Colla Voce

Colla Voce is an audition-only vocal chamber group belonging to the Symphony NH Chorus (SNHC) comprising sixteen experienced singers.  Members of Colla Voce perform with the SNHC and as a stand-alone chamber ensemble.  Colla Voce performs virtually every vocal style, including classical, contemporary, jazz and pop.  Their unique blend and dedication to a cappella singing in particular make them a popular performing group in the greater Nashua area.  Colla Voce is available for hire by contacting the Symphony NH office at 603.595.9156 or by emailing

Holly Krafka, Director

Holly MacEwen Krafka, the founder of the New World Chorale, has been a conductor, educator, and performer in a wide range of musical activities for many years.  A native of Wellesley, MA, she is a graduate of Gettysburg College and holds a master’s degree in choral conducting from Boston Conservatory.  As a singer, Ms. Krafka was a member of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus for 20 years.

Ms. Krafka is a regular guest conductor with the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra in Milford, MA.  She has led the orchestra and the New World Chorale since 2000 in a wide variety of performances for chorus and orchestra.

In September 2009, Ms. Krafka made her Hatch Shell conducting debut with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra and New World Chorale in a performance of Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem.  Symphony NH in Nashua, NH appointed Ms. Krafka Director of the Symphony NH Chorus in 2012.

A music educator for over 30 years, Ms. Krafka has been music director and vocal director in a number of local area churches and school systems.  She resides in Milford, MA and has three musical sons: Luke (cello), Pete (string bass), and Nick (jazz trumpet).




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