Mark Hayes' Magnificat in Conyers and Stockbridge
Two church choirs from neighboring counties, Rockdale and Henry, will be presenting the Mark Hayes Magnificat on successful Sundays, December 8 & 15, first, at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2375 GA-20SE, Conyers, at 10 a.m., and a week later at Stockbridge Presbyterian Church, 4740 N. Henry Blvd(GA-138), Stockbridge, at 11 a.m. Donald Harris is the organist/choirmaster at ELC. Ward Gailey is the music director at SPC.
Additional music will include two Howard Helvey carols accompanied by 4-handed piano played by SPC organist Gena Ridgeway and Mr. Harris. Also, a beautiful Southwestern carol by Conrad Susa and a Jazz Gloria will be performed featuring Christopher Gomes, percussion, Ray Ramos, guitar, and Tim Lohr, bass.
The Mark Hayes cantata of 11 minutes is an eclectic crossover piece that will satisfy the musical interests of both classical and contemporary aficionados, all in a worshipful setting.