The Pinecrest Choral Program will be hosting world-renowned composer Eric Whitacre for a three day residency, beginning on October 24th, 2011. Choir Director Erin Plisco discusses the exciting details of the event, along with four of the program’s students: Carina Houseman, Zamir Sealy, Logan Williams, and Katherine Burrow. The final concert will be held on Wednesday, October 26th, at 7pm at Robert E Lee Auditorium at Pinecrest High School. General Admission is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.ncmcs.org/pch or through the Moore County Arts Council. More information on Eric Whitacre can be found at www.ericwhitacre.com
The Pinecrest Choral Program has a long standing tradition of excellence. Boasting three ensembles, the program will be hosting its Spring Concert on Saturday, May 21st at 7pm, and Sunday May 22nd at 4pm, at the Pinecrest High School Auditorium. Their newly appointed director, Erin Plisco, will be bringing in world renowned composer and conductor Eric Whitacre in October of 2011 to work with Pinecrest students for three days. Schools from across the state will join Pinecrest in this incredible event, culminating in a final concert featuring the music of Eric Whitacre. West End Middle school music teacher, Marci Houseman and Erin Plisco discuss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with four of the choral program’s most promising students.
Bill Sahadi, CRS