Maryland Young Voices Festival 2024

Strathmore Children’s Chorus hosts:

2024 Maryland Young Voices Festival   


Sat, April 27, 2024 | 7pm


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Maryland Young Voices Festival brings together seven youth choirs from across the state of Maryland for a day of enriched learning and musical joy. Choirs will rehearse and perform as one large combined choir, as well as individually. The festival will end with a spectacular concert featuring all participating students and guest conductor, Dr. Diana Saez.


Featured Choirs:
  • All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis 
  • Baltimore Children’s Choir 
  • Children’s Chorus of Maryland 
  • Deer Creek Youth Choir 
  • Glorystar Children’s Chorus 
  • The Maryland State Boychoir 
  • Strathmore Children’s Chorus
Guest Conductor

Guest Conductor

Dr. Diana V. Sáez

Dr. Diana V. Sáez is the Director of Choral Activities at Towson University. A leading specialist in Latin American music, Dr. Sáez is a frequent guest conductor, adjudicator, and lecturer in the United States and abroad. In the past five years, she has presented at national and regional ACDA conventions, American universities, and various other engagements in North and South America. Prior to that, she served for 25 years as artistic director of Cantigas, the award-winning chamber choir of Latin American and Spanish music. Her compositions are published by Hal Leonard, Boosey and Hawkes, La Voz, and the Roger Dean Publishing Company.  


“I am a firm believer that we must learn and teach music from different cultures. And by different cultures, I don’t mean only the music from specific geographical areas but also the music from different cultural groups within the United States, such as music created by the working class, the LGBTQ+ community, urban and rural areas, native people, women of color, the Appalachian region, and my own community, Latinx.”