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Directed by Bruce Rogers
For an auditioned group of 32 mixed-voice student singers founded only 12 years ago by Music Director Bruce Roberts, the Mt. Sac Chamber singers has been very busy. In addition to appearances at ACDA conventions, the group won first place honors at International Competitions in Wales, and the 'Grand Prix' prize for best choir in Varna, Bulgaria. 'Hosanna' has 16 impressive selections, Alessandro Scarlatti's 'Exsultate Deo,' Palestrina's 'Super flumina Babylonis,' the title tune by Brent Pierce, Lauridsen's 'Amor, io sento L'alma,' 'God Be In My Head,' Brahms' lovely 'Neckerien,' Eric Whitacre's 'Sleep,' Stephen Hatfield's rhythmic, joyous 'Son de Camaguey' and Moses Hogan's wonderful 'Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel.' This is not an easy repertoire to perform, and even harder to perform as beautifully and effortlessly as the Mt. Sac Chamber Singers do here. Great choral music by one of America's best vocal ensembles!