Click on the following links to view our 2017 concerts at Carnegie Hall:

C. Johnson Weiler

T. Johnson

E. Garcia-Novelli



D. Thye



N. Klein

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble



Cameron Johnson Weiler, Co-Conductor
Terre Johnson, Co-Conductor
Sadie Goodman, Soprano

Enterprise State Community College Choirs, Enterprise, AL
The Entertainers at Enterprise-Ozark Community College,
Enterprise, AL; Ken Thomas, director
TERRE JOHNSON: The Wind (New York Premiere)




Eduardo Garcia-Novelli, Conductor
MOZART: Coronation Mass, K.317

Participating Choruses
McHenry High School Vocal Warriors, McHenry, IL; Derek Galvicius, director

Brewer High School Varsity Choir, Fort Worth, TX; Mark Wynn, director
Old Dominion University Concert Choir, Norfolk, VA; Nancy Klein, director
Randolph High School Choir, Randolph, WI; Jessica Lee, director

David R. Thye
, Conductor


Participating Choruses
Oak Park High School Concert Choir, Oak Park, CA; Heidi Cissell, director

Novi High School Chorale, Novi, MI; Claire Schurig, director
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Choir, Austin, TX; Lyn Koenning, director
Wausau Lyric Choir, Wausau, WI; Carla Dul, director

Ensemble Spotlight Series

Nancy Klein, Conductor
Old Dominion University Concert Choir, Norfolk, VA
“Voices of Virginia”

DANIEL GAWTHROP: Sing a Mighty Song
Arr. James Erb: Shenandoah
MICHAEL JOHN TROTTA: Peace Shall Guard You

Derek Galvicius
, Conductor

McHenry High School Vocal Warriors, McHenry, IL

BILLY JOEL, arr. K. Shaw: And So It Goes
LEBO M., arr. J. Leavitt: One by One

J. Edmund Hughes




K. Zeuch


R. Jones

Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble


J. Edmund Hughes, Conductor
Rutter: Requiem

Participating Choruses
Chandler-Gilbert Community College Concert Choir, Chandler, AZ; Marcus Denton, director

Imagine Preparatory School Choir, Coolidge, AZ; Nephi Bunker, director
Palm Springs High School Choir, Palm Springs, CA; Hannah Clark, director
Marshall School, Duluth, MN; Mary Whitlock, director
Gig Harbor High School Choir, Gig Harbor, WA; Wayne Lackman, director
Peninsula High School Choir, Gig Harbor, WA; Alison Ellis, director
Steilacoom High School Chamber Choir, Gig Harbor, WA; Kasey Eck, director
Curtis High School A Cappella Choir, University Place, WA; David Dickerson, director

Kyle Zeuch
, Conductor

OLA GJEILO: Sunrise Mass

Participating Choruses
Charlotte High School Choir, Charlotte, MI; Bethany Zeuch, director

Michigan State University Youth Chorale, East Lansing, MI; Kyle Zeuch, director
Wagner College Chamber Singers, Staten Island, NY; Roger Wesby, director
Salford Singers, Schwenksville, PA; Rodney Derstine, director

Ensemble Spotlight Series

Ronald Jones, Conductor
Cheryl Swoboda, Viola
Port Angeles High School Symphonic Orchestra, Port Angeles, WA
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Concerto Grosso for String Orchestra: March and Reprise; Suite in Old Style: The Court Jester Amareu, Dobrinka Tabakova; Prelude: Fanfare from the balconies and back from the hunting

ALBÉNIZ: Cantos de Espana: Prelude (Asturias), Bajo la Palmera, Seguidillas (Castilla)

Port Angeles High School Concert Orchestra, Port Angeles, WA
NORMAN LEYDEN: Serenade for String Orchestra

SAMUEL ADLER: Concertino for String Orchestra
ROBERT WASHBURN: Serenade for Strings

Z. Zeniodi

M. Vaupotić

K. Chang

Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 2pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble


Zoe Zeniodi, Conductor (Athens, Greece) (Carnegie Hall Debut)
BEETHOVEN: Fidelio Overture
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8


Miran Vaupotić, Conductor (Zagreb Croatia) (Carnegie Hall Debut)
BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture
MOZART: Symphony No. 40

Karl Chang
, Conductor

Crystal Ensemble, Cupertino, CA
MOZART: Ave Verum Corpus, K.618

JOHN RUTTER: For the Beauty of the Earth
ZHANG YIDA: Cai Diao (The Riddle Song)
GIANCARLO AQUILANTI: Mo-Li-Hua (Jasmine Flower)

R. Dwyer

C. Dupont





M. Short

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 1pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble


Ruth Dwyer, Co-Conductor
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, arr. K. Shaw: It’s a Grand Night for Singing
BERLIN, arr. R. Emerson: Blue Skies
Arr. Dwyer/Ellis: America the Beautiful

Cheryl Dupont, Co-Conductor
GWYNETH WALKER: How Can I Keep from Singing

Participating Choruses for Dwyer & Dupont
Durango Children’s Chorale/Durango Youth Chorus, Durango, CO; Amelia Barrett, director

Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Indianapolis, IN; Ruth Dwyer, director
Kentucky Youth Chorale, Maceo, KY; Julie White, director
New Orleans Children’s Chorus, Concert Chorus and Youth Chorale, New Orleans, LA; Cheryl Dupont, director
Celebration Singers of Asheville, Asheville, NC; Ginger Haselden, director

Michael Short, Conductor
Orange Community Master Chorale and Orange Friends of Music, Orange, CA
Members of Symphony Irvine and the New England Symphonic Ensemble
ORFF: Carmina Burana

Participating Choruses
Indianapolis Children's Choir, Indianapolis, IN; Ruth Dwyer, director
New Orleans Children's Chorus, Concert Chorus and Youth Chorale, New Orleans, LA; Cheryl Dupont, director


R. Caldwell

R. Wynkoop

M. John Trotta

Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 8pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble


Rodney H. Caldwell, Conductor
FAURÉ: Requiem

Participating Choruses
The Mars Hill University Choir, Mars Hill, NC; Rodney Caldwell, director

Mars Hill University Alumni and Friends Choir, Mars Hill, NC; Rodney Caldwell, director
Dock Mennonite Academy Touring Choir, Landsdale, PA; Emily Grimes, director

Rodney Wynkoop, Conductor

Choral Ensemble of Duke and Durham, Durham, NC
HAYDN: Mass in Time of War

Michael John Trotta, Composer & Conductor
MICHAEL TROTTA: Seven Last Words of Christ (NY Premiere)

Participating Choruses
Indiana Purdue University Choir, Fort Wayne, IN; Vaughn Roste, director

Central Regional High School Choir, Bayville, NJ; Beth Moore, director
Centenary United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, Winston-Salem, NC; Robert Frazier, director
Westminster Presbyterian Church Choir, Greenville, SC; Mark Kemp, director

D. Thye


W. Skoog


K. Carson

Monday, May 29, 2017 at 8pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble


David R. Thye, Conductor
DAN FORREST: Requiem for the Living

Participating Choruses
Southern Union Sound, Wadley, AL; William Rayfield III, director

Valley Christian High School Chorale, Chandler, AZ; Marianne Heim, director
Truman High School Concert Choir, Independence, MO; Kim Carson, director
College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO; John Cornish, director
Sine Nomine Choral Society of Central Oklahoma, Shawnee, OK; Herb Moring, director

William Skoog
, Conductor

OLA GJEILO: Sunrise Mass

Participating Choruses
University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, AR; Jonathan Ledger, director
Freeport High School Concert Choir, Freeport, NY; Monique Retzlaff, director

Wagner College Choir, Staten Island, NY; Roger Wesby, director
The Ohio State University at Lima University Chorale, Lima, OH; Matthew Young, director
River City Singers, St. Helens, OR; Alice Boyer, director
Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale and Rhodes Singers, Memphis, TN; William Skoog, director

Kim Carson
, Conductor
Linda Mann, Accompanist

Truman High School Concert Choir, Independence, MO
BRAHMS: O Shone Nacht

DAN FORREST: Good Night, Dear Heart
MARTIN: Song for the Unsung Hero
ROLLO DILWORTH: Walk in Jerusalem

John Cornish
, Conductor

College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO
ELGAR, arr. J. Cameron: Lux Aeterna
PAUL AITKEN: Flanders Fields
LUKE CARLSON: Sleep,  Comrades, Sleep
GLENNIE-SMITH, arr. Harlan: Mansions of the Lord
arr. John Cornish: America the Beautiful

M. Atkinson

T. Resseguie




D. Chandler

D. Cox




P. Côté

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble


Monte Atkinson, Conductor
HANSON: Song of Democracy



Tracy Resseguie, Conductor
DAN FORREST: Excerpts from Jubilate Deo

Participating Choruses for Atkinson and Resseguie
Doherty High School Choirs, Florissant, CO; Todd Dicamillo, director

Colorado Mesa University Vocal Arts Ensemble, Grand Junction, CO; Monte Atkinson, director
Western Colorado Chorale and Community Singers, Grand Junction CO
Meeker High School Choir, Meeker, CO; Jeff Hemingson, director
Staly High School Falcon Chorale, Kansas City, MO; Tracy Ressiguie, director
Marist College Choir, Poughkeepsie, NY; Sarah Williams, director

Deborah Chandler
, Conductor

MACK WILBERG: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing


Dennis Cox, Conductor
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Toward the Unknown Region

Loretta Galbreath, Conductor
HAYDN: Te Deum for the Empress Marie Therese

Participating Choruses for Chandler, Galbreath and Cox
Hartnell Community Choir, Carmel Valley, CA; Robin McKee Williams, director
Neville High School Choir, Monroe, LA; Christian Amos, director

University of Louisiana, Monroe Choir & Monroe Symphony Chorus, Monroe, LA; Deborah Chandler, director
Massachusetts South Shore Festival Choir, Plymouth, MA; Ronald Sherwin, director
University of Maine Singers, Orono, ME; Francis Vogt, director
Jackson State University Chorale, Jackson, MS; Loretta Galbreath, director
Bangor Area High School, Bangor, PA; Joseph DiMinico, director

Pascal Côté
, Conductor (Montreal, Canada) (Carnegie Hall Debut)

Université du Québec à Montréal Choir, Montreal, Quebec

Dedicated to the memory of conductor Miklós Takács (1932-2015)

M. Glasgow


S. Sepúlveda


S. Holland


J. DeLoach Morison

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 8:30pm
New England Symphonic Ensemble



Michael Glasgow, Conductor
MICHAEL GLASGOW: Requiem (New York Premiere)

Participating Choruses
Christ UMC Chancel Choir, Chapel Hill, NC; Daniel Steinert, director

North Raleigh United Methodist Church Chancel Choir and Friends, Raleigh, NC; Michael Glasgow, director

Sonja Sepúlveda
, Conductor


Participating Choruses
The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus & Winston-Salem Chorale, Winston-Salem, NC; Sonja Sepulveda, director

South Brunswick High School Choir, Monmouth, NJ; Virginia Kraft, director

Sandy Holland
, Conductor

BACH, arr. D. White: Mein Freund ist Mein from Cantata 140 
PAUL CALDWELL: Beneath the African Sky
RODGERS, arr. Hirokawa: My Favorite Things

Jane DeLoach Morison, Conductor
NANCY HILL COBB: Cantate Domino
ALLAN NAPLAN: Al Shlosha D’Varim
VIVALDI: Laudamus Te from Gloria, RV589

Participating Choruses for Holland and Morison
Young Voices of the Carolinas, Charlotte, NC; Sandy Holland, director

Tri-Cities Christian Schools Choir, Blountville, TN; Samantha Robertson, director
East Tennessee Children’s Choir, Bristol, TN; Jane DeLoach Morison, director
Sound Company, The Children’s Choir of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge, TN; Katy Wolfe Zahn, director

C. Florez Mansi



M. Allard

A. King


M. Berezvai


R. Best

Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 1pm

New England Symphonic Ensemble


Carmen Florez-Mansi, Conductor
RUTTER: Mass of the Children

Participating Choruses
Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, Choral Arts Society, St. Michael’s High School, Santa Fe, NM; Carmen Florez-Mansi, director

Niňos Santos, Santa Fe, NM; Kathleen Echols, director
Santa Maia de La Paz Choir, Santa Fe, NM; Helen Quintana, director

Ensemble Spotlight Series

Mike Allard, Conductor
COPLAND: “Hoedown” from Rodeo
HOVHANESS: Psalm and Fugue, Op. 40a

Allison King, Conductor
HOLST: St. Paul’s Suite: Jig
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, arr. Foster: Rhosymedre
DVOŘÁK: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88: Finale
STRAVINSKY, arr. Isaac: The Firebird: Berceuse and Finale

Participating Ensembles
Harmony Magnet Academy Symphony Orchestra, Strathmore, CA

L.D. Bell High School Symphony Orchestra, Hurst, TX

Magdolna Berezvai
, Conductor

Leslie Fallis, Concertmaster
MOZART: Eine kleine Nachtmusik (Movement I)
DVOŘÁK: Serenade for Strings, Op. 22 (Movements I, II and V)
BARBER: Adagio for Strings

Participating Ensembles
Cemala Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles, CA

American Preparatory Advance Orchestra, Draper, UT

Ric Best, Conductor
STEVEN BRYANT: Ecstatic Fanfare
SAINT SAËNS, arr. M. Hindsley: Marche militaire française
ERIC WHITACRE: The Seal Lullaby
ROSSANO GALANTE: Lexicon of the Gods

Participating Ensembles
Tennessee Wind Symphony, Knoxville, TN