“Found” in Translation

Have you ever come to the end of a really funny story or joke only to have it deflated by the listener who says, “I guess it loses something in the translation”? Have you ever read a gripping novel that doesn’t seem quite as convincing in the movie version – or...

Our Response

Originally published in the 2017 Spring Quarterly Explorer “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” — Leonard Bernstein These words Leonard Bernstein wrote on the day of the assassination of...

Give Me Jesus – Arranged by Moses Hogan

Give Me Jesus – Arranged by Moses Hogan Recording by Taylor DaCosta, mezzo-soprano soloist – Ms. DaCosta is a Choral Scholar here at River Road. She is completing her senior year at VCU. Robert Gallagher, Minister of Music Recorded on Sunday, April 30,...

There is a Balm in Gilead – William L. Dawson

There is a Balm in Gilead – William L. Dawson Recording by River Road Chancel Choir Victoria Jackson, soprano soloist – Ms. Jackson is a Choral Scholar here at River Road. She is completing her senior year at VCU, where she studies with Cynthia Donnell....