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Lise Jacobson

Lise formerly practiced law but now revels in her first love: singing. A lyric soprano, Lise has sung as a soloist and in small groups and concert choirs since high school, including the New Jersey High School Opera Festival (soloist), N.J. All State Choir, the Penn State Singers, Lake Street Church’s Chancel Choir, the Apollo Chorus of Chicago, and with the Chicago Symphony Chorus at Ravinia. She has also enjoyed improvising vocals for the D.E.V.A. Dance Collaborative. Lise especially loves singing classical pieces, jazz, hymns, and tunes from the Great American Songbook and agrees with Duke Ellington: “If it sounds good, it is good.” Lise invites special requests. She sings most wedding songs with an accompanist. If one is not available at your venue she can provide one for an additional fee. However, many of her memorial songs and some wedding songs may be sung without accompaniment (a cappella). These are marked **. Upon request, Lise will also learn and lead the hymns you choose for your event. You may contact Lise directly at lisejacobson@comcast.net or 847 864-6367.

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Vocal Solos

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Weddings and Celebrations!
1) Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee (Beethoven)
2) Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (Bach)
3) Ave Maria (Schubert, sung in Latin)
4) Panis Angelicus (Franck, sung in Latin)
5) The Lord's Prayer (Malotte)
6) The Gift of Love arr. by Hopson
7) A Gaelic Blessing(Deep Peace of the Running Wave to you) (Rutter) **
8) Simple Gifts (Shaker hymn) **
9) Peace Like a River (Traditional) **
10) Prayer Perfect (Riley, Speaks)
11) For the Beauty of the Earth
12) Always (Irving Berlin)
13) One Hand, One Heart from West Side Story (Bernstein)
14) Till There was You from The Music Man (Wilson)
15) Come Rain or Come Shine (Arlen)
16) Love is Here to Stay (Gershwin)
17) What are You Doing the Rest of Your Life? (Bergman, Legrand)
17b) A Simple Song (Schwartz/Bernstein)
17c) A Grateful Heart (Plumstead)
17d) A Quiet Thing (Kander/Ebb)
17e) Grow Old with Me (Lennon)
17f) Time After Time (Cahn/Styne)
17g) In My Life (Lennon/McCartney)
Memorial- to Honor and Console
18) The Lone Wild bird (Traditional)**
19) Shall We Gather at the River ** (Traditional)
20) Balm in Gilead (Spiritual) **
21) Simple Gifts (Shaker hymn) **
22) Abide with Me (Hymn) **
23) Precious Lord (Dorsey) **
24) Peace Like a River (Traditional)**
25) Amazing Grace (Hymn) **
26) The Call (Vaughan Williams) **
27) A Gaelic Blessing (Peace of the Running Wave to you) (Rutter) **
28) Pie Jesu (Fauré, sung in Latin)
29) Ave Maria (Schubert, sung in Latin)
30) Come Unto Him (Handel)
31) In my Father’s House are Many Mansions (MacDermid)
32) Jerusalem (Parry)
33) The Lord's Prayer (Malotte)
34) Prayer Perfect (Riley, Speaks)
35) Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Harburg, Arlen)
36) A Simple Song (Schwartz/Bernstein)
37) A Grateful Heart (Plumstead)
38) On a Clear Day (Lerner/Lane)
39) Everything Must Change (Bernard Ighner)
40) In My Life (Lennon/McCartney)