MAIN STREET SINGERS


MAIN STREET SINGERS

LOS ALTOS HIGH SCHOOL ||

Portugal and Spain - 2015 Tour

 
 

Main Street Singers of Los Altos High School perform works ranging from Renaissance to Contemporary. The acclaimed group’s accomplishments have been earmarked by consistently high calibre of repertoire performed with expressive skill and musical nuance. The Main Street Singers is committed to the pursuit of choral excellence, through a dedication and discipline which can be found in every performance.


The 2014-2015 Main Street Singers comprises 31 talented singers auditioned from the many members of the LAHS Department of Music’s choral ensembles including: Concert Choir, Girls 21, Girls Ensemble, Chorale,Varsity Men’s Glee, and Girl’s Glee. These young adults are from diverse backgrounds, and share a common passion for music.


This year's concert tour of Portugal and Spain the Main Street Singers are being accompanied by the talented Jin Kyung Lim, Organist and Pianist.


Mark Andrew Shaull has been the Director of the Main Street Singers since its inception in 1984. Under his direction they have achieved a truly international reputation, having performed over 300 concerts in annual spring concert tours to fifty-nine countries spanning six continents, and performing works in twenty-nine languages. Among their many concert opportunities, the Main Street Singers have performed with world-renowned orchestras including the Xiamen Philharmonic, Beijing Youth Philharmonic, San Felice Orchestra of Florence, the Lima Philharmonic, the Brasov Conservatory Orchestra, the Dubrovnik Symphony and the Buenos Aires Conservatory Orchestra.


The group has also performed at international festivals, earning the Gold Medal in Saint Petersburg, Russia and taking first place at the Montreux International Choral Festival in Switzerland. This elite vocal chamber ensemble is one of Los Altos High School’s most visible vehicles for local community outreach - performing beyond the boundaries of campus at both sacred and secular venues, including concert halls, churches, schools, senior centers, universities and public spaces. The ensemble performs 75-100 concerts per school year and have also performed at state and regional events and festivals of the American Choral Directors Association and MusicEducators National Conference.


The success of the Main Street Singers tradition can be found in the commitment of the hundreds of singers who have been involved through- out the decades. Their devotion and discipline has resulted in great artistic growth for both the individual and the ensemble. The Main Street Singers experience has been nurtured through great personal and group dedication , thereby enriching these singers , co-creators of a profound and lifelong legacy.


The Los Altos High School Main Street Singers are honored to have shared thirty years of service through the many gifts of music. In April of 2015 Main Street Singers look forward to performing a twelve day concert tour to Portugal and Spain.


Thank you for attending today’s concert featuring the Main Street Singers of Los Altos, California, USA.

welcome to the 2015 INTERNATIONAL TOUR

Main Street Singers comprises 31 voices auditioned from the many members of the Department of Music's choral ensembles including: Concert Choir, Girls 21, Girls Ensemble, Chorale, Varsity Men’s Glee, and Girls Glee. These young adults are from diverse backgrounds, and share a common passion for music.

Telephone: 650.935.5250   FAX: 650.948.8672   Mail: PO Box 3101 Los Altos CA 94024 USA

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