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Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus Fall Concert

Daniels Pavilion

Image of student singers performing on stage during a concert of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Nov 8, 7:00pm
Daniels Pavilion 7:00pm
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Fall Concert
Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus

Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus
Barbara Sletto
, youth chorus director

Doreen Rao — Friendship Song
Natalie Sleeth — Oh Be Joyful from Gaudeamus Hodie
Traditional Round — Make New Friends Round
Arthur Baynon and Rodney Bennett — Mrs. Jenny Wren
Andrea Ramsey — Three Quotes from Mark Twain
Nira Chen arr. Doreen Rao — Dodi Li
Folk Song — Banaha from the Congo of West Central Africa
Folk Song — Sesere eeye from the Torres Strait Islands
Laszlo Bardos — Hungarian Canon
Israeli Folk Song — Hashivenu
Traditional Quaker Hymn arr. Scott Farthing — How Can I Keep From Singing
Craig Hella Johnson — Will There Really Be a Morning from Emily Dickinson
Traditional Spiritual arr. Ken Berg — This Little Light of Mine

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 James Cochran 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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