Chorus America | News https://www.chorusamerica.org/feeds/news/member/rss.xml en The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh to Perform Bob Dylan Classics https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/mendelssohn-choir-pittsburgh-perform-bob-dylan-classics <p>The times they are a-changin’. At 109 years in operation, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh is the city’s oldest performing arts organization, best known for its fine renditions of classical music. On January 25-28, 2018, however, the venerable institution will shake things up with a world-premiere performance based on the music of Bob Dylan, produced by Mr. Smalls Presents and performed at Mr.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/mendelssohn-choir-pittsburgh-perform-bob-dylan-classics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/mendelssohn-choir-pittsburgh-perform-bob-dylan-classics#comments Conducting & Performing Performance Premieres & Commissions Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:08:17 +0000 The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh 7957 at https://www.chorusamerica.org The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus Performs World Premiere of the ‘Saint Bonaventure Mass’ by Fabio Luisi https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/buffalo-philharmonic-chorus-performs-world-premiere-%E2%80%98saint-bonaventure-mass%E2%80%99-fabio-luisi <p>In September, the Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus had the distinct honor of performing both the world premiere and New York City premiere of the “Saint Bonaventure Mass” composed by Fabio Luisi. Maestro Luisi composed the work as a gift to St. Bonaventure University to honor the 800th birthday of Saint Bonaventure.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/buffalo-philharmonic-chorus-performs-world-premiere-%E2%80%98saint-bonaventure-mass%E2%80%99-fabio-luisi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/buffalo-philharmonic-chorus-performs-world-premiere-%E2%80%98saint-bonaventure-mass%E2%80%99-fabio-luisi#comments Conducting & Performing CA News Premieres & Commissions Tue, 24 Oct 2017 18:48:07 +0000 Agoldberg 7954 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Albany Pro Musica with the American String Quartet and Composer Ola Gjeilo October 29! https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/albany-pro-musica-american-string-quartet-and-composer-ola-gjeilo-october-29 <p>Don't miss Albany Pro Musica&nbsp;with the American String Quartet and Composer Ola Gjeilo Sunday, October 29 at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall at 3:00PM!</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/albany-pro-musica-american-string-quartet-and-composer-ola-gjeilo-october-29" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/albany-pro-musica-american-string-quartet-and-composer-ola-gjeilo-october-29#comments For Singers Conducting & Performing Education & Training Adults/Seniors Audiences Children/Youth Community Outreach Composing/Commissioning Conducting Diversity Education Families General Marketing/Public Relations Performance Schools Social Media Venue Volunteer Premieres & Commissions Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:52:14 +0000 Jose Daniel Flores Caraballo 7945 at https://www.chorusamerica.org BUFFALO PHILHARMONIC CHORUS New Hire https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/buffalo-philharmonic-chorus-new-hire <p>The&nbsp;<strong>Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus (BPC)</strong>,&nbsp;an independent non-profit&nbsp;organization, has hired&nbsp;<strong></strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/buffalo-philharmonic-chorus-new-hire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/buffalo-philharmonic-chorus-new-hire#comments Conducting & Performing Management/Leadership Operations Professional Appointments Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:50:12 +0000 Brad Felton 7932 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Vox Solaris Chamber Choir of Oklahoma launches https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/vox-solaris-chamber-choir-oklahoma-launches <p>A new professional-level ensemble, Vox Solaris Chamber Choir of Broken Arrow, OK, launched with its inaugural concert July 1, 2017 as a beta test with great success. Under the direction of Jeffery Wall, the second performance will be on December 21, 2017. The ensemble is made up of music educators and other music professionals hungry to sing at a high level.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/vox-solaris-chamber-choir-oklahoma-launches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/vox-solaris-chamber-choir-oklahoma-launches#comments Conducting & Performing Audiences Civic Engagement General Performance Profile Singing Premieres & Commissions Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:10:17 +0000 Jeff Wall 7930 at https://www.chorusamerica.org From Composer David Avshalomov--A NEW WORK IN TIME OF LOSS: "There Was Another Song to Sing" https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/composer-david-avshalomov-new-work-time-loss-there-was-another-song-sing <p>Alto (or Mezzo) solo, SATB, piano, cello, opt. harp. 4 minutes.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/composer-david-avshalomov-new-work-time-loss-there-was-another-song-sing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/composer-david-avshalomov-new-work-time-loss-there-was-another-song-sing#comments Conducting & Performing Civic Engagement General Performance Repertoire In Memoriam Thu, 12 Oct 2017 02:12:16 +0000 David Avshalomov 7920 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Capital Singers of Trenton Appoint New Conductor https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/capital-singers-trenton-appoint-new-conductor <p>Capital Singers of Trenton has appointed Vinroy D. Brown, Jr. as the new Artistic Director and Conductor, succeeding Founding Artistic Director and Conductor Richard M. Loatman. Brown, a graduate of Westminister Choir College, hold degrees in Sacred Music and Music Education.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/capital-singers-trenton-appoint-new-conductor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/capital-singers-trenton-appoint-new-conductor#comments Conducting & Performing Audiences Appointments Wed, 11 Oct 2017 18:05:01 +0000 Suzanne Proulx 7918 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Looking for Christmas repertoire in French? https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/looking-christmas-repertoire-french <p>Only one place to buy your scores online in Québec!</p> <p><strong>https://alliance-editions.ca/collections/noel</strong></p> <p>Best prices, best quality, and best service. Please write to us at <a href="mailto:editions@chorales.ca">editions@chorales.ca</a> if youhave any questions.&nbsp;</p> <p>Best regards,&nbsp;<br /> Charles Decroix<br /> Executive director</p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/looking-christmas-repertoire-french#comments For Singers Conducting & Performing Composing/Commissioning Conducting Professional Rehearsal Repertoire Singing Recordings & Book Releases Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:36:40 +0000 Charles Decroix 7894 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Toronto Mendelssohn Choir accepting applicants for January Choral Conductors' Symposium https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/toronto-mendelssohn-choir-accepting-applicants-january-choral-conductors-symposium <p class="MsoNormal">The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir has just opened applications for its 8th annual <strong>Choral Conductors' Symposium</strong>, led by Noel Edison. This Symposium will take place January 23-27, 2018 in Toronto. <strong>Applications to participate in the Symposium are due November 17th</strong>.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/toronto-mendelssohn-choir-accepting-applicants-january-choral-conductors-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/toronto-mendelssohn-choir-accepting-applicants-january-choral-conductors-symposium#comments Conducting & Performing Education & Training Conducting Education Awards, Grants & Honors Wed, 27 Sep 2017 19:31:48 +0000 Toronto Mendelssohn Choir 7885 at https://www.chorusamerica.org CHOCOLATE CAROL Now With Orchestral Accompaniment! https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/chocolate-carol-now-orchestral-accompaniment <p style="margin: 0px 0px 6px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: #1d2129; font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: inherit;">Need one last totally fun Holiday concert novelty for mixed chorus and orchestra?</span></p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/chocolate-carol-now-orchestral-accompaniment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/chocolate-carol-now-orchestral-accompaniment#comments Conducting & Performing Repertoire Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:48:47 +0000 David Avshalomov 7882 at https://www.chorusamerica.org