Listen to the Choir
MP3 audio excerpts from our past concerts.
Phoenix of the Plains,
composed by Geoffrey Wilcken to commemorate
Lawrence's' sesquicentennial. The Lawrence Civic Choir performed the
world premiere of the three movemment work on April 30, 2005, at Free
State High School, Lawrence, Kansas.
Words of David
from the Book of Samuel, 23: 3-4 (excerpt, 30 sec., 317KB)
Arranged by Randall Thompson (1899-1984). Performed by the Lawrence
Civic Choir at A Celebration of Psalm and Song, April 27, 2002.
of the Magi
(excerpt, 30 sec., 469KB)
Arranged by Geoff Wilcken and performed by the Lawrence Civic Choir
with the Kansas Brass Quintet at the Joyeux Noel! concert on
December 1, 2001.
90, Movement IV - May the favor of the Lord our God
rest upon us (excerpt, 24 sec., 363KB)
An original composition by Geoff Wilcken. Performed by fifty members
of the choir at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., for Kansas
State Day at the cathedral on October 21, 2001.
on the Range (full piece, 1 min. 25 sec., 1.3MB)
Geoff Wilcken's arrangement of the Kansas state song as performed by
the Lawrence Civic Choir at To the stars: our Kansas choral heritage
on April 28, 2001. The choir subsequently has performed this piece on
numerous occasions including a special October 2001 midseason concert
at Corpus Christi Church, an impromtu "concert" at Mount Vernon
during the choir's fall 2001 National Cathedral trip, and a summer 2002
mini-concert at the Lawrence Relay For Life event.