THE PRESCOTT CHORALE
INSPIRING MUSIC: Heroes and History
The 2nd annual Prescott Chorale Young Artists Competition winners, Ye Lynn Han, Tenor, Heather Lake, Soprano and Jordan Murillo, Bass-baritone will perform as featured soloists.
SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 3:00 pm
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 2000 Shepherds Lane, Prescott
Tickets: $21.00, Youth (13-18) $6.00 www.prescottchorale.org
The Prescott Chorale will be accompanied by a 38-piece orchestra.
Artistic Director Dennis Houser. A pre-concert talk takes place 30 minutes before the performances.
The Prescott Chorale, under the direction of Dennis Houser is pleased to host Ye Lynn Han, Heather Lake and Jordan Murillo, the three vocal winners of the 2nd annual Prescott Chorale Young Artists Competition at the Inspiring Music Concert Saturday, April 21, 3pm at St Luke’s Episcopal Church.
Voice students from Arizona’s Universities and Colleges vied for scholarships to further their academic and professional vocal studies. Scholarship winners are featured soloists at the spring concert and each receive a $1,000.00 vocal scholarship.
Ye Lynn Han, Tenor, is a sophomore in vocal performance currently studying with Dr. Ricardo Pereira at Northern Arizona University. He has performed as Tamino in the NAU Lyric Theatre’s production of Die Zauberflöte. Originally from Myanmar, Ye Lynn is the first person from his country to pursue a career in opera. Upon graduation, he plans to return Myanmar to bring opera music to others there.
Heather Lake, Soprano, is currently working towards her Bachelors in Vocal Performance under Dr. Judith Cloud at Northern Arizona University. She regularly performs with NAU Lyric Theater. She has won the Nando Schellen Opera Singer of Promise award. She is delighted to be performing for the Prescott Chorale concert as a selected winner from the young artists competition.
Jordan Murillo, Bass-baritone is making his operatic debut as Mars, the God of War, in The University of Arizona’s production of Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach.He has also found a passion for college a cappella music with his group, Amplified Acappella. Jordan is currently studying with Dr. Kristin Dauphinais at the University of Arizona.
In addition to Josef Gabriel Rheinberger, “Mass in C Major, op. 169”, the Chorale also performs “Memorial” by Rene’ Clausen which is based on subject material reflecting the events of September 11, 2001, in New York City. Though presented as one continuous movement, Clausen’s composition consists of four sub-sections: September Morning, The Premonition, The Attack, and Prayers & Petitions.