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.
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by Donna Rhodenizer
SATB with keyboard – – CP 1549 – 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