The Lehigh Valley has fine choirs, and the Touring Choir of the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, one of the youngest in the area, ranks up there with the best of them.
A 30-voice mixed choir with students chosen by audition, the touring choir serves as artistic ambassador for the school. It’s performed in such hallowed venues as the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., King’s Chapel in Boston and Avery Fisher Hall in New York.
While Cincinnati might not rank quite as hallowed, it certainly proved provident for the touring choir, which was awarded third place in the seventh annual World Choir Games hosted by that city in summer 2012. The choir was the highest ranking high school choir in the Mixed Choir Youth Division, against a field of high school and college choirs representing nine countries.
On Sunday, under the direction of David Macbeth, the choir will perform at