Honor Choir

High School Honor Choir

Olga Perez Flora - Mezzo-Soprano

Cuban-American mezzo-soprano, Olga Perez Flora, has been lauded by Opera News for her “smoky tones” and “firm, pleasant voice and lively poise.” Dr. Perez Flora has performed with opera companies and symphonies both across the country and internationally. Known for her sultry Carmen, she has performed this signature role numerous times, including her debut with Amarillo Opera. Upcoming performances include a recital and master class at New York University (NYU), a festival in Havana, Cuba, and a reprise of Carmen with Amhurst College.

 

Recent engagements include performances with the Akron Symphony in deFalla’s El amor brujo, Opera Columbus as Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, Third Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with the Erie Chamber Orchestra, the Duraflé Requiem, Bach’s Cantata 147 and Respighi’s Il Tramonto with the St. Vincent Cammerata, Verdi’s Requiem with the Hollywood Concert Series, Manuel de Falla’s El Retablo de Maese Pedro with the Newark Granville Symphony Orchestra, the Duruflé Requiem and Hayden’s Lord Nelson Mass with the Idyllwild Arts Festival, and Messiah with the Mississippi Symphony Chorus as well as the role of Frost in the new recording of Stephen Colantti’s children’s opera The Selfish Giant with the Erie Chamber Orchestra.

 

Dr. Perez Flora has also performed Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro with Operafestival di Roma, Zerlina in Don Giovanni with Opera in the Heights, and the role of Olga in Eugene Onegin with Opera Company Middlebury to wide acclaim. Internationally known as a recitalist, Dr. Perez Flora has performed many recitals with companies across the United States and in Italy including Pittsburgh Opera, Idyllwild Festival of the Arts, Music in a Great Space, and the Pittsburgh Song Collaborative and with the Associazione Musicale Tito Gobbi. She has most recently created a Cuban Song Recital featuring Cuban composers, poets and collaborators that has been enthusiastically received by audiences.

 

Additional engagements include Hayden’s Lord Nelson Mass and Bach’s Cantata BWV 4 with the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra, a concert in NYC with the Jupiter Chamber Symphony Players in Alkan’s Marcia funerale morte d’un pappagallo, and a New Year’s Eve performance with the North State Symphony. Upcoming roles include Flora in La Traviata Symphony Orchestra, Eunice in A Streetcar Named Desire with Opera Company Middlebury as well as concerts featuring Ms. Perez Flora as the mezzo-soprano soloist in Beethoven’s 9th symphony with the University of Redlands, West Side Story highlights with the Reno Philharmonic, and a concert with Cuban composer Leo Brouwer at Buffalo State.

 

Dr. Perez Flora holds the Doctorate in Musical Arts from The Ohio State University, the Master in Music in opera theater from Arizona State University and the Bachelor in Music in vocal performance from Northern Arizona University. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Voice at the University of Nevada, Reno, the president of the

Reno chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and is represented as a professional opera singer by Berger Artists Management.

Middle School Honor Choir

Malary Engstrom - Reed High School

Malary Engstrom is the musical theater producer and director of choirs at Reed High School in Sparks, NV.  She has been teaching in Washoe County for ten years and has chaired the district and state honor ensembles.   Malary is currently attaining her Masters degree at the University of Nevada, Reno in music education, where she is thrilled to study her philosophy of music education: that through music we can create better human beings, and that music is for everyone.   Outside of teaching, Malary spends time participating in local music and theater companies such as the Free Range Quartet, Good Luck Macbeth Theater, and more.  She is thrilled to work with the middle school chorus this year!

2020 High School Honor Choir  

♪ Section Leader ♦ Assistant Section Leader

Soprano

 

♪ Francesca Melander – Douglas

♦ Hanna Stewart – Churchill

Ethne Myler – Carson

Sarah Jongsma – Douglas

Shailynn Winter – Churchill

Caitlyn Rogers – Mineral

Reagan Hukari – Douglas

Dea Vepkhvadze – Churchill

Elise Tahti – Douglas

Georgia Ward – Fernley

Gwenyth Fahrney – Virginia City

Ava Goodlander – Dayton

Emma Tuttle - Carson

Saga Anderson – Carson

Nicole Orio – Carson

Sophie Fliegler – Carson

Hannah Palmer – Douglas

Jordan Mack – Carson

Madisen Aragon – Carson

Chloe Cross – Fernley

Amanda Christensen - Yerington

Angel Jardine – Douglas

Sierra Williams – Oasis

Hannah Gonzalez – Pershing

Kassandra Porretta – Churchill

Brianna Burch – Fernley

Racheal Buenvenida – Churchill

Victoria Fraatz – Churchill

Christina Van Geel – Carson

Whitney Hegstad – Yerington

Kenadee McKnight – Churchill

Audrianna Hinton – Carson

Keilahna McFall – Fernley

Gabriana Loop – Churchill

Alto

♪ Madelyn Bailey – Churchill

♦ Juliana Carmona – Virginia City

Jenna Stewart – Churchill

Ashley Rogers – Mineral

Sydney Hastings – Douglas

Lillian Nattress – Fernley

Emmalee Irving – Churchill

Mikha Espiritu – Carson

Hope Baker – Douglas

Julia Boswell - Churchill

Sydney Diaz – Douglas

Becca Hughey – Carson

Kadie Bake - Oasis

Willow Peterson – Churchill

Hannah McLauchlin – Virginia City

Jacquelyn Wardell – Fernley

Amara Brown – Douglas

Madison Rhine – Carson

Angel Baker – Churchill

Taylor Jensen – Douglas

Janine Garcia – Churchill

Danielle Vaughn – Douglas

Haylee Johnson – Carson

Desiree Alexander – Churchill

Clare Stephenson – Carson

Allison Christofferson – Oasis

Seraina Reid – Douglas

Lindy Wadsworth – Oasis

Madison Snodgrass – Carson

Josephina LaRue – Fernley

Sanai Barnes – Oasis

Stevie Vaughan – Carson

Gwenyth Fahrney – Virginia City

Kyra Anderson - Carson

Tenor

 

♪ Braedyn Barton – Mineral

♦ Antonio Fuentes – Douglas

Jacob Mangosing – Virginia City

Evan Vo – Douglas

Kenneth Coval – Churchill

Joshua Hartman – Douglas

Quentin Powers – Carson

Daniel Ruebusch – Virginia City

Tyler Raymond – Churchill

Curtis Reed – Churchill

Kylend Snider – Fernley

Michael Capps – Douglas

Neil Marran – Churchill

Hunter Crouser – Carson

Jeremiah Favero – Carson

Kamaje Wallace – Churchill

Jack Tolbert – Douglas

Hayden Breiter – Carson

Javier Pimente – Pershing

Bass

 

♪ Levi Romero – Douglas

♦ Benjamin Buchanan – Dayton

Sabbathiel Greene – Virginia City

Shawn Narwold – Fernley

Matthew Sorensen – Churchill

Aiden Baily – Carson

Ian Remington – Carson

Samuel Sorensen – Churchill

Benjamin Jamieson - Churchill

Aiden Gamble – Virginia City

Dominic Ceragioli – Carson

Gavin Bailey – Douglas

John Wagstaff – Douglas

TJ Golobic – Douglas

Justin Bake – Oasis

Seth Bake – Fernley

Erik Kingsbury – Churchill

Zander Holcomb – Carson

Matt Tapungot – Carson

Jason Avila – Churchill

Chris Elder – Churchill

Wesley Carr – Fernley

Andrew Sentell – Douglas

James Harmony - Churchill

Daniel Astle - Pershing

Joshua Willis – Churchill

Albert Banda   - Douglas

Donovan Hunter – Carson

Zavier Adkins – Carson

Andres Christian Yerington

Ryan Soulier – Carson

2020 Middle School Honor Choir  

* Section Leader

Soprano

 

*Allise Fava – VCMS

Ellie Triplette - YIS

Lily Larkin – VCMS

Kayleigh Moss – CCMS

Jinnie Ponczoch – CMS

Leah Roylance – CMS

Lila Kaufmann – CVMS

Sophia Roohk – CVMS

Cadence Thompson – DIS

Leah Bake – Oasis

Greta Pugh – CMS

Evelin Hernandez – YIS

Sophie Aguilar – Oasis

Aubree Doll - YIS

Lily Schommer - CCMS

Isabella Hockenberry-Grimes - Oasis

Kylee Barron – CVMS

Izabella McNeely – CMS

Ella Kent – CVMS

Jewely Palmer – PWL

Sofia Rios – YIS

Mia Colette Remington – SMS

Tanner Biskup – PWL

Reghan Burdett – EVMS

Hailey Wagstaff – CVMS

Barbara Mazure – PWL

Mallory Olson – DIS

Eleanor Woodrum – EVMS

Dylan Holub – PWL

Jersie Madeiros-Leedom – EVMS

Olivia Gerbasi – SMS

Blakley Williams – CVMS

Danika Presswood – EVMS

Audrey Jardine – Oasis

Hailey Kennedy – DIS

Alyssa Kurzendoerfer – CCMS

Alto

 

*Justin Ericsson – PWL

Anna Roylance – CMS

Olivia Chia – PWL

Emily Oswald – CMS

Nhia Mix-Phelps - SMS

Mattie Zulz – Oasis

Brynn Dillon – SMS

Lilliahna McColl – CMS

Ciara Piver – DIS

Mia Gonzalez – SMS

Brigitte Anne Paz – CMS

Paige Thompson – DIS

Andrew Ashton – PWL

Madisen Lewis – Oasis

Megan Kelly – PWL

Niza Barton – PWL

Kayla Germain – CMS

Vanessa James – CVMS

Zoey Bech – YIS

Braidyn Irwin – SMS

Gracie Jeka – YIS

Trinity Ricketts – YIS

Lea Williams – Oasis

Mikalah Timbreza – DIS

Elizabeth Peck – CVMS

Noelle Tisdale – CCMS

Daniel Rivera – EVMS

Jamie Oberst – SMS

Angelina Mitchell – CVMS

Gianna Espiritu – EVMS

Audrey Bell – Oasis

Rebecca Hallam – CMS

Natalie Miller – PWL

Jena Johnson – CCMS

Teneva McDonnell – CMS

Toriana Stauffer – EVMS

Jenna Steffens – Oasis

Baritone

 

* Robert Heidt – CMS

Tenton Chappell – CCMS

Noah Ikehorn – VCMS

James Kirk – YIS

Matthew Melancon – CCMS

Ethan Gremlich – CCMS

Zachary Koenig – CCMS

Erich Parker – CMS

Kylan Sorensen – CCMS

Ewan Kalley – CMS

Arameus Berkley – EVMS

Zephyr Delgado – PWL

Andrew Pittman – YIS

Jacob Crane – Oasis

Montgomery Jackson – PWL

Tyler Valek – PWL

Parker Schmid – CMS

Tristan Degenhart – CVMS

Dallin West – CCMS

Max Bushey – EVMS

Vincent Menesini – YIS

Ethan McNiel – SMS

Adrian Martinez – CMS

Joshua Peck – EVMS

Zac Clark – DIS

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