January 7, 2018 The First Sunday afer the Epiphany: The Baptism of our Lord Janis Adams Teague, violinist
performing works of Elgar, von Paradis, and an arrangement by Ledgerwood of I wonder as I wander
Janis Adams Teague was raised in Montana and Wyoming. After receiving a B. M. Ed. degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, she implemented and coordinated the Orchestral Strings program in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro, North Carolina public schools. Janis has played in numerous professional orchestras in North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. She has performed in the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., and Carnegie Hall with the North Carolina Symphony and the Opera Orchestra of New York. Her passion for and abilities on her violin came not from her college experience but from her good fortune of being in several different cities and states where she studied under numerous concertmasters of various symphonic and opera orchestras. Janis has a diverse private violin studio where she delights in sharing her passion: the art, beauty, soul, joy, and love of the violin.
December 31, 2017 The First Sunday after Christmas
Beloved Christmas carols and the choir’s Christmas Eve anthems are interspersed with readings of the Christmas season. This shortened verison of the traditional Christmas Lessons and Carols is coupled with The Holy Eucharist: Rite II.
December 24, 2017 The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ: Christmas Eve
4:30 p.m. Music for Violin and Organ
5:00 p.m. The Holy Eucharist: Rite II with Sermon and Music for Choir, Violin, Organ, and Harpsichord
Music for Violin and Organ to include works by Kreisler, Glazunov, and Milford
Mary Eillen Grant, Violin
Mary Eileen Grant plays violin in area symphonies and ensembles. With her husband, Zack, she is co-owner of All Strings for Granted. Ms. Grant, a Shreveport area native, is the part-time music teacher at Ascension Classical School, and a full time mother.
Ms. Grant graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in Music Therapy. She worked as a music therapist across the country prior to returning home in 2008, and then worked at Willis Knighton Hospice until the birth of her first child.
December 3, 2017 The First Sunday of Advent at 11:00 a.m.
Advent Lessons and Carols with The Holy Eucharist: Rite II
Anthems, hymns, and instrumental music of this reflective, beautiful Season of Advent.
November 5, 2017 The Sunday after All Saints’ Day
Trumpet and Organ Concert with Francisco Javier Ballestas Sayas and Bruce Power
Francisco Javier Ballestas Sayas is a native of Cartagena, Colombia. In Columbia, his teachers have included Milton Suescun and Jorge Pardo, and Alexancer Solomeniuk of Russia.
In 2012, Mr. Sayas performed the Josef Haydn Trumpet Concerto with French conductor, Francesca Canali. Also in 2012, Mr. Sayas received a scholarship to study at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
A current student at Northwestern, Mr. Sayas is pursuing study in music education and performance. His major professor is Galindo Rodriguez. Mr. Sayas is the Principal Trumpet of the Northwestern Symphony Orchestra, and also plays in the Northwestern Wind Symphony and Jazz Orchestra.
October 1, 2017 Pentecost XVII
Steve Snodgrass, violin, performs works of the rarely heard composer, Louis-Antoine Dornel
September 10, 2017 Pentecost XIV Celebration of Holy Cross’ Name Day
11:00 a.m. Confirmation with The Holy Eucharist: Rite II Bishop Owensby, Celebrant
2:00 p.m. Festal Choral Evensong with Sermon, Bishop Owensby Officiant
Service: Dyson in Cm
other music by Leonard Bernstein, Parry, Merbecke and Elgar
THE SHREVEPORT SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL
A Midsummer’s Guitar Blast
Sunday, August 20, 2017, at 3:00 p.m.
Join guitarist Giovanni de Chiaro and composer Kermit Poling for an
afternoon of guitar music and a special preview of their upcoming CD with the
London Symphony Orchestra.
Free admission Donations Welcome For more information 318-626-7996 www.ShreveportSummerMusicFestival.com
August 27, 2017 Pentecost XII at the 11:00 a.m. Eucharist
Guest violinist Steve Snodgrass performs works by Telemann and Francois Duval
July 2, 2017 Pentecost IV at the 11:00 a.m. Eucharist
American Music with Carol Lynch, Oboe Carol Lynch is a native of Denver Colorado and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver. She was a soloist with the Metro State Symphony for The Strauss Oboe Concerto and The Metro State Wind Ensemble for the performance of El Bosque Magico by Ferrer Ferran. She was a member of the Denver Young Artist Orchestra and has performed with a number of different groups across Colorado and Wyoming. Since moving to Louisiana in 2014, Carol has performed with the Texarkana Symphony, Shreveport Symphony, South Arkansas Symphony, and various other groups across the ArkLaTex area. Carol is currently a freelance oboist in the northwestern Louisiana region.
The choir of Holy Cross rehearses every Sunday morning at 9:45 a.m.
Please join us. A music folder will be waiting for you.
MUSICIANS OF CHURCH OF THE HOLY CROSS
previously the parish of St. Mark’s Church, now St. Mark’s Cathedral
St. Mark’s Church
William B. Reeve 1905
Leo Bonnell Pomeroy 1920-1927
Bertha Moore 1928-1948
William C. Teague August, 1948-1954
Church of the Holy Cross
Robert Searcy 1954
Edna Fitch 1955
Mamie Spence (Mrs. Raymond L. Spence) 1955
Conrad Soderstrom 1975-1985
Donald Clyde Hale, Jr. 1985-1992
Ronald E. Dean 1992-2015; appointed Organist/Choirmaster Emeritus 2015
Bruce Power 2015