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Ames Guest Conducts Two Prestigious Choral Events

ames09.jpgJeffery L. Ames, director of choral activities, was selected to guest conduct at two prestigious choral events. Ames will conduct the 2010 Western Division American Choral Directors Association Mixed Honor Choir in Tucson, Arizona March 3-6. The choir will consist of 150 high school singers from the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada and Utah. The Honor Choir will conclude with a concert performance and will feature one of his compositions, titled “In Remembrance.”
Ames will also return to the stage of Carnegie Hall in New York for a second appearance with the National Youth Chorale March 11-14. This ensemble will consist of 150 high school singers from strong choral programs from Alabama, California and North Carolina. Furthermore, he will have the distinct honor of sharing the Carnegie stage with his friend, mentor and famed conductor of the St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong. The National Youth Chorale will conclude with a concert performance and will feature two of his compositions, “The World of Our Dreams” and “Rejoice!”

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