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Eric Whitacre's Virtual Youth Choir

Posted at 11:00 AM on May 16, 2014 by Tesfa Wondemagegnehu
Filed under: Choral Music


Eric Whitacre's Virtual Youth Choir website is ALIVE and the excitement is spreading all across the world.


Whitacre and his team have formed a partnership with UNICEF and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games to create their first-ever Virtual Youth Choir. Anybody aged 18 and under will be able to submit a video and unlike past virtual choirs, once you upload your video, you are guaranteed to be a part of this exciting project. What If, the song chosen for the Virtual Youth Choir, is originally from his musical Paradise Lost, but a special arrangement has been made for this project.

Eric Whitacre Introduction of the Virtual Youth Choir Project

Here is a demo of the song that was chosen for Eric Whitacre's Virtual Youth Choir
Eric Whitacre and his team are looking for those of us that aren't aged 18 and under to spread the word and help build excitement about this project. Got a sibling, niece or nephew that likes to sing? Share the news with them, help them create a video and pat yourself on the back, knowing that you contributed to an incredible project.
The deadline for submission is June 8; find details on how to submit, as well as technical info, on Eric's Virtual Youth Choir website.