The second annual ChoralFest USA - A Celebration of the Diversity of Choral Music in America is a marathon concert event created by its Artistic Director Harold Rosenbaum to present performances of choral works written by American and non-American composers, both past and present.
This will include performances by groups from throughout New York State, including the John F. Kennedy High School Variety Choir from Bellmore, University at Buffalo Choir, Promise Church Children's Choir from Flushing, Suffolk Singers of Suffolk County, Manhattan's C4: The Choral Composer-Conductor Collective, Manhattan's La Guardia High School Women's Chorus, eVoco Voice Collective from Garden City, Manhattan's Ghostlight and Lavender Light and The Canticum Novum Singers of New York City.
The Canticum Novum Singers, ChoralFest USA's resident choir founded and conducted by Harold Rosenbaum, will be the final performers. They will present Peter Schickele's comic madrigal Go for Broke. Canticum Novum will be joined by members of Amor Artis, Ryan Brandau, Director.
The concert will conclude with an audience sing-along of Randall Thompson's Alleluia.
Free and open to the public! General Admission seating with a limited number of reserved seats are available for $40.
In the spirit of Symphony Space's "Wall to Wall" events, audience members may come and go as they please, subject to seating availability, throughout the day.