St. Norbert College Chamber Singers and Concert Choir perform at Carnegie Hall

From St. Norbert College, March 29, 2012
by Chris Swietlik, chris.swietlik@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Thirty-five members of the St. Norbert College Chamber Singers and Concert Choir, directed by Sarah Parks, assistant professor of music, and Michael Rosewall, associate professor of music, traveled to New York City March 16-20 to perform a concert at Carnegie Hall. The Chamber Singers and Concert Choir performed "Magnificat" with guest conductor John Rutter.

Rutter is a world-renowned conductor and composer. He has guest-conducted and lectured at a variety of venues and events around the world. He was named to the Queens New Year Honor List in 2007, and awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his services in music. In 2011, Westminster Abbey commissioned the anthem "This Is the Day," which was performed at the royal wedding of Catherine Middleton and HRH Prince William.

The students who participated in the trip are listed below:

Christopher Refsguard (Green Bay, Wis.)
Crystal Skenandore (De Pere, Wis.)
Matthew Christoff (Luxemburg, Wis.)
Abbygaile Mushero (Kewaunee, Wis.)
Timothy Van Eperen (Little Chute, Wis.)
Anna Vanden Hogen (Appleton, Wis.)
Nikki Schommer (Freedom, Wis.)
Tori Nordhaus (Oshkosh, Wis.)
Stephanie Hellmann (Oshkosh, Wis.)
Clayton Buske (Fish Creek, Wis.)
Tanner Lundquist (Sister Bay, Wis.)
Devin Thomas (Baileys Harbor, Wis.)
Natasha Behnke (Kiel, Wis.)
Seth Duprey (Manitowoc, Wis.)
Lauren Pritzl (Reedsville, Wis.)
Nicole Dunbar (Monona, Wis.)
Anthony Pollman (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Clara Rose (Milwaukee, Wis.)
Mary Westphal (Waukesha, Wis.)
Lindsey Osgood (West Bend, Wis.)
Ryan Penkal (Germantown, Wis.)
Cassandra Tingo (Medford, Wis.)
Melissa Hoppe (Bonduel, Wis.)
Genevieve Gannon (Plymouth, Wis.)
Mary Westphal (Waukesha, Wis.)
Tessa August (Walworth, Wis.)
Jordan Podoll (Berlin, Wis.)
Emily Disselhorst (Crystal Lake, Ill.)
Anthony Lio (Mount Prospect, Ill.)
Aaron Reynolds (Aurora, Ill.)
Brad Scatterday (Aurora, Ill.)
Lauren Belanger (Escanaba, Mich.)
Jaena Manson (Escanaba, Mich.)
Daniel Giordanelli (Kingsford, Mich.)
Catherine March (Iron Mountain, Mich.)
Samantha Delke (St. Louis Park, Minn.)

For more information contact Holly Huntley at holly.huntley@snc.edu or 920-403-3112.