CONCERT – Come Sunday: Songs of Faith and Joy

ComeSunday-logo“Come Sunday: Songs of Faith & Joy” is an accessible, uplifting program of contemporary American songs (all in English) on sacred and faith-full themes.

This customizable 45-90 minute concert program is an inspiring showcase of modern American music featuring mezzo-soprano Cherry Duke and pianist Casey Robards.

Selections may include:

POP-FLAVORED ART SONGS:
  • “A Horse with Wings” and other selections by Ricky Ian Gordon
TOUR DE FORCE:
  • “The Deepest Desire,” a song cycle for flute, voice and piano by Jake Heggie based on texts by Sister Helen Prejean (author of Dead Man Walking)
FAITHFUL FUN:
  • “Dear God,” a humorous song cycle by David Sisco, based on children’s letters to God
JAZZ:
  • “Come Sunday” by Duke Ellington and other contemporary jazz/pop songs
INSTRUMENTAL SOLO OPTIONS:
  • Fantastical arrangement of Negro spirituals for piano solo
  • “The Water is Wide” and/or other contemporary arrangements of hymns for flute and piano by Brant Adams
SPIRITUALS:
  • “Oh Redeemed” by Uzee Brown, Jr. and other rousing arrangements of classic and lesser-known Negro spirituals
SING-ALONG (optional):
  • “His Eye Is  On The Sparrow” and other jazz- and gospel-infused hymns; with the audience singing along

For booking and more information, please contact Cherry Duke.

Come Sunday

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