PSU hosting high school students from around New England for Choral Festival

November 1st, 2013 by Lynn

    PLYMOUTH — More than 220 high school students from 50 New England high schools will study, rehearse and perform on Thursday, November 7 at Plymouth State University. The students will join the University Chorale and the PSU Chamber Singers, participating in the 36th Annual All New England Choral Festival, directed by PSU Professor Dan Perkins, conductor and artistic director of the festival. PSU collaborative pianist Charlie Blood will accompany the singers.

    A concert at 7 p.m. in Hanaway Theatre at the Silver Center culminates weeks of advance preparation and a full day of rehearsals for the students and workshops for their teachers. J.W. Pepper music company and push voice faculty Emily Jaworski will present workshops during the day.

    This year’s theme “Images of Light” will be highlighted by projections of the aurora borealis and other astrological photographs by Christopher Georgia, a graduate of Plymouth Regional High School who is an astrophotographer.

    The theme is also supported by all the works in the program which includes: Lux aurumque by Eric Whitacre; Omnia sol by Stroope; Northern Lights by Gjeilo; True Light by Hampton and Light of a Clear Blue Morning by Dolly Parton.

    Tickets for the concert are $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and $12 for youth at the Silver Center Box Office, (603) 535-2787 or (800) 779-3869. Tickets are also available online at silver.plymouth.edu.

    LHS students to attend All New England Choral Festival Nov. 7

    October 22nd, 2013 by Lynn

      Several students from the Laconia High School have been selected to represent their school on Thursday, Nov. 7 at Plymouth State University in the All New England Choral Festival, conducted by Dr. Dan Perkins.

      Choral students from the New England area were selected to represent their schools and participate in this experience. From LHS, the following students have been selected: sopranos — Brittney Pond and Jasmyn Murgatroy; altos — Destiny DeMond and Keisha McCrea; tenor — Bryson Haddock; and basses — Mitchell Bailey and Michael Tarling.

      This one day festival will conclude with a concert in the Silver Center at PSU at 7 p.m. The ANECF Chorus will be joined with performances by the PSU Music, Theater and Dance Department. Tickets can be purchased through the PSU Box Office by calling 535-ARTS.

       

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