Repertoire

Please explore our repertoire from our 23rd and 24th season below. To view our former seasons, please select the appropriate submenus or click here for a PDF version:

Songs of Unity | Hearts of Courage
November 2016
Artistic Director: Livia Gho
Accompanist: Dr. Ashley Snavley

  • Voices – Holly Near
  • Lineage – Andrea Ramsey
  • Warrior – The Wyrd Sisters
  • Take Heart – Ysaye Barnwell
  • Coming Out on Christmas Day – Arr: Dean X. Johnson
  • All I Want for Christmas Is You – Arr: Mac Huff, Words/Music: Mariah Carey, Walter Afanasieff
  • Step by Step – Traditional Tune, Arr: M. Wasson
  • Ella’s Song – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  • Let There Be Peace on Earth – Arr: Mark Hayes, Words/Music: Sy Miller, Jill Jackson
  • Hail Holy Queen – Arr: Marc Shaiman, Adapted by Roger Emerson
  • Georgia On My Mind – Arr: Kirby Shaw, Words: Suart Gorrell, Music: Hoagy Carmichael
  • Just the Way You Are/Just a Dream – Arr: Ed Boyer, Ben Bram, Deke Sharon
  • You’ve Got a Friend – Arr: Mark Brymer, Words/Music: Carole King
  • Why We Sing – Greg Gilpin
  • Happy – Arr: Mark Brymor, Words/Music: Pharrell Williams

She Began to Fly | Take Flight
May 2016
Artistic Director: Livia Gho
Accompanist: Dr. Jeremy Peterman

  • Siyahamba – Arr: Stephan Barnicle, Traditional African Hymn
  • I Will Be Earth (from Songs for Women’s Voices) – Gwyneth Walker, Poem: May Swenson
  • Power Lines – Kala Pierson, Commissioned by the GALA Choruses for Festival 2016
  • NüShu Sisterhood (World Premiere) – Livia Gho, Poem: Sue Kinsman-Barnes, Commissioned by the Phoenix Women’s Chorus
  • Libertango – Arr: Oscar Escalada, Astor Piazolla
  • On Suuri Sun Rantas Autius – Arr: Matti Hyökki, Traditional Finnish Folk Song
  • Songs of Survival, Vol. I Largo (from Symphony No. 9) – Arr: Margaret Dryburgh, Antonin Dvorák
  • Why We Sing – Greg Gilpin
  • Away, Thou Shalt Not Love Me – John Wilbye
  • Georgia on My Mind – Arr: Kirby Shaw, Words: Suart Gorrell, Music: Hoagy Carmichael
  • Unity – Lisa Young
  • Quite Regularly Gay – Joan Szymko
  • Still I Rise – Rosephanye Powell
  • I Am – Joan Szymko

She Began to Fly | Rise Again
November 2015
Artistic Director: Livia Gho
Accompanist: Dr. Jeremy Peterman

  • It Takes a Village – Joan Szymko
  • Cradle Me – Arr: Deborah Dougherty-Harris
  • Simple Gifts – Arr: Jay Althouse, American Shaker Song
  • On Suuri Sun Rantas Autius – Arr: Matti Hyökki, Traditional Finnish Folk Song
  • May It Be (from The Lord of the Rings) – Arr: Mark Brymer, Words/Music: Eithne Ni Bhraonain, Nicky & Roma Ryan
  • Wanting Memories – Ysaye M. Barnwell
  • Seasons of Love – Arr: Roger Emerson, Words/Music:Jonathan Larson
  • Ding Dong Merrily on High – Arr: David Wilcocks, French Carol
  • Carol of the Bells – Arr/Words: Peter J. Wilhousky, Music: Mykola Leontovich
  • The Feminist Holiday Songbook – Eric Lane Barnes
  • Kyrie and Gloria (from A Little Jazz Mass) – Bob Chilcott
  • Still I RIse – Rosephanye Powell