Thursday, 8 February 2018

Choral Celebration 2018 Songs

The children in the GV Choir will have the opportunity to participate in the annual Choral Celebration, which will be held at St. Paul High School during Education week in May. More information will be sent home within the next couple of months!
These are two of the three pieces we will be singing. "Child of the Universe" will be sung by our GV Choir. "When Peace Begins With Me" and "To Joy" (not listed below) are massed songs sung by all of the elementary choirs together!

Child of the Universe

Child of the Universe


The sun is only a star,
Around that star we spin.
But there are many other stars;
Where do we fit in?


I am only a grain of sand
Tossed by water and wind
But there are many grains of sand;
Where do I fit in?


Child of the universe,
Let your spirit fly.
You are the special one,
And here’s the reason why,
You’re a child of the universe,
So climb your mountains high.
You are the chosen one
To try and touch the sky.


Tell me, what can I aim for
In a world that’s quickly changing?
Tell me what my purpose is;
Where do I fit in?


Shall I follow a dream?
Or are dreams just made for children?
We all of us are children now.
That’s where I fit in.


Child of the universe,
Let your spirit fly.
You are the special one,
And here’s the reason why,
You’re a child of the universe,
So climb your mountains high.
You are the chosen one
To try and touch the sky.


When Peace Begins With Me

When Peace Begins With Me


There’s a dream among the people
Which calls mankind to stand.
Who, with every hope impassioned,
Would reach for open hands.


While voices ring o’er every sea,
The world’s a better place
When peace begins with me.


Let peace begin with me;
Let no other take my place!
I will loose the dove that you may know
winds of freedom on your face.


Though storm winds may blow
There among them I would be,
For without the rain no see will grow;
Let peace begin with me!


Does peace flow from the heavens,
Oh song of heart’s desire?
In promise, hidden virtue
Brings forth an earthly choir.


Let men in every tongue decree;
The world’s a better place
When peace begins with me.


Let peace begin with me;
Let no other take my place!
I will loose the dove that you may know
winds of freedom on your face.


Though storm winds may blow
There among them I would be,
For without the rain no see will grow;
Let peace begin with me!

When peace begins with me!

To Joy

To Joy


Part 1:
Joyful, joyful, sing together,
Sing of glory, sing of love.
Joyful, joyful, sing forever,
Sing unto the skies above.


Melt the clouds of sin and sadness,
Drive the dark of doubt away.
Fill us with eternal gladness.
Fill us with the light of day.

Part 2:
To joy we sing together,
Of glory and of love.
To joy we sing forever,
Singing to the skies above.
Joy! Joy! Sing joy!
Drive all doubt away.
Fill us with joy and gladness.

Fill us with the light of day.

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Golden Rule Song

Hello GV choir!

In November, we will be leading the school in a song about treating others the way you want to be treated (The Golden Rule).  Please listen and learn the song!  We will be practicing it soon!


Golden Rule


Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Thanksgiving Mass songs

Hello GV Choir Members!  It was lovely to see many new and familiar faces today at our meeting!

Here are the songs that we will be singing for our Thanksgiving Mass next Wednesday.  The only song that does not have the lyrics in the video is "The Wonders I See".  I will add the lyrics below so you can sing along with the song.

Practice, Practice, Practice!!  :) 

Give Thanks

The Wonders I See

We Praise You

Go Light Your World
The Wonders I See Lyrics

Thank you, God, for the gift of creation.
Thank you, God, for the wonders I see.
All around us, your love is everywhere.
Thank you, God, for giving this world to me.

Thank you, God, for the gift of creation.
Thank you, God, for the wonders I see.
Clouds and sunshine, rainbows and thunderstorms,
Thank you, God, for giving this world to me.

Thank you, God, for the gift of creation.
Thank you, God, for the wonders I see.
Lakes and rivers, oceans and waterfalls,
Thank you, God, for giving this world to me.

Thank you, God, for the gift of creation.
Thank you, God, for the wonders I see.
Fields and forests, valleys and mountain tops,
Thank you, God, for giving this world to me.

Thank you, God, for the gift of creation.
Thank you, God, for the wonders I see.
All around us, your love is everywhere.

Thank you, God, for giving this world to me.