Honors & Awards

The Linn-Benton Community College Choirs have been recognized by the American Prize in Choral Performance every year since 2010. The LBCC Concert Choirs have been semi-finalists since 2012. The Re-Choired Element Chamber Choirs have been finalists since 2010 and placed 2nd.

 

2016-2017

Invited Performances for the:

  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 10th Johannes Brahms International Choral Competition.

10th Johannes Brahms International Choral Competition:

  • Gold/Category Winner - Mixed Chamber Choirs
  • Gold/3rd Place - Musica Sacra

Workshops with:

  • Jake Runestad, composer
  • Dominick DiOrio, composer/conductor - NOTUS, Indiana University
  • Peter Rutenberg, conductor, GRAMMY-AWARD Winner

2015-2016

Workshops with:

  • Richard Nance, conductor - Choir of the West, PLU
  • Eric Banks, conductor - The Esoterics

2013-14

Invited Performance for the:

  • Oregon Music Educators Association
  • Oregon AAWCC Conference
  • The Rock Church - Helsinki, Finland
  • Niguliste - Tallinn, Estonia

8th World Choir Games & European Tour

  • Gold VI/World Champions - Mixed Chamber Choirs
  • Gold III/2nd Place - Musica Sacra A cappella
  • Silver X/4th Place - Musica Contemporanea

American Prize in Choral Performance Finalists - Chamber Choir
American Prize in Choral Performance Semi-Finalists - Concert Choir

2012-13

Invited Performance for Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration (Corvallis)
          Performed under the Baton of Eric Whitacre

Honolulu Heritage Festival

  • Gold Medal - Chamber Choirs
  • Silver Medal - Concert Choirs
  • Choral Performance Trophy
  • Top Choral Program Trophy

Release of second CD - Ear Candy! and made available on iTunes & Amazon.com

Recorded several complete works for composer Rebecca Oswald

American Prize in Choral Performance Finalists - Chamber Choir
American Prize in Choral Performance Semi-Finalists - Concert Choir
Oregon ACDA Gold Award

2011-12

Invited Performance for the Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration (Corvallis)
Corvallis Nativity Performance

Performance tour to Washington D.C.
          Performances included invited performances at:

  • St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • The Lincoln Memorial
  • McDaniel College

2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, U.K.

  • Fire Within Festival under Baton of Eric Dale Knapp
  • Solo Performances at St. Patrick's Cathedral
  • Performance with London Philharmonic

American Prize in Choral Performance Finalists - Chamber Choir
American Prize in Choral Performance Semi-Finalists - Concert Choir
Oregon ACDA Gold Award

2010-11

Invited Performance for the:

  • Oregon Music Educators Association

Participating in the premiere of The Call with the Willamette Masterworks Chorus

American International Choral Festival in Reno, Nevada

  • Silver Diploma - Mixed Choirs
  • Silver Diploma - Mixed Chamber Choirs
  • Grand Prix Finalists - Mixed Chamber Choirs

Release of first CD - Music is My Refuge

World rankings identify LBCC Choirs as one of the Top 1000 Choirs Worldwide and continue to do so!

American Prize in Choral Performance Finalists
Oregon ACDA Small Ensemble Festival - Gold Rating
Oregon ACDA Gold Award

2009-10

Invited Performances for the:

  • Oregon School Board Association
  • Oregon Music Educators Association
  • NW ACDA Convention

 New York Festival of Gold

  • Gold Medal - Re-Choired Element Chamber Choir
  • Silver Medal - Concert Choir, Men's Choir

American Prize in Choral Performance

  • 2nd Place - Chamber Choir

Oregon ACDA Small Ensemble Festival - Gold Rating
Oregon ACDA Gold Award
World Premiere of In the Gloaming by Rebecca Oswald

2008-09

San Francisco Heritage Festival

  • Gold Medal - Re-Choired Element Chamber Choir, Chamber Men's Choir
  • Silver Medal - Chamber Women's Choir

Seattle Heritage Festival

  • Silver Medal - Concert Choir, Women's Choir

Joint performance with the OSU Meistersingers and Hal Eastburn
Oregon ACDA Small Ensemble Festival - Gold Rating
Oregon ACDA Gold Award
Commission and Premiere of the LBCC Alma Mater, Hail to You, Linn-Benton by Rebecca Oswald

 

 

 

The American Prize