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  • LINCOLN BOYS CHOIR TO PERFORM SPRING MELODIES CONCERT MAY 12
    LINCOLN, NE - April 28, 2017- Hear the Lincoln Boys Choir salute the armed forces with a patriotic melody as well as singing a variety of light classical, foreign language and folk music. Choir alumni will be invited onstage to sing with the combined choirs during the choir's traditional final song "River of Judea."

    The concert will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 12 in O'Donnell Auditorium at the Vance D. Rodgers Center for Fine Arts, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 50th and Huntington Streets.

    The Lincoln Boys Choir organization comprised of three choirs of more than 100 boys, ages 8-18, selected by audition to perform in one of three groups: the Cantare and Chorale, both under the direction of Burton Schernikau and accompanied by Karen Karr Ammons. Or, the Concert Choir, under the direction of Kevin Scheele and accompanied by Julie Schumacher.

    The choirs have performed with the University of Nebraska Men's Choir, Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir, and Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra. They have been featured on public television and during the National Orff and Kodaly Convention, the Nebraska Music Educators Association conference the Nebraska Choral Directors Association conference, the Nebraska governor's inauguration, and many other community events. The choirs have also received superior ratings and sweepstakes awards in competitions. Touring has included: Kansas City, New York City, Chicago, Austria, Ireland, Czech Republic, and Italy where they sang at the Vatican. The choirs will tour Spain in June 2018.

    In 2014, the Lincoln Boys Choir received the Richard Hay Arts Organization Award selected by the mayor of Lincoln and the Lincoln Arts Council. The award recognizes an arts group that has made significant contributions to Lincoln's arts community over a period of years.

  • LINCOLN BOYS CHOIR TO PERFORM WINTER REFLECTIONS CONCERT ON DECEMBER 18
    LINCOLN, NE - November 28, 2016 - The Lincoln Boys Choir will present seasonal music at its most popular concert of the year. Traditional and contemporary carols will be featured.

    The "Winter Reflections" concert will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, December 18, 2016, at Saint Paul United Methodist Church at 11th and M Streets in Lincoln.

    The Lincoln Boys Choir is comprised of three choirs of more than 100 boys, ages 8-18, selected by audition to perform in one of three groups: the Cantare and Chorale, both under the direction of Burton Schernikau and accompanied by Karen Karr Ammons. Or, the Concert Choir, under the direction of Kevin Scheele and accompanied by Julie Schumacher.

    The choirs have performed with the University of Nebraska Men's Choir, Nebraska Wesleyan University Choir, and Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra. They have been featured on public television and during the National Orff and Kodaly Convention, the Nebraska Music Educators Association conference the Nebraska Choral Directors Association conference, the Nebraska governor's inauguration, and many other community events. The choirs have also received superior ratings and sweepstakes awards in competitions. Touring has included: Kansas City, New York City, Chicago, Austria, Ireland, Czech Republic, and Italy where they sang at the Vatican.

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  • Rehearsals Begin on Thursday, August 25

    The three choirs of the Lincoln Boys Choir will begin their rehearsals for the upcoming season on Thursday, August 25, 2016. Concert Choir and Chorale rehearse from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Cantare rehearses from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Give To Lincoln Day is your chance to make a real impact on Lincoln’s quality of life. We encourage everyone to join us for a record-setting day of giving on May 26th. Together, we have the power to support Lincoln’s nonprofit organizations and improve lives. Every donation you make on May 26th helps your favorite charities even more because they will also receive a proportional share of our $300,000 challenge match pool.

  • Nebraska Wesleyan Children's Choir Camp – June 12-17, 2016

    In this one-week camp, talented young singers will have the opportunity to improve their vocal and musical skills, meet other student musicians, and work with Elaine Quilichini, director of the Calgary Girls Choir and the Kodaly faculty.

  • Sunday, December 20, 2015
    Winter Reflections
    Saint Paul United Methodist Church
    1144 M Street
    5 pm
    11th and M Street

  • Sunday, October 25, 2015
    Harvest Harmonies
    All three choirs will sing in this concert featuring light classical, foreign language and folk songs
    3 pm
    Scottish Rite Masonic Center
    332 Centennial Mall South
    Parking lot at 16th & L
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