The Music of Alice Parker, American Icon
Alice Parker (b. 1925) is an American composer whose compositions and arrangements with Robert Shaw are legendary in the realm of choral music. Parker specialized arrangements of American Folk Music and Spirituals. In an evening dedicated solely to the works of Parker, AMC will perform many of her most memorable arrangements including Ride On, King Jesus, John Saw Duh Numbuh, Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal, Goin' to Boston, among many others.
With Guest Choirs
Lamar High School A Cappella Choir (Thursday)
Shackelford Junior High Varsity Girls (Friday)
A Symphony of Carols
Based upon a medley by the same name, A Symphony of Carols will explore the origins of the Christmas Carol with choral arrangements of some of the most beloved carols of the season including God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Silent Night, Deck the Hall, O Come Emmanuel, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear and others.
With Guest Choirs
Arlington Children’s Choir (Friday)
An Evening with Mack Wilberg
From the mind of one of America's foremost conductors and composers, AMC presents some of the best known compositions and arrangements of Dr. Mack Wilberg, the Director of Music of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, formerly the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. With Dr. Wilberg as guest conductor at the helm, AMC will present some of his most popular secular arrangements of American Folk Songs including, I'm Goin' Away, Shenandoah, and Cindy, along with some of his greatest sacred arrangements such as Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, Love Divine, All Loves Excelling, and Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing.
The 2018-2019 season of the Arlington Master Chorale promises to be one of the very best ever!