Jeffery Ames, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, will have his Carnegie Hall debut next Sun., April 26. He’ll be conducting a National Youth Chorale consisting of choristers from high schools around the country and Canada.
As a choral clinician, Dr. Ames has conducted senior and junior high school mixed and male choirs at the state and regional conventions of the American Choral Directors Association and the Music Educator’s National Conference, including the inaugural Florida Male All-State Chorus (2005). He has performed internationally in the countries of Italy (2005-2007) and Costa Rica (2005). An accomplished accompanist, he has performed with well-known conductors such as André Thomas, Allen Crowell, Dan Krunnfusz, Lynne Gackle, Bradley Ellingboe and Anton Armstrong.