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Heart Songs and Love Notes Benefit Concert
HEART SONGS AND LOVE NOTES - from the World for the children of Ukraine Online Benefit Concert for Voices of Children Foundation in Ukraine Originally broadcast on Sunday, November 13, 2022 All proceeds received by the World Children's Choir / Global Family Virtual Choir will be donated to the Voices of Children Foundation in Ukraine. The concert includes presentation from Voices of Children Foundation, the musical program (13 musical selections. See program summary below), answering questions posted in chat during the concert. PERFORMERS Over 300 performers including children, teens and adults from Australia, Brazil, Canada, England, France, India, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Poland, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine, USA, and Wales. PROGRAM - NOT JUST A CONCERT! Meet the co-founder of Voices of Children Foundation and two of her teenage students who will speak live. Ask questions in the chat for Voices of Children presenters who will reply at the end of the concert. Enjoy children playing chimes • Ukrainian vocalists and pianist • choirs from Mexico, Ukraine and Wales; • vocal and instrumental sextet from the Republic of Ireland • Global Family Virtual Choir • World Children’s Choir with Huntington Middle School Orchestra and the Langston Hughes Middle School Orchestra from California. Program list included below. • Welcome • Taras Petrinenko: Ukraine - Beautiful video of cities, nature, and people in Ukraine (Olga Aidinova, Piano and Video Editor) • Voices of Children Foundation - founder and two teens will speak • Ukrainian National Anthem - Alpha Carillon (USA) Ann Sloan, Director Pre King, Via King, Tamia R., and Aidan Weiss • Harbour - Canu Yn Ein Calon Singing/In Our Hearts Virtual Choir (Wales + 7 other countries) Ceri Jones, Musical Director; Lena Izzat, Assistant Musical Director • Sleep Baby - Michael Voskoboynik, Vocalist (Ukrainian American) • Silence All Around - MIchael Voskoboynik and Larissa Mudra, Vocalists (Ukraine) • To Our Heroes Larissa Mudra, Oleksiy Bayev, Vocalists (Ukraine) • The Melody - Olga Aidinova, Piano (Ukraine) • Poldolyanochka - Grow Music Faculty Ensemble (Republic of Ireland) Francesca de Narvdi, Vocalist Sile Lombard Ryan, Fiddle Briefne Holohan, Guitar Emma O’Brien, Piano Heather Oakes , Violin David Forth, Cello • Посміхнися, доле!" ("Laugh away!) • Per te Georg Synzheryak, Vocalist (Ukraine) • Te Quiero, Dijiste - Coristas de San Nicolas (Mexico) Elvia Miriam Quezada Gonzale , Director Jose Alfredo Torres Romero, Director • The Bunny Walks - Shchedryk, Kyiv Children's Choir (Ukraine) Marianna Sablin, Chief Conductor • Prayer for Ukraine - Global Family Virtual Choir • Love Sings a New Song for the World - Global Family Virtual Choir Sondra Harnes, Conductor; James Selway, Piano • With One Dream - World Children's Choir, Huntington Middle School Orchestra, Langston Hughes Middle School Orchestra (USA) Sondra Harnes, WCC Conductor; James Selway Piano; Robert Folsom, conductor HMSO; and Jessica Savage, conductor LHMSO Voices of Children Foundation presenters answer questions Concert Sponsors: CommonTime.Online – Chrstine Matovich and Michael Skillern, Co-founders (https://commontime.online) Easy Virtual Choir – Allan Jiang, CEO (https://easyvirtualchoir.com) World Children’s Choir activities are supported in part by funding from the Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts, and donations by individual contributors.
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