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Spring 2006 Performances
April 23, 2006
       Kidron Mennonite Church                                   Westminster Presbyterian Church
                 Kidron, Ohio                                                                Wooster, Ohio

Prelude on “Imortal, Invisible, God Only Wise”
 Wilbur Held (b. 1914)
Phyllis Lehman, organist

Heinz Werner Zimmermann (b. 1930)

I. Sing ye! Sing to the Lord! (Psalm 96:1-3)
II. Blessed is he who puts his trust in the Lord. (Psalm 40:1-5)
III. Thy mercy and grace is great, O Lord. (Psalm 103:8-11)
IV. Thanks be to God, for He is gracious. (Psalm 107: 1-22)
V. Sing ye! Sing to the Lord! (Psalm 96: 1-3)
Now thank we all our God, with heart and hands and voices. (Chorale tune)
Jeff Araluce, baritone soloist



Greensleeves Variations 

Arr. by Fleury/Owens
2me. Minuet de L’Arlesienne

Georges Bizet (1838-1875
Entr’ Acte 

Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)
Susan Shaw, flautist, and Deborah Holtzworth, harpist

Glorious: The Songs of Abraham

Abraham Kaplan (b. 1931)

So God created man (Genesis 1:27, 2:7)
The Lord is my shepherd (Psalm 23)

Jill Shafer, soprano soloist
O my son Absalom (Samuel 2:18, 23)
Out of the depths (Psalm 136)

Jill Shafer, soprano soloist and Margaret Musser Baker, alto soloist
Have mercy upon me (Psalm 51)
My heart is not haughty (Psalm 131)
Praise ye (Psalm 117)

Four Songs from Africa

If you believe and I believe
When I survey the wondrous cross
Guide me, O thou great Jehovah
Mayenziwe/Your will be done





Cameron Exner, vibraphone and percussion

David Hider, string bass

Deborah Holzworth, harp

Ken Holzworth, trumpet and percussion

Phyllis Lehman, organ

Andy Loess, trumpet

Ken Shafer, piano and percussion

Susan Shaw, flute

Alex Sterling, trumpet


The youth choir for the “Psalmkonzert” is from Kidron Mennonite Church

and is directed by Kay Shue and Hannah Steiner