Singers from every corner of the Central Midwest District are invited to sing in the first ever ALL DISTRICT CHORAL FESTIVAL at District Assembly, April 30-May 1st. High School singers are welcome as well. No audition needed. The conductor will be Martha Swisher from Unity Temple Oak Park.

All who travel to District Assembly and wish to participate in the choral festival need to register and get music to learn ahead of time. Rehearsal sessions will happen Friday night 9:00-10:00 pm (after opening ceremony) then on Saturday morning and afternoon in the breakout sessions. The concert is after the banquet on Saturday evening.

For the sake of time, 2 pieces have been cut from the program: “Yo Le Canto Toda El Dia” and “We Will Be Shelter For Each Other”.

The following list of pieces may already be in your possession, or you may acquire them yourself through normal channels.

“Gate Gate” by Brjan Tate, Earthsongs Pub. (SATB) $1.95
“Sing Me To Heaven” by Gawthrop, Dunstan House (SATB) $2.00
“MLK” by U2 arr. Chilcott, Hal Leonard (SATB) $1.80
“Native American Prayer“  by Schmit, Lorenz (SATB) $1.95
“Choose to Bless the World” by Page, Boosey & Hawkes(SAB)   $1.80
“Down by the Riverside” arr.Hogan, Hal Leonard (SATB) $1.70
“Healing Prayer” by Page is only available through Jan Chamberlin for this event, per agreement with the composer. It is very simple and only 1 page long.  It will not be mailed. It will be available at the DA check-in. $0.25
“All Lifted Hearts” from “Sources” by Shelton is available by free download from Jason Shelton’s website:

The whole package of music can be ordered from Jan Chamberlin by sending her a check for $14.02, PLEASE ORDER MUSIC  BY MARCH 31ST. This includes ALL music and first class postage ($2.07).

Jan Chamberlin c/o
Eliot Unitarian Chapel
100 S. Taylor
Kirkwood, MO 63122

Call Jan if you have ANY questions about music for the Choral Fest.
(314) 662-2947