Hymn Festival: Great Hymns of Thanks and Praise

Presented by St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Healdsburg

A quintet of five woodwind instrumentalists, including Grammy Award-winner Paul McCandless, joins pipe-organist Paul Blanchard for a Hymn Festival at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Healdsburg. The public is encouraged to join with the church choir in singing songs of beauty and gratitude in honor of the season, at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19. The church is located at the corner of Matheson and East Streets, one block east of Healdsburg’s downtown Plaza. As always, admission to the concert is free.

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Program Items

Charles Evans Fantasie on Ein Feste Burg
Arr. Michael Burkhardt (b. 1957) A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
William Chatterton Dix (1837-1898); Arr. Mark Schweizer (1956-2019) For the Beauty of the Earth
Arr. Mark Schweizer (1956-2019) O Praise Ye the Lord
Arr. Mark Schweizer (1956-2019) Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee
St. George's, Windsor, George Job Elvey (1816-1893) Come, You Thankful People, Come
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) All People that on Earth do Dwell
Arr. K. Lee Scott Now Thank We All Our God
Arr. Eric Nelson (b. 1959) O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing


Paul Blanchard Organist
Jim McCammon Woodwinds
Jim Gibboney Woodwinds
Jennifer Murray Woodwinds
Robert Young Woodwinds
Paul McCandless Woodwinds