Music & Entertainment

High School Choir Competition Winners

Highway 89
  • Apr 1, 2015 2:00 am
  • 40:23

The Mountain View High School Chamber Singers from Orem, Utah perform throughout the year, and today in our studio they join us 32-strong with conductor Brett Taylor to showcase selections grouped by style and subject. The MVHS Chamber Singers were the 2014 winners of Classical 89's yearly High School Choir competition.  From early America to Broadway to spirituals to contemporary selections, their repertoire is conducted by director Brett Taylor, who chats with host Steven Kapp Perry between songs.  Other interviewees: McKay Kelly, Class President; Eden Cottrell, Class Vice President;  Repertoire: "Is Any Afflicted" - William Billings; "The Star Spangled Banner" - arr Lloyd Pfautsch; "Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor" - Irving Berlin; "Someone to Watch Over Me" - George Gerschwin; "Abenlied" - Josef Rheinberger; "Abide With Me" - arr Zabriskie; "Deep River" - arr Roy Ringwald; "Prayer of the Children" - Kurt Bestor; "Hope Faith Life Love" - Eric Whitacre;  Follow Highway 89 on twitter: @byuh89 and on instagram: @byuh89