The Community Festival Chorale

Shirley Faulkner, conductor - Amanda Oldner, accompanist

Saturday, December 1st, 2007 at 7:00 PM

First United Methodist - Russellville, AR


A Christmas Celebration


“Sing Noel”

Willie Ann Thomas, soloist


Brian Faulkner, soloist

“Santa’s Getting Sued”

“O Holy Night”

The Messiah



“Comfort Ye”

Brandon Faulkner, tenor

"Every Valley”

Brandon Faulkner, tenor

"And the Glory of the Lord”

"Thus Saith the Lord”

Sandy McGregor, bass

"And He Shall Purify”

"Behold a Virgin Shall Conceive”

Carolyn McWilliams, alto

"O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings”

“The People That Walked in Darkness”

Sandy McGregor, bass

"For Unto Us a Child is Born"

"There Were Shepherd's Abiding in the Field”
“And Lo! The Angel of the Lord Came Upon Them”
"And the Angel Said Unto Them”
"And Suddenly There Was with the Angel"
Karla Powell, soprano

"Glory to God”

“He Shall Feed His Flock/Come Unto Him”
Janet Morris, alto - Karla Powell, soprano




The Community Festival Chorale


Alma Adams, Gladys Birmingham-Norwood
Casey Chandler, Deanna Flanders, Gloria Hardgrave,
JoAnn Hutchinson, Janice Jones, Wendy Loveland
Wanda Malnar, Flora Owens, Karla Powell, Mary Reid
Ann Richards, Linda Rush, Mildred Smith
Maria Cristina Tee, Jan Welch, Sandy Wright

Barbara Boeh, Sabra Ferguson, Glenda Hannon
Cynthia Henderson, Charlotte Linch, Carolyn McWilliams
Janet Morris, Danica Madrinich, Daisy Redding
Melissa Simmons, Kelly Standridge, Willie Ann Thomas
Beckie Tyson, Ginnie Tyson

Doyle Adams, Dale Boeh, Brandon Faulkner
Janice Irwin, Richie Loveland, Dodie Lamb-Roberts
Van Tyson, Gregg Vickers

Mike Brickels, Michael Cooper, Brian Faulkner
Sandy McGregor, Sergio Picado, Phillip Schwerin
Joe Simmons, Tim Stone



Amanda Oldner, piano

Wind & Percussion Section
Sarah Busch, flute.
Lauren Wood, oboe
Sue Niven, clarinet
Katie Harris, bassoon
Richard Niven, trumpet
Ted Warner, trumpet
Jeremy Adkison, trumpet
Mark Harris, horn
Charis Lykin, horn
Brian Stackhouse, tympani & percussion
Daniel Niven, percussion
Sean Sweeden, percussion

The wind and percussion players were made possible through
our general fund suppliers and the following businesses:

Family Chiropractic - Dr. Les Holden
Irwin Heating and Cooling Services
Willie Ann Thomas
Yelco Real Estate
Van Horn Family Partnership
Priest Chiropractic

String Section
Meredith Turner, concertmaster
Claire Desrochers, violin
Roshell Cobb, violin
Anna Tuell, violin
Lauren Bartshe, viola
Daniel Fordehase, viola
Casey Buck, cello
Kristen Smith, cello

The string section was made possible through funding by
The Arkansas River Valley Arts Center
and the Russellville Symphony Guild



Special Thanks

The Vestry of All Saints Episcopal Church for graciously providing us a place to meet and rehearse each Monday evening.

First United Methodist Church for this venue in which to perform.

Zack Carpenter for serving as our A/V technician.

The UPS Store for our programs and posters.

Dr. Karen Griebling of Hendrix College and Casey Buck of Conway Public Schools for helping locate string players.

Dick and Sue Niven for helping locate wind & percussion players.