Dr. Hightower was at Michigan State University these two days for the MSU Choir Invitational Festival and workshops with us. Worked on Mozart's Requiem - "Hostias" with State Singers. It was definitely an interesting experience to be in a masterclass for the first time, working with someone you have just met. I think I have a bigger picture of what the choral conducting field (especially in the academic field) is like.
I have to say the State Singers are improving recently, and they sounded amazing in the concert we just had on Sunday! They sounded amazing on Pamintuan's Dulcis Maria and Hark I hear the Harps eternal (conducted by me and Meredith...lol). Recordings will be on youtube tonight hopefully.