Past Concert Programs

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134th Annual Fall Concert
Saturday, November 20, 1993
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Jerry Blackstone, Director
Kyle Marrero, Assistant Conductor
Howard Watkins, Pianist
The Ohio State University Men’s Glee Club
James Gallagher, Director
INTERMISSION
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Feasting I watch (Op. 45 No. 5) Edward Elgar
Mis oli see, mis juba lapsep?lves Konstantin T?rnpu
Three Sacred Pieces:
      -Der Herr segne euch
      Jack Anthony Pott, conductor
      -Resonet in laudibus
      -R?u, r?u, ch?u
      Edward perini, baritone

J. S. Bach

Jacob Handl
Anonymous
A Passerby
World Premiere
Byron Adams
Selections by THE NOVELAIRES and THE FRIARS
The Best of All Possible Worlds from Candide Leonard Bernstein
Hallelu arr. Stephen Paulus
Heaven Andr? J. Thomas
Betelehemu arr. Wendell Whalum
Michigan Songs including the World Premiere of Memories of Michigan
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
Explosion of Sound
Saturday, April 9, 1994
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Jerry Blackstone, Director
Howard Watkins, Pianist
The Miami University Men’s Glee Club
Clayton Parr, Director
The Bowling Green State University Men’s Chorus
James Mathey, Director
INTERMISSION
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Two Sacred Pieces:
      -Cantate Domino
      -Oseh shalom bimromav
      Ryan Waite, tenor
arr. Archibold T. Davison
Hirsch/Gilbert
The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard Benjamin Britten
A Celtic Triptych
      The Cloths of Heaven
      A Drinking Song
      A Plea for Old Friends
      World Premiere
Ron Jeffers
Two Folksongs:
      -Ahay, Tuburan
      Scott Lefurgy, tenor
      World Premiere
      -Barb’ra Allen
      Edward Perini, baritone
arr. Oscar Alcantara


arr. Randall Gill
Selections by THE FRIARS
Stars of the Summer Night
      Jack Anthony Pott, tenor
      Kevin Michael Camelet, tenor
      Martin Stefan, baritone

arr. Ellwood Derr
The Magic Carpet (with apologies to Mozart!) arr. Jennings & Spiegl
Ave Maria
(Combined Glee Clubs)
Franz Biebl
Michigan Songs together with former officers of the Glee Club
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
141st Annual Fall Concert
Saturday, November 11, 2000
Hill Auditorium 8PM
Jerry Blackstone, Director
Eugene Rogers, Assistant Conductor
Andrew Lenhart, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Duh Tvoy blag?y (Russian) Pavel Chesnokov
Song for Athene John Tavener
Two Pieces for oboe and male chorus
      Greater Love
      A Red, Red Rose
      Aaron Hill, oboe; David Neely, baritone

Robert V. Scholz
Stephen Chatman
Songs of a Young Man
      When I Was One-and-Twenty
      Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now
Richard Nance
Carnival Song (1938, Italian)
      Andrew Lenhart and Matthew Mazzoni, pianists
Walter Piston
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Michigan Songs  
Two Evening Pieces from Sweden
      Evening Stillness
      Sleep, I’ll be with you

Joh. S. Svedsen
Maurice Karkoff
Not While I’m Around from Sweeney Todd Stephen Soundheim
Eugene Rogers, conductor
Ka Hia Manu (Polynesian)
      Jeremy Peters, bass
Stephen Hatfield
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
141st Annual Spring Concert
Saturday, April 7, 2001
Hill Auditorium 8PM
Jerry Blackstone, Director
Eugene Rogers, Assistant Conductor
Andrew Lenhart, Pianist
Stephen Lusmann, Baritone
Melody Racine, Mezzo-Soprano
The Boychoir of Ann Arbor
Dr. Thomas F. Strode, Director
Karen Thatcher, Assistant Director
Song for Athene
      Combined Ensembles
John Tavener
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Blow ye the trumpet Kirke Mechem
Notre P?re Denis B?dard
Eugene Rogers, conductor
Doamne, buzele mele Gavril Musicescu
Summer Twilight (1996) Ellwood Derr
A Passerby (1993) Byron Adams
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Michigan Songs  
Lowlands
      David Wilson, baritone
arr. Robert Shaw and Alice Parker
My Darlin’ Eileen from Wonderful Town
      Stephen Lusmann, baritone;
      Melody Racine, mezzo-soprano
Leonard Bernstein
Luck Be a Lady from Guys and Dolls
      Stephen Lusmann, baritone
Frank Loesser
I’m a Train Albert Hammond and Mike Hazelwood
arr. Peter Knight
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
142nd Annual Fall Concert
Saturday, November 10, 2001
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Jerry Blackstone, Director
J. Aaron McDermid, Assistant Conductor
Michael Djupstrom, Pianist
The University of Notre Dame Glee Club
Daniel Stowe, Conductor
INTERMISSION
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Shakespeare Songs (1984)
      -When daisies pied -
          from "Love’s Labour’s Lost"
      -Take, O take those lips away -
           from "Measure for Measure"
      -Full fathom five from - "The Tempest"
      Michael Djupstrom &
      Stephen J. Warner, pianists
      Craig Hayward, percussionist
Theodore Morrison
Bogoroditse Devo Nikolai Kedroff, Jr.
Kyrie (1984) Sven-David Sandstr?m
Psalm 40
      Brian Bennett, Bob Stevenson,
      Joshua Breitzer, Brent Hegwood,
      Adrian Leskiw, Nicholas Edwin,
      Sean Panikkar, and David Neely, soloists
Cristine Temple-Evans
Reconciliation Stephen Chatman
J. Aaron McDermid, conductor
Selections by THE FRIARS
Lullabye Tom Schnauber
I’m gonna sing! Hunter / Salamunovich
Michigan Songs
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
142nd Annual Spring Concert
Saturday, April 13, 2002
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Jerry Blackstone, Director
J. Aaron McDermid, Assistant Conductor
Stephen Lusmann, Guest Conductor
Randall Reid-Smith, Guest Soloist
Michael Djupstrom, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Dance
      Michael Djupstrom &
      Stephen Warner, pianists
David Conte
Spaseniye sodelal Pavel Chesnokov
Quatre Petites Pri?res de Saint Francois D’Assise
      -Salut, Dame Sainte
      -Seigneur, je vous en prie
Francis Poulenc
Indianas No. 2
      -Eduardo Belgrano
      -Sino
Carlos Guastavino
the moon has overcome J. Aaron McDermid
J. Aaron McDermid, conductor
Sing Me to Heaven Daniel E. Gawthrop
O welche Lust! from Fidelio
      Nicholas Edwin, tenor; David Neely, baritone
      Stephen J. Warner, organist
Ludwig van Beethoven
Stephen Lusmann, conductor
Rigoletto Quartette Travesty
      Joshua Breitzer, tenor; Brian Bennett, tenor
Giuseppe Verdi
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Michigan Songs
Selections from Broadway w/ guest artist RANDALL REID-SMITH, tenor
Hol’ You Han’ arr. Paul Rardin
I Have Had Singing Ron Jeffers
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
143rd Annual Fall Concert
Saturday, November 2, 2002
Rackham Auditorium, 6PM & 9PM
Stephen Lusmann, Director
J. Aaron McDermid, Assistant Conductor
Joseph Daniel, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Evviva Beviam from Ernani Giuseppe Verdi
Dixit Maria ad Angelum Hans Leo Hassler
The Last Words of David Randall Thompson
El Yivneh Hagalil arr. Peter Sozio
Ave Maria Franz Biebl
Der Gondelfahrer Franz Schubert
Down in the Valley arr. George Mead
J. Aaron McDermid, conductor
Gentle Annie arr. Shaw/Parker
Cindy
      Joseph Daniel & Brennan Szafron, pianists
      Michael Swain, percussionist
arr. Mack Wilberg
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Hold On! arr. Eugene Thamon Simpson
I Want to Die Easy arr. Vernon Sanders
J. Aaron McDermid, conductor
I’m A-Rollin’
      Joshua Breitzer, tenor
arr. Paul Rardin
(World Premiere)
Michigan Songs
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
143rd Annual Spring Concert
Saturday, April 12, 2003
Rackham Auditorium, 6PM & 9PM
Stephen Lusmann, Director
J. Aaron McDermid, Assistant Conductor
Jo?o Vidal, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Hallelujah Amen from Judas Maccabaeus George Ferderic Handel
arr. Philip A. Duey
Dostoyno yest Nicolai Golovanov
Cantate Domino Hans Leo Hassler
arr. Archibald T. Davison
Dirait-on Morten Lauridsen
I Love My Love
      Donald Milton III, baritone
arr. Jameson Marvin
Her eyes, twin pools J. Aaron McDermid
J. Aaron McDermid, condutor
(World Premiere)
Kalinka arr. Vadim Prokhorov
Bar’bra Allen
      David Neely, baritone
arr. Randall Gill
J. Aaron McDermid, conductor
Western Songs
      Devin Provenzano, bass-baritone
arr. Roger Wagner
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE NOVELAIRES and THE FRIARS
Got a Mind to Do Right arr. David Morrow
Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit
      Jeremy Peters, bass
arr. William L. Dawson
Michigan Songs
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
144th Annual Fall Concert
Saturday, November 2, 2003
Rackham Auditorium, 6PM & 9PM
Stephen Lusmann, Director
William Hammer, Assistant Conductor
Thomas Kean, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Antiphon from Five Mystical Songs Ralph Vaughan Williams
Missus est Gabriel Cristobal de Morales
Lo, How a Rose e’er Blooming Michael Praetorius
N??e s?l? ?eb?sn?ya Alexander Sharemetev
Duh Tvoy blag?y Pavel Chesnokov
Salmo 150 Ernani Aguiar
Gloire Immortelle from Faust Charles Gounod
She is my slender small love Eric H. Thiman
Thou Didst Delight my Eyes Gerald Finzi
Betelehemu
      Jon Schimpke, Donald Milton III,
      Adrian Leskiw, Jeremy Peters,
      Victor Szabo, Scott Lindroth,
      Thomas Kean, percussionists
Via Oltunji/Arr. Wendell Whalum
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Soon-ah will be done arr. William L. Dawson
Deep River arr. Harry T. Burleigh
William Hammer, conductor
Ain’-A That Good New arr. Willaim L. Dawson
William Hammer, conductor
Ride the Chariot
      Lee Barcena-Turner, Dan Lara,
      Richard Li, Brent Hegwood, soloists
arr. Wm. Henry Smith
Michigan Songs  
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
144th Annual Spring Concert
Saturday, April 17, 2004
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Stephen Lusmann, Director
William Hammer, Assistant Conductor
Thomas Kean, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Ring Out, Wild Bells
from Three Pieces After Tennyson
      John Schimpke, glockenspiel
      Chad Stuible, bells and triangle
      Thomas Kean & Michael Fauver, pianists
Ron Nelson
O vos omnes Ludovico Tommaso da Vittoria
All-Night Vigil, Op. 37
      -I. Come, Let Us Worship
      -VI. Rejoice, O Virgin
Sergei Rachmaninoff
A Celtic Triptych
      -The Cloths of Heaven
      -A Drinking Song
      -A Plea for Old Friends
Ron Jeffers
Two American Hymns
      -At the River
      -Zion’s Walls
arr. Aaron Copland
William Hammer, conductor
Promised Land arr. Michael Richardson
Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
      Brett Thompson, baritone
arr. Fenno Heath
Rainbow ‘Round My Shoulder arr. Robert DeCormier
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor? arr. Alice Parker & Robert Shaw
Loch Lomond
      Devin Provenzano, bass-baritone
arr. Jonathan Quick
Danny Boy
      Benjamin Moerman, tenor
arr. Jameson Marvin
Michigan Songs  
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
145th Anniversary Concert
Saturday, November 13, 2004
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Stephen Lusmann, Director
William Hammer, Assistant Conductor
Thomas Kean, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Canticle (From the rising of the sun)
      Thomas Kean & Paul Rossen, pianists
David Conte
O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen
Panis angelicus G. Periluigi da Palestrina
William Hammer, conductor
Lass dich nur nichts nicht dauren
      Thomas Kean, organist
Johannes Brahms
William Hammer, conductor
Daemon Irrepit Callidus Gyorgy Orban
Alleluia Randall Thompson
Somagwaza Joseph Maselwa
Siyahamba
      Jon Schimpke, djembe
arr. Henry Leck
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Satin Doll arr. Susan Gardner
Blues in the Night arr. Susam Gardner
Hol' You Han'
      featuring The Friars
arr. Paul Rardin
Michigan Songs  
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
145th Annual Spring Concert
Saturday, April 9, 2005
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Stephen Lusmann, Director
William Hammer, Assistant Conductor
Thomas Kean, Pianist
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY GLEE CLUB
Patrick Gardner, Director
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Overture from William Tell Gioacchino Rossini
arr. Stout/Blackstone
Dirge from Cymbeline
      David Ramos, trumpet
Conrad Susa
El yivneh hagalil arr. Peter Sozio
Beati mortui Felix Mendelssohn
William Hammer, conductor
El grillo Josquin Des Pres
Ave Maria Franz Biebl
Somagwaza Joseph Maselwa
Witness arr. Moses Hogan
Go Where I Send Thee arr. Caldwell/Ivory
Michigan Songs
COMBINED GLEE CLUBS
Spaseniye sodelal Pavel Chesnokov
Patrick Gardner, conductor
Evviva beviam from Ernani Giuseppe Verdi
Stephen Lusmann, conductor
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
Stephen Lusmann, conductor
146th Annual Fall Concert
Saturday, November 19, 2005
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Paul Rardin, Director
George Case, Assistant Conductor
David Zobel, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
Psalm 117 Stanley Hoffman
Contate Domino
      George Case, conductor
Hans leo Hassler
arr. Archibald Davidson
Psalm 96
      Jonathan Bryan Smith, soloist
G. Periluigi da Palestrina
The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard Benjamin Britten
Dalvi duoddar luohti
      Baylee Miller, soloist
Seppo Paakkunainen
Jing-ga-lye-ya Bruce Sled
Freedom Come
      Tony Rinehart & Joshua Sanchez, soloists
      Adam Clarke, djembe
Ben Allaway
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Got a Mind to Do Right arr. David Morrow
Deep River
      Andrew Bollinger, soloist
arr. Larry Farrow
Feast of the Lord
      Donald Milton III, soloist
      Christian Carpenter, bass
      Jon Zande, drum set
arr. Richard Smallwood
Michigan Songs  
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
146th Annual Spring Concert
Saturday, April 8, 2006
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Paul Rardin, Conductor
George Case, Assistant Conductor
David Zobel, Pianist
Laudes atque Carmina Albert A. Stanley
A Jubliant Song Rene Clausen
arr. James Rodde
Gott meine Zuversicht, Op. 132 Franz Schubert
Benedicamus Domino Krzysztof Penderecki
Tarantella Randall Thompson
Overture to The Magic Flute W.A. Mozart
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS
Harambee: A Call to Unity Joseph Jennings
Loveliest of Trees, The Cherry Now
(from Songs of a Young man)
Richard Nance
Waitin' for the Dawn of Peace
      -Two Brothers
      -Tentin' Tonight
arr. Ron Jeffers
Heaven Somewhere arr. Stephen Hatfield
Sing Praises As Sung by the Shekinah Choir
Michigan Songs  
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
146th Annual Fall Concert
Saturday, April 8, 2006
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
Haslett High School Men's Chorale
Erich Wangeman, Conductor

University of Michigan Men's Glee Club
Paul Rardin, Director
John Trotter, Assistant Conductor
David Zobel, Pianist
Haslett High School Men's Chorale  
When Good Men Sing David T. Plank
Fight the good fight with all thy might
from Five hymns in Popular Style
John Gardner
Der Herr Segne euch J. S. Bach
Tahiti Jerry Terris
Mbiri Kuna Mwari (Shona Gloria) Lee Kesselman
University of Michigan Men's Glee Club  
Laudes atque carmina (1878) Charles m. Gayley
and Albert Stanley
Ascendit Deus Jacob Handl
Lux aurumque (2004) Eric Whitacre
Invocation and Dance (1989) David Conte
Brothers, Sing On! Edvard Grieg
arr. Howard McKinney
INTERMISSION
Selections by THE FRIARS  
Mouth Music Dolores Keane and John Faulkner
Transcribed by Joseph Byrd
Guitarra
arr. Stephen Smith
Oba se je Nigerian Folk Song
arr. Sweet Honey in the Rock
Michigan Songs  
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
147th Annual Spring Concert
Saturday, April 8, 2006
Hill Auditorium, 8PM
1967 World Tour Men's Glee Club
Bernard Crouse, Conductor
Frank Kuntz, Pianist

University of Michigan Men's Glee Club
Paul Rardin, Conductor
John Trotter, Assistant Conductor
David Zobel, Pianist
1967 World Tour Men's Glee Club  
Hallelujah, Amen (1745) George F. Handel
ed. Phillip A. Duey
Ain't Got Time to Die Spiritual
arr. Phillip A. Duey
Draft Dodger Rag Pete Seeger
arr. Bernard Crouse
Selctions by THE 1967 FRIARS  
Go Blue Phillip A. Duey
University of Michgan Men's Glee Club  
Laudes atque carmina (1878) Charles M. Gayley
and Albert Stanley
Dir, Seeles des Weltalls, K. 429 (1785) Wolfgang A. Mozart
Miserere mei, Deus (c. 1638) Gregorio Allegri
arr. James Rodde
I believe (1995) Lon Beery
Carnival Song (1938) Walter Piston
INTERMISSION  
Selections by THE FRIARS  
Jenny Kiss'd Me Paul Carey
Arirang Korean Folk Song
arr. Mark D. Templeton
Ramkali arr. Ethan Sperry
Michigan Song  
Michigan Remember Paul Rardin
Lyrics by Robert Bartlett
The Yellow and Blue Michael W. Balfe
147th Annual Fall Concert
148th Annual Spring Concert