Los Alamos Community Winds, LA Choral Society, LAHS Choirs Collaboration Garners Standing Ovation

Los Alamos Community Winds Musical and Artistic Director Ted Vives presents this year’s ‘Music-Filled Life’ scholarship to Los Alamos High School Senior Emily Silks. The scholarship is awarded to a high school senior who is committed to making the performance of music an integral part of their life once they leave school. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Guest soloists Andreas Tischhauser and Loren Jacobson perform. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The sound created by musicians and singers performing together was incredibly rich. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

Sunday’s collaborative performance by the Los Alamos Community Winds, Los Alamos Choral Society and Los Alamos High School Choirs of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 in its entirety drew audience members to their feet.

Guest soloists Louise Mendius, Melissa Riedel Andreas Tishhauser and Loren Jacobson added a spectacular layer to Sunday’s event.

Shouts of bravo echoed through Duane Smith Auditorium as the extraordinary 90-minute performance conducted by Winds Musical and Artistic Director Ted Vives came to a close.

Los Alamos Community Winds Musical and Artistic Director Ted Vives. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

 

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