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Performing Arts
Choral Music

Choral Performances

Enjoy the latest collaborations and recent archival recordings from our various Ensembles, including the Forms C, B & A Chorus, Forms I & II Chorus, Upper School Chorale, and Madrigal Singers.
    • “Loch Lomond”

      Traditional Scottish folk song, arranged by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Sung by the 2020-2021 STA Madrigal Singers.

The Chorale sings the 112th Commencement anthem, “Bound for the Promised Land,” on Frist Terrace, atop Marriott Hall.

The Forms C, B & A Chorus, accompanied by Mr. Goen on keyboard, performed “Art Thou Troubled?” for a recent chapel service.

The Forms I & II Chorus, accompanied by the Lower School Orchestra and Mr. Goen on keyboard, performed Hebrew folk song “Dodi Li”  for a chapel service.

The Chorale practiced singing “Heleluyan” (a traditional Muscogee [Creek] Indian hymn) for Upper School chapel.
The Chorale rehearsed arrangements of “Bound for the Promised Land” (an Early American Hymn) for Upper School chapel, their first in-person performance together this year.
    • “The Lord’s my Shepherd”

      “The Lord’s my Shepherd” – To the tune of Brother James’ Air, arranged by Malcolm Archer, performed by the Forms C, B & A Chorus.

The Upper School Chorale recently rehearsed in person for the first time since March 2020. It was only fitting they began their rehearsal with “Men of the Future, Stand.”

    • “Bonse Aba”

      “Bonse Aba” - Traditional Zambian Song of Celebration. A virtual collaboration by members of the NCS-STA US Chorale. (Translation: “All who sing have the right to be called the children of God.”)

    • “Thixo Onothando”

      “Thixo Onothando” - Traditional isiXhosa, arr. Michael Barrett, NCS-STA Chorale 2019-2020, (LIVE at Fall Music Festival)

    • “Precious Lord”

      “Precious Lord” - Thomas Dorsey, arr. Arnold Sevier, NCS-STA Madrigal Singers 2018-2019, (LIVE at MLK Cathedral service)

    • “City Called Heaven”

      “City Called Heaven” - Spiritual, arr. Josephine Poelinitz, NCS-STA Chorale 2018-2019, (LIVE at ISCF 2018)

    • “Bawo Thixosomandla”

      “Bawo Thixosomandla” - Traditional Xhosa, arr. Sidumo Nyamezele, NCS-STA Madrigal Singers 2016-2017

Located in Washington D.C.,  St. Albans School is a private, all boys day and boarding school. For more than a century, St. Albans has offered a distinctive educational experience for young men in grades 4 through 12. While our students reach exceptional academic goals and exhibit first-rate athletic and artistic achievements, as an Episcopal school we place equal emphasis upon moral and spiritual education.