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Palmer High School Choir students are working to raise money to help get to Carnegie Hall in 2018.

The students have been invited to sing in New York as part of a larger group of choir students from Washington, Utah, Colorado and Texas.

"The 19 Chamber Singers were surprised and proud to be invited to sing at Carnegie Hall, They (and their parents) immediately began planning and preparing for the trip," said their teacher Jeff Peckham. He is a Palmer alumnus himself and has been teaching for 30 years. Peckham's choirs have won many awards, and that is why they have been invited to attend trip according to Peckham.

While there, all of the choirs will be under the direction of Dr. Frank F. Eychaner for the performance. He spent eight years teaching at Colorado Christian University before becoming an associate professor and director of choral studies at the University of Texas. Dr. Eychaner is also known in Colorado for serving as the President-Elect of the College and University Council of the Colorado Music Educators Association and the Membership chair of the Colorado chapter of the American Choral Directors Association since 2006.

This will be the first time he is directing at Carnegie Hall. They mega group will have three days to rehearse before performing Morten Lauridsen's "Lux Aeterna."

Here is the information for those who would like to make a donation to the choir to help with the expense of the trip from Peckham:

  • Anyone who would like to assist with a donation, may send a tax-deductible check made out to:
  • Palmer High School Choir, Palmer High School c/o Jeff Peckham,
  • 301 N.Nevada Ave. Colorado Springs, CO, 80903.

Peckham said those who donate will get a receipt for a tax-deduction and a thank you note from the choir.

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