 27, 2019: Reformation & Stewardship Sunday
11am worship, 10:25am warmup

Call to Prayer: Praise ye the Lord, the Almighty  – Distler
(this version is in German; we’ll do it in English)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2N5O9i8mak

Benediction Response: Highland Cathedral  – arr. Kuzma

November 3, 2019: All Saints
11am worship, 10:25am warmup in the loft with String Orchestra

Offertory: Veni, Sancte Spiritus from Lux Aeterna  – Lauridsen
https://youtu.be/lmCBWGDXLf0?t=905

Communion: Agnus Dei from Lux Aeterna  – Lauridsen
https://youtu.be/lmCBWGDXLf0?t=1061

November 10, 2019
11am worship, 10:25am warmup

Call to Prayer:  I Sat Down Under His Shadow  – Bairstow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6JfInyQI9Q

Offertory: I Dream A World  – Powell
https://youtu.be/-OEStH0iDgE

November 17, 2019
11am worship, 10:25am warmup with Mary Louise Burke conducting

Offertory: How fair is Thy face, from Four Psalms  – Grieg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZWL17jl_yI

December 15, 2019
11am worship, 10:25am warmup in the choir loft

Anthem: Ne Timeas, Maria  – Falkowski

Offertory: Kyrie, from Messe de Minuit – Charpentier (see Christmas Eve for Charpentier Youtube link)

December 22, 2019: Lessons & Carols
11am worship, 10:25am warmup in the choir loft

Anthem: Gloria, from Messe de Minuit – Charpentier

Anthem: Magnificat – Kelly
https://youtu.be/Dj1HmZTFI_A

Anthem: Betelehemu  – arr. Brooks

December 24, 2019: Christmas Eve
7pm worship (6:20 warmup in choir room)
9:30pm Concert (9pm warmup in choir loft)
10pm worship

Concert Piece: Messe de Minuit  – Charpentier
https://youtu.be/Dd9xVCpQbfY

Anthem (7pm & 10pm): Ding Dong Merrily on High!  – arr. Willcocks
https://youtu.be/C3etMxjPoaE

Offertory (7pm & 10pm): The First Noel — arr. Wilberg
https://youtu.be/Y4iXatDeY7A

January 5, 2020 : Epiphany
11am Worship, 10:25am warmup in the choir room

Offertory: Choose Something Like a Star – Thompson

Communion: The Shepherds’ Farewell – Berlioz

 

January 12, 2020 : Baptism of the Lord
11am Worship, 10:25am warmup in the choir room

Anthem: New Year Carol  – Britten
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1j48LwHANo

Offertory: Down to the River to Pray  – arr. Lee

 

January 19, 2020 : MLK Sunday
11am Worship, 10:25am warmup in the choir room

Anthem: I Dream a World  – Powell
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OEStH0iDgE

Offertory: We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace  – arr. Hogan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GDRss1cMuV4

 

January 26, 2020
11am Worship, 10:25am warmup in the choir room

Anthem: Gloria Deo – Jay Althouse (Madison Falkenstine conducting)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VDBmKM-6b8

Offertory: TBD

 

February 2, 2020 : Mark Miller at Montview
Rehearsal/Workshop Sat Feb 1, 10am (with optional lunch at 12 noon)
8:30am & 11am worship services; 8:10am call in the choir room

Offertory: “Let Justice Roll” – Miller
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRlyRot2UgE

Communion: “I Believe” – Miller
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qfeb7dlChmE

 

February 9, 2020 : NO CHOIR in WORSHIP