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Requiem for the Living by Dan Forrest

The Pilgrim Church Chancel Choir, directed by Dr. Wilbert O. Watkins and augmented by friends to be a choir of more than 30 voices, is pleased to present this FREE concert of Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living.  The concert features a chamber orchestra, Soprano, Janene Bergen, Tenor, Raymon Cunha and Organist, Joan Hutchinson. 

In Forrest's words, "the work is a prayer for rest for the living...it's a 'grant US rest' even more than a 'grant THEM rest,'...and it's a realization that our rest and peace is in God."

Forrest also commented about his hope for the work: “It’s a daunting task to set these ancient texts in a modern setting. I tried to write something appropriate to their gravity, and something that would make a lasting impression for some time to come. I hope the end result does indeed, profoundly affect the listeners-and performers as well.”