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Songs For A Better World

Myeisha Madkins, Photographer and Staff Writer

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Oxford High School Choirs performed Songs for a Better World on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Kayla Mize Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. The director is W. Thomas Ardrey and Student Teacher Richard Culpepper.

The Choirs preformed the songs:
Baba Yetu by Christopher Tin with soloist Justin Payne and Andrew Gardner
Imagine by John Lennon, Jay Althouse, Arr. performed by the Women’s Choir
The Seal Lullaby by Eric Whitacre performed by the Women’s Ensemble
Man of Constant Sorrow by Carter Stanley, Kirby Shaw, Arr. performed by Men’s Choir
From a Distance by Julie Gold, Mac Huff, Arr. performed by the Chamber Choir
On Justice, Truth, and Peace by Amy F. Bernon performed by the Chamber Choir
He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother by Bobby Scott, Jay Althouse, Arr. performed by the Men’s Choir
Festival Gloria by Craig Courtney performed by Women’s Ensemble
Wanting Memories from Crossing by Ysaye M. Barnwell performed by the Women’s Ensemble and the Chamber Choir
I love You/What A Wonderful World by Craig Hella Johnson performed by the Women’s Ensemble and the Chamber Choir

The Scott Center Bell Choir also performed:
America by Samuel F. Smith
Found A Peanut by Percy Montrose and performed by Tri Nguyen
Themes from sonata in C Minor (Pathetique) by Beethoven
Pomp and Circumstance by Edward Eglar and performed by Devon Jones

All students in Scott Center Bell Choir:
Quincy Crenshaw
Devon Jones
Brandon Morris
Tri Nguyen

Teachers:
Minnie Gates-Powell
Jennifer Homan

Director:
Willa Sanders

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