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Yahn’s 15 minutes on YouTube

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Ellie Yahn, a senior at Housatonic Valley Regional High School, can be heard singing on YouTube. Photo By Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Ellie Yahn, a senior at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS), may now claim the title of International Recording Artist.

She joins 2,051 other people, from around the world, who comprise Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 2.0 and submitted YouTube video clips of themselves singing one of the parts to “Sleep.”

The video has been viewed more than 2 million times.

“Sleep” is the second virtual choir piece conducted — assembled — and created by Whitacre.

The first was a piece called “Lux Arumque,” with 185 singers from 12 countries participating.

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