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An American Celebration

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Welcome to the Concert

Principal Conductor : Michael Runyan

Accompanists : Pam Runyan and

Katie Holder

Concert Program

Invocation by Angie Owens

The Star-Spangled Banner

Arr. Michael Runyan


You’re a Grand Old Flag

Arr. Michael K. Runyan and Pamela G. Runyan


God of Our Fathers

Arr. Daved Len Allen

Joy in the Morning

By Natalie Sleeth

Arr. Joel Rainey


Distant Land (A Prayer for Freedom)

By John Rutter

Armed Forces – The Pride of America!

Arr. Greg Gilpin

Narration by Ramona Ross

The Battle of Jericho

Arr. Moses Hogen


Shall We Gather at the River / Deep River

Setting by John Carter



Arr. Richard Hayman and Michael K. Runyan

Michael Runyan, harmonica

America the Beautiful

Samuel A. Ward

Arr. Mary McDonald


Light of a Clear Blue Morning

Dolly Parton

Arr. Mac Huff

Soloist: Jodi Cox


God Bless America

Irving Berlin

Arr. Bruce Healey

Narration: John Burkitt

Benediction by Scott Owens


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