DONNA RHODENIZER

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Canadian Music Educators Association (CMEA) “Jubilate Award of Merit” recipient  Donna Rhodenizer is an accomplished songwriter, composer and music educator. Her song lyrics reveal a writer in touch with people and life experiences, with a unique way of seeing the world. Donna’s music reflects her love of harmony and beautiful melodies instilled through her choral experience and classical music training as a violinist. Donna has written commissioned songs and/or choral arrangements for several leading choirs in Nova Scotia. Many performances of Donna Rhodenizer’s compositions can be found on YouTube. 
For additional biographical information go to www.donnarhodenizer.com

Come Home

by Donna Rhodenizer

SATB with keyboard – CP 1549 – duration: 4:00
The lyrics of this song speak of the memories and the loved ones who make home a special place. Although, Donna’s beloved home province of Nova Scotia provided the inspiration for this song, no matter where we are, the call to return to our roots is a strong sentiment that resonates deep within us. Donna’s lyrical melody and three-dimensional harmonies are handled with finesse, creating beautiful textures with the vocal colours available from the SATB choir

The Last Song

by Robbie Smith
arr. Donna Rhodenizer

SATB with keyboard – CP 1956 – duration: 3:25
The concert is over, the footlights are low
And so must the curtain fall
I’ll sing one more song now and then I must go
Adieu to you, one and all

Why Can't We?

arr. Donna Rhodenizer

SATB with keyboard – CP 1930 – duration: 4:45
Touch the same grass breathe the same air
Same gust o’wind caresses our hair
We do… we do have a lot in common
Shed the same tears day after day
Walk the good earth in the same kinda way
We do… we do have a lot in common
So why can’t we… why can’t we just get along?
Why can’t we… why can’t we just get along?

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