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FEARLESS! University of Minnesota Gospel Choir Adrian Davis, director Alexander Rack, assistant director

Sunday, December 8, 2019 | 7:30 pm TED MANN CONCERT HALL


FEARLESS!

TRADITIONAL ISIZULU | MICHAEL BARRETT | B. 1983

Modimo (2019) TRADITIONAL SPIRITUAL | HALL JOHNSON | 1888-1970

I’ve Been Buked (1940) TRADITIONAL SPIRITUAL | MOSES HOGAN | 1957-2003

The Battle of Jericho (1996) TRADITIONAL GOSPEL | ANDRÉ THOMAS | B. 1952

When the Trumpet Sounds (1985) TRADITIONAL SPIRITUAL | DEXTER WALKER | B. 1970

Open My Mouth (2007) JAMES CLEVELAND | 1931-1991

The Lord is My Light (1980) • INTERMISSION •

J.J. HAIRSTON | B. 1974

No Reason to Fear (2017) HEZEKIAH WALKER | ROBERT BENNIX | B. 1962

The Battle (2001) JACQUELYN GOUCHE-FARRIS

My Help (Cometh from the Lord) (1999) Please TURN OFF all electronic devices. Even on vibrate, these can interfere with our recording process. 2


FEARLESS!

FRANKLIN | B. 1970 TRADITIONAL KIRK ISIZULU | MICHAEL BARRETT | B. 1983

123 Victory(2019) (2015) Modimo PJ MORTON | B.JOHNSON 1981 TRADITIONAL SPIRITUAL | HALL | 1888-1970

Everything’s Gonna Be Alright I’ve Been Buked (1940) (2017) DONALD LAWRENCE | B. 1961 | 1957-2003 TRADITIONAL SPIRITUAL | MOSES HOGAN

Jehovah (2019) The Battle Sabaoth of Jericho (1996) TRAVIS GREENE | B.THOMAS 1984 TRADITIONAL GOSPEL | ANDRÉ | B. 1952

Made a WaySounds (2017) (1985) When the Trumpet TRADITIONAL GOSPEL || DEXTER SAM DAVIS | 1944-2006 TRADITIONAL SPIRITUAL WALKER | B. 1970

Glory My Hallelujah (1991) Open Mouth (2007) GOSPEL CHOIR

JAMES CLEVELAND | 1931-1991

The Lord is My Light (1980)

Anat Agyei Nathan Michel Rhythm Section Peter Andren Nile Mills David Smith, keyboards Haron Arama Erika Mueller Spencer Christensen, Benjamin Brunfelt Ray Nelson guitar • INTERMISSION • Gustaf Carlson Solomon Noble Eric Yates, bass Benjamin Caswell Blessing Ola-Joseph Sean Smith, percussion Emma Caswell Nehita Onwubuya J.J. HAIRSTON | B. 1974 Rachel Christensen David Park No Reason Adam Drabek Sage Parks to Fear (2017) Ewura-Esi Ewuakye Mara Pollmann April Feist Spencer Quast Thomas Fitzgerald HEZEKIAH Adam Reinke WALKER | ROBERT BENNIX | B. 1962 Noel Haines Bobby Richardson The Battle (2001) Maci Law David Smith Zaiken Lee Noah Solomon Ziying Lin Mia Spieler Angie Lodoen Alexander Stephenson JACQUELYN GOUCHE-FARRIS Doua Ci Lor Nancy Swanson My Help (Cometh from the Lord) (1999) Mara Lund Takele Gemini Madison Thompson-Nelson Ajay Manicka Helen Valenstein-Mah Mikayla McVay Minh-Tu Van Jesse Wolk Nyanna Wright 3


BIOGRAPHIES

Adrian Davis holds an MA from the University of Saint Thomas, and a BM from the University of Memphis. He is a doctoral student at the University of Minnesota. He was a Grammy Educator of the Year quarterfinalist in 2014, 2016, and 2018, and a 2017 MN Teacher of the Year finalist.

Alex Rack is a masters student at the University of Minnesota studying choral conducting. He studied at Macalester College (BS ‘16) while conducting the Macalester Chorale. Alex is both a conductor and the bass section leader for the Twin Cities Catholic Chorale. He is the founding director of the Minneapolis Madrigal Singers.

The School of Music, a unit of the College of Liberal Arts, is a leading institution for the education of successful performers, composers, teachers, administrators, and scholars. The School interacts with the larger university and Twin Cities communities through classes, participatory performing opportunities, community engagement activities, and more than 400 public performances each year. The students and faculty of the School are grateful for the continuing interest and support of parents and friends.

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