This year, The American Prize honored Jennifer Sengin, lecturer and associate director of choral activities for leading the Georgia State University Women’s Chorus to a top-prize win in the College/University Division (Larger Program). Sengin also placed 2nd in the American Prize Dale Warland Award in Choral Conducting, College/University Chorus Division. Hear from Sengin as she discusses the prestigious accolade and what that means for choral singing at Georgia State.
The Georgia State University Women’s Chorus is one of the newest choral ensembles at the university. The ensemble’s mission is to highlight the vast array of repertoire for treble voicing. In addition, the ensemble seeks to promote and feature compositions and poetry by women. Listen to the chorus perform “Hold Fast to Dreams” by Susan LaBarr at the Georgia Music Educators Association Conference in January 2020.
For more information about The American Prize and the School of Music's placements in this year's competition, please click here.