Eleven Upper Schoolers to Perform with St. Louis Metro District Choir

Eleven MICDS Upper School singers were selected by audition to perform with the 2022 St. Louis Metro District Choir.

The blind audition consisted of each student performing a 90-second prepared vocal solo for a panel of three adjudicators, followed by a round of key signature identification and completing two challenging sight-singing exercises.

Congratulations to:

  • Charlie Glass ’25, Tenor
  • Ben Iken ’24, Bass*
  • Intisar Iqbal ’24, Bass*
  • Alizeh Jawaid ’23, Alto*
  • Noah Macam ’23, Bass*
  • Amisha Poojari ’25, Soprano
  • Rebecca Sennaraj ’24, Soprano*
  • Lea Shamsham ’26, Soprano
  • Livi Thomas ’23, Soprano*
  • Joe Walsh ’25, Bass
  • Grace Villagomez ’25, Soprano

*In addition to being named to the district choir, six students scored in the top 20 of their respective voice parts, making them eligible to audition for the 2023 Missouri All-State Choir. All-State Choir auditions will be hosted at MICDS on Thursday, November 3, 2022.

The St. Louis Metro District Choir will perform on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Eligible to audition for the 2023 Missouri All-State Choir
(l-r) Livi Thomas, Ben Iken, Rebecca Sennaraj, Intisar Iqbal, Alizeh Jawaid (Not pictured: Noah Macam)

2022 St. Louis Metro District Choir Members
(First row, l-r) Joe Walsh, Charlie Glass, Intisar Iqbal, Ben Iken
(Second row, l-r) Lea Shamsham, Grace Villagomez, Amisha Poojari, Alizeh Jawaid
(Not pictured: Noah Macam, Livi Thomas, Rebecca Sennaraj)

Many thanks to Upper School Choir Director Dana Self, and congratulations to all students representing MICDS in the St. Louis Metro District Choir!