Thursday, May 8, 2014

Award-Winning Performance at the Riverside Church

Mohawk Concert Chorus performing in Riverside Church (video screenshot)

The Mohawk Concert Chorus performed "Can You Hear?" by Jim Papoulis & Francisco Nunez at the Riverside Church in New York City on April 25, while participating in the Worldstrides Heritage Festival and Competition.

They received a Gold rating for this performance, which is the highest possible rating at the festival, and ranked 1st among Mixed Choirs in the 1A division, which is for schools with 600 students or less.

The video of this performance is available to watch on the Mohawk Music Department facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10201225589081846&set=vb.144552565653571&type=2&theater. Please take 4 minutes and watch this wonderful performance in an inpiring setting with great acoustics!

With her soprano solos in "Can You Hear?" Sarah Malone won the prestigious Maestro Award for outstanding musicianship.
Sarah Malone (video screenshot)

Select Chorus also won a Gold rating, and took 1st place in the 1A Chamber Choir category. The Concert Band won a Bronze rating in their category.

The Concert Chorus and Select Chorus performances were conducted by Mohawk Music Department Director Scott Halligan.