Youth Choral Festival 2016

Bob Chilcott, Guest Conductor

Bob Chilcott, Guest Conductor

2016 YOUTH CHORAL FESTIVAL – CHILCOTT WORLD PREMIERE 

June 21-27

Composer and conductor Bob Chilcott takes the picfest podium for the fifth time for an exhilarating week of music-making, culminating in the world premiere of a multi-movement work commissioned by the festival to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. Known throughout the world for his captivating compositions and charismatic conducting, Chilcott inspires artistry in everyone who has the pleasure of working with him

Guest Artists: Grammy awarding winning jazz band Yellowjackets!

The Youth Choral Festival is open to girlchoirs, boychoirs, mixed treble choirs, young women’s choirs, young men’s choirs and mixed SATB choirs.

2016 Festival Chorus:
All Saints Church Trouveres (Pasadena, CA)
Bach Youth Chorale (Fresno, CA)
Centennial Youth Chorus (Ft. Collins, CO)
Central Coast Children’s Choir (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Children’s Chorus of Maryland (Towson, MD)
Encore Youth Choir (Crystal Lake, IL)
Minnetonka Chamber Choir (Minnetonka, MN)
Rainier Youth Choirs (Kent, WA)
Seattle Children’s Chorus (Seattle, WA)
The St. Louis Children’s Choirs (St. Louis, MO)

The 2016 season is full.  Apply now for the 2017 or 2018 seasons to guarantee a place in this extraordinary opportunity!

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