The Welsh Society of Central Ohio has provided a virtual Cymanfa Ganu thanks to a committee made up of board members: Cindy Williamson, Bob Penry, and Eve Goodwyn.

 The program is shorter than our original Cymanfa at two ‘congregational’ song sets, with recordings used by permission from the Welsh North American Association.  It incorporates recordings from guest musicians, including long-time organist, James Hildreth, and his flutist wife, Valorie Adams-Hildreth. We have a memorials section for those who passed in the last year, as well as our normal section where people can list whom they’d like to honor. There are pictures of past WSCO events, and nearly all of the parts a normal Cymanfa would have. We think you’ll be pleased with the result. 

 Following is the outline of the program to be run on YouTube (type in WSCO 2020 Virtual Cymanfa Ganu)  

 There is also be an electronic donation link available below
  
Let us raise our voices in celebration, together in spirit, as we experience this virtual presentation!

WSCO picnic 2021

Come one; come all!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, July 18, 2021 for the WSCO picnic!!

Where:  Whetstone Park 1, Open Air Shelter

Address:  3923 N. High Street, Cols 43214

** Parking available near the shelter.

When:  4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

 

Please note:

  - All food and beverages (no alcohol) are to be brought by and consumed by individual participants or those from within the same family. NO potluck!! This is due to continuing COVID restrictions.  

 

Highlight:

- At 6:00 PM, there will be music provided at the gazebo.  Attendees walk from the shelter to the gazebo area.  The bringing of folding/camp chairs and blankets is encouraged.  Apparently, there are bench seats there, but they're not too comfortable.

 

HOPE to see you there.  :)

Please click on the donate button to be taken to PayPal to make a donation. Then simply change the value to the amount you want to donate.  The link to the Cymanfa Ganu is https://youtu.be/d4-qrLPYW9o

Cymdeithas Gymreig Canolbarth Ohio

Promoting a strong and vibrant Welsh community in Central Ohio

 

WSCO 2020 Virtual Cymanfa Program

The video will be on YouTube (titled as above) starting on Sunday, October 18th, 2020.

 



 

Opening Remarks                                                    Michael Schroeder, WSCO Board President

US National Anthem (The Star-Spangled Banner)       United States Air Force Band and Chorale

Invocation                                                                                          Bob Penry

Instrumental                                                                                                                     

     Prelude on Rhosymedre                                       Ralph Vaughan Williams

                                                     James Hildreth, organ

Congregational Singing                                           Music provided by the Welsh North                                                                                            American Association

                Diadem
                Penpark
                Sanctus

Instrumental 

                Suo Gan (Traditional Lullaby)                                       Arr. Robert Bryan
                Clychau Aberdyfi (The Bells of Aberdovey)            Arr. Arthur Somervell

                         Valorie Adams-Hildreth, flute, and James Hildreth, piano

Congregational Singing                                                Music provided by the Welsh North                                                                                             American Association

                Cwm Rhondda
                Calon Lan

 

Welsh National Anthem (Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau)             86th Annual National Gymanfa Ganu

Benediction                                                                  Eve Goodwyn

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