SPRING CONCERT TICKETS

Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 4:30 PM

 

Yardley Hall, Carlsen Center at JCCC

ABOUT ALLEGRO

Enrich

Allegro's mission is to enrich the lives of Kansas City students through outstanding choral education and numerous performance opportunities.

Inspire

Allegro inspires its youth to envision and achieve success in all facets of their lives through music.

Transform

Allegro is committed to helping singers grow to their full potential in an energetic and motivating musical environment.

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ALLEGRO CON BRIO

DIRECTOR: Christy Elsner

 

Brio offers advanced choral training and vocal development for young women in high school.
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CHOIRS

Our singers come from a variety of backgrounds, but they share the common value that every individual voice matters as the singers work together to achieve one sound.

 

Our singers really are proof that “lives are changed through song” as individual character, standards, and friendships are molded for life.
ALLEGRO CON SPIRITO

DIRECTOR: Dr. Christopher Smith

 

Spirito is an ensemble for young men with changed voices with a focus on vocal development.
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ALLEGRO CON MOTO

DIRECTOR: Christy Elsner

 

Young women in middle and high school who have a desire to perform at a higher musical level.
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VIVO ALLEGRO

DIRECTOR: Gretchen Harrison

 

Vivo is for treble singers, grades 5-7. Vivo provides vocal training in an energetic, loving atmosphere.
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POCO ALLEGRO

DIRECTOR: Kellyn Button

 

Poco is an introductory choir for grades 3-5. Poco’s emphasis is to develop strong vocal singing habits.
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Interested in Auditions?

   Find audition requirements, forms, and info about the process here.

CONCERTS

Tickets go on sale 30 days prior to performance.
FALL CONCERT
PURCHASE TICKETS
WINTER BLESSINGS
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SPRING CONCERT
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Community Performances

Our Allegro choirs are available for community performances throughout our choir season. Allegro choirs have graced the stage in venues all across the metro area and provide energetic and superior quality vocal performances.

MEET OUR STAFF

Artistic Director and

F O U N D E R

 

As Allegro’s founder, Christy loves standing before young singers as proof that dreams come true with hard work, “elbow grease,” persistence and a passion for your chosen field.

GRETCHEN HARRISON

DIRECTOR: Vivo Allegro

 

In addition to working with Allegro, Gretchen is currently responsible for the vibrant choral program at Frontier Trail Middle School in Olathe, Kansas.
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DR. CHRISTOPHER SMITH

DIRECTOR: Allegro con Spirito

 

Chris joins Allegro with plenty of experience as a mentor, conductor, art director and pianist. He leads our young men with positivity and encouragement.
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KELLYN BUTTON

DIRECTOR: Poco Allegro

 

A singer for eight years, Kellyn has grown up in the Allegro family. Monday nights are a joy of her week, spent with the “ Poco People” of Allegro.
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LORI EGAN

Administrator

 

Serving as our Administrator, Lori works hard to help educate and develop the brains and hearts of Allegro’s young singers.
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JAMEA SALE

Assistant Director & Vocal Coach

 

Jamea is a singer/soloist  with the William Baker Festival Singers of KC and serves as the Associate Director at Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral.
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DR. ANDREA RAMSEY

Composer-in-Residence

 

Andrea is a wholehearted believer that music can create opportunities for self-discovery and show us our own humanity.
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GERI ALLCORN

Accompanist

 

Geri’s appreciation for children of all ages is reflected in Pioneer Preschool, which she has owned and operated in Overland Park since 1981.
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AMY CRAMER

Accompanist

 

Accompanying for choirs since she was in junior high, Amy lends her talents to Allegro as well as a handful of other community programs around KC.
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JON YOUNG

Accompanist

 

Jon is an active piano teacher and accompanist in the KC area. He is a highly experienced collaborative pianist, with both instrumentalists and vocalists.
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Still want more?

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CONTRIBUTE

Make a Difference

Your financial contributions provide Allegro with the support necessary to achieve its mission of transforming the lives of children and youth by learning, sharing and performing beautiful music. Donations also ensure that every interested child can experience the rewards of singing regardless of economic background.

*Allegro is a 501(c)3 non profit organization. Donations made to Allegro’s General Fund are tax-deductible. Many employers offer a contribution-matching program.