March 12

Batavia Elementary Choral Festival

March 12, 2022

Guest Clinician:

Peter Barsch

Elementary Chorus Directors:

Laura Bankemper
Katie Carlson
Mary Jensen
Justin Knautz
Jamie VanMersbergen
Walt Zimmer

Festival Accompanist:

Melinda Rudy

The Festival Chorus

 

Songs will be selected from the following list:

Star Spangled Banner………….………… Music attributed to J.S. Smith, Words by Francis Scott Key 

Duct Tape…..………………………………. Words and Music by Mark Burrows

Triple Play………………………………….. by John Jacobson and John Higgins

Take Me Out to the Ball Game ……………. by Jack Norworth 

For Good…………………………………… Words and Music by Stephen Schwartz Arranged by Tom Anderson

Star Canon………………..………………. Words from Firefly by Li Po Music by Mary Goetze

Zangelewa (Waka Waka)……………….. Traditional Cameroon arranged by Will Schmid

Peter Barsch

Peter Barsch

Guest Clinician

Peter Barsch is excited to help bring 42nd Street to life with this talented and hardworking team. He has been the Music Director for 19 shows, including Les Miserables, Chicago, Ragtime, and many more. He holds a Master’s Degree in Choral Music Education from NIU and two Bachelor’s Degrees from the Honors Program at Loyola University Chicago.
Special thanks to his supportive and patient wife Annie and his three wonderful kids through these long hours!