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Georgia Kollias at the 2015 High School Honors Performance Series
Georgia Kollias, a sophomore student at TowerHillSchool, Wilmington, Delaware, was selected for the 2015 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall and performed as a second soprano with the Honors Choir. Participation in one of the threeHonors Ensembles is limited to the highest rated high school performers from across North America and selected schools internationally. Acceptance to the elite group is a direct result of the talent, dedication, and achievements demonstrated in her application and audition recording. Georgia joined other performers from 49 United States, several provinces in Canada, and several foreign countries for a special performance at a venue that marks the pinnacle of musical achievement.
According to Morgan Smith, Program Director, “Being selected to the Honors Performance Series is something each Finalist should be extremely proud of accomplishing. We process more than ten thousand nominations annually, selecting only the most talented performers applying on an international level. Working with these conductors and performing at Carnegie Hall is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that these student musicians never forget.”
Georgia has studied music for 12 years and is a member of the Tower Hill School Vocal Ensemble, Tower Hill School Jazz Band, and Tower Hill Upper School Choir. She participated in the 2013 Delaware All State Junior Choir and 2014 Delaware All State Senior Women’s Choir. In response to her selection as a Finalist, Georgia said, “I am honored to participate in the Honors Performance Series and cannot wait to work with many other amazing and talented young people who share a similar love and dedication for music and vocal performance.”
The Honors Performance Series was created to showcase accomplished individual high school performers on an international level by allowing them to study under master conductors and perform in the celebrated venue, Carnegie Hall. Each year, the Series selects approximately 500 Finalists. For more info, their website is honorsperformance.org