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Regent University Christmas Special Dec. 17, 2021 at 7 pm ET

Enjoy the 2021 Regent University Christmas Special again and again

This event was originally broadcasted live on December 17, 2021 from 7-8 p.m. If you missed the special, you can now watch it here!

Enjoy the sounds of the season with our Regent University Christmas Special from the comfort of your own home. Recorded in Regent’s Communication & the Arts building’s gorgeous lobby, this spectacular musical performance features music from our Chamber Choir, the University Choir—and Vox Coelestis.

Produced by Professor Mike Sinclair with students in the cinema-television department, this concert promises to be an exciting event. You and yours will sing along to holiday favorites that celebrate Christ’s birth and capture the spirit of Christmas. Performances include Glory to God from Messiah, What Child Is This?, What Sweeter Music, and other favorites of the season.


Performance List

Chamber

  • What Sweeter Music. Hal H. Hopson. Copyright © 2015 by Birnamwood Publications (ASCAP), a division of MorningStar Music Publishers. www.morningstarmusic.com Used by permission. All rights reserved.
  • Lirum Lirum. By Thomas Morley. Arr. by David Giardiniere. © 2007 Heritage Music Press. All Rights Reserved. Used with permission.
  • E’en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come. Paul Manz/Ruth Manz. Copyright © 1954, renewed by Concordia Publishing House, St. Louis, MO. Copyright © assigned 1998 to Birnamwood Publications (ASCAP), a division of MorningStar Music Publishers. www.morningstarmusic.com Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Director: Dr. Joan Pi
Accompanist: Dr. Martha Springstead

Soprano I: Joanna Pigatt, Sharon Luke Sogut, Meg Stepper
Soprano II: Aisha Ellis, Michale Oldham, Abigail Stockton, Anna Super
Alto I: Naomi Corbin, Maria Craft, Roxanne McFadden, Samantha Settle, Amber Sprayberry, Gabriella Wilson
Alto II: Amy Dykhuizen, Jeanne Ngalle, Kellie Toton

Vox COELESTIS

  • This Child, This King. By Daniel Gawthrop. Published by Dunstan House. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
  • Glory to God from Messiah. G.F. Handel. Public Domain.
  • In the Bleak Mid-Winter. Gustav Holst/Christina Rossetti. Arrangement. by Mark Shepperd. © 2013 Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Director: Dr. Don Krudop
Accompanist: Dr. Martha Springstead

Nathan Barron, Ada Beasley, Naomi Corbin, Jaydon Davidson, Marissa DeFranco, Isaac Helland, Dominik Lipari, Sharon Luke Sogut, Flynn McCabe, Pete Mitchell, Evan Norris, Dikachi Opaigbeogu, Caroline Purnell, Bethanie Richters, Mark Saunders, Samantha Settle, Laurin Sharpe, Abigail Stockton, Anna Super

University

  • Ecce Ancilla. By Michael John Trotta. © 2019 Hampton Road Music Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Used by permission. Ecce Ancilla. By Michael John Trotta. © 2019 Hampton Road Music Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Used by permission.
  • One Small Child. David Meece. Arr. by Mark Hayes. © 1971 and this arr. © 2019 Word Music LLC (ASCAP). All rights administered by WB Music Corp. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Director: Dr. Joan Pi
Accompanist: Dr. Martha Springstead

Soprano: Dawn Aymett, Ada Beasley, Alexis Franklin, Hannah Manier, Lily Miller, Caroline Purnell
Alto: Toya Bell, Vanessa Bell-Spence, Destiney Korando, MeiLin Lindstrom, Brianna Richardson, Jessica Shepherd
Tenor: Nathaniel Krenik, Nathaniel Morrison, Mark Saunders
Bass: Brandan Barbee, John Dixon, Philip Kise, Dikachi Opaigboegu

Combined

  • What Child Is This? By William Dix/Traditional English Melody. Arranged by Molly Ijames. © 2010 SoundForth. All Rights Reserved. Used by permission.
  • Mary Sat A-Rockin.’ Greg Gilpin. Copyright © 2003, 2004 Shawnee Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Director: Dr. Joan Pi
Accompanist: Dr. Martha Springstead
Members of Chamber and University Choirs