Saturday, June 26, 2010

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE CAMERATA SINGERS win THE AMERICAN PRIZE

The American Prize is pleased to announce that the WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE CAMERATA SINGERS, of Washington, PA, Susan Medley, conductor, is the 2010 winner of The American Prize in Choral Performance (college/university division.) Congratulations.

The Re-Choired Element Chamber Choir of Albany, OR, placed second.
The NW Oklahoma University Chorale, of Alva, OK placed third.

The American Prize judging panel commented on selections by the Washington & Jefferson College Camerata Singers: "choir has a lovely sound...excellent sense of shaping and phrase in this performance."

The Washington & Jefferson College Camerata Singers is the premiere vocal ensemble at W&J.  The group is comprised of sixteen singers who, in the liberal arts tradition, represent a wide range of majors including biochemistry, psychology, biology, chemistry, economics, English, German, music, and theater.  The Camerata Singers have appeared at the state conference of the Pennsylvania Music Education Association, the MENC Eastern Division Conference, and as featured performers at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall.
 
Congratulations to the Washington & Jefferson College Camerata Singers, the Re-Choired Element Chamber Choir and the NW Oklahoma University Chorale for their outstanding achievement, ranked among the finest college/university choirs in the country.

Bravo.

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