2019 COA Nationals for Top Choirs Sandra Snow

Choirs of America
2019 COA Nationals for Top Choirs
March 15-17, 2019

Sandra Snow, Master Conductor

NYC + Carnegie Hall

The 2019 COA Nationals for Top Choirs combines high magnitude music education experiences with world-class faculty… capped off with an amazing massed choir event in Carnegie Hall.
  • Master Conductor: Sandra Snow
  • Massed Choir Concert in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium
  • Spotlight Performances in Carnegie Hall (for Qualifying Choirs)
  • All Choir World-Premiere Finale from COA’s Composer-in-Residence: Jake Runestad
  • Adjudicated Performances
  • Full Clinics with COA Master Clinicians
  • Teaching Faculty: Anthony Trecek-King, Cameron LaBarr, Kristina Casewell-MacMullen
  • xChange – A Meeting of Voices (Sing for Other Choirs… and Vice-Versa)
  • Broadway 101 Workshop

Friday, March 15, 2019

Today, “Primary Ensembles” from each participating Choral Program will benefit from an adjudicated performance of their own repertoire, followed by an engaging, one-hour clinic for the entire Choral Program with one of COA’s Clinician Adjudicators (Anthony Trecek-King, Cameron LaBarr, Kristina Casewell-MacMullen). Everyone will also enjoy a scheduled Observational Opportunity (watching another choir perform), along with engaging workshops for ALL participants. Scheduled workshops include:
  • xChange – A Meeting of Voices (during which choirs from across the country interact with and sing for each other)
  • Broadway 101 Workshop (join our Broadway faculty for an engaging, energetic event)

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Today, the COA National’s Master Conductor, Sandra Snow, takes over for fun and educational Massed Choir Rehearsals.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

This evening, all Participating Choirs will perform during an awe inspiring Prism Concert at the world-famous Stern Auditorium in Carnegie Hall. During the Concert, choral programs bringing 45 or more Singers will also qualify automatically for a “Spotlight Performance Opportunity”… and ALL participants will enjoy the Massed Choir Performance… complete with a Tutti Finale World Premiere from Jake Runestad. It will be spectacular, once-in-a-lifetime event!