Out of the Blue/E-Major

While Eastern boasts a state-of-the-art technology program, singers at Eastern High School can still choose from four different choral ensembles including Treble Choir, Cantus Choir, and Chamber Choir. Singers enrolled in Choir also have the opportunity to audition for extra-curricular contemporary a cappella groups Out of the Blue and E Major.

The Eastern High School Choirs have received numerous Distinguished ratings at various festivals and assessments. Singers consistently perform high quality a cappella repertoire. The ensemble tours frequently and has performed in New York and Washington D.C. The EHS Chamber Singers were awarded third place in the 2017 Margaret Comstock Chamber Singers Competition at the University of Louisville. Chamber Choir has performed at the KMEA In-Service Conference multiple times, most recently in 2018. Memorable performances include major works collaborations with the University of Louisville and the Louisville Orchestra (2008-Berlioz, Romeo and Juliet; 2013-Bernstein, Chichester Psalms; 2014-Orff, Carmina Burana; 2016-Mahler, Second Symphony; 2018-Beethoven, Ninth Symphony); a collaborative performance of The Armed Man by Carl Jenkins in Whitney Hall alongside Ballard and YPAS (2020), the inaugurations of both Steven and Andy Beshear, as well as performances alongside contemporary artists Foreigner and Rachel Platten.

Sponsor: Lori Knapke – Lori.Knapke@jefferson.kyschools.us