The United Parish Church Choir and the Boston University Trombone Choir premiered “Joshua” by Christopher LaRosa, on Sunday November 11, 2018 at United Parish Church of Brookline, Massachusetts.
The 15-minute piece “Joshua,” written in 2015, is scored for SATBB Vocal Choir, 2 6-part A,T,T,T,B, B, Antiphonal Trombone Choirs, Soprano, Contra-Alto, Tenor Vocal Soloists and Organ.
Composer, Christopher LaRosa, a Boston University Alum and newly appointed Composer/Arranger for the U.S. Army Band “Pershings Own”, Washington D. C. was commissioned by members of the United Parish Choir of Brookline (MA) to write a piece for the United Parish Choir and the Boston University Trombone Choir. The joint-choirs have collaborated musically together for the past 8 years.
Music Director, Susan DeSelms prepared the choir and performed as Organist.
Conducted by Don Lucas. Gabe Langfur is Co-Director.