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TCDA Concert: REFUGE, Our Quest for Sanctuary and Meaning

  • • Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, Hemisfair Ballroom 900 East Market Street San Antonio, TX, 78205 United States (map)

Refuge: Our Quest for Sanctuary and Meaning

Music by all living choral composers and arrangers, sung in six languages:
Z. Randall Stroope, Jake Runestad, Thomas LaVoy, Elaine Hagenberg, Mari Valverde, and others, including a World Premiere of Andrew Steffen’s Duo Seraphim and two US premiers by composers from South Korea and the Philippines.
The Dallas Chamber Choir, under the direction of its founding artistic director, Jon L. Culpepper, has been selected to perform at the annual Texas Choral Director’s Association (TCDA) Convention held in San Antonio, July 2019.


Magnifikat (US premiere) - Ily Matthew Maniano Composer
Duo Seraphim (World Premiere) - Andrew Steffen
JUDASSKUSS ("The Kiss of Judas") - Z Randall Stroope
The Cloths of Heaven - Mari Ésabel Valverde
White Stones - Thomas LaVoy
Divi Sirmi Kumelini - Latvian Traditional , arr. Ethan Sperry
Niliriya (US premiere) - Korean Folksong, arr. Hyo Young Ahn
Refuge - Elaine Hagenberg
My God Is a Rock - African-American Spiritual, arr. Ily Matthew Maniano Composer
Proud Music of the Storm - Jake Runestad

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Photography by Dave Hamilton and Jerry Cayce, except where noted.