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The KATHRINE G. McGOVERN COLLEGE OF THE ARTS and the MOORES SCHOOL OF MUSIC Present

Songs of Hope and Inspiration Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. MOORES OPERA HOUSE

ManCorps Carlin Truong, conductor

and

Soundscape Emily Jenkins, conductor


About the Moores School Moores School of Music The University of Houston’s Moores School of Music (MSM) is one of the leading comprehensive music schools in the nation. Its remarkable faculty — of internationally recognized performers, composers, and scholars — outstanding student body, modern facilities, and broad range of programs make MSM the natural choice for nearly 600 students annually. The school’s commitment to academic excellence and the highest performance standards has ensured its role as a vital resource in the educational and cultural life of Houston and beyond.

Moores Society The Moores Society is the philanthropic volunteer organization for the Moores School of Music. Moores Society members and donors promote community awareness and provide funding for scholarships and special projects. Moores Society members receive invitations to concerts and special events held throughout the year. Please visit uh.edu/kgmca/music/moores-society. For more information, please contact Shannon Langman, Patron Relations Coordinator, at mooressociety@uh.edu or 713.743.8036.

About the College Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts The Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston is a dynamic home of creativity and collaboration in one of America’s most artistically vibrant and culturally diverse cities. Bringing together the performing and visual arts entities at the University of Houston, the college has the ability to harness the power of the arts to ultimately impact our world. Our award-winning, internationally distinguished faculty provides top-quality instruction to the talented, emerging student artists from more than 30 programs of study. The Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts seeks to positively impact the community and to empower our students to use their talents to change the world.

Giving to the Arts Please support emerging artists at the University of Houston's Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts. Your gift enables KGMCA students and educators to create, collaborate, and transform Houston’s cultural landscape. Your gift makes a difference. Please visit https://giving.uh.edu/gift. To give directly to the Moores School of Music, please visit uh.edu/kgmca/music/giving. For more information, contact Julie Anderson-Smith, Senior Director of Philanthropy, at jdanderson-smith@uh.edu or 713.743.6878. For information on upcoming Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts events, visit uh.edu/artstickets or contact the KGMCA Box Office at 713.743.3388.

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Songs of Hope and Inspiration

Program

ManCorps and Soundscape Carlin Truong, conductor Emily Jenkins, conductor

Program ManCorps and Soundscape Bist du bei mir, BWV 508

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Ed. Doreen Rao (b. 1950) Bist du bei mir, geh ich mit Freuden Zum Sterben und zu meiner Ruh. Ach, wie vergnügt wär so mein Ende, Es drückten deine schönen Hände Mir die getreuen Augen zu.

Be thou with me and I’ll go gladly To death and on to my repose. Ah, how my end would bring contentment, If, pressing with thy hands so lovely, Thou wouldst my faithful eyes then close.

MLK

U2 Arr. Bob Chilcott (1955) Ethan Duong, baritone Glen Koppe, tenor

ManCorps Carlin Truong, conductor

Tshotsholoza

Traditional South African Arr. Jeffery L. Ames (b. 1969) Matthew Gabino, tenor David Ruiz, and Christian Gonzales, percussion

Tshotsholoza. He kulezon taba stimela si phu me South Afrika. wen’u ya ba leka. He kulezon taba  stimela si phu me South Afrika.

Go forward on those mountains; the train is coming from South Africa.  You are running away on those mountains;  the train is coming from South Africa.

How Can I Keep from Singing?

American Hymn Tune Arr. Judith Herrington

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Program

Songs of Hope and Inspiration (continued)

Ballgame

Albert von Tilzer

( Jack Norworth)

(1878-1956)

Arr. Debra Morton

Rhapsody Run To You

Pentatonix and Ben Bram

MOM Uptown Funk

Bruno Mars (b. 1985)

Arr. Scott Rogers Aaron Gonzalez and Scott Rogers, soloists

Featured Soloists Fair Robin I Love (Tartuffe)

Kirke Mechem

(b. 1925)

Alana Glover, soprano

Basileia

Motuan Traditional Song Amanda Randall, soprano and guitar

Sweet Suffolk Owl

Richard Hundley

(1931-2018)

Julia Rose Arduino, soprano

Piano Suite No. 1, Movement 2 Antonio Sanz Escallón (b. 2001), composer and pianist



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Program Art Is Calling For Me (The Enchantress)

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893)

Bailey Bower, soprano Antonio Sanz Escallón, pianist

Soundscape Emily Jenkins, conductor

Psalm 100

Rene Clausen (b. 1953)

Jeffery Gordon and Alisiya Boiko, pianists

The Seal Lullaby

Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)

Poetry by Rudyard Kipling Erica Fiala, reader

Tres Cantos Nativos Dos Indios Kraó

Brazilian Folk Tune

Arr. Marcos Leite (b. 1953)

Soundscape and ManCorps The Pasture, No. 2 from “Where the Earth Meets the Sky” Text by Robert Frost

Songs of Hope and Inspiration

Z. Randall Stroope (b. 1953)


Performers

Performers

ManCorps Jeb Mueller, Director Carlin Truong, Conductor Jeffery Gordon, Pianist Joshua Painter, Student Director Emily Jenkins, Doctoral Teaching Assistant Andrew Arbouzov Emmanuel Barsallo Jason Burgos Jake Carr Ethan Duong Antonio Sanz Escallón Bryant Ezeala Matthew Gabino Glen Koppe Ian Krayer Gialong Le

Gavin Mathew Drew Murray Oluwagbemiga David Oluwo Joshua Painter Santiago Pena Rohin Scaria Daniel Schwindack Anthony Tovar Patrick Vogel Maxwell White

Soundscape Jeb Mueller, Director Emily Jenkins, Conductor Jeffrey Gordon, Pianist Erica Fiala, Student Director Matthew Hazzard, Graduate Teaching Assistant Julia Rose Arduino Bailey Bower Erin Brewer Elizabeth Collins Erica Fiala Abigail Gerstle Alana Glover Hannah Handley Alexandra Hattan-Staley



Noelia Jimenez Ariadne Lopez Maddie May Kiley Phillips Amanda Randall Aubrey Seulean Tyffanie Spencer Angie Tovar

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Performers

MOM Aaron Gonzalez and Scott Rogers, directors Jadon Campos Julian Diaz Aidan Drury Travis Falknor Aaron Gonzalez

Matthew Lyon Hazzard Kyle Maninantan Scott Rogers Phillip Velarde

Rhapsody Sadie Chamberlain and Julian Diaz, directors Jason Burgos Sadie Chamberlain  Julian Diaz  Travis Falknor Erica Fiala Aaron Gonzales  Ethan Ha Karen Lo

Songs of Hope and Inspiration

Kyle Maninantan Hannah Noel Glydel Obate  Stephen Steward  Phillip Velarde  Carlos Villegas  Katelynn Watson Max White 


Giving to the Arts Giving to the Arts



Thank you to the following donors for giving through endowments that transform the lives of students, faculty, and audiences in perpetuity.

2018 – 2019 Endowments Abram I. Lack Music Master’s Endowment Fund Albert and Margaret Alkek Scholarship Endowment Albert Hirsh Endowed Scholarship Fund Alkek Williams Endowment in the Moores School of Music Amelia Ann Alexander Scholarship Endowment for Organ Studies in the Moores School of Music Anthony P. Apollo Memorial Scholarship Endowment for the Moores School of Music Jazz Program Betti and Charles Saunders Music Endowment Betty and Harry Czarnek and Betty and Eugene Patalik Music Scholarship Endowment Betty C. and Harry T. Jukes Music Scholarship Endowment Betty Cannata Music Excellence Endowment Betty Shaw Scholarship Endowment Fund Bill and Ann Stokes Endowment in the Theatre Program Blaffer High Ceiling Gallery Endowment C. W. Moores, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Music C. W. Moores, Jr. Fellowship Endowment for the Moores School of Music Cecil J. Pickett Scholarship Endowment Fund Charlene and Philip J. Carroll Endowment in Music Charles F. and Dorothy B. Riesen Scholarship Endowment Fund Cheryl M. Carlucci Fellowship Endowment in Opera in the Moores School of Music Claire North Patterson Scholarship Endowment in the Moores School of Music Cullen Foundation Endowed Dean’s Chair for the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts Endowment David and Ann Tomatz Music Endowment Delphian Theatre Endowment Fund Diabolus Endowed Scholarship for the Moores School of Music Dorothy A. and Charles E. Bishop Scholarship Fund in the Moores School of Music Eddie Green/Chad Collins Family Band Program Endowment Edythe Bates Old Choral Endowment Edythe Bates Old College Professorship Endowment in the Moores School of Music Edythe Bates Old Opera Endowment Edythe Bates Old Orchestra Endowment in Moores School of Music Eleanor Searle Whitney McCollum Scholarship Endowment in Music Elena Nikolaidi Scholarship Endowment Fund for the Moores School of Music Frank L. Berry, Jr. Endowment in the School of Art Frederic A. and Betsy Cook Weber Endowed Scholarship for Vocal Music Education Galveston Musical Club Scholarship Endowment Fund Gary Choate Memorial and Marc L. Palmer Endowment



George Leroy and Myrajane Ereckson Hall Endowment in the Moores School of Music Houston Delphian Endowment for Support of the Shakespeare Festival Howard Pollack Scholarship Endowment in the Moores School of Music, in Memory of Darryl Wexler J. Scott Chase Endowment in Opera in the Moores School of Music Jane Dale Owen Endowment in the Blaffer Art Museum Jean Preston Lack Music Scholarship Fund Jeremy Head Scholarship Endowment Fund Jo and Jim Furr Exhibition Endowment in the Blaffer Art Museum Joanna Friesen Scholarship Endowment John M. Druary Scholarship Endowment in the Moores School of Music John S. and Elena M. Zaccaria Scholarship Endowment in the Moores School of Music and the School of Theatre & Dance Judith Kathleen Morris Memorial Endowment June Duhar Smith Scholarship Endowment in the Moores School of Music Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts Endowment La Ruth Blain Scholarship Endowment in the School of Art La Verne McClellan Endowment Fund in Fine Arts Lack Music Endowment Fund Larry W. Gatlin Endowment in Music Laura Eliska Swails Fine Arts Scholarship Endowment Linda and Ken Lay Family Endowment in Music Linda Dorff Scholarship Endowment in the School of Theatre & Dance Louisa Stude Sarofim New Music Endowment Fund Lucile Birmingham Melcher Endowment in the Moores School of Music Lucile Birmingham Melcher Violin Endowment in the Moores School of Music Lyndall Finley Wortham Chair in the Performing Arts Madison Endowed Professorship in Music Margaret Alkek and Margaret Alkek Williams Chair for the Director of the Moores School of Music Margaret W. and James A. Elkins, Jr. Endowment in Music Marian and Samuel W. Spain Endowment for Graduate or Undergraduate Students in Music Education in the Moores School of Music Marilyn and R.E. “Gene” Reamer Endowment in Music Martha Suit Hallman Lecture in Music Endowment Martin Antonio “Marty” Flores Scholarship Endowment for Composition and Music Theory Studies Matthew Bartkowiak Memorial Scholarship Endowment May R. Litowsky Endowed Scholarship for the Moores School of Music Michael Wilkomirski Endowed Violin Scholarship Fund Milton Katims Endowed Scholarship Fund in Music Minnette and Jerome Robinson Scholarship Endowment Miriam Strane Memorial Piano Scholarship Endowment Nancy and Rob Martin Endowed Scholarship Nancy Chertok Scholarship Endowment Fund in Music Nancy Luton Scholarship Endowment for Innovation in Printmaking

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Neva and Wesley West Scholarship Endowment for the Moores School of Music Patsy Swayze Endowed Scholarship for Dance Peter W. Guenther Art History Scholarship Endowment Fund Richard Y. Grant Music Scholarship Endowment Fund Robert Bullard Memorial Scholarship Endowment Robert J. Jones Endowment in Music Ronald C. Borschow Endowment for Student and Faculty Travel Ruth G. Burr Endowed Scholarship Fund Ruth M. Claridge Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Mr. Byron Hester Ruth M. Claridge Memorial Endowment Sarah C. Morian Endowment Sarah Campbell Blaffer Scholarship Endowment Sarah J. Cooper Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund Schissler Foundation Fellowship Endowment Fund in Music Moores School of Music Endowment Fund Steinway Initiative Maintenance Endowment in the Moores School of Music Stephen Harbachick Endowment in Music Sue H. Van Horn Music Scholarship Fund The Chris Wilson and Jim Jeter Endowment for Excellence in Theatre Thelma Hearn Scholarship Endowment Thomas Flaxman Endowed Art Scholarship Fund Tommy Tune Endowed Dance Scholarship Trey Wilson Endowed Scholarship Fund Val Link Endowed Scholarship in Art Wilhelmina R. “Beth” Robertson Endowment in Music William C. Moffit Endowed Scholarship in Band William Douglas Allums Band Endowment William G. Henry, Jr. Scholarship Endowment William Lee Pryor Voice Scholarship Endowment Winifred and Maurice Hirsch Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Endowments in Progress Adeeb and Adeeba Hourani Endowed Professorship in Music Darrin Davis and Mario Gudmundsson Voice and Opera Scholarship Endowment Jay and Shirley Marks Scholarship Endowment in the Moores School of Music Joan Hohlt and Roger Wich Scholarship Endowment in Art Marie Taylor Bosarge Endowed Affiliated Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome Rhonda and Donald Sweeney Endowed Scholarship for Opera Robert J. Jones Endowment in Music Robin L. Tooms Endowment for Excellence in Graphic Design Sharon Kopriva Endowed Scholarship in Art

Ezekiel W. Cullen Society

Members listed in this program have given $250,000 or more in their lifetime to Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts. Cathy Collins and Thomas Collins Chad Thomas Collins (’96) Thomas H. Guthrie II Monzer Hourani Sheila K. Johnstone Judith Jones (’65) and Walter Jones (’65) Kathrine G. McGovern (FS ’61) The Honorable John J. Moores (’70, J.D. ’75, Honorary ’95) and Dianne Moores Sallie C. Morian and Michael H. Clark Lillie T. Robertson Shirley E. Rose (’60, M.Ed. ’69, Ed.D. ’73) and Donald Rose* Rhonda J. Sweeney (M.B.A. ’79) and Donald G. Sweeney Betsy Cook Weber (’95) and Frederic C. Weber * Deceased

In Tempore Legacy Society

The In Tempore Legacy Society is a special community of planned giving donors who have included the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts in their estate plans through a bequest, life income arrangement or charitable provision. Gloria Acker (’71) Ann Alexander Nanette Chastain and Donald R. Martin (’57, M.M. ’59) Ann L. Faget Mariglyn Glenn and Stephen Glenn Thomas H. Guthrie II Jacquelyn Harbachick Ethan Hirsh (’67) Ellen Holzberg and Alan Holzberg Sheila K. Johnstone Judith Jones (’65) and Walter Jones (’65) Lynn Lamkin and Jon Lamkin Genie Lanfear Sharon G. Ley (M.M. ’02) and Robert Lietzow The Honorable John J. Moores (’70, J.D. ’75, Honorary ’95) and Dianne Moores Juan R. Morales (’93) Violet M. O'Valle (FS ’73) Shirley E. Rose (’60, M.Ed. ’69, Ed.D. ’73) Buck Ross Marc Schindler Rhonda J. Sweeney (M.B.A. ’79) Jo Dee and Cliff Wright Elena M. Zacaria and John S. Zaccaria

Young Artist Endowed Scholarship in Piano

For more information, contact Julie AndersonSmith, Senior Director of Philanthropy, at jdanderson-smith@uh.edu or 713.743.6878. Percussion Ensemble 1 Songs of Hope and Inspiration

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Enriching our students, our community, and the world


The Moores Society is the philanthropic volunteer organization for the Moores School of Music. Moores Society members and donors promote community awareness and provide funding for scholarships and special projects. Moores Society members receive invitations to concerts and special events held throughout the year. Moores Society

2020-2021 MOORES SOCIETY Board of Trustees Executive Committee Jackie and Malcolm Mazow, Presidents Jo Dee Wright, Immediate Past President Helen Shaffer, Vice President, Membership Rita Aron, Assistant Secretary, Corresponding Carla Burns, Secretary, Recording Debbie Feuer, Audience Development Chair Robin Angly, Opera Production Council Chair



Ann Ayre Meg Boulware Terry Ann Brown Darlene Clark Beth Del Pico Mariglyn Glenn Stephen Glenn Marita Glodt

Sean Gorman Gary Hollingsworth and Ken Hyde Alan Holzberg Ellen Holzberg Linda Katz Marc S. Levine Shirley Rose

Christopher Bacon Tom Becker Anne Boss Nancy Bowden Cheryl Byington Zarine Boyce Julie Cogan Vicky Dominguez Cathy Coers Frank Joyce Frassanito Diane and Harry Gendel Beatrice and Gregory Graham John Grimmett

Advisory Board Donna and Gene Hammons Gladys Hooker Sophia and Keith James Barbara Johnson Mady Kades Janis Landry Shannon Langman Mary Ann McKeithan Cathy McNamara Celia Morgan Jo and Joseph Nogee Kitten and Ron Page Kusum Patel Carroll R. Ray

Robin Angly, Chair Chris Bacon Gwyneth Campbell Tim Doyle Warren Ellsworth

Opera Production Council Ann Faget Ellen and Alan Holzberg Helen Mann Jackie and Malcolm Mazow Terrylin Neale



Kathi Rovere Richard J. Schmitt Donna Shen Rhonda Sweeney Betty Tutor Bob Wilkins Mary Ann Wilkins

Carol Lee Robertson Lillie Robertson Minette Robinson Donna Scott and Mitch Glassman Satoko and Anthony Shou Susan Thompson Ann and Karl Tornyos Virginia and Gage Van Horn Carol and Carl Vartian Nancy Willerson Beth Wolff Cyvia Wolff Gay Yellen Rhonda Sweeney Beth Wolff Jo Dee Wright

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MOORES SCHOOL OF MUSIC SOCIETY As of 03/08/2021

Sean Gorman Dr. Gary L. Hollingsworth Ellen and Alan Holzberg Gladys Hooker Linda Katz Stephen Leatherwood Ulyesse J. LeGrange Sharon and Robert Lietzow Tod Lindholm and Rex Adams Jackie and Malcolm Mazow Lillie Robertson

Shirley E. Rose Jane and Richard Schmitt Donna Shen Nancy and Michael Shoup Rhonda and Donald Sweeney Ann and Karl Tornyos Betty Tutor Jo Dee and Cliff Wright Edith and Robert L. Zinn

Partner Level ($500) Helen B. Davis Mary Ann and David McKeithan Douglas Koch and Marcia Murphey

Dr. Gary W. Patterson Minnette Robinson Nancy R. Schissler Donna S. Scott

Virginia and Gage Van Horn Cyvia Wolff Tobin Wright

Patron Level ($250) Christopher Bacon Nancy Bowden Trey Brady Pam and Steve Bertone Barbara and Ronald Cuenod Richard and Drucilla Davis Joyce Frassanito Rachel Frazier Diane Gendel Dr. Gregory D. Graham Thomas Grimmett Eugene Hammons Sandra Harris Timothy Eugene Hester and

Jasmine Hatem Nancy and Carter Hixon Sophia James Janice Landry Marc S. Levine Cathy and Bill McNamara Dr. Celia A. Morgan Jo and Joseph Nogee Kitten and Ron Page Kusum Patel Carol Lee Robertson Minnette Robinson Kathi Rovere Honorable Frank Rynd

Nancy R. Schissler Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Schwarz Doris and William Sing Julie Anderson-Smith and Ron Smith Christine Stevens and Richard Crishock Susan Thompson Carol and Carl Vartian David Ashley White Nancy B. Willerson Gay Yellen and Don Reiser Beth Wolff

Friend Level ($120) Annonymous David Blomstrom Judy and Harry Bristol Cheryl Byington Gyneth Campbell Debra Witter and Scott Chase Cynthia Clayton and Hector Vasquez Vicie Lee Coleman Kathryn Crowder Dr. Kenneth L. Euler Mr. John R. Gealy Walter Hecht Ann T. Hendrix Barbara and Raymond Kalmans Dr. Nicole Kenley-Miller and Dr. Andy Miller Richard Kummins Connie Lewis Percussion Songs of Ensemble Hope and 1Inspiration

Gary Miller Teska Moreau Susan Snider Osterberg Nancy Strohmer Jon Totz Shelton M. Vaughan Eleanor and Richard Viebig Dr. Betsy and Mr. Rick Weber Patron Level ($250) Christopher Bacon Nancy Bowden Trey Brady Pam and Steve Bertone Richard and Drucilla Davis Joyce Frassanito Dr. Gregory D. Graham Eugene Hammons Sandra Harris Sophia James

Marc S. Levine Cathy and Bill McNamara Dr. Celia A. Morgan Jo and Joseph Nogee Kitten and Ron Page Kusum Patel Anni Pati Carol Lee Robertson Honorable Frank Rynd Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Schwarz Doris and William Sing Susan Thompson Carol and Carl Vartian David Ashley White Nancy B. Willerson Gay Yellen and Don Reiser VIP Pediatrics * In Memoriam

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Director Level ($1,000) Ann Ayre Meg Boulware Terry Ann Brown Ms. Carla Adele Burns Julie Cogan Darlene Clark Elizabeth Del Pico Victoria Dominguez Ann L. Faget Debbie L. Feuer Mr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Glenn

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