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Seven Hills Chorus Headed to Carnegie Hall

Seven Hills’ Upper School Chorus will soon make its debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City, as part of their participation with the prestigious Young Professionals Choral Collective (YPCC). The students, along with Seven Hills choral director Tina Kuhlman, will participate in the MidAmerica Productions’ 36th concert season on May 25. Seven Hills students will be accompanied by the New England Symphonic Ensemble, joining a chorus of more than 140 people from around the country. Both YPCC conductor KellyAnn Nelson and Eva Floyd, associate professor of choral music education at University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music,will lead the choruses in their illustrious performances. Seven Hills students traveling to Carnegie Hall are freshman Eli Joffe, sophomores Tucker Bassett, Griffin CallowDan Goldfeder, John Humphrey, Hana Mahmoud, Luke Malloy, Joseph Moses, Harrison Mullin; juniors Tavon Dixon, Allison Huffman, Hannah Levin, Kristen Porter, Hannah Wang; and seniors Jake Groom, Maddie Morstadt, Madison Peltier, and Miranda Qiao. “The students are looking forward to this unique opportunity to perform Morten Lauridsen’s ‘Lux Aeterna’ onstage at the historic Carnegie Hall, and to premiere a work by fellow Cincinnatian, William Menefield,” said Kuhlman, who has ties to Nelson and Floyd. “I followed up to learn a bit more about it, and decided that it would be an awesome collaborative project for our students