June 12, 2022

 This short concert was given in honor of the lives of two local African American pioneers: a Pharmacist and a Writer: Miss James and Miss Petry. Con Brio Choral Society conducted by Hallie Sorensen, with Sue Saltus, keyboard, and Bill Sorensen, tenor.  This was presented in conjunction with the Old Saybrook Historical Society, and given at the Hart House, Old Saybrook, CT.

Lift Every Voice and Sing by James Johnson (1871–1938),and J. Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954).
Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal published by William Walker in 1834, arr. Alice Parker
Amazing Grace, published in 1779, with words written in 1772 by the English poet John Newton (1725–1807), arr. Ed Lojeski
Ride the Chariot, trad. African American spiritual. arr. William Henry Smith, with Bill Sorensen, tenor
When the Saints Go Marching In, trad. African American spiritual, arr. John Rutter.

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