Make plans now to attend the Nnenna Freelon workshop “House of Song” at Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University, on Saturday, February 14 at 3 p.m. In her presentation, exclusively for City Voices students, Ms. Freelon will share some of the techniques that have helped her become a six-time Grammy nominee, as well as a performer who was featured in the movie “What Women Want” and who has graced the stages of Las Vegas, the Apollo Theater, the Hollywood Bowl, the Grammy Awards and the White House. Students who attend also receive a FREE TICKET to her 7:30 p.m. concert that same evening, also at Sheslow. Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity! Sign up in the City Voices office, or text/email Mrs. Sims!
Sign up for Guitar Lessons NOW on the Student Information page!! You don’t need any experience, or even a guitar! Contact Mrs. Sims for details.
Check out our YouTube channel at youtube.com/cityvoicesdsm. See some of our great singers sing greatly at the Winter Recital!
Great recital by the City Voices students on Monday, December 15! Lessons will not be held over the winter break – see you beginning Monday, January 12, 2015!
WELCOME! City Voices is a progressive, community-centered, after-school tuition-free music program providing vocal instruction to urban students with financial need in the neighborhood in which they live.
CONGRATULATIONS MATTHEW HAWKINS (12, Roosevelt) – received a PERFECT BALLOT and 2nd Place in the Solo Musical Theater Division of the Iowa High School Thespian Festival at the University of Northern Iowa! He has advanced to International Competition in June! Over 1000 young Iowans are attending this festival!
CONGRATULATIONS ALEXIS COLE (12, Roosevelt) – placed 2nd in her center of the Solo Musical Theater Division of the Iowa High School Thespian Festival at the University of Northern Iowa! She will advance to International Competition in June! Alexis has also been accepted to Manhattan Marymount College in New York City! Way to go!
CONGRATULATIONS REBEKAH OSTERMANN (12, North) – chosen as a member of the 2014 Iowa High School Music Association’s All-State Choir, which will rehearse November 20-22 in Ames, Iowa. The concert will be at 7:30 p.m., November 22, in Hilton Coliseum (Ames). Online ticket sales will begin October 27, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Go to http://www.ihsma.org for details!
Junior Mayte Gomez-Cruz (Junior, North High School) sings “Stars and the Moon” at the City Voices Winter Recital.
Junior Kameron James (Junior, North High School) sings “Man of LaMancha” at the City Voices Winter Recital.
Roosevelt senior Matt Hawkins sings “Seeing You There” in the Roosevelt January Jive Show.