Summer Sing-A-Longs

Celebrate the RETURN of CHORAL SINGING!

SINGERS! All-in-one…

…practices and performances of each of these glorious programs! Rehearse well-known masterworks under these experienced conductors during the day, and perform them that same evening. Space is limited – ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

SINGERS! Register for one, two, or all three Sing-a-Longs

Registration is $10 per event (or just $20 for all 3 programs!) and includes a delicious meal and your borrowed choral score. Scores will be available for pick up two weeks ahead of time, OR simply get your score the morning of the event. Return scores immediately after the performance that evening.

more SINGER details:

Hours: 9am – 4pm, with breaks throughout the day. Performances: 5:30 – 6:30pm.

BRING your performance attire that morning: white shirt/blouse, black pants/skirts, black closed-toe shoes. Dark long tie for men, pearls, or similar minimal jewelry for women.

PLEASE! NO fragrances – many people are allergic.

Current covid protocols will be followed. Singers MAY be spaced apart for rehearsal and performance as protocols advise. Masks will NOT be required, but you may wear one if you prefer.

AUDIENCE INFO:

FREE performances of these events take place 5:30-6:30p, both in-person and livestreamed. Please scroll down for dates and program details.

Grace Presbyterian Church

1515 W. Charleston Blvd

Las Vegas, NV 89102

gracepclv.org

702-384-4554

JUNE Summer Sing-a-Long

Saturday, June 18th featuring the Vivaldi Gloria conducted by Dr. Lisa Elliott.

performance 5:30-6:30p at Grace Presbyterian Church in-person or livestreamed at gracepclv.org

Dr. Lisa Elliott is the Music Director at Grace Presbyterian Church Las Vegas; she directs the choir for the weekly services and also the Grace Concert Choir and orchestra in major works, most recently the Durufle  Requiem, the Rutter Requiem, and the Mozart Vesperae Solennes de Confessore. She is also an adjunct professor in the voice department at UNLV.

JULY Summer Sing-a-Long

Saturday, July 23rd featuring the Rutter Requiem conducted by Randy Pagel.

performance 5:30-6:30p at Grace Presbyterian Church in-person or livestreamed at gracepclv.org

Randy Pagel taught at Thurman White Middle School in Henderson, Nevada where the choirs were nationally renowned, performing at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Orchestra Hall in Chicago, and at national conventions for both the American Choral Directors Association and the National Association for Music Education. He is the Guest Conductor for the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society.

Mr. Pagel continues to conduct many honor choirs and music clinics around the country. His popular Ritchie Valens Medley is published by the Hal Leonard Corporation, and his book, The Choral Director’s Guide to Sanity…and Success! published by Heritage Music Press, is the Lorenz Corporation’s #1 all-time best seller. 

AUGUST Summer Sing-a-Long

Saturday, August 20th – Schubert Mass in G conducted by Barry Isbell.

performance 5:30-6:30p at Grace Presbyterian Church in-person or livestreamed at gracepclv.org

Barry D. Isbell began teaching vocal music in Tucson, Arizona after receiving his bachelor’s degree in
music education and his master’s degree in choral conducting from the University of Arizona, studying
with Josef Knott, Maurice Skones and Kenneth Jennings.
Mr. Isbell directed choirs at Sabino High School in Tucson for five years and at Durango High School in
Las Vegas for nine years, where his choirs received high ratings at local, state and national choral
festivals. He was honored by the Southwest Region of the Clark County School District in 2002 and again
2007 as a ‘Distinguished Star,’ commending his excellence in teaching. He has also directed the choirs at
Chaparral and Palo Verde High Schools in Las Vegas.
Barry Isbell served as Regional Governor for the Southeast Region of Arizona Music Educators
Association (AMEA) from 1996-1999, he served as the High School Chair of Repertoire and Standards in
Arizona ACDA in 1999-2000, he co-authored the Curriculum Alignment Project for high school choirs in
Clark County in 2001-2003, and he served on the Board of the Nevada Music Educators Association
(NMEA) as Secretary in 2008-2009.
Barry Isbell is the Minister of Music at Advent United Methodist Church in Las Vegas.

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