2008 Program

Mennonite Youth Choir Festival Program
March 16, 2008

“Oh Seek That Beautiful Stream…”

Guest Director: Janeal Crabb Krehbiel
Accompanist: Miriam Augsburger

Prelude
Juliana and Friends

Hymn
Lord Jesus Christ, Be Present Now

Grades 3-5 Choir
Jubilate Deo
Stars are for those who lift their eyes
We will sing for joy
Is there anybody here

Grades 6-8 choir
O sing with joyful pleasure
Misty morning
O who’s that yonder
We shall walk through the valley

Recognitions

Combined Choirs
I wanna be ready
When peace like a river
Precious Lord take my hand
God is working his purpose out
Jubilate Deo

Hymn
Oh, have you not heard

Closing

Janeal Crabb Krehbiel, Guest Director
Janeal comes to us from Lawrence, Kan.  She is the founder and director of the Lawrence Children’s Choir and a clinician and festival director throughout the U.S. She is a graduate of Bethel College and Wichita State University and active in ACDA, MENC, Chorus America and is past president of Kansas American Choral Directors Association.  She has completed 15 years of teaching junior high vocal music in the Lawrence Public Schools, having also taught elementary music in Denver, Colo., and high school music in Hesston, Kan.  She and her husband are parents to two grown daughters, two granddaughters and a grandson.

Miriam Augsburger, Pianist
Miriam is a 2006 graduate of Goshen College with a major in Music Education and a minor in Piano Pedagogy.  She currently teaches music at Parkside Elementary School, Goshen, leads music at her church, co-directs choir camp at Camp Friedenswald and is active in the community as an accompanist.

Instrumentalists
Cello: Cory Bowman, Jen Yoder
Violin: Elaina Gillin

2008 Festival Planning Committee:
Rachel Brenneman, Lola Gingerich, Lorene Miller, Cheryl Snyder and Jen Yoder