Janeal Krehbiel - Lawrence Children's Choir

Janeal Crabb Krehbiel, founder and former director of the Lawrence Children's Choir, is a clinician and festival director for churches and schools throughout the United States. She was a member of the Chorister's Guild Board of Directors for six years, has been the featured clinician at St. Olaf College, Westminster Choir College, Montreal Music Conference, and the North Carolina Summer Instate of the Choral Art. She has held seminars at colleges and universities, directed camps and festivals, and published many articles about choral music for children and youth.

She has taught elementary vocal music in the Denver Public Schools (Colorado), high school vocal music in the Hesston Public Schools (Kansas), and is currently in her tenth year with the Lawrence, Kansas public schools teaching grades 7, 8, and 9 at Southwest Junior High. For eighteen years she served as children's choir director at the Bethel College Mennonite Church.

Janeal is an active member of MENC, KMEA, and is the past president of the Kansas Chapter of ACDA. She organized the Kansas Honors Children's Choir and directs honors choirs for children and junior high students throughout the United States. In July, 1999, Ms. Krehbiel was awarded the Harry Robert Wilson Award by her colleagues in Kansas ACDA in recognition for her outstanding contribution to choral music.

Under Janeal's direction and leadership, the Lawrence Children's Choir  performed Britten's War Requiem, Orff's Carmina Burana, and was the featured choir for the World's Largest Concert on PBS. They also performed for state and regional AGO and MENC conventions, sang for the governor's inauguration, the KANU Goodtime Radio Review, and recorded two CD's: Let Beauty Awake, and Here's to Song. The choir was chosen to perform at the 1999 ACDA National Convention. The choir performed as a featured choir at Carnegie Hall in March, 2000.


34 Octavos from the Janeal Krehbiel Choral Series
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TITLE COMPOSER/ARRANGER VOICING
And One Bee Charles K. Hoag SA
Before the Paling of the Stars Tom T. Shelton Jr. Unison
Child of My Heart Jacob Narverud SSA
Christmastide Tom Shelton tr./ssa/solo sop. NewIssue
Click Beetle Neil Ginsberg SA
Cockroach Neil Ginsberg SA
Cricket Neil Ginsberg SA
Dolphins Emma Lou Diemer SA
Grow, Little Tree Andrea Ramsey SA
Honeybees Andrea Ramsey SA
If It Must Be Andrea Ramsey SA
Ilkley Moor arr. Carolyn Welch SSAA NewIssue
Jambo Teddy Kalanda Harrison - arr. Jacob Narverud SSA
Jubilant Cicadas Andrea Ramsey SA
Lunar Lullaby Jacob Narverud SA
Mountains Are Calling Me, The Tom T. Shelton Jr. SA
Music In My Mother's House arr. J. David Moore, by Stuart Stotts SSAA
O Praise the Lord with Heart and Voice Haydn, arr. Jacob Narverud SSA
Out in the Fields Andrea Ramsey SA
Schlafe, mein Liebster J. S. Bach, arr. Tandy C. Reussner SA or TB
Sehnsucht nach dem Frülinge Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, arr. Andrea Ramsey Unison
Sing to Me Andrea Ramsey SA
Sing We Now Noel! arr. Robert Pherigo SSA
Sisi ni moja Jacob Narverud SA NewIssue
Stars Tom T. Shelton Jr. 3 equal voices
The Castle Builder Susan LaBarr SSA
The Moth’s Serenade Andrea Ramsey SSA NewIssue
There Has to Be a Song Andrea Ramsey SA or TB
Three Quotes by Mark Twain Andrea Ramsey SA
Unseen Playmate, The Neil Ginsberg SA
Wake Me a Song Andrea Ramsey SSA
When I Think of You Laura Farnell SSA
Wings Nancy Grundahl SSA
You Cannot Lose My Love Sara Groves, arr. Susan LaBarr SA

 

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