The Vocal Ensemble of Omaha Christian Academy sang with a mass choir at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Sunday, April 7, 2013.
Under the auspices of MidAmerica Productions Inc, this glorious concert was accompanied by the New England Symphonic Ensemble and professional soloists.
The Omaha Christian Ensemble was joined by outstanding high school, university, and adult ensembles from California, Virginia, Beirut Lebanon, and Sharjah – United Arab Emeritas to form a symphonic choir.
The concert was the Faure’ “Requiem in D minor, Op. 48” conducted by Dr. Joanna Nachef, Director of choral activities at El Camino College in Torrance, California .
The concert took place on the fourth day of a five-day/four night residency from April 4 – 8, 2013 in New York, which included intensive rehearsals as well as some free time to take advantage of the city’s offerings.
The Omaha Christian Academy Ensemble is a select group of 18 high school age young people under the direction of Mr. Larry Nilius. Fourteen members of the group made the trip to New York and included:
Erin Cliffton Soprano Junior
McKenna Lewis Soprano Sophomore
Brandy Moore Soprano Junior
Abby Gingrich Alto Junior
Amanda Krehbiel Alto Junior
Lizzy Lyle Alto Senior
Grace Moore Alto Senior
Joshua Begg Tenor Senior
Matt Depue Tenor Junior
Zach Lee Tenor Junior
Jesse Richards Tenor Junior
Jared Saiz Bass Junior
Richard Sweeney Bass Junior
Alex Tulsie Bass Senior