From the editor’s desk: LDS Music Needs for 2011 / Choral Club Schedule

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011:

I made corrections to Rickey Shirley’s Thine Own Way and Gordon Jessop’s If You Could Hie to Kolob, created a General ChoralClub plan for 2011, then began sketching out recording schedules for our demo this year. It took a lot of time, but I feel it will be worth it. The new ChoralClub plan is already giving me focus in my editorial work:

Blue – Already Released
Red – Manuscripts needed
Black – Already Confirmed

January 2011
#01565 The Fire of the Covenant – SATB – Edwards
#01701 Home – K. Newell Dayley
#01303 He Is My Son – SATB – Ryan and Martin
#01491 Break Thou the Bread of Life – SATB – Shirley
#01559 The Iron Rod – TTBB – Staheli
#01585 Families Can Be Together Forever – Medley

February 2011
Come Follow Me Medley – Millett
As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days – SA – Cundick
Three Gardens – SATB – Chemain Evans

March Packet – Manuscript deadline 14 January
Patriotic (for Sac. Meeting)
#00767 No Other Name – SA, Lund
Pioneer (Heritage)
Jesus Loves Me – Arr. Rickey Shirley

April Packet – Manuscript deadline 15 February
Secret Prayer – SATB – Arr. Christian Orme
Original Sacred – SATB
Carols of the Czech Republic – Arr. Brent Jorgensen

May Packet – Manuscript deadline 15 March
Mary, Can I Hold Your Baby? – SATB – Rod Burner
Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice – SATB, Evans
Christmas Original – SATB (most rehearsal time)

June Packet – Manuscript deadline 15 April
Christmas Cantata (most rehearsal time)
The Moment of His Birth – SATB – Ryan and Martin
Christmas Original or Arrangement – TTBB

July Packet – Manuscript deadline 15 April
Oh Come All Ye Shepherds – Catherine Tibbitts
The Dayspring is Born – SATB – T. Chemain Evans & Charles Graham

Christmas Original – SAB

August and September Packets – Manuscript deadline 13 May
Thanksgiving Meditation (Gratitude)
Thanksgiving Opener
Temple Work Choral

De Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy – SSA – T. Chemain Evans
Christmas Original – SA

October Packet – Manuscript deadline 12 August
Easter Medley (or Hymn Meditation)
Easter Opener (Vigorous tempo)

Stand as a Witness – SATB – Kathleen Holyoak

November Packet – Manuscript deadline 15 September
Testimony piece (like This Is the Christ, or I Believe in Christ)
Young Women Theme – SA (Values)
Original Sacred – Young Men Priesthood or Mission

December Packet – Manuscript deadline 14 October
Thy Spirit Lord Hath Stirred Our Souls – SATB – Kasen
Stake Conference Opener – SATB (Hymn Based)
Relief Society Birthday Celebration – SSA

For further updates on this year’s choral club needs, check writingforjackman.blogspot.com.

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