Sunday, September 28, 2014

Concert Order

Please make a black binder to put your music in.  This is the order of the concert:

Women
1 The Spirit of the Season

2 Belafonte Medley

3 Ding-A Ding-A Ding

4 Sure On This Shining Night

5 Little Drummer Boy

Mixed
6 The Coming Of The King Processional

Men
7 Do You Hear What I Hear?

8 There Is Faint Music

9 You're A Mean One, Mister Grinch

10 No More Night - with Kelly DeHaan, soloist

Mixed
11 Ding Dong Merrily

12 O Magnum Mysterium

13 And Christmas!

14 Carol of the Bells

15 Processional for Christmas

Rehearsal CD order



Because We Also Sing Rehearsal CD Order
Your voice part can be heard by listening only to the left speaker.  All the other parts are on the right speaker.



Soprano
1.     The Spirit Of The Season S1
2.     The Spirit Of The Season S2
3.     Belafonte Medley S1
4.     Belafonte Medley S2
5.     Ding-A Ding-A Ding S1
6.     Ding-A Ding-A Ding S2
7.     Sure On This Shining Night S1
8.     Sure On This Shining Night S2
9.     Little Drummer Boy S1
10.                        Little Drummer Boy S2
11.                        The Coming Of The King Processional
12.                        Ding Dong Merrily On High
13.                        O Magnum Mysterium
14.                         And Christmas!
15.                        Carol Of The Bells
16.                        Processional For Christmas


Alto
1.     The Spirit Of The Season A1
2.     The Spirit Of The Season A2
3.     Belafonte Medley A1
4.     Belafonte Medley A2
5.     Ding-A Ding-A Ding A1
6.     Ding-A Ding-A Ding A2
7.     Sure On This Shining Night A1
8.     Sure On This Shining Night A2
9.     Little Drummer Boy A1
10.                        Little Drummer Boy A2
11.                        The Coming Of The King Processional
12.                        Ding Dong Merrily On High
13.                        O Magnum Mysterium A1
14.                        O Magnum Mysterium A2
15.                         And Christmas!
16.                        Carol Of The Bells
17.                        Processional For Christmas


Tenor
1.     The Coming Of The King Processional
2.     Do You Hear What I Hear? T1
3.     Do You Hear What I Hear? T2
4.     There Is Faint Music T1
5.     There Is Faint Music T2
6.     You’re A Mean One
7.     No More Night T1
8.     No More Night T2
9.     Ding Dong Merrily On High
10.                        O Magnum Mysterium T1
11.                        O Magnum Mysterium T2
12.                        And Christmas
13.                        Carol Of The Bells
14.                        Processional for Christmas



Bass
1.     The Coming Of The King Processional
2.     Do You Hear What I Hear? B1
3.     Do You Hear What I Hear? B2
4.     There Is Faint Music B1
5.     There Is Faint Music B2
6.     You’re A Mean One B1
7.     You’re A Mean One B2
8.     No More Night B1
9.     No More Night B2
10.                        Ding Dong Merrily On High
11.                        O Magnum Mysterium B1
12.                        O Magnum Mysterium B2
13.                        And Christmas
14.                        Carol Of The Bells
15.                        Processional for Christmas









Here's the schedule of what we'll be rehearsing each week




Because We Also Sing! 2014
Men’s and Women’s Choirs
Rehearsal Schedule 
Please make sure you know your parts well for the pieces scheduled each week.  We won’t be rehearsing parts, we’ll be making the music!


BWAS #1        Sunday, September 28       
Men
Sing through all the pieces
Do You Hear What I Hear?
No More Night
Mixed
Sing through all the pieces
The Coming Of The King Processional
And Christmas
            Women
Sing through all the pieces
Belafonte Medley
Little Drummer Boy

BWAS #2        Sunday, October 5
Men
There Is Faint Music
You’re A Mean One, Mister Grinch
O Magnum Mysterium
Mixed
O Magnum Mysterium
Ding Dong Merrily On High
Processional For Christmas
            Women
The Spirit Of The Season
Sure On This Shining Night
Ding-A Ding-A Ding
           
BWAS #3        Sunday, October 12
Men
No More Night
Do You Hear What I Hear?
Carol Of The Bells
Mixed
Carol Of The Bells
The Coming Of The King Processional
And Christmas
            Women
Sure On This Shining Night
Little Drummer Boy
O Magnum Mysterium
           
BWAS #4        Sunday, October 19
Men
There Is Faint Music
You’re A Mean One Mister Grinch
Ding Dong Merrily On High
Mixed
Ding Dong Merrily On High
O Magnum Mysterium
Carol Of The Bells
            Women
The Spirit Of The Season
Belafonte Medley
Ding-A Ding-A Ding

BWAS #5        Sunday, October 26
Men
Sing Through Every Piece
Mixed
Sing Through Every Piece
            Women
Sing Through Every Piece


BWAS #6        Sunday, November 2
Men    
No More Night
There Is Faint Music
O Magnum Mysterium
Mixed
O Magnum Mysterium
The Coming Of The King Processional
Ding Dong Merrily
And Christmas
            Women
Sure On This Shining Night
Little Drummer Boy
Ding-A Ding-A Ding

                       



BWAS #7        Sunday, November 9
Men    
Do You Hear What I Hear?
You’re A Mean One Mister Grinch
Carol Of The Bells
Mixed
Carol Of The Bells
Processional for Christmas
Whatever needs work
            Women
The Spirit Of The Season
Belafonte Medley
Whatever needs work


BWAS #8        Sunday, November 16
Men
Work any trouble spots
Mixed
Work any trouble spots
            Women
Work any trouble spots

BWAS #9        Sunday, November 23
Men
Sing Through Every Piece
Mixed
Sing Through Every Piece
            Women
Sing Through Every Piece





























Monday, September 1, 2014

Surprise wonderful Christmas opportunity!!!!!

Aloha!
Here is a portion of an e-mail I received last week:

We would like to invite your choirs "We Also Sing!" and "Because We Sing!" to present the opening "Christmas on Temple Square" concert in the Tabernacle on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 
7:30 PM.

THIS IS AN AMAZING OPPORTUNITY FOR US!!!!  We will be the choirs that kick off the Christmas season on Temple Square.  I know this is very late notice but I couldn't pass up the opportunity.  I have missed singing with you and am thrilled that both choirs will be able to participate in this long time tradition of lighting the lights on Temple Square. (The official lighting of the square happens on November 28th but our concert on the 29th kicks off the musical portion of the season.)

This Christmas Season concert will replace our next year's traditional April concert so if you'd like to sing with us, now is the time to do it.

I'm happy to announce that not only will we be able to sing Christmas music (obviously), but Carolynn Burrup and Eric McKirdy are both available to accompany us this year!  YAY!  Carolynn will be accompanying the men too. Cool.

Here are the details:
The men will sing 4 pieces, the women will sing 5 pieces and then the two choirs will sing 4 pieces together!!!

The men will rehearse from 6-8 pm. 
The women will rehearse from 7-9 pm.
As you can see, there is a one hour overlap of the two choirs affording us the easy opportunity to rehearse together for the SATB pieces.

All rehearsals will be on Sundays at the LDS building at 1457 West Atherton Drive, Taylorsville 84123

September 28
October 5
October 12
October 19
October 26
November 2
November 9
November 16
November 23

The dress rehearsal will be Saturday, November 29 from 2-5pm in the Tabernacle.
The concert is Saturday, November 29 at 7:30 PM.
There is space for 364 women and 200 men.  Please spread the word, especially as this is the only concert we will do for the next year.

If you want to join us for this great, unexpected, awesome opportunity, please send your check for $45 (this covers the cost of music, rehearsal CDs, etc.) to
Infinity Business Ventures, Inc.
4564 S. Thornwood
Salt Lake City, UT 84123



Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Here's how we dress for the concerts


Here's what we're wearing for the Concerts on March 1, 2013
Ladies:
You get to wear a black skirt that goes below the knee (the longer the better)
A black, long sleeve blouse (at least 3/4 sleeve)
AND....  A beautiful, mono colored scarf tied however you want!  Please choose a scarf that you feel beautiful in! Below you will see the Dixie State College Women's Choir and how beautiful and individual they all look.


Men:
You get to wear a suit (coat included)
A colored shirt and tie that look awesome together. (NO WHITE SHIRTS)

Hiki Mai Chant

Aloha,
You can hear Uncle Bill Wallace sing the chant he wrote at this website:

http://www.blubrry.com/merrileewebb/

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Brigham Young Quote

Aloha Ladies,
Here is the Brigham Young quote used in rehearsal this last Thursday. Enjoy!


Strengthen the Hands of Your Fellow Beings
If you feel evil, keep it to yourselves until you overcome that evil principle. This is what I call resisting the devil, and he flees from me.

Discourses of Brigham Young Second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints- Page 123
By John A. Widtsoe
Contributor John A. Widtsoe
Published by Kessinger Publishing, 2004


When you are influenced by the Spirit of holiness and purity, let your light shine; but if you are tried and tempted and buffeted by Satan, keep your thoughts to yourselves—keep your mouths closed; for speaking produces fruit, either of a good or evil character.
If persons think they have greater sorrow and affliction than any others, when they reveal that sorrow and affliction, it produces fruit. You frequently hear brethren and sisters say that they feel so tried and tempted, and have so many cares, and are so buffeted, that they must give vent to their feelings; and they yield to the temptation, and deal out their unpleasant sensations to their families and neighbours. Make up your minds thoroughly, once for all, that if we have trials, the Lord has suffered them to be brought upon us, and he will give us grace to bear them; and that they do not concern our families, friends, and neighbours, we can bear them off alone. But if we have light or intelligence—that which will do good, we will impart it; but our bad feelings, our desponding feelings, our dark hours, and disagreeable sensations we will keep to ourselves. Let that be the determination of every individual, for spirit begets spirit—likeness, likeness; feelings beget their likeness; and custom, custom. You know very well, by your own experience, that you are naturally inclined to more or less adopt the customs, feelings, and manners of the people you associate with. If, then, we give vent to all our bad feelings and disagreeable sensations, how quickly we beget the same in others, and load each other down with our troubles, and become sunk in darkness and despair! If you have anything good to say, speak it and comfort the hearts of the Saints. If you have that which tends to death, keep it to yourselves: we do not want it, for we already have plenty of it.
Frame your lives according to the precepts of the Gospel. Let your deal, walk, and conversation be that upon which an angel can look with pleasure. And in all your social communications, or whatever your associations are, let all the dark, discontented, murmuring, unhappy, miserable feelings—all the evil fruit of the mind, fall from the tree in silence and unnoticed; and so let it perish, without taking it up to present to your neighbours. But when you have joy and happiness, light and intelligence, truth and virtue, offer that fruit abundantly to your neighbours, and it will do them good, and so strengthen the hands of your fellow-beings

Journal of Discourses Volume 7:268-269

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Hawaiian Chant (words and translation)

Please print this off and download Uncle Bill saying the chant so you can learn it and sing it at the performance.


Hiki Mai Chant and Translation

HIKI MAI E NA PUA I KA LA’IE
KE PI’I A’E LA KA MAUNA KI’EKI’E
HA’A MAI NA KAMA ME KA MAKUA
HE WEHI PULAMA AO’ KE KUPUNA
E KA’I MAI ANA E KA’I MAI ANA
E HAHAI I KA LEO O KA HAKU E

Translation

Come forward and appear you precious
flowers arising in the calmness of this
special day.
Each of you are taking up the challenge
of not simply climbing a high mountain,
but you have chosen to climb the
highest and most majestic mountain of all.
Dance forward you children of your
Heavenly Father, for is it not so that you,
our children, are so very precious. In fact,
you are the most precious adornment
worn around the neck of your ancestors.
Come forward, come forward for there
are many roads for you to choose.
Be sure to follow the voice of the good
shepherd, for he will always keep you,
protect you, and show you the way.


Phonetic Pronunciation

Hee-kee mah-ee eh na poo-ah ee ka la-ee’- eh
Keh-pee’ee ah’ eh lah kah mow-nah kee’-eh-kee’-eh
Ha’-ah ma-ee nah… kah-mah meh kah mah koo-ah
Heh-ve-hee-poo-lah-ma… o k koo-poo-nah
Eh kah’-ee mah-ee ah-nah eh kah’-ee mah-ee ah-nah
Eh hah-hah-ee ee-kah leh-oh oh-kah hah-koo-eh… eh… eh…

Monday, December 10, 2007

Pictures of We Also Sing! Tabernacle Rehearsal

Aloha,
To view the pictures of our Tabernacle rehearsal please go to www.tabernacleperformance.blogspot.com. Make sure you keep pushing "older posts" to see them all. There's lots!
Enjoy!
I'll keep adding stuff about our performance to that site so this site can focus on the upcoming Because We Sing Men's Choir.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

The number #3 Question

Are CDs of our performance still available????



CDs of our performance will ALWAYS be available. The miracles of modern technology!

If you want or need more just send $8.00 per CD to:

Merrilee Webb

4564 S. Thornwood

Salt Lake City, UT 84123