UNO Choirs to Host Inaugural Choral Invitational

On Thursday March 2, the UNO Choirs will host the Inaugural Choral Invitational featuring renowned choral conductor Dr. Julie Yu-Oppenheim. Dr. Yu is Professor of Music and Co-Director of Choral Studies at Kansas State University where she oversees and conducts undergraduate choral ensembles, choral music education courses and the summer and residency Master of Music choral programs. Her choirs have performed in Carnegie Hall, in Hawaii, the National Cathedral in Washington DC, as well as in Austria, the Czech Republic, France, Ireland, and Italy.

Dr. Yu will provide educational choral clinics to local choirs that travel to the UNO campus. Participating choirs include Westside High School, Bellevue East High School, Elkhorn North High School, Plattsmouth High School and Lincoln Southwest High School. The event will culminate in a concert on Thursday evening during which choirs from Lincoln Southwest High and UNO will perform.

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