Henry Doktorski
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Christmas Concerts 2001
All decked out for Deck the Halls
Alcoa Singers at First Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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December 2001: Henry Doktorski directed eleven concerts during the 2001 Christmas Season; ten concerts as conductor with the Alcoa Singers and pianist Eric Dzugan, and one Christmas Eve performance as organist/conductor with the Saint John of God Parish Choir and the Carnegie Mellon Brass Quintet.

The Alcoa Singers performed for:

  • Allegheny General Hospital Auxiliary
  • North Side Commons Ministries
  • Alcoa Corporate Center Holiday Celebration
  • Oxford Center
  • First Lutheran Church
  • First Alliance Church
  • PPG Food Court
  • PPG Wintergarten
  • Heinz 57 Center
  • P. H. O'Neil Riverside Terrace at Alcoa Corporate Center

Open wide and say aaaaah!
Fa-la-la-la-la.... la-la-la-la.
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The 40th Anniversary Program consisted of the following pieces:

  • Clark Gassman; arranger: Sunshine Christmas Medley (Pat Burnett, soprano soloist)
  • William Crotch (1775-1847): Song of Mary
  • Fred Heider: Christmas Chopsticks
  • Teena Chinn, arranger: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Medley (Michelle Kirkland, alto soloist)
  • Gilbert Martin: The Jesus Gift
  • Noel Goemanne, arranger: God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
  • Gannon, Kent, Ram: I'll Be Home for Christmas
  • Chuck Bridwell, arranger: Various Themes on Deck the Halls
  • Miller, Jackson: Let There Be Peace On Earth

Smile Pretty!
Saint John of God Parish Choir at the St. Marys Choir Loft
with members of the Carnegie Mellon Brass Quintet.

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The Saint John of God Parish Choir presented a concert of Christmas music accompanied by the Carnegie Mellon Brass Quintet immediately preceding the 10 PM Christmas Eve Mass at Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.

The program included:

  • Kellner: The First Noel
  • Away In A Manger
  • Praetorius/Pasquet: Lo, How a Rose
  • O Holy Night (Rosalie - soprano soloist)
  • Schram: On This Holy Night (with Coventry Carol)
  • O Come, All Ye Faithful
  • Sleeth: Where You There On That Christmas Night?
  • Hark the Herald, Angels Sing
  • Bedford: Hodie Christus Natus Est
  • What Child Is This
  • Silent Night
  • Angels We Have Heard On High
  • The First Noel
  • Child of Mercy
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • Joy to the World
  • Mass for John Carroll

Earlier during the year, the Saint John of God Parish Choir performed for six liturgies and one non-liturgical event:

  • Oct 30, 7:00 PM
    St. Marks Catholic Church, McKees Rocks, PA
    Variety Show

  • Nov 1, 7:00 PM
    St. Marks
    All Saints Day Mass with St. John of God Bell Choir

  • Nov 2, 7:00 PM
    St. Marks
    All Souls Day Mass with St. John of God Bell Choir

  • Nov 4, 12:00 and 1:00 PM
    St. Marks Cemetery Service
    St. Marys Cemetery Service

  • Nov 22, 9:00 AM
    St. Marys
    Thanksgiving Day Mass with St. John of God Bell Choir

  • Dec 7, 7:00 PM
    St. Marys
    Feast of the Immaculate Conception with St. John of God Bell Choir

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