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Concert:The Art of the Spirtiual
Date:October 7, 2017 - Friday
Time:7:30pm
Location:Irving Arts Center Carpenter Hall

As inspired by the work of Dr. Rosephanye Powell, Irving Chorale presents a concert of Spirituals. Dr. Powell will be featured as a guest conductor for this project. Irving Chorale will be joined by the University Singers of UT Arlington under the direction of Dr. John Wayman. With this collaborative effort the audience will be led through this beauty and tradition of the spiritual.
Concert:Broadway Then and Now
Date:May 12, 2017 - Friday
Time:7:30pm
Location:Irving Arts Center Carpenter Hall

Everyone has a favorite Broadway classic, but in recent years there have been some great new musicals come to Broadway. Irving Chorale will spend the evening mixing old and new and giving a great flavor of what Broadway is now and what it once was.
Songs from: Cabaret, Get Happy, Hello Dolly, Les Miserables, My Fair Lady, Pippin, Side Show, Suessical The Musical, The Grand Tour, The Light In The Piazza, Wicked, Hair, Follies, Sweeney Todd, Merrily We Roll Along, A Little Night Music
Concert:Benedicite (Side by Side)
Date:March 25, 2017 - Saturday
Time:7:00 p.m.
Location:Irving Arts Center Carpenter Hall

This major work by Andrew Carter describes the world through the Book of Common Prayer, with songs entitled Green Things, Badgers & Hedgehogs, and Butterflies & Moths. This work written for Adult and Children's voices with Orchestra is a beautiful composition to which we will add the talents of Irving ISD 4th & 5th Grade Honor Choir and Irving Children's Chorus in our annual collaboration.
Concert:We Need A Little Christmas
Date:December 9, 2016 - Friday
Time:7:30 p.m.
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

Haul out the holly, put up the tree, fill up the stockings… We need a little Christmas now! Irving Chorale provides a much needed holiday lift! Come hear some of your favorite holiday classics… and some new takes on those classics. Come ring in the holidays with the Irving Chorale… and special guest, the Irving Children's Choir because…

"We need a little music, need a little laughter, need a little singing ringing through the rafter! Yes…we need a little Christmas now!"
Concert:Music She Wrote
Date:October 15, 2016 - Saturday
Time:7:30 p.m.
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

The Chorale sings favorite songs from many woman composers. Celebrating the contribution of women composers in American choral music, Irving Chorale presents an evening of music by such as Susan LaBarr, Anna Laura Page and Alice Parker.
Concert:Patriotic Salute
Date:May 28, 2016 - Saturday
Time:7:30 p.m.
Location:Irving Arts Center Carpenter Hall

The Chorale presents a selection of patriotic salutes and music, followed by a major choral work new to this area, "Chronicles of the Blue and Gray". The musical work was composed by John Purifoy to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
Concert:Sing With the World
- Global Songs for Children & Adults
Date:March 19, 2016 - Saturday
Time:7:00 p.m.
Location:MacArthur High School

Early Spring each year we combine our voices with those of the Irving Children's Chorus and IISD Elementary Honor Choir.
Concert:GLORIA
- a Doxology of Praise
Date:December 11, 2015 - Friday
Time:7:30 p.m.
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

Irving Chorale presents songs of the Christmas Season surrounding the theme of Gloria. You will hear songs from Vivaldi to John Rutter, traditional carols such as "Angels We Have Heard on High", a Gloria in Español, and even a comedic Gloria. The Chorale¹s Christmas concert will reflect wonder and delight for an evening of . . . . Gloria.
Concert:These We Honor
Requiem for the Living Dan Forrest
Date:October 17, 2015 - Saturday
Time:7:30 p.m.
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

Dan Forrest takes the traditional requiem and turns it into a prayer for the living and their struggle with pain and sorrow with his composition "Requiem of the Living". He takes the listener through the traditional ("Kyrie","Lux Aeterna" and "Agnus Dei") as well as a fresh and inspiring perspective on life, love, loss and renewal. The "Sanctus" movement takes inspiration from images of our planet from the International Space Station and images from the Hubble Space Telescope. This will be an evening of reflection and comfort.
Concert:Sing Your Way Home
Date:May 16, 2015 - Saturday
Time:7:30 p.m.
Location:Irving Arts Center Carpenter Hall

Songs of home originate in every genre and tempo of music, spanning many decades. Though the mix of songs is varied, they all speak of the universal comfort we feel when we think of home.

Songs like Goin' Home, You'd Be So Nice to Come Home to, and Home On the Range top the list of songs that will provide for this evening of heart and home.
Concert:Sing Me Your Story
Date:Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time:7:00 p.m.
Location:MacArthur High School

Ken Medema, Irving ISD Elementary Honor Chorus, Irving Children's Chorus and Irving Chorale will join for a memorable evening of creative music. The children will create stories and Ken Medema, using his skills in composing and music therapy, will craft distinctive music from what he hears. Ken Medema uses music and storytelling to communicate with the unique needs of his diverse audiences. This will be a matchless experience toward the Irving Chorale's goal of promoting the high standards of choral performance.
Concert:Handel's Messiah
Date:Friday, December 12, 2014
Time:7:30 p.m.
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

From the haunting cry of "Comfort Ye, My People" to the joyful ring of the "Hallelujah Chorus," Handel¹s sacred oratorio Messiah captures the human response to Old Testament prophecies about the promised Messiah and the New Testament accounts testifying to the fulfillment of that promise. The Irving Chorale, along with choir members from Woodhaven Presbyterian and Plymouth Park United Methodist Churches experienced an evening of what even Beethoven and Mozart considered a great masterpiece.
Concert:Color Me Choral
Date:Saturday, October 18, 2014
Time:7:30 p.m.
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church, Irving, Texas

The association of colors to music has long been studied, and Irving Chorale takes this opportunity to visualize music with selections reminding us of the colors in our lives. Green Fields, It's Not Easy Being Green, YellowRose of Texas, and more will bring a musical rainbow to life.
Concert:An Afternoon with Percy Grainger
Date:April 27, 2014
Time:2:30pm
Location:Eisemann Center, Richardson, TX

The Irving Chorale will be the guest chorus of the Lone Star Wind Orchestra. This first collaborative effort between these two groups will highlight the work of Australian born composer, Percy Grainger, one of the most influential composer-pianists of the 20th century.
The Lone Star Wind Orchestra and the Irving Chorale will perform a number of works for choir and wind band including Grainger’s Marching Song of Democracy, Irish Tune from Country Derry, Australian Up-Country Tune, The Widow’s Party, and Children’s March: Over the Hills and Far Away. The program features the masterwork Lincolnshire Posy along with the composer’s Molly on the Shore and “The Gumsuckers” March.
This concert presents a rare opportunity to hear many of Percy Grainger’s works for choir and wind band including a combined performance of the final movement of Lincolnshire Posy, “The Lost Lady Found,” and the original folksongs sung before each movement.
Concert:Sit In A Circle
Date:March 1, 2014
Time:7:00PM
Location:Irving Arts Center Carpenter Hall

With the wonderful response received from the recently commissioned work, "Sit in a Circle," Irving Chorale reprises this concert with the Irving ISD's Honor Chorus. The stimulating composition takes the singer and listener through the emotions of the subject of bullying and imparts the hope that peace and possibilities abound. As before, this will be a collaborative presentation with a chorus of elementary school children both singing and with select children reciting their own written pieces about their experiences with bullying. This will be an evening remembered by all with a common goal of peace.
Concert:We Wish You Christmas
Date:December 13, 2013
Time:8:00PM
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

A collaborative concert with the tintinnabulation of handbells. Irving Chorale is joined by the Concert Bells of Fort Worth in presenting some of the season's best melodies, including selections from one of the Chorale's favorite composers, John Rutter. Also included in the evening's event will be the always popular audience sing-a-long.
Concert:Eternal Light, A Requiem
Date:October 19, 2013
Time:8:00PM
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

In this variation from traditional requiem, "Eternal Light" contains Latin phrases in each movement, along with words from English poems spanning the last 500 years. Irving Chorale presents this selection as a collaborative effort with students of IISD High School Choral programs
Concert:Hard Day's Night
Date:Saturday, May 11, 2013
Time:7:30PM
Location:Singley Academy Auditorium

Hard Day's Night - An evening of music inspired by the Fab Four. The Chorale will present the music of the times, featuring choral arrangements of the Beatles greatest hits.
Concert:"Sit in a Circle"
Date:Saturday, March 2, 2013
Time:7:00PM
Location:Carpenter Hall

Our annual Side By Side concert with an Irving ISD Honor Chorus of elementary school children singers will present the premier performance of a commissioned work for adult and children's chorus. This multi-movement piece has been created by the esteemed composer and lyricist team of David Schwoebel and Dr. Terry York. The new work will address the prevalence of bullying in our society, its emotional and psychological effects, and suggestions on how to move toward the goal of treating all persons with dignity and respect.
Concert:Rejoice and Be Merry
Date:FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
Time:8:00PM
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

The MacArthur High School Choir will join the Irving Chorale for the annual Christmas Concert. The combined chorus will perform "Rejoice and Be Merry" by John Rutter, holiday favorites, as well as the crowd pleasing sing-along.
Concert:Grand Celebrations
Date:SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2012
Time:3:30PM
Location:Carpenter Hall

A joint concert with the New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving, which is also celebrating its Silver Anniversary. The concert will feature Borodin's "Polovtsian Dances" from the opera "Prince Igor", and the well-known "Anvil Chorus" from Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore".
pictureConcert:Silver Memories
Date:Saturday, May 19, 2012
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Irving Arts Center Carpenter Hall
With our May concert, the Chorale will wrap up its first quarter century, so plan to join the Chorale in revisiting our favorite Silver Memories. The Chorale will perform favorite selections suggested by current and former members from the Irving Chorale's concerts over the past twenty-five years. Past directors and former members of the Irving Chorale will be invited to join the Chorale on this very special occasion. An instrumental ensemble will accompany the Chorale for this performance.
pictureConcert:Side by Side
Date:February 25, 2012
Time:7:00 p.m.
Location:Irving Arts Center Carpenter Hall


This is the Chorale's signature Side-By-Side children's spring concert. Joining the Chorale will be over 100 children from the Irving Children's Chorus and an honor choir of students from Irving ISD elementary schools.
Concert:Old World to New - An Appalachian Christmas
Date:Friday, December 16, 2011
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist Church


A Christmas concert featuring the enchanting and memorable tunes that were brought from the Old World to America by early settlers and planted in the mountains of Appalachia. Musical selections will include "I Wonder as I Wander," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," and "Star in the East." Accompanied by hammered dulcimer and piano, the concert will be an evening to warm the season.
Concert:”And on Earth, Peace”
In response to the tragic events of 9/11

Date:Sunday, October 16, 2011
Time:5:00 p.m.
Location:Plymouth Park United Methodist ChurchThe Irving Chorale will collaborate with the Brookhaven Choral Society. This concert will honor the memory of the victims of 9/11 and address the suffering and endurance of those with lives interrupted in recent years by social upheaval and natural disasters.

pictureConcert:Of Thee I Sing (Memorial Day Music)
Date:Friday, May 27, 2011
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Carpenter Hall Irving Arts Center


At the May 2011 concert, the Irving Chorale honored those who have sacrificed their lives in the service of their country. Featured was Randall Thompson's "The Last Words of David," selections of patriotic and Americana music, as well as a tribute to American composer Irving Berlin. The Chorale was accompanied by a brass quintet, percussionist, and piano.
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Concert:Child's Play
Date:Saturday, March 5, 2011
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Carpenter Hall Irving Arts Center

Irving Chorale's 5th annual Side-by-Side concert, where the Chorale is joined by 150 elementary voices from the Irving Independent School System, will be featured in March 2011. For this concert, the Chorale plans to bring to life a new work by composer Emily Crocker ( former Irving resident who taught at Crockett Middle School), based on children's rhymes, stories, and playground games...for adult choir, children's chorus, and an orchestral ensemble.


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Concert:The Very Best Time of Year
Date:Friday, December 17, 2010
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Sanctuary of Plymouth Park United Methodist Church

Irving Chorale celebrated the joy of the Christmas Season with its annual Christmas concert, featuring John Rutter's composition, "The Very Best Time of Year," as well as a choral arrangement of "Twas the Night Before Christmas." This family-friendly performance included many holiday favorites and the ever-popular sing-along selections of Christmas carols. The concert was presented in the Sanctuary of Plymouth Park United Methodist Church 1615 West Airport Freeway, Irving, TX.

The Chorale was joined by noted organist, Garrett Martin, who presented seasonal organ selections. Mr. Martin's performances have been described as "Masterful... Rhythmic...Transcendent." He is in demand as both a church musician and recitalist.


pictureConcert:Harlem Nocturne
Date:Saturday, October 16, 2010
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Carpenter Hall Irving Arts Center

Whether or not you've ever had an opportunity to "Take the 'A'Train," plan to join the Irving Chorale in October 2010, for Harlem Nocturne. You'll experience music reminiscent of The Cotton Club, with jazz, blues, swing, and Big Band selections, accompanied by the widely-known Rob Landes Trio.

pictureConcert:Give Our Regards to Broadway
Date:Saturday, May 15, 2010
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Carpenter Hall

The closing concert of this season will be the Chorale's annual presentation of Broadway music. The music of various composers and lyricists will be featured. The Chorale will be joined by high school seniors who will be pursuing a college degree in musical theater. This concert will provide additional opportunities for young artists as the Irving Chorale invites top high school seniors concentrating on musical theatre to perform with the Chorale. We believe these graduating seniors, heading off to prestigious collegiate musical theatre programs, may someday actually take their experiences, and our regards, to Broadway.

Memorable Broadway music such as "There's No Business Like Show Business," by Irving Berlin and a medley from "A Chorus Line," also "Send in the Clowns" by Stephen Sondheim from his show "A Little Night Music" (currently being revived on Broadway...starring Angela Lansbury), and several other wonderful songs from America's Broadway!
pictureConcert:Concert for Peace
Date:Saturday, March 6, 2010
Time:8:00 pm
Location:Carpenter Hall

The program for March 6, 2010, featured 150 elementary voices from the Irving ISD in concert with Irving Chorale performing selections based on the theme of Peace. A highlight of our collaborative concert was the premier performance of "Peaceable Kingdom" by Texas composer, Todd Frazier., which incorporates text from William Blake's memorable words. This piece was commissioned by the Chorale to be performed for our special program of student and adult singers, "Side by Side", performed annually in March of each year, dubbed "Music in Our Schools Month", as sponsored by MENC, Music Educators National Conference.
An orchestra of approximately twenty-five members was employed for this concert.

This concert was COMPLETELY FREE to all attendees. All you had to do was contact the Box office of the Irving Arts Center and request complimentary tickets for this premier performance. Season ticket holders already held complimentary tickets for this concert as part of their season ticket package.

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Concert:La Fiesta de la Posada
Date:Friday, December 18, 2009
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Carpenter Hall

This festive piece was written by Dave Brubeck. The junior and children’s groups of the Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico troupewill perform as guest artists and bring a vibrant performance to this concert. Costumes and colors galore!

La Fiesta de la Posadais a Mexican Christmas tradition celebrating the Nine Days of La Posada (The Lodging) from 16 December to Christmas Eve. The yearly tradition commemorates the journey of Mary, Joseph, and the unborn Jesus as they traveled from Nazareth to Bethlehem looking for lodging. On each of the nine evenings, town members and choristers carry torches, banners, or paintings of The Holy Family as they walk from home to home seeking shelter. At a pre-selected house, the door opens to all with an invitation for refreshments, caroling and dancing, and scriptural readings. The celebration re-enacts the ancient journey and symbolizes the welcome of Jesus into the home and one's heart.

This is the holiday tradition that permeatesDave Brubeck'sChristmas cantataLa Fiesta de la Posada. His upbringing on a cattle ranch in the Spanish-founded town of Concord, CA, meant that he was constantly surrounded by Mexican folk music. Blending this with his many jazz influences,Brubeckcreates a vibrant yet familiar Christmas tradition inLa Fiesta de la Posada, popular since its world premiere in 1975.

pictureConcert:Starry, Starry Night
Date:Saturday, October 17, 2009
Time:8:00 p.m.
Location:Carpenter Hall

The Chorale's first concert of its 23rd season will complement the NASA exhibit this fall at the Irving Arts Center. Music about our universe ~ the stars, moon, earth ~ will be featured.

pictureSaturday, May 16, 2009 8:00 p.m.
Concert:A Tribute to Jerry Herman
Celebrating "Hello, Dolly," "Mame"...Etc.

Carpenter Hall

The Chorale will honor this award-winning composer and lyricist by performing classic Broadway favorites from "Hello, Dolly," "Mame," "Mack and Mabel" and "La Cage Aux Folles." Mr. Herman is well known for his energetic, yet beautiful music. We will enjoy his memorable music and lyrics as we celebrate his work.
pictureSaturday, March 7, 2009 8:00 p.m.
Concert:Music of the Masters
Carpenter Hall

In honor of National Music in Our Schools month, the Chorale will again collaborate with the Irving ISD Children's Honor Choir for an evening of Music of the Masters, music in the classic choral style.

pictureFriday, December 19, 2008 8:00 p.m.
Concert:A Celtic Christmas
Carpenter Hall

Complementing the Irving Arts Center's "Celtic Christmas" theme, the spirit of Ireland will be celebrated following the Chorale's Summer 2008 singing tour in the Emerald Isle. Emmy Award-winning Celtic singer, lyricist, and composer Connie Dover, from Kansas City, will be the Chorale's featured guest. Also, joining the Chorale for this concert will be Metroplex resident Jason Hays, Irish dancer, following his being awarded 5th place in WORLD competition last Spring in Belfast, Ireland, at the age of 16! The Irving Art Association will exhibit the Celtic artwork of their members in the lobby and will donate a Celtic Angel piece for a "chance drawing." The Celtic artwork by Irving Art Association members which will be displayed as part of "A Celtic Christmas" concert may be purchased that evening.

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Patchwork
Celebrating Early American music in a choral setting, featuring Irving harpists, Laura Logan and Becky Scherschell, as well as David Moran on the hammered dulcimer. The main gallery at the Irving Arts Center featured an exhibit of American quilts from the Texas Quilt Artists and quilts which were traveling America as another round of "Quilt Mania." Also, the Irving Quilt Guild was given a handmade quilt made by one of their members for us to have a "chance drawing." Irving Community Television Network's Cathy Whiteman narrated the concert.
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Requiem - Mass for the Dead

Irving Chorale & Plymouth Park United Methodist Church
Music: Laudate Dominium - Requiem
December 13, 2003
Holiday Pops Concert with the Irving Symphony

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Guest Soloist: Laurie Granlund
November 23, 2003
Performed at First United Methodist Church, Historical District, Irving, Texas
Guest Conductor: Curt Bradshaw
Music: Curt Bradshaw’s jazz piece Sing a New Song, American Spirituals, including Wade in the Water, and Haydn’s The Heavens Are Telling
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"One Hundred Years"

Celebrating 100th birthdays of Irving, Texas and Richard Rodgers
Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: God Bless America, Medley from West Side Story, With a Song in My Heart
March 2003
Music of the English Cathedral

Performed at Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, Texas
Performed with Irving Boys Choir
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"La Fiesta de la Posada" by Dave Brubeck

Performed at St. Luke Catholic Church in Irving, Texas
Music: Three Spanish Carols (Welcome Christmas Day; In a Humble Manger; Gifts for Mary)
November 16, 2002
Concert with Irving ISD Choirs

Performed at First Baptist Church in Irving, Texas
Music: Choose Something Like a Star, Musicks Empire, Two Spanish Carols, selections from the music of Richard Rodgers, I Dream a World
May 10, 2002
"Music for the European Tour"

Performed at Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, Texas
Music: The Star Spangled Banner, O Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem, Sing Joyfully, Kyrie and Gloria from Missa Secunda, Sanctus, Benedictus, and Agnus Dei from Messe Basse, Ave Verum Corpus, For Everything There is a Season, Sing to His Name, The Prayers I Make, Break Forth, Sing Praise, Psalm I, Musicks Empire, We Will Praise, Shenandoah, Wade in the Water, Blessed Assurance, Sing a New Song, Gershwin: A Concert Panorama, From Sea to Shining Sea
March 22, 2002
"The Hearts of Texas"

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: For Everything There is a Season, How Lovely is Your Dwelling Place, Sing to His Name, The Prayers I Make, Psalm 95, Wade in the Water, Break Forth, Sing Praise, Psalm I, Sing a New Song, Musicks Empire, Life Has Many Rhythms, We Will Praise the Lord
December 15, 2001
"Christmas at St. Luke's"

Performed at St. Luke Catholic Church in Irving, Texas
Music: Et in Terra Pax, The First Noel, Hodie Christus, Natus Est, Joy to the World, Salvation is Created, Glory to God in the Highest, Masters in This Hall, Hark the Herald, The Sussex Carol, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good Christian Men Rejoice, Silent Night, The Three Kings, The Gift Carol, The Coventry Carol, Thou Shalt Know Him, I Wonder as I Wander, I Believe This is Jesus, Go Tell It On the Mountain, O Come All Ye Faithful, Of the Father's Love Begotten
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"Music for Young Hearts II"

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Performed with Irving ISD All City Choir & Irving ISD High School Choirs
Music: Irving Chorale: - Gershwin! A Concert Panorama - God Bless America - Battle Hymn of the Republic
All City Girls - Shake The Papaya Down - Sikuyo
All City Boys - Lady, Lovely Art Thine Eyes - Take Me Out To The Ballgame
All City Mixed Choir -Waitin for the Light to Shine
All Irving Chorale & Schools sang: From Sea to Shining Sea
May 26, 2001
"Festival of Psalms"

Performed at Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, Texas
Music: Three Psalms from Vesperae solennes de confessore K. 339, Psalm 150, A Psalm of David
March 23, 2001
Presentation of Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
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"Brahms to Broadway"

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: Lovesong Waltzes: Op. 52, Medley from Guys and Dolls, Medley from Les Miserables, Medley from West Side Story
February 20, 2000
Presentation of Mendelsshon's Elijah

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Special chorus: Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts
December 17, 1999
Christmas Concert-"Sing We Now of Christmas"

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: Sing We Now of Christmas, Angels We Have Heard on High, Away in a Manger, What Child is This, Joy to the World, Go Tell It On the Mountain, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Good King Wenceslas, We Three Kings, Villancico, Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella, Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming, Deck the Hall, Good Christian Men, Rejoice, Masters in This Hall, O Tannenbaum, O Holy Night, Coventry Carol, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, O Little Town of Bethlehem, O Come Little Children, Ding Dong Merrily on High, While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks, The First Noel, The Friendly Beasts, Silent Night, Adeste Fideles, Christmas Greeting
October 15, 1999 & October 16, 1999
Performed with Irving ISD choirs

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: The Star Spangled Banner, I Got Plenty of Nothing, Summertime, Ching-a-Ring Chaw, Danny Boy, For the Beauty of the Earth, Soon-ah Will Be Done, God Bless America
May 27, 1999
"Music for the Cathedrals of Scotland and England"

Performed at Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, Texas
Music: The Star Spangled Banner, O Magnum Mysterium, O Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem, Ave Verum Corpus, Messe Basse, Forever Worth is the Lamb, How Fair the Church of Christ Shall Stand, I Heard a Great Voice, Hosanna, Choose Something Like a Star, The Last Words of David, Brazilian Psalm, Of the Father's Love Begotten, Soon Ah Will Be Done, Danny Boy, Shenandoah, Ching-a-Ring Chaw, Medley from Porgy and Bess
March 25, 1999
"A Cappella Masterworks"

Performed at St. Luke Catholic Church in Irving, Texas
December 10, 1998
"Choral Music for the Christmas Season"

Performed at St. Luke Catholic Church in Irving, Texas
Music: O Magnum Mysterium, Magnificat, In the Beginning Was the Word, The Best of Rooms, African Noel, The Sussex Carol, Go Tell It on the Mountain
October 23, 1998 & October 24, 1998
Performed at the Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Irving ISD choirs join
June 4, 1998
St. Luke Catholic Church in Irving, Texas
April 18, 1998
Music: Of the Father's Love Begotten, A Prayer of the Middle Ages, How Excellent Thy Name, The Last Words of David, Choose Something Like a Star, How Fair the Church of Christ Shall Stand, Alleluia from Brazilian Psalm, Shenandoah, Three Recent Rulings
Christmas concert with the St. Mark's Boys Choir from Irving, Texas
Music: Hodie, Christmas Day, Carol Suite for Orchestra and Audience
Director: Harrell Lucky, Accompanist: Eunice Tavaglione
Guests: Irving ISD Fifth Grade Chorus (17th) & Irving ISD Middle School Chorus (18th)
Performed both concerts at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: Ode to Music, Song of Democracy, Texas Boys, Shadrack, Let There Be Peace on Earth, From Sea to Shining Sea
Guest Conductor: Amy Allibon
Guest Accompanist: Echo Maurer Wilson
Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: Musicks Empire, Sing Me to Heaven, Ye Followers of the Lamb, The Road Not Taken, Shenandoah, Fiddler Man, Let Me Fly
1997
Guest conductor: John Philip Mullinax Guest Accompanist: Harris
With Irving ISD Children's Chorus from Irving, Texas
Music: Waitin' for the Light to Shine, Make our Garden Grow from Candide, I Hear America Singing, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Dixie, Cohan Finale from A Good Old Vaudeville Show, song with IISD The Power of the Dream and From Sea to Shining Sea
March 28, 1997
Guest Conductor: John Philip Mullinax
Guest Accompanist: Lee Harris
Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: The True Glory, For the Beauty of the Earth, O Clap Your Hands, The Peacable Kingdom, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, Dixie, Danny Boy, Waitin' for the Light to Shine from Big River
December 6, 1996
Guest conductor: Harrell Lucky
Guest Accompanist: Eunice Tavaglione
Performed at the Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring from Cantata No. 147, Et in Terra Pax from Gloria, And the Glory of the Lord Shall Be Revealed from Messiah, Carol Cantata, A Carol Suite for Orchestra and Audience
October 26, 1996
Guest conductor: Harrell Lucky
Guest Accompanist: Eunice Tavaglione
Performed at the Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Music: Hallelujah from Christus am Olberge, Laudate Dominum from Vesperae Soleness de Confessore K. 339, Three Choruses from Elijah, O Come Every One That Thirsteth, Thanks Be to God, The Last Words of David, Serenade to Music, Ain'-a That Good News, Soon-ah Will Be Done, Shenandoah, Polly Wolly Doodle, Ode to Music
December 17, 1995
Christmas Concert
Performed at St. Luke Catholic Church in Irving, Texas
Music: O Come, All Ye Faithful, Sussex Carol, Joy to the World, The First Noel, Angels' Carol, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Good Christian Men Rejoice, What Sweeter Music, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Away in a Manger, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, Angels We Have Heard on High, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Silent Night, O Holy Night
December 9, 1995
Music: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, Gloria, A Feast of Carols, Interlude: The Shepherds, O Holy Night, Sussex Carol, What Sweeter
Music, Angels' Carol, The Many Moods of Christmas: Suite III, Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
October 29, 1995
Performed at Irving Arts Center in Irving, Texas
Joined by Texas Christian University Concert Chorale from Fort Worth, Texas
Music: Fesitval Sanctus, selections from Frostiana, I Got a Key, Life Has Loveliness to Sell, Mass for Four Voices, Birthday Ode to Queen Mary, Rejoice in the Lamb, Festival Te Deum, Londonderry Air, The Hour Has Come
June 6, 1995
Broadway Melodies concert

Performed at the Irving Arts Center in Carpenter Hall in Irving, Texas
Music: Strike Up the Band, music from Secret Garden, Embraceable You, music from Porgy and Bess, Broadway Review medley, Alexander's Ragtime Band, music from Carousel, Les Miserable: I Dreamed a Dream, music from Phantom of the Opera
May 20, 1995
"A Celebration of Music"

Performed at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Hall in Dallas, Texas
Joined by Richardson Symphony Orchestra & Brookhaven Community Chorus
Music: Te Deum, Polovetsian Dances
March 31, 1995
Spring concert with Brookhaven Community Chorus

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Carpenter Hall in Irving, Texas
Music: Sign Unto God, Hallelujah, Amen, I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes, Te Deum, O Clap Your Hands, The Call, Antiphon from Five Mystical Songs, Serenade to Music from The Merchant of Venice, Cantique de Jean Racine, A Girls Garden from Frostiana, Silent Noon, A Rovin', A Red, Red Rose, I Hear a Voice A-Prayin'
December 18, 1994
Christmas Carol Service

Music: O Come, All Ye Faithful, O Come, O Come Emmanuel, Joy to the World, The First Noel, Good Christian Men Rejoice, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, Wexford Carol
December 4, 1994
Christmas presentation of Handel's Messiah

October 23, 1994
Appreciation concert for "The Friends of the Irving Chorale & Bethel Methodist Church"

Music: Antiphon from Five Mystical Songs, O Clap Your Hands, I Sat Down Under His Shadow, Festival Piece on "Saint Anne," Ye Followers of the Lamb, John Saw Duh Numbuh, Hark! I Hear the Harps Eternal, O Whistle and I'll Come to Ye, The Turtle Dove, A Red, Red, Rose, Danny Boy, Once to Every Man and Nation
December 18,1993
Christmas Concert with New Philharmonic Orchestra

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Carpenter Hall in Irving, Texas
Music: The Many Moods of Christmas: Suites I, III, IV
June 5, 1993
Performed at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Hall in Dallas, Texas
Joined by Brookhaven Community Chorus
Concert sponsored in part by ExxonMobil Corporation
Music: Jubilate Deo, O Praise the Lord of Heaven, Missa Sancti Nicolai, There is Sweet Music Here, Madrigale, Vive L'Amour, She is my Slender Small Love, Come to Me My Love, Musick's Empire, Coronation Te Deum
February 1993
Concert with New Philharmonic Orchestra

Music: Faure's Requiem
December 3, 1992 & December 4, 1992
Christmas Concert-"Gloria-A Holiday Concert"

Performed at the Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, Texas
Music: Now Thank We All Our God, The Bell Carol, A Christmas Processional: Resonet in Laudibus, O Come, Emmanuel, Hodie Christmas Natus Est, Sussex Carol, Good Christian Men, Rejoice, Coventry Carol, Masters in this Hall, Wexford Carol, Silent Night, Let All Mortal Flesh Be Silent, Ceremony of Carols, and Rutter's Gloria
May 21, 1992
Spring Concert

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Carpenter Hall in Irving, Texas
Music: Jubilate Deo, Te Deum, O Clap Your Hands, Ching-a-Ring Chaw, Choose Something Like a Star from Frostiana, Cindy, Song of the Open Road
December 5, 1991
Christmas Concert

Performed at the Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, Texas
Music: The Messiah
Soloists: Gary Etter, Sharon Grahnquist, Blake Davidson, and Pat Moore
April 18, 1991
Spring Concert-Musical Salute to America

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Carpenter Performance Hall in Irving, Texas
Joined by Richland College Choir and Irving's New Philharmonic Orchestra
Music: Ceremony of Allegiance, The Star Spangled Banner, The God who Gave Us Life, From Sea to Shining Sea, Dona Nobis Pacem, When Johnny Comes Marching Home, The Last Words of David, The Battle Hymn of the Republic
November 20, 1990
Thanksgiving Concert

Performed at Irving Arts Center in Carpenter Hall in Irving, Texas
"In Dedication of the Carpenter Performance Center"
Music: Now Thank We All Our God, Praise to the Lord, All My Hope on God is Founded, All Things Bright and Beautiful, O Clap Your Hands, God of Our Fathers, Song Triumphant, Musicks Empire, I Hear America Singing, Song of Democracy, Walkin' Down That Glory Road, Shut De Do, From Sea to Shining Sea
June 14, 1990
Patriotic Concert

Performed at the Irving Center for Cultural Arts in Irving, Texas
Music: The Star Spangled Banner, The Testament of Freedom, Ching-a-Ring Chaw, Stomp Your Foot, If I Got My Ticket, Can I Ride, Deep River, Salute to the Armed Forces, Battle Hymn of the Republic, selections from Paint Your Wagon, Show Boat, The Music Man, and the George M. Cohan Medley
April 10, 1990
Spring Concert

Performed at the Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving, Texas
Performed Faure Requiem
Dubbed Easter Concert as all music focused on religious holiday
Music: All Things Bright and Beautiful, The Lord is My Shepherd, When I Survey the Wondrous Cross, Requiem: Op. 48
December 7, 1989 & December 10, 1989
Christmas Concert

Performed at First Presbyterian Church in Irving, Texas
Joined by Farine Singers (student musicians)
Music: Christmas Canta, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Silent Night, O Holy Night, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Bethlehem Night, The Three Kings, The Sleep of the Child Jesus, The Gift Carol, Masters in This Hall, Good Christian Men Rejoice
July 28, 1989
Concert for Texas Choral Directors Association

Joint concert with Mesquite Civic Chorus
Performed at Travis Park United Methodist Church
Music: All My Hope on God is Founded, If Ye Love Me, O Clap Your Hands, I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes, Te Deum, Mairi's Wedding, Danny Boy, Steal Away, Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit
April 27, 1989
Spring Concert

Performed at Irving High School in Irving, Texas
Music: Te Duem, Vere Languores, Create In Me, O God, Granut Unto Me the Joy of Thy Salvation, Here's One, I Got a Key, A New Psalm, I Got Rhythm
December 17, 1988
"Many Moods of Christmas" Concert

Performed at Irving High School in Irving, Texas
Performed with Irving Symphony, IC, and acappella choirs of 3 Irving High Schools
Music: March of Toys, Feast of Lights, Men of Goodwill, The Many Moods of Christmas-Suite I, Hallelujah Chorus
December 8, 1988
Christmas Concert

Performed at the First Presbyterian Church in Irving, Texas
Special guests: Irving Boys Choir from Irving, Texas
Music: Jesus is Born, Three Carols in New Settings, It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Christmas Day, piece written by Chorale member Lane Lively The Shepherds and the Angels, Many Moods of Christmas-Suite III, Lo' How a Rose E'er Blooming, He is Born
October 23, 1988
Combined concert with Mesquite Civic Chorus from Mesquite, Texas

Performed at the Lover's Lane United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas
Music: If Ye Love Me, All My Hope on God is Founded, O Clap Your Hands, Te Deum, I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes, Mairi's Wedding, Danny Boy, Dixie, Steal Away, and Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit
May 14, 1988
Spring Concert

Performed at Irving Center for Cultural Arts in Irving, Texas
Music: O Clap Your Hands, The Heavens Are Telling, He Watching Over Israel, How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place, The Creation, My God is a Rock, Shut De Do, Big River, and music of Rodgers & Hammerstein-selections from Oklahoma!, South Pacific, and Carousel
December 10, 1987
Christmas Concert

Performed at First Presbyterian in Irving, Texas
Music: Jesus Child, He is Rose, O Holy Night, The First Noel, Deck the Halls
November 9, 1987
Concert at Northlake College in Irving, Texas
School's salute to bicentennial of U.S. Constitution
Other featured performer: Irving High School A Cappella Choir
Concert theme: "Music of America-From Sea to Shining Sea"
Combined with Irving High for finale for "From Sea to Shining Sea"
Music: From Sea to Shining Sea, The National Anthem, Shenandoah, Ching-a-Ring Chaw, Stomp Your Foot, Movin' On, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Psalm 100
September 19, 1987
First concert with Irving Symphony Orchestra at Williams Square in Irving, Texas
Irving Celebration of Bicentennial of U.S. Constitution
Music: Sea to Shining Sea, Fanfare from "Thus Spoke Zarathustra", Stars and Stripes Forever, God Bless America
July 1987
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