Advent-Christmas Members Recital: December 6, 2015


Ronald Richardson is the Organist and Music Director at St. George's Anglican Church and serves on the Executive Board of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the AGO.

Dr. David Dorway is the Organist at Grace Presbyterian Church. He is a happily retired pediatrician and serves as Treasurer for our Southern Nevada Chapter of the AGO.

Lisa Elliott has a Master of Music Degree in vocal performance with a focus on soprano coloratura literature. She is the Director of Music Ministries at Grace Presbyterian Church.

Dr. Paul Hesselink is the Organist at Christ Church Episcopal and currently serves as the Dean of the Southern Nevada Chapter, AGO.

Steven Trinkle is the founder of Trinkle Brass Works and has retired from university teaching.

Dr. Eugenie Burkett is a music education specialist on the UNLV faculty. She is in charge of publicity for the Southern Nevada AGO Chapter.

Bruce Behnke is a Music Specialist retired from the Clark County School District. He is also the Southern Nevada Chapter's Webmaster and Newsletter Editor.

Kathi Colman is the Music Director at Christ Church Episcopal; she also administers the church's Recital Series.



Noel Suisse - "II est un petit l'ange": Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)

Ronald Richardson, organ

Rejoice Greatly, 0 Daughter of Zion from Messiah: George Frederick Handel (1685-1759)

Rejoice greatly, 0 daughter of Zion; shout, 0 daughter of Jerusalem!
Behold, thy King cometh unto thee; He is the righteous Saviour,
and He shall speak peace unto the heathen. (Zechariah 9: 9-10)

Lisa Elliott, soprano - David Dorway, organ

Lo, how a Rose E'er Blooming: arr. Diane Bish (b. 1941)

Lo, how a Rose e'er blooming from tender stem hath sprung!
Of Jesse's lineage coming as seers of old have sung.
It came, a blossom bright, amid the cold of winter when half-spent was the night. 13th century, translated Theodore Baker

David Dorway, organ

0 Hail this Brightest Day of Days: Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Carillon "I heard the bells on Christmas Day": Leo Sowerby (1895-1968)

Paul S. Hesselink, organ

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Sleepers Awake, a Voice is Calling):Johann Ludwig Krebs (1713-1780)

Away in a Manger: arr. Mark Hayes (b. 1953)

Steven Trinkle, trumpet - Eugenie Burkett, organ

Noel Huron: "Twas in the Moon of Winter-time": Denis Bedard (b. 1950)

'Twas in the moon of winter-time when all the birds had fled,
That mighty Gitchi Manitou sent angel choirs instead;
Before their light the stars grew dim, and wandering hunters heard the hymn: "Jesus your King is born, Jesus is born, in excelsis gloria."
Canada's oldest Christmas carol; English version

Bruce Behnke, organ

Christmas Music arr. Norman Dello Joio (1913-2008)

0 Come, All Ye Faithful
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Silent Night
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

Kathi Colman & Paul S. Hesselink, organ duet