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Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus Winter Concert

Daniels Pavilion

Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Feb 28, 7:00pm
Daniels Pavilion 7:00pm
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Winter Concert
Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus

Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Barbara Sletto
, youth chorus director
Thomas DeLessio, collaborative pianist

Russian Folk Song — The Little Birch Tree
Italian Folk Song — Dormi, Dormi
American Singing Game — Here Comes a Bluebird
Jamaican Calypso — Linstead Market
Friedersdorf and Keylock — The Turtle and the Flamingo
Finnish Folk Song — Who Can Sail
Le Gallienne and Stroope — The Poet Sings
Traditional Jewish Song — Ani Ma’amin
South African Traditional Zulu Song — Amavolovolo
Greg Gilpin — Why We Sing

The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus is generously endowed by Carmen and Jim Campbell.

Youth Chorus

Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus

The Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus (NPYC) provides young singers performance opportunities on Hayes Hall stage alongside the Naples Philharmonic and at distinct community events. The nearly 100-voice NPYC is directed by Barbara Sletto and includes singers in elementary, middle and high school. NPYC rehearses in groups divided by age and ability on Monday evenings on the Artis—Naples Cultural Campus.

Auditions for new members are held in early August and January. Students from the age of 7 through high school are encouraged to audition.

Learn more about the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus.

Barbara Sletto

Barbara Sletto

Barbara Sletto is the director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus. In addition to preparing their own choral concerts, the chorus performs with the Naples Philharmonic and guest artists from all over the world. Barbara is the founder and former artistic director for the Heartland Youth Choir and has been the artistic director of several choirs throughout the Midwest. She continues to serve HYC in their summer programming and as a consultant. She also served as an adjunct professor at Drake University. Under her direction, choirs have performed for numerous national and state conferences. Barbara has guest conducted for numerous festival and all-state choirs throughout the United States, and she has served as the guest conductor for various summer choir camps. She completed her Master of Arts in music education with a Kodály emphasis at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Barbara has 14 published and commissioned works for treble choirs, including commissions for Iowa and Indiana all-state choirs.

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Program Information

Program Information

View this month's program book to get general information about Artis—Naples and to read articles about this month’s activities. View the program insert* for specific information about this event.

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* Program inserts will be available online approximately ten days prior to the event.


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