Drawing inspiration from American poet Walt Whitman, I Hear America Singing celebrates the vitality, variety, and optimism of America reflected through the creative endeavor of all its people.

The program includes:

I Hear America Singing        Music: André Thomas; Words: Walt Whitman & Traditional

A Jubilant Song   Music: Norman Dello Joio;  Words: Walt Whitman

My Country, ‘Tis of Thee (with audience)

The Last Words of David     Music: Randall Thompson;  Words: 2 Samuel 23: 3-4

The Road Not Taken from Frostiana     Music: Randall Thompson; Words: Robert Frost

Choose Something Like a Star from Frostiana      Music: Randall Thompson;  Words: Robert Frost

The Promise of Living from The Tender Land      Music: Aaron Copland;  Words: Horace Everett

America the Beautiful  (with audience)

Make Our Garden Grow from Candide    Music: Leonard Bernstein; Words: Richard Wilbur

Hard Times Come Again No More  Music: Stephen Foster (arr. Alice Parker); Words: Stephen Foster
Men of MOS

He’s Gone Away from Three Mountain Ballads         Music: Traditional (arr. Ron Nelson); Words: Traditional
Women of MOS

Let Me Fly    Music: Spiritual (arr. Robert DeCormier); Words: Traditional

Shenandoah    Music: American Folksong (arr. Mack Wilberg);  Words: Traditional

Cindy  Music: American Folksong (arr. Mack Wilberg);  Words: Traditional