PS22 choir singing at the Lincoln Center for an Eric Whitacre event. Singing the arrangement of "Daniel" from one of the last videos I posted. Personally, I think this soloist is much better.
Interesting to see their teacher playing on what looks like at least a 9 foot Steinway grand piano standing up trying to play/direct.
If you get to the end of the song, you'll see Eric Whitacre's visit to the green room. Seems like a cool guy.
If you didn't already know, Whitacre is a big fan of YouTube and different ways for choirs to interact with each other. I think it is particularly interesting that PS22, who have a different approach to choral singing (specifically in younger children), and Eric Whitacre, who has a different approach to choral arranging and is becoming fairly progressive with the use of technology to move the art form forward, are together here. I'd love to see Eric work with these kids and the fruits that would come from this work. As far as I'm concerned, there are big talents here.
Still love the arrangement.
And oh yeah, how hard is it to get into PS22? Evidently...pretty hard.