Saturday, May 3
7:45 p.m., Sanctuary
The Chorus of Central Bucks High School from Doylestown, PA
Dr. Joseph Ohrt, Director
Program to include Randall Thompson’s A Testament of Freedom
The Central Bucks High School-West Choir from Doylestown, Pennsylvania, under the direction of Dr. Joseph Ohrt is one of the premiere high school choral ensembles in the nation. They have presented performances for Presidents Obama and Clinton of the United States, Presidents DeKlerk and Mandela of South Africa, President Havel of the Czech Republic, and Prime Minister Perez of Israel. West Choir has performed more than twenty times at Carnegie Hall and seven times at The White House as well as Chicago Symphony Hall , Severance Hall in Cleveland, the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Boston Symphony Hall, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. They have presented over 400 world premieres of music written for them by composers from around the globe – a world record. This concert will feature American music based on texts of Thomas Jefferson and other presidents.