Audio Samples

Atlanta Music Festival 2019 Selection

Musical Excerpts in order from these performers:

Calvin Griffin – Dwight Andrews— Fisk Jubilee Singers – Meridian Chorale – Timothy Miller and Calvin Griffin – Combined Choirs. Ben Leaptrott – Trey Clegg, accompanists.

Song of the Chattahoochee

Song of the Chattahoochee

Sidney Lanier with music by Steven Darsey
Premiere Performance, The Paideia Madrigals
Leanne Herman accompanist, Katherine Murray conductor.
The Paideia School, 2006

Southern Folk Advent Selections


Fred B. Craddock, Old Church, Oxford Georgia, 1999

“Workin’ on a Buildin’

The Sonny Houston Bluegrass Band
Old Church, Oxford, 2010

“The Morning Trumpet”

folk hymn from The Sacred Harp
Timothy B. Miller, Stephen Ozcomert, soloists; The Meridian Chorale
arranged and conducted by Steven Darsey
Old Church Oxford, 2011

Atlanta Music Festival 2011 Selections

Commentary by Dwight Andrews

from concert, September 24, 2011, Emory Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

“Lift Every Voice and Sing”

performed by 577 Atlanta school children led by Steven Darsey, September 23, 2011, Atlanta Symphony Hall

“The Singing of Angels”

Howard Thurmond
read by Ambassador Andrew Young from concert, September 24, 2011, Emory Schwartz Center

“He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands”

Spiritual, arranged by Adolphus Hailstork
soloists Indra Thomas and Timothy B. Miller; Chancel Choir of First Congregational Church, The Meridian Chorale and the Morehouse Glee Club
Todd Skrabanek accompanying, Steven Darsey conducting.
from concert, September 24, 2011, Emory Schwartz Center

“What an absolutely beautiful, moving performance, and what a lovely sound! Each single piece was perfect.”