Every Tear from Their Eyes

Every Tear from Their Eyes

Texts inspired by Psalm 69, Psalm 88, and Revelation 21:4 are modified by the composer.

This work is dedicated to the victims’ family of S. Korean Ferry tragedy on Wed April 16, 2014 . 476 people were in the ferry including about 350 high school students but 174 people only were rescued.


2 Flutes
2 Oboes
2 Clarinets in Bb
2 Bassoons
2 Horns
2 Trumpets in C
2 Trombones
Violin I
Violin II


Da Jeong Choi, conductor
Sarah Teichler, flute
Seungjoon Shin, alto saxophone
Melissa Jackson, horn
Robert Myers, trombone
Kurt Sprenger, violin 1 (concertmaster)
Mileisy Mustelier Charadan, violin 2
Jin Young Park, piano 1
Boyoung Lee, piano 2
KyeJung Rachel Park, organ
Anna Mitchell, harp
James Wirth, double bass
Heejung Emily Ham, soprano 1 (soloist 1)
Malena Torres Martin, soprano 2
Jae Won Baek, soprano 3 (soloist 2)
Yoojin Kim, mezzo soprano 1
Yuri Kong, mezzo soprano 2
Jessica Wan, mezzo soprano 3
Megan Maxwell, mezzo soprano 4
Shine Choi, alto 1
Jacqueline Choi, alto 2
Eugenie Ashley Lee, alto 3

Aengela Cofer, vocal coach
David Simons, tech assistant
Minsu Ko, tech assistant
Will Schaefer, stage manager
Alan Meadows, stage assistant
Daniel George, sound editing
Da Joeng Choi, video editing

Juvy Gipitulan, assistant
Gloria Hutchison, assistant
Kathy Marlow, assistant
Sunyoung Han, assistant
Phillis Hill, assistant
Megan Maxwell, assistant
Bassie Reece, assistant
Seyoung Kang, assistant
Peggy Ferguson, assistant

Instrumentation: Choir and Orchestra

Duration:8 min

Premiere: Recording
Reynolds Auditorium, Cowden Hall
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
Fort Worth, TX USA
May 13, 2014