2007 Program

Mennonite Youth Choir Festival
March 11, 2007
Goshen College Music Center

Guest Director: Angela Clemens
Accompanist: James Clemens

Prelude
Michiana Harp Ensemble

Hallelujah Canon (James E. Clemens)
Gaudeamus (Sleeth)

Hymn
Holy God We Praise Thy Name

Call to Worhip
Kirk Lengacher & Hannah Stutzman

Hymn
Sing Praise to God who Reigns

Mustard Seed Parable
McKinzie Walburn

Grades 3-5 Choir
The Kingdom (James E. Clemens)
Le ou pote yon kado (Julia Smucker)
Tree Song (Medema, arr. Sterling)
By the Waters of Babylon (HWB #148, James E. Clemens)

Hymn
By the Waters of Babylon

Psalm 98
Glendora, Gianna, & Gracelynn Hochstetler

Grades 6-8 Choir
Cantai ao Sehnor (arr. Angela Clemens, acc. James Clemens)
Have Your Lamps Gone Out (Dalgish)
Praise, Praise, Praise the Lord (arr. Johnson)
Blessing (Bart)

Announcements/Festival Recognitions
Festival Committee

Combined Choirs
Hamba Nathi (arr. Nyberg)
Somebody’s Knocking (James E. Clemens)
Rain Down (Cortez)

Benediction
Katie Smith

Hallalujah Cannon (James E. Clemens)

Guest Director and Accompanist
Angie Clemens comes to us from Dayton, Virginia where she teaches grade school music in Rockingham County Public Schools, near Harrisonburg.  She is an active church musician and song leader, has directed choirs of adults, youth and choir chimes and has served as a church music clinician.  Angie’s husband, Jim Clemens, will serve as our guest accompanist.  Jim is a composer, music engraver and performer.  Both are graduates of Goshen College.  Their children Alex and Lena have joined in the festival choirs.

Instrumentalists
Guitar: Murray Bowman, Rene Maust, Ray Helmuth, Nathaniel Yoder

Hammer Dulcimer: David Glick

Piano duet: Jim Clemens, Carol Weirich

Handbells: Hannah Beachey, Mala zumFelde, Mattie Lehman

Michiana Harp Ensemble: Suzann Davids, Mary Davis, Rachel Freed, Elaine Heugubauer, Margaret L. Williams

Percussion: Cory Bowman, Alex Clemens, Amanda Entz, Aubrey Helmuth

2007 Festival Planning Committee:
Lola Gingerich, Aubrey Helmuth, Jenny Hooley, Cheryl Snyder and Jen Yoder