Real Men Sing at Bethany College | Thursday, January 24, 2019

Click here to register for the 2019 Real Men Sing

Repertoire

High School Choir (Dr. Mark Lucas, Conductor) 
Set Me As a Seal, John Leavitt
Praise His Holy Name!, Keith Hampton

Changed and Changing Voice Choirs (Dr. Patrick Freer and Mr. Greg Bontrager, Conductors) 
Joy in My Heart, arr. Dilworth
Vive L’Amour, arr. Bobby Siltman

Unchanged Voice Choir (Mr. Alex Piazza, Conductor)
O La Le arr. Alex Piazza
The Happy Wanderer arr. Alex Piazza

Notes for directors:
Registrants will be sent recordings and a PDF that is free and legal to copy for both selections. Please have the students listen to these practice tracks a few times to familiarize themselves with the music.

“O La Le” – Have students learn these parts on solfege. We will learn the very easy text the day of! If your students are familiar with the Curwen hand signs, we may use those some in rehearsal. I’ve attached simple percussion parts if you have some particularly eager students who want to prepare those in advance.

“Happy Wanderer” – In the “loo” section… please ignore the notated harmony (sorry) and just have the students the same verse melody on “loo”. Hopefully the recordings clear up any confusion!

Find practice tracks here.

Mass Choir – all singers 

God Bless America (T.T.B.B.), Berlin/Ringwald
Hal Leonard 35008078

God Bless America (S.A.), Berlin/Ringwald
Hal Leonard 35008080

NOTE: This is the same song, but arranged in different voicings. Also note that it is the same mass choir song as last year. Those in the Unchanged Voice Choir should purchase and rehearse the S.A. version. Those in the other choirs should purchase and rehearse the T.T.B.B. version

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Department of Music

Office DeWitt Center for Music Presser Hall 211 421 North First Street Lindsborg KS 67456 United States Phone: (785) 227-3380, ext. 8235
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Mark Lucas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Music Director of Choral Activities & the Bethany Oratorio SocietyElmer F. Pierson Distinguished Professor
Office Presser Hall 213 Department of Music Phone: 785.212.1362 Read Biography
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