Local student to perform at Carnegie Hall

Anchorage, AK –3/14/2014 – Ethan Faller , a student at Goldenview Middle School (GVMS), has been selected for the 2014 Middle School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. He will perform at Carnegie Hall in June 2014 with the Honors Junior Choir as a Tenor 1. Participation in one of the three Honors Ensembles is limited to the talented middle school performers from across North America. 

Ethan auditioned this fall for the Honors Performance Series and was accepted after a review by the Honors Selection Board. Acceptance to the talented group is a direct result of the talent, dedication, and achievements demonstrated in his application and audition recording. Ethan will join other performers from the United States and Canada for a special performance at world-famous Carnegie Hall, a venue that marks the pinnacle of musical achievement.

According to Lisel Bruscia, Program Director, “Being selected to the Honors Performance Series is something each Junior Finalist should be extremely proud of accomplishing. We process thousands of nominations annually, selecting only the most talented performers. Working with these conductors and performing at Carnegie Hall is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that these student musicians never forget”.

Ethan studies music with Sam Struempler, Choir and Drama of GVMS, and Alison McKay of McKay Music Studios and is a member of GVMS Concert and Chamber Choir. 

Junior Finalists will come together for five days in June 2014 in New York City to have the opportunity to learn from Dr. Jeffery Ames, work with other Junior Finalists, and get a taste of New York City. The Saturday, June 28th, performance is open to the public and specially invited guests. Tickets can be purchased beginning 60 days prior to the performance through the Carnegie Hall box office at www.carnegiehall.org/boxoffice.

The Honors Performance Series was created to showcase accomplished individual high school and middle school performers on an international level by allowing them to study under master conductors and perform in the celebrated venue, Carnegie Hall. Learn more by visiting www.honorsperformance.org.


Honors Performance Series press release