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Order of Celebration

Prelude

“Vladimir’s Steamboat”
(Jay Ungar, composer)

Baccalaureate Folk Ensemble:
Sarah Mazur, coordinator and guitar
Daphne R. Braden, fiddle
Stuart C. Johnson, mandolin
Valerie A. LaRiviere, cello
Nicole C. Ritchie, mandolin
Rachel E. Sorlien, fiddle

Processional
“Forward”
(Alexander Z. Smith, composer)

Baccalaureate Trio:
Alexander Z. Smith, coordinator and keyboards
Chelsea M. Cook, cello
Matthew S. Lambek, piano

Gathering Prayer
Rachel Herzig

The Wisdom of the Ages: Offerings from Class Religious Traditions

The Jewish Tradition
Proverbs 24:3-6; 13-14
Tanach (Jewish Bible)

Jeremy H. Fisher

The Hindu Tradition
“This Is My Prayer to Thee”
By Rabindranath Tagore

Aarjan Dixit

The Unitarian Universalist Tradition
“Journeying”
By Elizabeth Faue

Jessica M. Dumas

Litany for the Class
Written and read by: James A. Liddell, coordinator; Megan L. Hamilton; Emily A. Hoffer; Benjamin P. Lebeaux; John C. Mulligan; Vanni T. Thach

An Offering in Song
“Praise the Source of Spirit and Learning”
(Unitarian Universalist hymn, adapted by Rachel C. Herzig)

Baccalaureate Choir:
John H. Corrie, director
Brad S. Oriel, coordinator
Alexander Z. Smith, piano

An Offering in Being
“Graduation Pledge of Social Responsibility”
Hannah E. Johnson-Breimeier

Addresses
Katharine M. Nolan
John F. Phelan

An Offering In Motion
“Walk On”
Collaboratively choreographed by all the dancers
(Music by Welcome to Florida, including drummer Jonathan Z. MacMartin)

Baccalaureate Dancers:
Elizabeth J. Sheridan-Rossi, coordinator; Ann M. Bartkowski; Lauren A. Kawana; Nicole H. Moraco; S. Fisher Qua; Chelsea A. Tryder; Julie D. Yeterian

Address
Elaine Tuttle Hansen

Blessings for the Journey
The Sikh Tradition
“O Mind”
By Rag Gujri Mahala 5 (Fifth Guru)
Sasha Malik

The Buddhist Tradition
“Refuge Prayer”
By Thich Nhat Hanh
Ariel R. Rosenberg

The Christian Tradition
“A General Thanksgiving”
(Adapted by Jessica A. Edgerly from The Book of Common Prayer)
Jessica A. Edgerly

In All Our Voices: A Benediction In Song
“Now Our Meeting Is Over”
(Shaker hymn, adapted by Rachel C. Herzig)

The Baccalaureate Choir:
John H. Corrie, director
Brad S. Oriel, coordinator
Alexander Z. Smith, piano

All are invited to sing together, led by the Baccalaureate Choir.

Sisters, now our meeting is over.
Brothers, we must part.
And if I never see you anymore,
I will love you in my heart.
Yes, we leave to explore.
Yes, we leave to explore.
Yes, we leave to explore.
Yet are bound forever more.

Recessional to the Ivy Ceremony
“And Forward Again”
(Alexander Z. Smith, composer)

Baccalaureate Trio:
Alexander Z. Smith, coordinator and keyboards
Chelsea M. Cook, cello
Matthew S. Lambek, piano

The Class of 2006 recesses.

All guests follow the Class toward the Campus Avenue side
of Carnegie Science Hall for the brief Ivy Ceremony.

Members of the Class of 2006
Participating in the Service

Class Officers
Katharine M. Nolan
John F. Phelan

Wisdom and Blessing Readers
Ariel R. Rosenberg, coordinator
Aarjan Dixit
Jessica M. Dumas
Jessica A. Edgerly
Jeremy H. Fisher
Sasha Malik

Litany Authors and Readers
James A. Liddell, coordinator
Megan L. Hamilton
Emily A. Hoffer
Benjamin P. Lebeaux
John C. Mulligan
Vanni T. Thach

Baccalaureate Choir
Brad S. Oriel, coordinator
Hayley M. Anson
Holly A. Bales
Christine O. Beckwith
Erin V. Culbreth
Emily S. Davie
Diana M. Gauvin
Matthew R. Gerety
Carolyn B. Greco
Meghan D. Helliesen
Tiffany L. Kasper
Fei Liu
Daniel T. Masterson
Takeshi Morita
Amanda M. Mullens
Chien Nakayama
Maureen F. Noble
Toshiko Odaira
Catherine L. Reedy
Elizabeth M. Santy
Anna J. Skeele
Rachel E. Sorlien
Erika Tanaka
Kristina S. Ten Haagen
Michael R. Williams

Baccalaureate Trio
Alexander Z. Smith, coordinator
Chelsea M. Cook
Matthew S. Lambek

Baccalaureate Folk Ensemble
Sarah Mazur, coordinator
Daphne R. Braden ’09
Stuart C. Johnson
Valerie A. LaRiviere ’07
Nicole C. Ritchie ’09
Rachel E. Sorlien

Baccalaureate Dancers
Elizabeth J. Sheridan-Rossi, coordinator
Ann M. Bartkowski
Lauren A. Kawana
Nicole H. Moraco
S. Fisher Qua
Chelsea A. Tryder
Julie D. Yeterian

Jonathan Z. MacMartin, drums, Welcome to Florida

Art Exhibit Creators
Cynthia A. Mauer, coordinator
Christine A. Chmura, coordinator
Brad S. Oriel
Yoongi Yang

Social Responsibility Pledge Authors and Organizers
Hannah E. Johnson-Breimeier, coordinator
Ariel R. Rosenberg, coordinator
Aliza R. Luft
Christopher F. Petrella
John F. Phelan


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