Pure Imagination

Enjoy Leap Day with Resounding Achord and the West Valley College Concert Choir with this concert that celebrates the whimsy and fun of the extra day of the year.

Highlights include Elizabeth Alexander’s incredible “How to Sing Like a Planet,” Kevin Redrico’s spirited arrangement of Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition,” and past-favorite “Banquet Fugue,” by John Rutter.

Pure Imagination Program

Kristina Nakagawa, conductor, Resounding Achord
Lou De La Rosa, conductor, West Valley College Concert Choir
Molly Shaw and Esther Archer, collaborative artists

Resounding Achord
How to Sing Like a Planet Elizabeth Alexander
All Star (As an English Madrigal) Cody Scott, conductor Greg Camp, arr. N. Howe
For Elise (Not My Niece) arr. Joseph Hasper
Selene’s Boat Andrea White & Alissa Yang, duet
Andrew Hathaway, vibraphone
Don Macdonald
Satan Hates Music Andrew Hathaway, conductor Kirke Mechem
West Valley College Concert Choir
Of Crows and Clusters Norman Dello Joio
Animal Crackers Vol. 1 The Panther
The Cow
The Firefly
Eric Whitacre
Short People Randy Newman, arr. Simon Carrington
In Windsor Forest Wedding Chorus (See the Chariot at Hand) Ralph Vaughan Williams
Combined Choirs
Banquet Fugue John Rutter
Resounding Achord
Superstition Cody Scott, director & soloist Stevie Wonder, arr. Kevin Redrico
Love Poem Paul Carey
Da Coconut Nut Albee Mabeza, soloist Ryan Cayabyab
Pure Imagination Andrew Hathaway, conductor arr. Matthew D. Nielsen
Pure Imagination