AUCKLAND YOUTH CHOIR
The current choir under the direction of Lachlan Craig has had significant success with sell out, innovative performances and large membership growth. Recent projects have included Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes, Faure’s Requiem, Durufle’s Requiem, Whitacre’s Five Hebrew Love Songs, Britten’s Saint Nicolas, Chilcott’s Little Jazz Mass as well as the NZ Premieres of Paul Mealor’s Stabat Mater, Thomas LaVoy’s Lux Aeterna, Christopher Marshall’s Birds of a Feather, Cortlandt Matthews’ Sine Paenitentia, Sid Chand’s Surrexit Dominus, James Whitbourn’s All Shall Be Amen and Alleluia and Ola Gjeilo’s Dark Night of the Soul. In 2016 the choir was part of a World Premiere of Paul Mealor’s music under the baton of Dr. James Jordan in Carnegie Hall, New York City. The choir also has a regular schedule of community performances – giving service to wider Auckland over 20 times a year.