Chorus America | Conducting & Performing https://www.chorusamerica.org/feed/term/%2A/rss.xml en Song of the Universal: Music of Corigliano, Whitacre, Gjeilo https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/song-universal-music-corigliano-whitacre-gjeilo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 1620 Gough Street, San Francisco, between Austin Alley and Bush Streets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> San Francisco Lyric Chorus </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Robert Gurney </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&nbsp;<br /> The San Francisco Lyric Chorus, under the direction of Music Director Robert Gurney, presents a concert of melody, poetry, and inspiration:&nbsp; <strong>Song of the Universal: Music of Corigliano, Whitacre, and Gjeilo</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-start">25 Aug 2018</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">26 Aug 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<br /> <strong>PROGRAM:</strong><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/song-universal-music-corigliano-whitacre-gjeilo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/song-universal-music-corigliano-whitacre-gjeilo#comments Conducting & Performing Performance Concert Keep Tue, 03 Jul 2018 22:28:41 +0000 Helene Whitson 8816 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Cantare Con Vivo presents "Sing & Rejoice!" https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/cantare-con-vivo-presents-sing-rejoice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Berkeley, CA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cantare Con Vivo </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> David Morales and Paul Fleckenstein </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>This July, Cantare Con Vivo Artistic Director&nbsp;<a href="https://www.cantareconvivo.org/artistic-director-general-manager">David Morales</a>&nbsp;will direct a Cantare summer concert centered on music from the Christian church tradition.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">29 Jul 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 4 pm </div> </div> </div> <p>This July, Cantare Con Vivo Artistic Director&nbsp;<a href="https://www.cantareconvivo.org/artistic-director-general-manager"></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/cantare-con-vivo-presents-sing-rejoice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/cantare-con-vivo-presents-sing-rejoice#comments Conducting & Performing Performance Concert Keep Thu, 21 Jun 2018 04:49:24 +0000 David Morales 8792 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Copyright and the Community Chorus https://www.chorusamerica.org/conducting-performing/copyright-and-community-chorus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Now more than ever, it’s important for choruses to understand their rights and responsibilities regarding the use of published music. New technologies are changing the way organizations purchase and use copyrighted materials. To complement a session at the 2018 Chorus America Conference, five music publishers talk about the key questions they are facing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/conducting-performing/copyright-and-community-chorus" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/Scores%20for%20sale%20in%20the%20GIA%20Publications%20store.jpg" alt="" title="GIA scores" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tom Dean is not a lawyer, but thanks to his experience teaching, doing graduate research, and working in Classroom and Choral Product Sales for music publisher J.W. Pepper and Sons, he knows copyright. Over the years, he’s also come to realize that this knowledge is not necessarily shared widely in the choral community.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/conducting-performing/copyright-and-community-chorus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/conducting-performing/copyright-and-community-chorus#comments Conducting & Performing Composing/Commissioning Legal/Licensing Repertoire Technology Volunteer Voice public Composing/Commissioning Keep Permissions/Licensing Repertoire Technology Volunteer Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:34:47 +0000 Don Lee 8789 at https://www.chorusamerica.org EXIGENCE: A Vision Unfolding https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/exigence-vision-unfolding <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Expanding its work around issues of equity and inclusion in classical music, the Sphinx Organization has launched EXIGENCE, a new professional vocal ensemble made up of singers of color. What were the impulses that led to the creation of EXIGENCE? Why is this development important to the choral field?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/advocacy-research/exigence-vision-unfolding" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/180202_3685%20Kevin%20Kennedy_web.jpg" alt="" title="EXIGENCE" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On February 2, a new professional vocal ensemble debuted at Detroit’s Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, one of the most iconic African American churches in the country. The performance was part of SphinxConnect, a national convening focused on diversity in the arts, and the venue was chosen for a reason. The ensemble, called EXIGENCE, is composed of black and Latinx singers.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/exigence-vision-unfolding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/exigence-vision-unfolding#comments Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Audiences Community Outreach Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity Impact/Value Innovation Performance Professional Repertoire Voice public Audiences Community Engagement Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Impact/Value Innovation Professional Repertoire Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:59:49 +0000 Eugene Holley Jr. 8787 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Sing Skillfully Unto the Lord: The Modern Gospel Chorus Movement in Chicago https://www.chorusamerica.org/conducting-performing/sing-skillfully-unto-lord-modern-gospel-chorus-movement-chicago <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In early 20th-century Chicago, the intersection of classical and gospel church traditions gave birth to the modern gospel chorus movement. This history has made Chicago the gospel choir capital of the world—and continues to have an impact on ensemble singing today.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/conducting-performing/sing-skillfully-unto-lord-modern-gospel-chorus-movement-chicago" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/JWJ%20on%20table%20600%20%20dpi%20Chicago%20Tribune_web.jpg" alt="" title="JWJ on table - Tribune" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>If John Wesley Jones felt anxious sitting in Chicago’s Pilgrim Baptist Church one August day in 1933, it wasn’t just because of the city’s famously sweltering summer heat; it was also the task before him. A fellow Chicago conductor named Thomas A.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/conducting-performing/sing-skillfully-unto-lord-modern-gospel-chorus-movement-chicago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/conducting-performing/sing-skillfully-unto-lord-modern-gospel-chorus-movement-chicago#comments Conducting & Performing Audiences Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity History Impact/Value Performance Repertoire Voice public Audiences Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity/Equity/Inclusion History Impact/Value Performance Repertoire Tue, 19 Jun 2018 05:23:18 +0000 Robert Marovich 8786 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Song/Play https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/songplay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New York, NY </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Distinguished Concerts International New York </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Francisco J. Núñez, Cristian Grases, Hanrich Claassen </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>DCINY welcomes back composers Francisco J. Núñez and Cristian Grases to the Carnegie Hall stage with a world premiere program featuring two brand new works created for youth voices featuring the&nbsp;Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Singers.&nbsp;Florida Symphony Youth Orchestras&nbsp;directed by&nbsp;Hanrich Claassen performs works by Nancy Bloomer Deussen and Edvard Grieg.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">24 Jun 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2:00PM </div> </div> </div> <p>PERFORMERS:</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/songplay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/songplay#comments Conducting & Performing Singing Concert Thu, 07 Jun 2018 19:09:44 +0000 andrea@DCINY.org 8761 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Spirit Journey https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/spirit-journey <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New York, NY </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Distinguished Concerts International New York </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pepper Choplin, Andy Waggoner, Kevin McBeth </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Featuring the&nbsp;Distinguished Concerts Singers and Orchestra, Composer/Conductor&nbsp;Pepper Choplin&nbsp;leads his work&nbsp;<em>Our Father: A Journey through the Lord’s Prayer</em>. Co-Conductors&nbsp;Kevin McBethand&nbsp;Andy Waggoner&nbsp;lead choir and orchestra in a new world premiere by American composer Mark Hayes,&nbsp;<em>Spirit Suite 1 &amp; 2</em>.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">17 Jun 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8:30PM </div> </div> </div> <p>PERFORMERS:</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/spirit-journey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/spirit-journey#comments Conducting & Performing Singing Concert Thu, 07 Jun 2018 19:08:10 +0000 andrea@DCINY.org 8760 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Gabriel Faure : Requiem https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/gabriel-faure-requiem <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington, DC. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Choral Arts Society of Washington </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scott Tucker </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Gabriel Fauré: Requiem<br /> Florent Schmitt: <em>Psalm 47<br /> </em>Lili Boulanger: <em>Psalm 24</em> “La terre appartient à l’Éternel"</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">19 May 2019</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 5:00 pm </div> </div> </div> <p>In early 20th century Paris, the lives and music of Fauré, Schmitt, and Boulanger were inextricably linked. Schmitt credited Fauré as his greatest influence and Boulanger knew Fauré as a family friend from childhood. Come explore the musical lineage of these three composers.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/gabriel-faure-requiem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/gabriel-faure-requiem#comments Conducting & Performing Concert Wed, 30 May 2018 18:37:13 +0000 Caryn Fraim 8748 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Into the Light https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/light <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington, DC. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Choral Arts Society of Washington </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-conductor"> <div class="field-label">Conductor / Keynote Speaker:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Scott Tucker and Brandon Straub </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Music. Space. Resonance</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-start">05 Apr 2019</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">06 Apr 2019</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 8:00 pm </div> </div> </div> <p>Explore a world of immersive soundscapes and projections featuring resonance and sound-painting that will envelop the audience.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/light#comments Conducting & Performing Concert Wed, 30 May 2018 18:27:45 +0000 Caryn Fraim 8747 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Living the Dream...Singing the Dream https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/living-dreamsinging-dream-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington, DC. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-organization"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Choral Arts Society of Washington (co-presented with Washington Performing Arts) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>31st Annual Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">17 Feb 2019</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-time"> <div class="field-label">Start Time:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 7:00 pm </div> </div> </div> <p>The Choral Arts Chorus and the Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs come together in a concert showcasing the powerful music that has given voice to the voiceless for generations in this 31st annual choral tribute to Dr.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/living-dreamsinging-dream-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/calendar/living-dreamsinging-dream-2#comments Conducting & Performing Concert Wed, 30 May 2018 18:20:10 +0000 Caryn Fraim 8746 at https://www.chorusamerica.org