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The San Fernando Valley Master Chorale is supported  in part by the Los Angeles Country Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture. We are also supported in part by the Los Angles Department of Cultural Affairs. 


Conductor, Charlie Kim

Harp, Linda-Rose Hembreiker


Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols

(Please hold your applause until the end of the set)

1. "Procession"

2. "Wolcum Yole!"

3. "There is no Rose"

 4a. "That yonge child"

Soloist: Michelle Hoisch 

4b. "Balulalow"

Soloist: Omari Miller

5. "As dew in Aprille"  

6. "This little Babe"

8. "In Freezing Winter Night"

Soloists: Ellen Ford & Jay Harwitt

9. "Spring Carol"

Soloists: Laurel Eu & Flora Kohl

10. "Deo Gracias"


The San Fernando Valley Master Chorale is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. We rely on partners, sponsors, donors and dedicated volunteers to help us create memorable performances. We need your help to make our efforts go further as we focus on community outreach and collaborate with other local institutions and organizations.

Donations are tax deductible

[EIN: 47-2309895].

With much appreciation, SFVMC would like to
give thanks to:

* First Presbyterian Church of Encino
* The San Fernando Valley Youth Chorus
* City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA)
* SFVMC Board of Directors
* SFVMC Advisory Committee
*Madrid Staff: Sammie, Tom, John, and Brianna.
*Set decorators: Ken Wagner, Omari Miller, Diane Lindley, Judy Bernstein, Judy Nelson, Anita Beckenstein, Meg Foss, Steven Barnett, Julie Anne Bermel and Charlie Kim

* Cris Monarch

* Dolores Chavez
* Emily Heulitt
*Daniel Frankel
*Kevin Yedlin & Leslie Huber
*Cindy To
*Catherine Cobb
*Steve Hoisch
*Mary Ann Hurst
*David Yakerson
*Annie Yolo

General Director
Julie Anne Bermel
Stage Manager
Emily Heulitt
Sound Technician
Lighting Designer
Julie Anne Bermel
Set Designer
Julie Anne Bermel
Light board operator 
Sammie Wayne & John
Video/ Sound Recording
Umberto Belfiore


Part 2

(no intermission)


Conductor, Charlie Kim

Piano, Bob Remstein

The Twelve Days After Christmas

by Fredrick Silver

Soloists: Julie Anne Bermel & Charlie Kim

Caroling, Caroling

by Alfred Burt

Deck the Hall

by John Rutter

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

arr. by Paul Johnson

Soloists: Anita Beckenstein &

Julie Anne Bermel

We Need a Little Christmas

arr. by Jerry Rubino

Lakol Z'man

by Bob Remstein

Soloist: Angel Ramirez


Chanukah Suite

by Jason Robert Brown

Soloists: Jay Harwitt, Ruth Markenson, Angel Ramirez, Judy Nelson, & Caleb Heulitt


I Wonder As I Wander

arr. by Fletcher Sheridan

Soloists: Elaine Werner, Judy Nelson,

Jay Harwitt, & Steven Barnett

A Un Niño Llorando Al Hielo

by Francisco Guerrero

Soloists: Marla Lowery, Karen McInnis, Ruth Markenson, Charlie Kim, & Steven Barnett

Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

by Michaël Praetorius

Soloists: Ellen Ford, Omari Miller,

Angel Ramirez, & Caleb Heulitt

O Holy Night

arr. by Shawn Kirchner

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

by John Rutter

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This concert is dedicated to 
Jacqueline Benton.















Jacqueline began singing with the San Fernando Valley Master Chorale (SFVMC) in 1975. Since then she has worked with seven SFVMC artistic directors. This year she is celebrating 94 years of life and her love of music!

We love you Jacqui! 

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