DCINYChildren Make Their Voices Heard at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall

Presented by Distinguished Concerts International New York (Dciny), Westchester Children's Choir, and Mater Dei High School Choir perform a world-class repertoire of some of the most compelling traditional and contemporary choral works

New York, NY (March 26, 2024) — Talented young singers from the Mater Dei High School Choir from California, conducted by Jodi Reed, and the local Westchester Children's Choir (WCChorus), conducted by Amanda Gundling and Jennifer Giustino, are showcasing their vocal prowess at the renowned David Geffen Hall this April.

Presented by Distinguished Concerts International, New York (DCINY), Vocal Colors, a dynamic repertoire of choral works, will occur at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall on Monday, April 15, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. For information and tickets, visit DCINY’s website. Tickets start at $20.

As the founding director of Westchester Children Choirs (WCChorus), Amanda Gundling will conduct the choir of forty students in grades 6-12. Also on the staff for WCChorus are Jennifer Giustino, Cantabile Conductor, and Principal Pianist Douglas Kostner. The choral group showcases a diverse range of songs, including Climbin' Up the Mountain arranged by Rollo Dilworth, Flight by Craig Carnelia arranged by Ryan Murphy, Criome Mi Madre by Francisco J. Núñez, Hope Lingers On by Lissa Schneckenburger arranged by Andrea Ramsey, and Nine Hundred Miles arranged by Rollo Dilworth. Each piece brings a unique flavor and emotion to the stage, captivating the audience with the power of children's voices.

Jodi Reed, Director, and Jonathan Knauer, Guest Conductor will lead the Mater Dei High School Choir of eighty high school singers. One of the highlights of their performance includes Modimo, a traditional South African piece arranged by the Soweto Gospel Choir and featuring the talented soloist Alian White. Lucy Laubach takes the spotlight as the soloist in a captivating rendition of El Vito, a traditional Spanish composition beautifully arranged by Joni Jensen. The choir will also showcase mesmerizing works by Christopher Tin, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Elaine Hagenberg, Micheal John Trotta, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Stacey V. Gibbs, and Shawn Kirchner.

Founded by Iris Derke and Jonathan Griffith, Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) is the leading producer of dynamically charged musical excellence. With its unforgettable concert experiences in renowned venues, empowering educational programs, and global community of artists and audiences, DCINY changes lives through the power of performance. For more information about Distinguished Concerts International New York, and upcoming DCINY musical events worldwide, please visit: www.DCINY.org.

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