Thursday, May 19, 2011

Semi-finalists: CHORAL PERFORMANCE/CHORAL CONDUCTING announced

The American Prize is pleased to announce choruses and choral conductors who have been advanced to the semi-final round of The American Prize competitions for 2011. Congratulations! To know the exact date and time when finalists will be announced, please subscribe to our Facebook or Twitter pages.

Semi-finalists in all remaining ensemble and conducting categories will be announced Friday and again on Saturday, both at 4pm.

The American Prize in Choral Performance, 2011
SEMI-FINALISTS (in no order)







Professional Chorus
Milwaukee Choral Artists, Milwaukee, WI
Washington Bach Consort, Washington, DC
Sinfonia Voci, Washington, DC
The Princeton Singers, Princeton, NJ

Community of Faith-based Chorus
New York City Master Chorale, New York, NY
Sistrum: Lansing Women’s Chorus, Lansing, MI
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis, IN
Peninsula Women’s Chorus, Palo Alto, CA
Austin Civic Chorus, Portland, OR
Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble, Kenmore, WA
The Choral Project, San Jose, CA
Pacific Lutheran University (Community) Choral Union, Tacoma, WA
Albany Pro Musica, Albany, NY
The Magpie Consort, Columbus, OH
Cathedral Choral Society, Washington, DC
Seattle Pro Musica, Seattle, WA
Cantori New York, New York, NY 

College/University Chorus
Shepherd University Chamber Singers, Shepherdstown, WV
Mansfield University Concert Choir, Mansfield, PA
West Chester University Concert Choir, West Chester, PA
Re-Choired Element Chamber Choir, Albany, OR
The University of South Dakota Chamber Singers, Vermillion, SD
Pacific Lutheran University Choir of the West, Tacoma, WA
Mount Marty College Mixed Chorus and Chamber Choir, Yankton, SD
University of Arizona Symphonic Choir, Tucson, AZ

Secondary or High School Chorus
Longmeadow Hill School Lyrics, Longmeadow, MA
Jr. Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Ann Arbor Huron High School A Cappella Choir, Ann Arbor, MI

Youth Chorus
Old North Church Festival Youth Chorus, Marblehead, MA
The Bel Canto Children’s Chorus, Red Hill, PA
Columbus International Children’s Choir, Columbus, OH
Central Illinois Children’s Chorus Chamber Choir, Champaign, IL

The American Prize in Conducting, Choral Division, 2011
SEMI-FINALISTS (in no order)






College/University Chorus
David P. DeVenney, Conductor, West Chester University Concert Choir, West Chester, PA
Richard Nance, Conductor, Pacific Lutheran University Choir of the West, Tacoma, WA
Seung Wen Cho, Conductor, UIUC Varsity Men’s Glee Club, Savoy, IL
Carole J. Ott, Assistant Professor of Choral Music, University Chorale and Chamber Singers, Greensboro, NC
Sean Vogt, Director of Choral Activities, Mount Marty College Mixed Chorus and Chamber Choir, Yankton, SD
Peggy Dettwiler, Conductor, Mansfield University Concert Choir, Mansfield, PA

Community Chorus
Daniel Hughes, Conductor, The Choral Project, San Jose, CA
Richard Nance, Conductor, Pacific University (Community) Choral Union, Tacoma, WA
J. Reilly Lewis, Music Director, Cathedral Choral Society, Washington, D.C.

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