Sally Bytheway Chorale
Conductor: Sally Bytheway Brinton
Randall Thompson (1899–1984), Alleluia
John Rutter (1945), All Things Bright and Beautiful
Franz Schubert (1797–1828), Ave Maria (arr. Kirby Shaw)
Stephen Foster (1826–1864), Camptown Races (arr. Jay Althouse)
Johnny Mercer (1909–1976), Dream (arr. Russell Robinson)
Craig Courtney (1948), Festival Gloria
David Lanz III (1950), From The Rising To The Setting Of The Sun
William Tomer (1832–1896), God Be With You Till We Meet Again (arr. Joseph Graham)
Traditional Spiritual, Little David Play On Your Harp (arr. Sheldon Curry)
John Rutter, Look To The Day
Cy Coleman (1929–2004), Rhythm Of Life (arr. John Leavitt)
Katholisches Gesangbuch, Sun of my soul / Grosser Gott (arr. Tom Fettke)
English Folk Tune, Thou Gracious God, Whose Mercy Lends (arr. Mack Wilberg)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756–1791), Turkish march (arr. Greg Gilpin)
The Sally Bytheway Chorale was founded in March 2005. Directed by Sally Bytheway Brinton, it includes former members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the Eleanor Kennard Chorale, and Lex de Azevedo’s Millennium Choir. The Chorale originally consisted of 25 members and grew to its current 95 members in just three years.
The Chorale performs a variety of styles including jazz, contemporary, patriotic, gospel and sacred music. The Chorale performs two series of concerts each year: one in the spring and the other at Christmas time. They have performed at various places around the Valley. Beginning in 2007, the Chorale has performed a benefit concert each Christmas.
Sally Bytheway Brinton, director of the Sally Bytheway Chorale, was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She graduated from East High School in Salt Lake City. At East High School she was a member of Acapella and Madrigals. She studied vocal training for ten years from Gayle Brockbank Lockwood and Kim Riggs Hess. She has taught vocal technique privately and directed choirs for the past 30 years. She is a former member of Lex De Azevedo’s Millennium Choir, and a current member of Odyssey Chorale, directed by Lyle Archibald, Head of the Music Department at Salt Lake Community College. She has performed on stages throughout Utah, Idaho and California, as well as in Jerusalem, Vienna, Prague and Budapest. She performed with Odyssey Chorale in the spring of 2007 in Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan.