Who, What, Where, When & Why

  • Members of the 2015-2016 Vocal Music Ensemble

  • Chaperone Julie Freebern

  • 5 Day NYC residency with composer Christopher Tin March 31-April 4

  • Calling All Dawns Lincoln Center Performance Sunday April 3, 2016

  • Special invitation to join 200 member choir and soloists from around the world accompanied by a professional orchestra


Concert Company, Lodging, Tickets & Concert Attire

   •   Distinguished Concerts International New York  DCINY

   •   Lodging Accommodations West Side YMCA


Payment & Paperwork

  • Performer Student Package DCINY $740  + YMCA Bunk Beds $250=$990 divided by 3 payments=$330.00

  • VIP Adult Package $370 DCINY + YMCA Single $398=$768.00 divided by 3 payments=$256.00

  • Initial Payment + Permission Slip/Medical Form + Eligibility Form + Contract due on or before Thursday September 17th 

  • Second Payment Due Thursday November 12th 

  • Final Payment Due Thursday January 14th 

  • Optional Tuxedo Rental@Heinels & Gown Purchase@Formal Fashion Inc.

  • Suggested Food & Spending Money Needed March 31st-April 4th $300.00($60.00 per day +/-)


Other Information



  • Thursday September 10th Informational Family/Participant Meeting 6:30 p.m. Vocal Room

  • Wednesday March 30th Family/Students 6:30 PM Music Room

  • Thursday March 31st Depart for NYC-Time TBD

  • Friday April 1st Rehearsals in NYC

  • Saturday April 2nd Rehearsals in NYC

  • Sunday April 3rd Performance in NYC 

  • Monday April 4th Return to VT-Time TBD


Rehearsals (Full Group)

  • Wednesday October 14th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

  • Tuesday December 8th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

  • Thursday January 7th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

  • Monday March 21st 6:00 PM-7:30 PM



  • Tuesday November 17th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM TENOR/BASS

  • Wednesday November 18th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM ALTO

  • Thursday November 19th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM SOPRANO

  • Tuesday February 2nd 6:00 PM-7:30 PM ALTO

  • Wednesday February 3rd 6:00 PM-7:30 PM SOPRANO

  • Thursday February 4th 6:00 PM-7:30 PM TENOR/BASS


Extra Help Sessions

  • E and Flex Block


Part 1: Day

Baba Yetu  “Our Father” Swahili

Mado Kara Mieru “Through the Window I See” Japanese

Dao Zai Fan Ye   “The Path is Returning”  Mandarin

Se E Pra Vir Que Venha “Whatever Comes, Let it Come” Portuguese

Rassemblons-Nous  “Let us Gather”  French


Part 2: Night

Lux Aeterna “Eternal Light” Latin

Caoineadh  “To Cry” Gaelic

Hymn Do Trojcy Swietej “Hymn to the Holy Trinity” Polish


Part 3: Dawn

Hayom Kadosh  “Today is Sacred” Hebrew

Hamsafar  “Journey Together” Farsi

Sukla Krsne “Light and Darkness”  Sanskrit

Kia Hora Te Marino  “May Peace be Widespread” Maori














Julie Freebern