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North Idaho choir BOUNDLESS off to perform
in New York City's Carnegie Hall
April 12, 2018
The BOUNDLESS vocal ensemble, which features 10 singers from Bonners Ferry, Sandpoint, and Creston, British Columbia, will be performing in the King’s Singers 50th Anniversary Concert in New York City's Carnegie Hall on Sunday, April 22.

Last spring, BOUNDLESS conductor Vicki Blake Thompson sent an audition CD from the group’s “Stardust” performance to Distinguished Concerts International New York which is hosting the performance. To everyone's delight, BOUNDLESS was selected to be part of a larger choir backing up the King’s Singers for their performance. While most of the choirs chosen come from Canada and the United States, some are from as far away as Australia, Wales, and South Africa.

“The King’s Singers have long been a favorite group of mine,” said director Vicki Blake Thompson. “To stand on stage and perform with them is, at the same time, absolutely humbling, and a deep honor. BOUNDLESS is thrilled to have this opportunity.”

Last week BOUNDLESS had to send in a video of their own performance of the works they’ll be singing in New York for the New York conductors’ perusal. “Singing songs which sometimes divide into 8 parts with just 10 singers is a huge challenge, especially with the dissonant contemporary pieces. I was so pleased with the work we did to prepare. And now we are off for the sheer joy of performing with one of the world’s best a cappella ensembles in one of the world’s best music venues,” said Blake Thompson. “Who could believe we’d ever get to do this?”

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