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Choir sings their opening song “Let All the People Say, Amen” Oct.9.

Susan Ainley and the vocal music department showcased their talents in the main auditorium of Peoples Church, Oct. 9. The vocalists prepared since the beginning of the school year for their Fall Concert which featured ensemble and choir.

The choir sang the Latin piece, ‘Ubi Caritas,’ which translates to ‘Where charity and love are, God is there,’ and the Irish Revolution war song, ‘The Wind that Shakes the Barley.’ Ensemble sang three numbers: ‘Great Day,’ a spiritual featuring soprano Macie Thompson, ’19, “Bumble Bee” a vocal jazz number featuring Celeste Counts, and ‘Sigue,’ a Cuban poem which features the talents of accompanist, Ben Certain.

In addition to singing students Tyler Villines, ’18, and Nate Mount, ’18, played acoustic instruments during the closing folk song “The Wind that Shakes the Barley”. Villines played the guitar and Mount played the war drum.

Students Suky Cheema, ’19, and Macie Thompson, ’19, sang solos for the songs “Let All the People Say, Amen” and “Great Day!”.

The night showcased the abilities of vocalists from both high school and junior high.

The following video highlights the night and features the song “Let All the People Say, Amen”.

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