Golden Gate Festival 2012 – videos

Columbia Children’s Choir of Seattle, Washington, sang the following songs at the 2012 Golden Gate International Choral Festival.

The choir won first in place in the Children’s Historical category and second place in the Children’s Folk category.

Turn up the volume, select one of these, and put it in full screen…
“…Daniel and …Yonder”, VE’s Loch Lomand and the massed choir are some of my favorites.

June 2012 –  Columbia Choirs Vocal Ensemble singing Loch Lomand but was performed at Gold Gate Festival.

July 9, 2012 – Opening Ceremony – Pidemont choir
July 9, 2012 – Republic of Georgia – Choir of the E. Mikeladze Central Music School

July 9, 2012 – Budi Mulia Dua Choir from Indonesia, performed Indonesian folk song ‘Sigulepong’

July 10, 2012 – Laudate pueri Dominum– FCCC Chamber Singers, Youth Historical/Folk Competition 1 – First Congregational Church, Berkeley, CA

July 10, 2012 – Children’s Vocal Solo Competition, Heather places 3rd, singing O Luna Lucente (from the opera “Il Mondo Della Luna”) and Simple Gifts.

July 11, 2012  – Piedmont Choir

July 12, 2012 – Budi Mulia Dua Choir – Golden Gate Festival 2012, performs ‘Don dap dape’ with music arrangement by A. Ant. Pancasona Adji, at Youth Division Historical & Folk Competition, July 12, 2012 @ First Congregational Church, Berkeley.

July 14, 2012 – Tottoyo as sung by 300 singers from the Childrens Choir Division at Golden Gate International Choral Festival 2012 during the Finale Concert Columbia Children’s Choir are dressed in black.

July 14, 2012 – Massed Festival Choir performed “Sing All Ye Joyful” (commissioned in 1991 for the first Golden Gate Festival) @ Grand Finale Closing Concert – July 14, 2012 @ Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley

July 14, 2012 – Heather’s solo in Goolay-yali (Pelican’s fly) during the Massed Choir performance.   Listen for Heather’s solo in the very beginning.

July 14, 2012 – La ronda que nunca se acaba   2nd video, same song.

La ronda que nunca se acaba by Alberto Grau, performed by the massed children’s choir under the direction of María Guinand at the closing concert of the Golden Gate International Choral Festival. The festival featured 19 children’s and youth choirs from around the world in a week of rehearsals, public performances, friendly competition, and cultural exchange.
María Guinand, conductor; Eric Tuan and Sue Bohlin, piano; Jackeline Rago, Andy Gutierrez, and Alice Del Simone, percussion

July 14, 2012 – Going Home (Finale Song for Golden Gate Choral Festival 2012) featuring Christina and Annalise from VE and Concert Choir.  They are 2nd and 3rd from the right.



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