|Salmo 150 (Brazil)||Ernani Aguiar|
|O Nata Lux||Morten Lauridsen|
|Bogoroditse Devo (Russia)||Sergei Rachmaninoff|
|Rytmus (Hungary)||Ivan Hrusovsky|
|Water Night||Eric Whitacre|
|Anthem (Sweden)||Eskil Hemberg|
|Thou Who Art over Us (Sweden)||Eskil Hemberg|
|Ye Shall Have a Song||Randall Thompson|
|Shenandoah||arr. Howard Helvey|
|Amazing Grace||arr. John Jacob Niles|
|Hark! I Hear the Harps Eternal||arr. Alice Parker|
|Sulle Mulle (Estonia)||Alo Ritsing|
|Meeste Laul (Estonia)||Veljo Tormis|
|Zoriu byut (Russia)||Georgy Sviridov|
|Vanha virsi Taalainmaan karjamajoilta (Finland)||arr. Tapani Lansio|
|Som Stjarnorna Pa Himmelen (Sweden)||arr. Wilhelm Peterson-Berger|
|Plenty Good Room||Kirby Shaw|
|Dide ta Deo (Nigeria)||arr. Uzee Brown, Jr.|
|Precious Lord||arr. Arnold Sevier|
|Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel||arr. Carl Hayward|
Gary L. Anderson is professor of music at Transylvania University, where he is a Bingham Fellow for Excellence in Teaching. He holds degrees in music education from Millikin University and the Doctor of Musical Arts in conducting from the University of Illinois. He has conducted the Transylvania Choir on concert tours in more than half of the continental United States, in eight European countries, and at national, regional, and state conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, the Kentucky Music Educators Association, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). He prepared the Transylvania Choir for a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in G. L. AndersonAvery Fisher Hall in New York and recently conducted the choir, soloists, and orchestra in a performance of the Mozart Requiem.
During a 2000 sabbatical leave, Anderson studied in Stockholm with conductors Eric Ericson and Anders Eby and in score study with Eskil Hemberg and Gary Graden. He is a past participant in the Vienna Council Choral Symposium. Anderson's articles “The Need for a Choral Transfusion” and “The Swedish Sound” are published in The Choral Journal. His article entitled “The Swedish Choral Culture: Observations by an American Choral Conductor” appeared in the January 2002 issue of the International Choral Bulletin and in the April 2002 issue of Korsang, the Swedish Choral Bulletin.
Anderson is a member of the American Choral Directors Association, for which he was president of the Kentucky Chapter for two terms and from which he received the Robert Barr Award for excellence in the choral art and support for the profession. He is a past president of the Kentucky Association of College Music Departments and holds memberships in the International Federation for Choral Music, Music Educators National Conference, and the Presbyterian Association of Musicians. He has served on the boards of the Lexington Arts and Cultural Council and the Youth Music Society of Central Kentucky. He is conductor and music director of the Lexington Chamber Chorale, an area professional chamber choir.
|May 11||Sun||Depart Lexington||We begin our adventure in travel, as we board the giant jet for our flight to St. Petersburg, Russia.|
|May 12||M||Arrival St. Petersburg||Dinner and overnight in St. Petersburg.|
|May 13||T||St. Petersburg||City sightseeing tour.|
|May 14||W||St. Petersburg||River cruise to Peterhof.|
|May 15||Th||St. Petersburg / Helsinki||Train to Helsinki.|
|May 16||F||Helsinki||Tour of Helsinki. Performance.|
|May 17||Sat||Helsinki / Tallinn||Shopping, visit to the new Museum of Contemporary Art.
Performance in Tallinn.
|May 18||Sun||Tallinn / Stockholm||Overnight sail to Stockholm.|
|May 19||M||Stockholm||City tour.|
|May 20||T||Stockholm||Performance. Overnight in Stockholm.|
|May 21||W||Stockholm / Lexington||Flight to Lexington.|