Orchestra and Soprano Soloist
Text: "Courage", by Amelia Earhart
Duration: 5 min
Performance History: First performed live May 15, 2022 at The Anthem in Washington D.C., by the US Air Force Band, Choral Arts Society of Washington, and ModernMedieval, conducted by Christopher Tin. First Virtual Premiere of 'Courage' performed by Danielle de Niese and the US Air Force Band, with Christopher Tin conducting, on August 29, 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PROGRAM NOTES: Long before Amelia Earhart become an aviation icon, she wanted to be a poet. Her poem 'Courage' was one of her first published writings.