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07/16/2007

Friday, July 20
     8:00 @ Kilkenny Presbyterian Church, Kilkenny City
Saturday, July 21
     7:30 @ Dunmore East Christian Fellowship, Co. Waterford
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07/15/2007

Monday, July 16
   Depart for JFK International Airport - 2:30 pm
Tuesday, July 17
   Arrive at Shannon International Airport- 8.55AM
   Tour...

07/14/2007

Soprano I
Jeanene Nisly
Kendra Miller
Phoebe Raber
Suzanne Good

Soprano II
Susan Lapp
Lana Martin
Lisa Fehr...

07/25/2005

A highlight of tour was being able to record our second album, In Endless Light, in the Sacred Heart Cathedral of Pueblo, CO. Besides being a beautiful old cathedral with an awesome atmosphere, the acoustics were...

07/24/2005

White water rafting on the Arkansas River provided an exciting twist of adventure! To say that our group of rookie rafters enjoyed the day is to put it mildly! Some of us settled for a 10 mile ride, while others opted to...

07/22/2005

It was exciting to be back in Colorado, with all it's rugged beauty and wonderful climate! Loren Miller with New Horizons Ministries made arrangements for us to sing in several of the prisons we had in 2004, along with...

07/21/2005

In July of 2005, Oasis Chorale headed west to sing in the prisons of Colorado, working through New...

07/18/2005
  • July 20    -Leon Salem Mennonite Church, Leon, IA
  • July 21    -Denver Women's Correctional Facility, Denver, CO
  • July 22    -Territorial Correctional Facility, Canon City, CO
  • ...
07/17/2005

Conductor: Wendell Nisly

Soprano I
Janelle Glick
Kendra Miller
Jeanene Nisly
Hosanna Raber

Soprano II
Lisa...

06/16/2004

A few day trips, touring the West, must not be left un-chronicled. We rode to the top of Pike's Peak and to the bottom of the Royal Gorge, took the plunge and swung out over the Royal Gorge, climbed rocks in the Garden of...

06/14/2004

The chorale met in Kansas, which was in the thick of harvest. After rehearsing for a grueling day and a half, we drove to Colorado, but not before Wendell arranged for combine rides for the chorale members. The stark...

06/14/2004

Our evenings and some afternoons were given to sharing in song with the inmates at different prisons, we spent our mornings in workshops conducted by Wendell Nisly (conductor), Lyle Stutzman (assistant conductor), and Joe...

06/12/2004

In the summer of 2004, Oasis Chorale headed west to sing in the prisons of Colorado, working through...

06/11/2004

Conductor: Wendell Nisly, KS

Soprano I
Brenda Hershberger, VA
Rosemary Miller, PA
Jeanene Nisly, KS   

Soprano II
...

06/10/2004
  • June 9   - Meet in Hutchinson, KS
  • June 10 - Rehearsal
  • June 11 - Mennonite Evangelical Church, Copeland, KS
  • June 12 - Youth Offender Services, Pueblo, CO
  • ...
08/11/2003

In July of 2003, Oasis Chorale took their very first tour; to Ireland, England, and Wales! Dan Yoders and the Dunmore East Christian Fellowship served as our base in Ireland, and from there we traveled to various places...

08/08/2003
Studio Recording

Recording at Altar of Praise Studio in Lancaster, PA proved to be a stretching but good experience for our already weary bodies! We wrapped up our tour with four programs in Virginia and Pennsylvania.

08/05/2003

Our itinerary included a short weekend jaunt to England and Wales via ferry, where we shared several programs and worshipped in a huge old cathedral on Sunday morning.

08/04/2003
Cathedrals

The privilege of singing in the huge, resounding cathedrals of Ireland was a highlight of the trip! We enjoyed the opportunity to connect with our audiences through music, along with the interaction we had as we met...

08/02/2003
Beauty of Ireland

We were awed at the beauty of Ireland! A winding cliff walk hugged the rugged coastline overlooking the Irish sea near the Yoder's, where heather, gorse, and wildflowers grew. The thick, soft grass made a perfect mattress...

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