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June 4, 2022

in-person concert!

How Can I Keep From Singing

December 17, 2022


A Musicum

Esterházy – Harmonia Coelestis

arr. Audrey Snyder – Il est né le divin enfant

Mac Huff – Happy Hanukkah, My Friend

Emmerson – Hot Chocolate

B Musicum

McKelvey – Deck the Halls in 7/8

Praetorius – Sing dem Herrn

Rutter – Mary's Lullaby

Collegium Musicum

arr. Jansson – Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

Bartók – Madárdal

Monteverdi – Lasciatemi Morire

Kodály – Veni, Veni Emmanuel

Big Sing

Gustaf Nordqvist – Jul, Jul, Strälande Jul

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May 13, 2023

Here's to Song

A Musicum
Alleluia (Cherubini)

Peter Piper (Lon Berry)
Duetto di Due Gatti (Rossini)

A and B Musicum
Goin Up a Yonder (Walter Hawkins)


B Musicum
Campfire Song (Bardós)

Ave Maria (Krunnfusz)


Collegium Musicum
Warrior (Baryluk)
Sea Wind (Marvit and Collegium)

Stabat Mater (Pergolesi)
Dana Dana (Bardós)


Big Sing
Here's to Song (MagGillivray arr. Lydia Adams):

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Big Sing

Good Cheer – arr. Audry Snyder


A Musicum

Humpty Dumpty – Jean and Dave Perry

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep – arr. Betty Bertaux

Kusimama – Jim Papoulis


B Musicum

Venga Nel Nostro Coro – Scarlatti

O Magnum Mysterium – Ramos

Amani – Papoulis ed. Nuñez

(special inside look! Rehearsing Amani in solfège)


Collegium Musicum

Três Cantos Kraó dos Indos Nativos – Leite (assisted by B Musicum)

Teomehe-laul – Tormis

Tourdion – Attaignant

Stand Up – Erivo arr. Douglas

Dana-dana – Lajos Bardós


Big Sing

How Can I Keep From Singing – Lowry arr. Hugh/Seeger/Marvit

December 18, 2021

in-person concert!

One Voice

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A Musicum

Es wird scho glei dumpa and Jabberwocky

B Musicum


Farfallina and I've Been in the Storm So Long

Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring

Collegium Musicum

O Magnum, Mysterium – Tomás Luis de Victoria

Viva la Musica – Iván Erőd

Ave Verum Corpus – W.A. Mozart

Tungare – Stephen Leek

Veni, Veni Emmanuel – Z. Kodály

Big Sing

One Voice

N.B. No pitches were digitally tuned. What you hear are the genuine kids.

Audio handling:

  • syncing up the voices

  • balancing the voices

  • removing random noises

  • occasional reverb

At the height of the pandemic...

We refused to be silenced. Three semesters were spent holding choral rehearsals online. YMC takes great pride in its amazing kids and they, in turn, take great pride in the remarkable music they created:

June 27, 2020

online concert

Bartók to Bohemian Rhapsody!

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A Musicum

1 Ich will den Herrn loben (Telemann)

2 Antiphonal Kyrie (Thrift)

B Musicum

3 Bring Me Little Water, Silvy (Leadbelly, arr. Smiley/Marvit

4 Hymne à la Nuit (Rameau, arr. Grundahl)

Collegium Musicum

5 Madárdal (Bartók) – behind the scenes: learning video!

6 Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen)

7 Warrior (Baryluk/Wyrd Sisters)

Big Sing

8 Down in the River to Pray (arr. Wittig)

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"Warrior" from our June 27, 2020 concert!

FULL CONCERT (edited to remove, amoung other things, the profanity-laced moment when I realized I'd sent out the link incorrectly)

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December 31, 2020

online concert

The Storm Is Passing Over

And a playlist is here.

A Musicum

1. A la Nanita Nana (arr. David Eddleman)

2. Here In My House (Aline Shader)


B Musicum

3. Water Under Snow (Henri Wassman)

4. Carol of the Bells (Leontovych)


Collegium Musicum

5. Lullay My Liking (Holst)

6. Pie Jesu (Andrew Lloyd-Webber)

7. The Storm Is Passing Over (arr. Barbara Baker)

8. Stabat Mater: Stabat Mater Dolorosa (Pergolesi)

9. Stabat Mater: Amen (to be played immediately after 8)


Big Sings

10. Blowin' in the Wind (Bob Dylan/arr. Len Thomas) -- NEW and IMPROVED: now with the correct link!

11. Shut de Do (Stonehill/arr. Gilpin)   

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May 29, 2021

online concert

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01 (A) Away From the Roll of the Sea – arr. S Calvert

02 (C) Come Again – Dowland

03 (B) Sailors Prayer – Kesselman

04 (B) Gift to Sing – arr. Rollo Dilworth

05 (A) Carry Me Home – arr. JA Shafferman

06 (C) Since You're Not Here – Troy Robertson

07 (C) Ubi Caritas – Ola Gjeilo

08 (TUTTI) Light of a Clear Blue Morning – Dolly Parton arr. Wailin' Jennys

Collegium Musicum

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