An American Celebration of Music

The 30-voice Capriccio Columbus Choir from Ohio are on tour and will present a concert of contemporary and traditional choral works from North American composers at Greyfriars Kirk on 18th July!

An American Celebration of Music

About An American Celebration of Music

18th July 2019
7.30pm
Greyfriars Kirk
1 Greyfriars, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 2QQ
Free with donations to Grassmarket Community Project
Call 01306741000
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The 30-voice Capriccio Columbus Choir from Ohio, USA will present a concert of contemporary and traditional choral works from North American composers during a first-time concert tour to Scotland and Ireland this July.

The programme will be taken from the following

Jubilate Deo by Dan Forrest

O Love by Elaine Hagenberg

You Better Mind by Jester Hairston

It's Gonna be All Right by Raymond Wise

Hold On by Uzee Brown, Jr.

Open the Window, Noah arr by Jay Althouse

No Time, arr by Susan Brumfield

Will the Circle Be Unbroken, arr by J David Moore

Swingin’ with the Saints, arr by Mark Hayes

Lift Every Voice and Sing, arr by Roland M Carter

Hold My Mule While I Dance Josey by Jester Hairston

Sing Your Song by Matthew Emery

I carry your heart with me by David Dickau

Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie, arr by Moira Smiley

Look Up, Look Down and I Got a Hog and Pig from Five American Songs, arr by John Wykoff

Beginning with its debut concert in January 2007, Capriccio has featured the talents of outstanding vocal musicians, many of whom are professional music educators and lead choirs themselves. The singers are united by a commitment to bring sophisticated and entertaining choral music to audiences wherever they perform.

Under founding Artistic Director Larry Griffin and Associate Director Karrie Horton, Capriccio has an expansive repertoire, ranging from sacred and classical masterpieces to fresh takes on great standards. The singers are frequently accompanied by professional instrumentalists, ranging from orchestral strings to jazz combos. In addition to its own full seasons, Capriccio has performed in collaboration with regional symphony orchestras and national tours of Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience, Rocktopia, and Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Concert Tour.

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