2018 - 2019 Season Overview

Fall 2018

  • August 13 - Fall Semester begins. Register Online TODAY! Music pick up begins at  6:30pm and  rehearsal begins at 7:00pm. Trinity Presbyterian Church  Singers can join until September 10. 

  • September 23 - Fundraiser Dinner and Song Auction (advance reservations required) See home page for link to more information and reservations.

  • October 26 - Gospelfest Halstead Amphitheater (fundraiser for the Fairhope Rotary Youth Club)

  • November 15 -  5:30pm Lighting of the Trees in downtown Fairhope (Free)

  • December 6 - 7:30pm Christmas Concert, Spanish Fort United Methodist Church

  • December 9 - 2:00pm Christmas Concert, First Baptist  Fairhope

  • December 15 and 16 - ESCS sings with the Mobile Symphony (purchase tickets through the Mobile Symphony box office)

Spring 2019

  • January 14 - Spring Semester begins. Online Registration. Music pick up begins at 6:30pm and rehearsal begins at 7:00pm. Trinity Presbyterian Church

  • April 4  - 7:30pm Spring Concert, Spanish Fort United Methodist Church

  • April 7 - 2:00pm Spring Concert, First Baptist Fairhope

Past Seasons

2017 - 2018

Christmas - Jubilate Deo

     Dan Forrest, Jubilate Deo

     Anonymous, Riu, Riu, Chiu

     Norman Luboff, Still, Still, Still

     John Rutter, Sans Day Carol

     Mark Hayes, Masters in This Hall

     Dan Goeller, Christmas Carol Sing-Along

Messiah Sing-Along

Spring - An American Songbook

     Mahler, Symphony #2 with Mobile Symphony, USA Chorus, and Mobile Opera Chorus


     Roger Emerson, Irving Berlin's America

     Mac Huff Rodgers and Hammerstein on Broadway

     Robert Sterling, Hoagy Carmichael: A Choral Portrait

     Jay Althouse, Let's Fall in Love

     Jay Althouse, Who Could Ask For Anything More


2016 - 2017 (25th Anniversary Year)

Veteran's Concert

      Joseph Martin, Song for the Unsing Hero

     Gene Stephens, A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square

     Carole Stephens, Ashokan Farewell

     Roger Emerson, In Flanders Fields

     Greg Gilpin, Armed Forces - The Pride of America

     Roger Emerson, We Honor You

     Rollo Dilworth, America the Beautiful

     John Higgins, Our America

     Roger Emerson, Irving Berlin's America

     Peter Wilhousky, Battle Hymn of the Republic

Christmas - Celebrate Christmas!

     Victor Johnson, A Festive Noel

     Mark Burrows, Pat-a-Pan

     Robin King, The Huron Carol

     Joy Sherman, Blessed Be that Maid Marie

     Stephen Hatfield, The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy

     Cary Franklin, God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

     Jay Rouse, Three Jazzy Bell Carols

     Howard Helvey, O Lux Beatissima

     Philip Stopford, I Saw Three Ships

     Bob Cerullo, Christmas Sing-Along

     Hawley, Ades, Alfred Burt Carols

     Donald Frasier, This Christmastide

     Tschesnokoff/Lindsay Norton, Salvation is Created

     Rene Clausen, O Holy Night

     Craig Courtney, Musicological Journey throught the Twelve Days of Christmas

     Audrey Snyder, A Holiday Sing-Along

Messiah Sing-Along


     F.J.Haydn, Nelson Mass  

     Vaughan Williams, Serenade to Music

     Choral Favorites selected by chorus members

Eastern Shore Singers Concert

     Robert Revicki, Songs of Praise

     Camilee Saint-Saens, Ave Verum Corpus

     Hugo Distler, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

     Thomas Tallis, If Ye Love Me

     Parker/Shaw, His Voice As the Sound

     Parker/Shaw, Bright Canaan

     Thomas Morley, Sing We and Chant It

     Thomas Morley, April Is In My Mistress' Face

     Antonio Scandello, The Little White Hen

     Ralph Manuel, Alleluia

     James Mulholland, A Red, Red Rose

     Joan Szymko, Come, Pretty Love

     Bob Chilcott, O Danny Boy

     Kirby Shaw, If I Loved You from Carousel

     Harold Arlen, Somewhere Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz

     Douglas Wagner, Give Me Jesus

     William Dawson, Sonn Ah Will Be Done

2015 - 2016

Christmas - The Joy of Christmas

    Greg Gilpin, With Gladness and Cheer!

    Vivaldi, Gloria in D

    Donald Fraser, This Christmastide

    Dan Forrest, Christmas Joy!

    John Rutter, I Wish You Christmas

    Dan Goeller, Christmas Carol Sing-Along

Messiah Sing-Along

Spring - Close to Home

    Randall Thompson, Alleluia

    Randall Thompson, Frostiana

    Richard Hundley, Come Ready and See Me

    Frank Ticheli, Earth Song

    Craig H. Johnson, Let the River Run

    Copland, Zion's Walls

    Copland, At the River

    Copland, Ching-A-Ring-Chaw

2014 - 2015

Christmas - Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Kola Owolabi, Hodie Christus Natur Est

    J.S.Bach, Zion Hears the Watchmen's Voices and Chorale

    John Rutter, I Wonder as I Wander

    Martin Shaw, Coventry Carol

    B. Britten, This Little Babe from Ceremony of Carols

    Morten Laurisden, O Magnum Mysterium

    Handel, And the Glory from Messiah

    Handel, For Unto Us from Messiah

    William Billings, The Sheperhd's Carol

    Howard Helvey, Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day

    Shaw/Parker, The Holly and the Ivy

    Howard Helvey, Ding!Dong! Merrily on High

    Harry Simeone, Do You Hear What I Hear?

    Leroy Anderson, Sleigh Ride

    Dan Goeller, Christmas Carol Sing-Along

    Mark Hayes, Jingle Bells

Messiah Sing-Along

Spring - How Can I Keep From Singing

    Joseph Martin, Celebrate Music

    Dede Duson, Share...Dream

    Greg Gilpin, Come to Me in the SIlence of the Night

    John Purifoy, Shenandoah

    John Purifoy, If Music Be the Food of Love

    John Purifoy, Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair

    Parker/Shaw, I Will Arise

    Sheldon Curry, Down to the River to Pray

    Douglas Wagner, Give Me Jesus

    Greg Gilpin, How Can I Keep From Singing

    Jay Althouse, A Blessing

Spanish Fort High School sang on our program.

2013 - 2014

Christmas - Tidings of Great Joy!

    Ernani Aguiar, Salmo 150

    John Leavitt, Missa Festiva

    John Rutter, What Sweeter Music

    John Rutter, Angels Carol

    John Rutter, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

    John Rutter, Candlelight Carol

    John Rutter, Silent Night

    John Rutter, Star Carol

    John Rutter, Joy to the World

Messiah Sing-Along 

Spring - Grand and Glorious

    Mozart, Kyrie from Grand Mass in C

    Poulenc, Gloria from Gloria

    Schubert, Credo from Mass in G

    Rutter, Sanctus from Requiem

    Faure, Agnus Dei from Requiem

    Verdi, Va Pensiero from Nabucco

    Offenbach, Neighbor's Chorus from La Jolie Parfumeuse

    Handel, Happy We! from Acis and Glalatea

    Wagner, Pilgrims Chorus from Tannhauser

    Verdi, Anvil Chorus from Il Travatore

Spanish Fort Middle School also sang on our program.

2012 - 2013

Christmas - Sing Noel

    Gordon Young, Tambourine Noel

    Tomas Luis de Victoria, O Magnum Mysterium

    Rachmaninoff, Bogoroditse Devo

    Randall Stroope, Hodie!

    Craig Courtney, What Child Is This

    Glenn Rudolph, The Dream Isaiah Saw

    Gustaf Nordqvist, Wonderful Peace

    Lloyd Larson, Jesus, Oh, What a Wonderful Child

    Andre Thomas, African Noel

    Natalie Sleeth, Jazz Gloria

    Peter Wilhousky, Carol of the Bells

    John Rutter, Twelve Days of Christmas

    Jame McKelvy, Deck the Halls in 7/8

Messiah Sing-Along

Spring - I Hear America Singing

    Andre Thomas, I Hear America Singing

    Irving Fine, The Lobster Quadrille

    Robert Baksa, Turtle Soup

    Irving Fine, Father William

    Ron Nelson, He's Gone Away from Three Mountain Ballads

    Paul Halley, Soldier Won't You Marry Me

    Alice Parker, Sing to the Lord

    Paul Christiansen, My Song in the Night

    Howard Helvey, Saints Bound for Heaven

    Douglas Wagner, Give Me Jesus

    Jester Hairston, Elijah Rock

    Arnold Sevier, Precious Lord

    William Henry Smith, Ride the Chariot

    George Gershwin, Let's Call the Whole Thing Off

    George Gershwin, Love Is Here to Stay

    George Gershwin, They Can't Take That Away from Me

2011 - 2012

Christmas - What Sweeter Music

    Charles Stanford, Magnificat in B-flat 

    William Dawson, Hail Mary

    Franz Biebl, Ave Maria 

    Giovanni Pergolesi, Magnificat

    Michael Fink, What Sweeter Music

    Shaw/Parker, Fum, Fum, Fum

    Milburn Price, Wexford Carol

    Roger Folstrom, A La Nanita Nana

    Shaw/Parker, I Saw Three Ships

    Norman Luboff, Still, Still, Still

    John Rutter, The Very Best Time of the Year

    Shaw/Parker, Wassail

    Roy Ringwald, The Christmas Song

    Ray Charles, Jingle Bells

    John Rutter, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Messiah Sing-Along

Spring - It's All About Love

    Haydn, Achieved Is the Glorious Work from The Creation

    Mendelssohn, He Watching Over Israel from Elijah

    Handel, Hallelujah, Amen from Judas Maccabeus

    Mozart, Laudate Dominum from Vesperae Solemnes de Confessore

    Randall Thompson, The Last Words of David

    James McCray, Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One

    Daniel Pinkham, Wedding Cantata

         II. Many Waters

         III. Awake, O North Wind

    Rene Clausen, Set Me As A Seal

    James Mulholland, A Red, Red Rose

    Gustav Holst, I Love, My Love

    Randall Thompson, The Road Not Taken

    Sheldon Curry, Down to the River to Pray

    Joseph Jennings, Calling My Children Home

    Robert Sterling, Hoagy Carmichael - A Choral Portrait

    Richard Barnes, Rhythm of Life from Sweet Charity

2010 - 2011

Spring - Mass, Madrigals, and More

    F. Schubert, Mass in G

    Emma Lou Diemer, Three Madrigals

    A. Copland, Zion's Walls

    Alice Parker, God Is Seen

    Shaw/Parker, Bright Canaan

    William Dawson, Ain'-A That Good News