The 19 members of the Horn Lake High School’s elite ensemble, Voci Novella, will be on tour May 17th through May 24th with stops in Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, & Pennsylvania. On May 18th, they will be performing at Calvary Episcopal Church at 6pm.
The elite ensemble is the premier touring vocal ensemble in the Horn Lake High Choral Department. Performing high quality and diverse choral music, the ensemble frequently performs on and off campus as the face of the Horn Lake community.
The multi-award winning Horn Lake Choirs have performed at the American Choral Director's Association - Mississippi Convention as a featured choir in 2010 & 2016, the National Cathedral in Washington DC at the Evensong Service in 2011 and 2015, Disney's Candlelight Processional in 2013 and 2016, and have been named Grand Champions three times at the toughest competition in the state & the mid-south, The University of Mississippi Choral Festival, in 2011, 2015, and 2016. They are also the recording choir for two choral octavos by composer J. Reese Norris (Misericordia & The Crossing). Most recently, they were the featured choir in October of 2016 at the University of Alabama's Honor Choir event, performed at the state Capitol for the Mississippi House of Representatives in March, and named Grand Champion at the Music in the Parks Festival in St. Louis in early April.
Ms. Holly Beck is in her 20th year of teaching and her 11th year as the director of choral activities at Horn Lake High School. She has served in several capacities within the state including District 2 Chairman, Junior High State Choral Board, and All State Honor Choir Chairman and Repertoire & Standards Chairman for the Mississippi Chapter of the American
Choral Director’s Association. Ms. Beck earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Lee University and her Master’s Degree in Music Education from Florida State University.