NCHS Concert Choir and Madrigal Ensemble Winter Concert on Dec. 12
NCHS Concert Choir and Madrigal Ensemble Annual Winter Concert
“Our Journey to Carnegie Hall”
7 p.m., Wednesday, December 12
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge, in New Canaan
The New Canaan community is invited to join the NCHS Choral Program this holiday season for a performance entitile "Our Journey to Carnegie Hall," which will preview music from their upcoming performance at Carnegie Hall in 2019. On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 7 p.m., the NCHS Concert Choir and Madrigal Ensemble will perform in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 Oenoke Ridge, in New Canaan, directed by Sarah Gleason and accompanied by Tomoko Uchino on piano, and an NCPS faculty and student string quartet.
The evening will feature both choral ensembles and student soloists in this one-hour performance. Ensembles will preview selections from their upcoming Carnegie Hall performance taking place in April 2019, including a contemporary choral work with string quartet by Grammy-award winning composer Eric Whitacre, as well as a selection of African-American Spirituals.
This annual concert is free and open to the public. The Choral Program is also concluding its annual Grapefruit Fundraiser the first week in December, with 1,020 boxes already pre-ordered and over 180 being donated to local food banks.
There are a limited number boxes of fruit remaining, for those who didn’t pre-order. Call or email the choir room today: 203-594-4690 or email@example.com Please visit the NCHS Choir website for more information about its program and upcoming performances: www.newcanaanhighschoolchoir.weebly.com
Top photo: On Wednesday, December 12, at 7 p.m., the NCHS Concert Choir and Madrigal Ensemble will perform in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in New Canaan. (photo is from last year's performance)
Bottom right photo: The NCHS Choral Program will perform in the Stern Auditorium in Carnegie Hall (pictured) in April 2019.