Two Lafayette Choir Seniors were invited to compete in the UK Opera / Alltech Scholarship competition on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Catarine Hancock won second place (full tuition and $4000) and Bailey Tillery won third place (full tuition and $1000). Each winner also received $1000 from Pearse Lyons, president of Alltech. Congrats to our singers for their hard work and dedication.
Check out the article and video in the Lexington Herald Leader.
Each semester choir students in Singers, Chorale, Madrigals and Adv. Women are required to attend one professional, collegiate, or community vocal concert as an audience member. The following links are some acceptable choices. Please avoid musical theatre shows. If you have questions about the suitability of a concert, please ask Mr. Marsh or Mrs. Howard. Concert attendance requirement is due by Thursday, May 18, 2017 Simply turn in a ticket stub or concert program with your name on it. You can also email a photo of the above to:
forms @ lafayettechoir.org
UK OPERA THEATRE (LINK)
LEXINGTON SINGERS (LINK)
TRANSYLVANIA CHOIR (LINK)
LEXINGTON CHAMBER CHORALE (LINK) all ticketed events
Congratulations to this year's KMEA All-State singers. We have a great crew representing Lafayette this year. Students competed at the district and state levels to secure a place in this year's honors choruses. The choirs will rehearse for two days and perform in Louisville Kentucky Center Whitney Hall the week of Feb 6, 2017.
KMEA High School All-Stater Choir Members (Sophomore-Senior)
Lauren Adams, Williams Atkinson, Daniel Balko, Justin Bentley, Sarah Byrd, Kaan Celik, Katie Copeland, Georgia Danhires, Lily Embury, David Forish, Catarine Hancock, Abby Holthaus, Jason Jackson, Victoria Kauffman, Bonnie Kuntz, Allie Langdorf, Valerie Langdorf, Grace Money, Sydney Mullins, Danielle Norman, Woods Prewitt, Ellie Reece, Jared Sayers, Kason Speir, Lexi Zapata
KYJHC All-Staters (freshmen)
Madison Carbary, Molly Cornett, Abigail Cunningham, Bella Mancuso, Abigail Mires, Virginia Peppiatt, LaKyya Washington, Luke Dailey, Mara Flaherty, Harrison Hancock, Alison Ritcher, JT Snow
SCAPA Voice Majors Abby Cunningham, Luke Dailey, and J.T. Snow under the Direction of Mrs. Millie Fields and Rachel Rogers, will present a one-act opera by Mozart. Check out what the Herald Leader has to say about this unique performance.
Choir and SCAPA Alum, Colton Ryan just landed a gig as the main understudy for Broadway's newest hit Dear Evan Hansen. Read the Lexington Herald Leader's profile on Colton.
Choir and SCAPA Drama alum, Colton Ryan, a soon-to-be graduate of Balwin Wallace Conservatory is headed to Broadway in December 2016.
Colton has been cast as the main standby for the lead role in a new musical titled Dear Evan Hansen.
Read all about it at Cleveland.com