SPRINGFIELD, July 20, 2021 — The Illinois chapter of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) has selected the Lincoln Land Community College Choir to perform at its fall conference in Chicago on Oct. 15-16.
The LLCC Choir was chosen based on concert programs and performance samples from the past two years. “This honor is only granted to a few select choirs,” explains Laurie Lewis-Fritz, LLCC instructor of music. “We are proud to provide a high-quality, well-rounded music program at LLCC. The students have earned this recognition for their work and are very excited to perform at the conference.”
Under the direction of Lewis-Fritz, fall LLCC Choir members are expected to include: Jordan Andrews of Riverton, Nicholas Barrett of Sherman, Jazmyn Constant of Springfield, Anna Crumbaugh of Springfield, Kylie French-Wilson of Winchester, Blake Friedrich of Taylorville, Graham Kinley of Springfield, Macy Mosley of Springfield, Dane Paige of Rochester, Taylor Riegle of Chatham, Elijah Sadler of Rochester, Tanner Stephens of Ashland, Anna Stone-Viele of Ashland, Susan Wheeler of Rochester, Nathan Wirsing of Springfield, Brett Wisecup of Rochester and Hunter Woods of Springfield.
In addition to featuring select choral performances, the conference provides professional development and networking opportunities for choral music from elementary through collegiate and adult professional choirs. The ACDA is an organization for choral directors and composers that aims to inspire excellence and nurture lifelong involvement in choral music.