Beyond the River

Commissioned: Fraser-Area Ecumenical Choir

Premiered: Fraser-Area Ecumenical Choir, Kevin Wilt, conductor, 2010

Text: Fanny J. Crosby

Year: 2010

Duration: three minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate/community chorus

Instrumentation: SATB mixed chorus and piano

Program Notes:

This work was commissioned for the 2010 Good Friday Fraser-Area Ecumenical Service, hosted by Peace Presbyterian Church, with the composer at the piano.
Special thanks to each of the participating church communities and their choir directors:

Marcia Gagnon, Cross Lutheran Church
Jim McCaffrey, Hope United Church of Christ
Barbara Robinson, St. Michaels Catholic Community
Jan Schenk, Christ United Methodist Church
Gary Sylvester, St. Ronald’s Catholic Community