At the heart of MidAmerica Productions’ success as a presenter of concerts in Carnegie Hall is its special relationships with instrumental and vocal ensembles from around the world. Since its earliest days, MidAmerica Productions has invited ensembles of every type to perform in Carnegie Hall.
Hundreds of vocal and instrumental groups from the each of the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia have been drawn to the exceptional opportunity of giving a solo concert in Carnegie Hall, and MidAmerica Productions has worked hard to ensure that every concert is a rewarding and fulfilling experience for the performers.
Featured on the series are presentations of every type, ranging from choral and orchestral music, to Madrigal Festivals, Vocal Jazz Festivals, National Wind Ensemble, National Festival Youth Orchestra, and Sweet Adelines.
Many of the 4500 choral groups who have appeared in Carnegie Hall have given solo performances as part of the Ensemble Spotlight Series. Additionally, 129 youth and collegiate orchestras and 99 youth and collegiate bands, jazz bands, and wind ensembles have been a part of the Ensemble Spotlight Series.
During the 2016 season there will be numerous solo concerts. On February 13, three ensembles will perform: University of Central Missouri Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble, Warrensburg, under Alan Zabriskie and Scott Lubaroff; and the Council Rock South Orchestra, Holland, PA, under Christopher Simon.
On March 20, Gary Scudder conducts the Stockdale Christian School Wind Ensemble, Bakersfield, CA; and on March 27, Leslie W. Hicken conducts the Carolina Youth Symphony, Greenville, SC.
The Redmond Studio Jazz Orchestra, Redmond, WA, will be led by Paula C. Ferguson and Andrew Robertson; and the Natrona County Jazz Orchestra, Casper, WY, will be led by Patrick Kukes, Shawn Weis, and Steve Grussendorf, all on April 24.
Jacqueline Hairston leads singers in her compilation, “African Diaspora,” on May 8, and Carol Ann Nelson conducts the McCallum High School Band, Austin, TX, on June 19.
Thank you to all of these exceptional ensembles who will be participating in 2016 in our Ensemble Spotlight Series in Carnegie Hall!
For more information about performing in 2016 in Carnegie Hall, find us at http://midamerica-music.com/carnegie-hall-and-lincoln-center.