Ceremony of Carols

Winter 2011

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The Lord Bless You and Keep You


In His Care-O

Men of Spirito!

There is No Rose


Deo Gracias


Spirito! Singers present Ceremony of Carols

Molly Lindberg, Artistic Director

Crystal Forbes, Michael Giuliani, Arlene Michna, Melissa Zindel, Accompanists


Crystal Forbes & Michael Giuliani, Accompanists 


1. African Noel
Traditional African Carol, Arr. Victor Johnson
Eric Morong & Sarah Schultz, percussion
2. Zither Carol
Czech folk tune, Arr. Malcolm Sargent
3. The Lord Bless You and Keep You
Text: Numbers 6, v. 24, By John Rutter
Men of Spirito!​

Melissa Zindel, Accompanist

 4. Cantate Hodie! (Sing Today!)
by Mary Lynn Lightfoot
 5. In His Care-O
by William L. Dawson (1899-1990) 
​Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28
By Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Erin Freund, harp



6. Procession

7. Wolcum Yole!

8. There is No Rose

9. That yonge child

10. Balulalow

11. As dew in Aprille

12. This little Babe

13. Interlude

14. In Freezing Winter Night

15. Spring Carol

16. Deo Gracias

17. Recessional

Men of Spirito!

Melissa Zindel, Accompanist


19. Sing Your Way Home
by Joseph M. Martin​

20. What  Child is This
18th century English Ballad, Arr. Timothy C. Takach
21. Go Tell it on the Mountain
Traditional Spiritual, Addl. Text & Arr. by Carolyn Jennings

Arlene Michna, Accompanist

22. Ubi Caritas

Music by Ola Gjeilo

23. Go Down Moses
Adapted from a Traditional Spiritual, Arr. by Mark Hayes
Bravura & Ragazze

Crystal Forbes, Michael Giuliani & Arlene Michna, Accompanists

24. Gaudete! (Rejoice!)
Piae Cantiones, 1582, Arr. Michael Neaum
Eric Morong & Sarah Schultz, percussion
25. Alleluia!
Catholische Kirchengesänge , (Cologne, 1623), Arr. Michael Neaum
Bravura, Ragazze, & Men of Spirito!
Crystal Forbes, Michael Giuliani, Arlene Michna,

Melissa Zindel, Accompanists

26. Gloria Fanfare
Music and English text by Jeffery L. Ames
Wesley Skidgel & Kevin Wood, trumpet



Spirito Singers is a treble choral organization made up of two auditioned choirs for 5th - 8th grade singers and 9th - 12th grade singers. Rehearsal sites are located in the western Chicagoland area. Spirito Singers also proudly presents the Men of Spirito, an ensemble for men 18 years of age and older that performs stand alone and with our treble choirs.

Spirito Singers
900 Jorie Boulevard, Suite 102
Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-581-5440 * spirito@spiritosingers.org
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