The Gifford Children's Choir
Date: May 24, 2010
Category: Children's and Youth Choirs
Category: School Choirs
Location: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
The Gifford Children's Choir is an auditioned 80 voice choir that promotes works of living composers. Although repertoire also includes music of the 20th century and earlier the choir strives to promote new music. This choir is one of 8 choirs at Racine's "School of Choirs, Gifford Elementary School. Members are in grades 3-5, both boys and girls. The choir is currently enjoying a huge internet success with their video of "Still Alive" from the popular video game Portal. The choir sings in 2 to 4 parts. It is directed by Jack Senzig. This year the choir commissioned and premiered three new works by Harvey Sollberger at the WCDA convention in Eau Claire. They will be performing the premiere of El Tiburón by Alyssa Rae Seversen at the May 25 concert at Case High School.