Here are some excerpts about this exciting news from the press release:
GREEN HOPE HIGH SCHOOL “VOICES OF HOPE” INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN
THE 2015 COA NATIONALS FOR MIXED CHOIRS
Z. Randall Stroope will conduct a projected 800+ singers in a massed choir concert
in Carnegie Hall during the prestigious three-day event
Green Hope High School’s Voices of Hope recently accepted an invitation from Choirs of America to be one of a handful of elite choirs to participate in the 2015 COA Nationals for Mixed Choirs.
“We carefully select and invite only top choral programs,” said COA’s Artistic Director, Christopher Scott Olin. “These choirs then come together for unprecedented choral music education opportunities and performances.”
Green Hope High School’s Voices of Hope will be attending the COA Nationals in April of 2015. The event will take place in the New York City area on April 23, 24 & 25, 2015. Z. Randall Stroope, the Doug and Nickie Burns Endowed Chair of Choral Music at Oklahoma State University, is one of the world’s most respected choral composers and conductors and will be the COA National’s Master Conductor.
"We are very proud and honored to be the first ensemble from our school to be invited to perform at Carnegie Hall. To be invited to work with these outstanding clinicians and sing with some of the best choirs in the country is the opportunity of a lifetime and a dream-come-true for our students and their director."
Margaret B. Cook, Director
“We are blessed to have elite choral programs from across the country participating, as well as our all-star lineup of clinicians, adjudicators and workshop presenters; not to mention the exceptional talent we have in Z. Randall Stroope to conduct the concert in Carnegie Hall,” said Geoffrey McQueen, COA’s Executive Director. “The fact that we also get to perform a new works by Ola Gjeilo and Dan Forrest is nothing short of amazing. I can’t imagine it getting any better than this.”
For more information about the choral program at Green Hope High School, or to schedule an interview with the choir director, please contact Margaret B. Cook at email@example.com.
For more information about Choirs of America, or to schedule an interview with COA’s Executive Director Geoffrey McQueen, or Artistic Director, Christopher Scott Olin, please call 800-284-2177 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To read the press release in its entirety: click here.
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