Repertoire 2008-2009

Celebrating Women | Dreams and Echoes
June 2009
Artistic Director: Kimilee McCreary
(Performing as Arizona Women in Tune)

  • Ave Maria – Tomas Luis de Victoria, Arr: Kim McCreary
  • Cradle Me – D. Dougherty-Harris, D. Berg, L. Larson
  • Koowu – Maryam Khoury
  • I Remember, I Believe – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  • Everything She Touches – Joan Szymko
  • Gate, Gate – A traditional Buddhist mantra. Brian Tate
  • The Beauty of Your Dreams – Joan Szymko. Words: Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Shataneh – Navajo Social Song, Arr: K. Lemeshewsky, K. McCreary
  • I Am – Joan Szymko, From The Womanly Song of God by Catherine de Vinck.
  • Call – Joan Szymko, Text: Alla Renee Bozarth
  • Nigra Sum – Pablo Casals
  • Babethandaza – A traditional Zulu song. Arr: Ysaye Barnwell
  • Iraqi Peace Song – An Iraqi lullaby. Arr: Lori Tennenhouse
  • Warrior – The Wyrd Sisters, Trans: Kim McCreary
  • Take Heart – Ysaye Barnwell

Celebrating Sisters | Standing in the Storm
March 2009
Artistic Director: Kimilee McCreary
(Performing as Arizona Women in Tune)

  • A River of Birds – Poem: River Malcolm
  • I Dream a World – Joan Szymko, Poem: Langston Hughes
  • Wanting Memories – Ysaye Barnwell
  • Largo from New World Symphony – Antonin Dvorak, Arr: Margaret Dryburg & Norah Chambers
  • A Woman Is Not a Potted Plant – Gwyneth Walker, Poem: Alice Walker
  • Now I Become Myself – Gwyneth Walker, Poem: May Sarton
  • If It Wasn’t for the Women – Alix Cobkin, Arr. Emily Flathers
  • I Ain’t Afraid – Holly Near, Arr. J. David Moore
  • Koowu (Premiere Performance) – Maryam Khoury
  • Why, Oh Why – Holly Near, Arr: Joan Szymko
  • Warrior – The Wyrd Sisters, Trans. Kim McCreary
  • Take Heart – Ysaye Barnwell

Celebrating Shalom | Comfort and Joy
December 2008
Artistic Director: Kimilee McCreary
(Performing as Arizona Women in Tune)

  • Gloria – Nancy Hill Cobb
  • The Holly and the Ivy – Arr: Ron Jeffers, Text: Karen Deal Robinson
  • Bashana Haba’ah – A traditional Hebrew song. Arr: John Leavitt
  • Sacred Circle – Ruth Huber
  • Deep River – Traditional, Arr: Charles Doods
  • The Tree of Peace – Gwyneth Walker. From the poem O Brother Man.
  • Iraqi Peace Song – An Iraqi lullaby. Arr: Lori Tennenhouse
  • Carol of the Bells – Arr: Peter J. Wilhousky
  • Pentatonic Alleluia – Ross Whitney
  • Celtic Gloria – Kirby Shaw
  • Shalom – Dave & Jean Perry
  • Wana Baraka – A traditional Kenyan song. Arr: Shawn Kirchner