All New England Choral Festival

“Within Us” from the text of Jake Runestad’s “Wild Forces”

Thursday, November 4, 2021


Silver Center in the Hanaway Theatre at Plymouth State University

Conductor: Harmony Markey
Pianist: Zi Liang
Featured Guest Chorus: TBD
JW Pepper Reading Session: Will Gunn, Plymouth Regional High School


“Wild Forces” – Jake Runestad, with string quartet
“Jai Ho” – arr. Ethan Sperry, featuring PSU dance group and percussion ensemble
“Baba Yetu” – Christopher Tin, with PSU percussion ensemble
Additional pieces to be determined


Festival Schedule

Rehearsal begins at 9 a.m. The concert begins at 7 p.m. and concludes by 8:30 p.m. at the latest.

The festival concert is open to the public and tickets may be obtained by calling the Box Office at (603) 535-ARTS or online at the Silver Center for the Arts website.

Nominations Due by September 24 - More Information

  • Student invitations will be emailed to directors. Please limit nominations to students in grades 10 through 12.
  • Chorus size limited to 200, so please nominate those students who will contribute and/or benefit the most!
  • Via email, teacher accepts or declines for each student.
  • Music, rehearsal instructions, and digital rehearsal file information will be mailed.

Fees Due by October 15 - More Information

Fees Due by October 15

  • $25 per participant (covers the cost of music and clinicians, reading session).
  • Directors may opt to sing with the chorus and pay the participation fee.

Checks should be made payable to Plymouth State University and sent to the following address: 
Harmony Markey
Plymouth State University Music, Theatre, and Dance MSC 37
17 High St.
Plymouth, NH 03264


For More Information

Additional questions should be sent to Harmony Markey, Program Coordinator for Music Education and Director of Choral Activities at or (603) 254-5639.