Chorus America | News https://www.chorusamerica.org/feeds/news/member/rss.xml en Bernstein "Chichester Psalms" Diction Resource - NEW! https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/bernstein-chichester-psalms-diction-resource-new <p>FINALLY! A new release from <strong>SingersBabel</strong> of Hebrew diction resources for <strong>Bernstein's "Chichester Psalms."</strong> IPA, word-for-word English translation, poetic and slow recitation by David Rosenmeyer, in an innovative mp4 video format.&nbsp; $19.99 or by subscription.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/bernstein-chichester-psalms-diction-resource-new" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/bernstein-chichester-psalms-diction-resource-new#comments Education & Training Performance Recordings & Book Releases Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:17:23 +0000 Trudy Miller 8052 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Houston Show Choir transition and expansion https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/houston-show-choir-transition-and-expansion <p><strong>Houston Show Choir</strong> is the new name of Houston Choral Showcase, a community show choir in Houston, to better reflect the style of music the group performs. In addition, with an expanded singer roster, there are now two performance ensembles within the organization: Vocal Impact with mixed voices and Heart &amp; Soul with female voices.</p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/houston-show-choir-transition-and-expansion#comments Management & Governance General Profile Appointments Wed, 08 Nov 2017 02:02:59 +0000 Houston Show Choir 7992 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Oxford University Press launches Advent Carol Competition https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/oxford-university-press-launches-advent-carol-competition <p>Oxford University Press have launched a special choral competition, asking choirs to film themselves performing an OUP carol for the chance to win some great prizes. Performances will be judged on creativity and originality by a panel that will include world-renowned composer, John Rutter.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/oxford-university-press-launches-advent-carol-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/oxford-university-press-launches-advent-carol-competition#comments For Singers Conducting & Performing Adults/Seniors Children/Youth Conducting Participation Performance Rehearsal Repertoire Schools Singing Technique/Tool Awards, Grants & Honors Tue, 07 Nov 2017 14:27:05 +0000 Elanor Caunt 7991 at https://www.chorusamerica.org 2018 Serenade! Washington D.C. Choral Festival https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/2018-serenade-washington-dc-choral-festival <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/2018-serenade-washington-dc-choral-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/2018-serenade-washington-dc-choral-festival#comments For Singers Tours Wed, 01 Nov 2017 20:09:05 +0000 classicalmovements 7977 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Vox Grata Women's Choir Concert: Benefits The Mary Parrish Center in Nashville https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/vox-grata-womens-choir-concert-benefits-mary-parrish-center-nashville <p><em></em></p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/vox-grata-womens-choir-concert-benefits-mary-parrish-center-nashville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/vox-grata-womens-choir-concert-benefits-mary-parrish-center-nashville#comments Conducting & Performing Community Outreach Tue, 31 Oct 2017 18:11:09 +0000 Jeanette MacCallum 7971 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Heritage Signature Chorale - On the Road to Carnegie Hall https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/heritage-signature-chorale-road-carnegie-hall <p>The Heritage Signature Chorale, which recently completed its 17th anniversary of showcasing the music of African-American composers, Negro spirituals and “elevating the African-American singer and composer in all music genres,” is headed to perform in the penultimate venue for music: Carnegie Hall March 19, 2018.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/heritage-signature-chorale-road-carnegie-hall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/news/heritage-signature-chorale-road-carnegie-hall#comments For Singers Performance Tours Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:28:59 +0000 Dana M. Anderson 7970 at https://www.chorusamerica.org 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