Youth Chorus Concert
Music Makers Youth Chorus Camp
Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus members and other exceptional singers ages 7 to 17 present the culmination of the one-week intensive Music Makers Youth Chorus Camp program in this free Friday concert for the public.
Learn more about the Music Makers Youth Chorus Camp.
The Music Makers Youth Summer Camps are generously sponsored by Ellen and Frank Previte.
Interim Naples Philharmonic Youth Chorus Director Barbara Sletto is the founder and artistic program director for the Heartland Youth Choir, a civic organization that serves over 300 central Iowa singers in seven ensembles and short-term offerings. Prior to her work with the Heartland Youth Choir, Barbara was the artistic director of the Iowa Youth Chorus, the Des Moines Children’s Choruses, the Anderson Area Children’s Choir of Indiana and the Lakes Treble Choir of Minnesota. Barbara also served as an adjunct professor at Drake University, where she taught a music education course, observed student teachers, mentored choral interns and served as the director of the Drake University Women’s Chorale from 2004 to 2012. Under her direction, choirs have performed for the Kodály and Orff conferences, regional Music Educators National Conferences, and American Choral Director’s Association divisional and state conferences. In addition, Barbara was a featured clinician for the 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati, Ohio.
As a specialist in treble voices, Barbara frequently serves as a guest conductor for high school and elementary festival choirs and honor choirs. She has guest conducted for numerous festival and all-state choirs throughout the United States, including choirs in Alabama, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas. In addition, she has served as the guest conductor for various summer choir camps, including the International Music Camp, the Wisconsin Summer Music Clinic, the Indiana Choral Director’s Summer Music Institute, the University of St. Thomas Kodály Choral Camp, the Virginia Kodály Summer Music Camp, the Drake School of Music Summer Camp, the Heartland Choral Camp and the International Music Institute.
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.
* Program inserts will be available online approximately ten days prior to the event.