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Jeff Wall
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...
David Avshalomov
Alto (or Mezzo) solo, SATB, piano, cello, opt. harp. 4 minutes.
Suzanne Proulx
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...
Charles Decroix
Only one place to buy your scores online in Québec! https://alliance-editions.ca/collections/noel Best prices, best quality, and best service. Please write to us at editions@chorales.ca if youhave any questions.  Best regards,  Charles Decroix Executive...
Toronto Mendels...
The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir has just opened applications for its 8th annual Choral Conductors' Symposium, led by Noel Edison. This Symposium will take place January 23-27, 2018 in Toronto. Applications to participate in the Symposium are due November...
David Avshalomov
Need one last totally fun Holiday concert novelty for mixed chorus and orchestra?
andrea@DCINY.org
The DCINY Mentoring Program is ideal for those conductors wishing to gain supervised, interactive experience with orchestral musicians.   We have brought together an incredible faculty of conductors and some of New York’s top professional players led by...
Wichita Chamber...
PRESS RELEASE, July 15, 2017 – Winners chosen for second Kansas Choral Composition Prize CONTACT: Wyatt Sheeder, President
Chor Leoni Men'...
(Vancouver, BC)  Vancouver’s Chor Leoni Men’s Choir is pleased to announce the appointment of Stash Bylicki  as Executive Director. Bylicki had previously served with distinction as the choir’s General Manager, and is a past board member.
Matt Greenberg
CHICAGO–Chicago a cappella explores the rich musical diversity of Jewish composers at the acclaimed vocal ensemble’s upcoming concert, Funny, That Doesn’t Sound Jewish. Spanning four centuries, the program features works by Salamone Rossi, Mendelssohn,...

CA in the News

 

patricia m smith
Acappellago was pleased to present seven world premieres at its March 2018 concerts, "Escape to...the Wonderful World of Color" In Oak Brook and Batavia, IL.
Kate Housman
The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir announces the ninth annual Christmas Carol Commission Competition as part of its commitment to the future of choral music. Submitted works must be original, unpublished, and have not been publicly performed; between 3 and...
Chorus America Staff
Chorus America has announced the recipients of its 2018 awards program, recognizing a broad range of achievements in choral music, including artistic excellence, adventurous programming, innovative education programs, and lifetime service to the choral...
andrea@DCINY.org
DISTINGUISHED CONCERTS INTERNATIONAL NEW YORK NAMES MILBURN PRICE RECIPIENT OF DCINY’S EDUCATOR LAUREATE AWARD
Jen Rogers
https://www.phoenixchorale.org/pressroom/news-release-search-finalists/   GRAMMY-WINNING PHOENIX CHORALEANNOUNCES FOUR FINALISTSFOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR SEARCH Finalists to conduct concerts in 2018/19 Season,the Phoenix Chorale’s 60th Anniversary  
Phoenix Childre...
After 25 years of dedicated service, Ron Carpenter, Artistic Director of the Phoenix Children’s Chorus (PCC) has announced his retirement. His final performance as Director of Encore, the organization’s most advanced high school choir, will be at the...
Jeanne Kelly
Encore Creativity for Older Adults announces our Encore Chorale and Encore ROCKS rock ‘n’ roll chorus will join the NYC Choral community. Singers will rehearse weekly under highly regarded conductor Justin Jalea. No auditions are required to join these...
Eugene Rogers
EXIGENCE, the new Sphinx Organization vocal ensemble, is dedicated to the belief that there is a great need—an exigence—for diversity in the arts and the world of choral music.
Portland Sympho...
This fall, the Portland Symphonic Choir performed John Muehleisen's Pieta, and now has 130 copies of the scores available at cost. The scores are coil-bound on high-quality paper with black covers.

Press Releases

 

Chorus America Staff
Partnership Between Chorus America and Classical Movements Will Support the Creation of New Choral Repertoire
Dana M. Anderson
Please join us in congratulating Maestro Stanley J. Thurston, our founder and artistic director, on receiving an InSeries 2018 Fidelio Award! 
Thomas Lloyd
The Bucks County Choral Society and their Artistic Director Thomas Lloyd traveled to Cuba in July 2018 for concerts with two of Cuba's leading choral ensembles leading a vibrant national tradition. Through arrangements made with the help of Oliver...
andrea@DCINY.org
DCINY PROMOTES FROM WITHINKevin Taylor Appointed Executive Director of DCINY and Jason Mlynek takes over as Director of Program Development
iSing Silicon V...
June 11, 2018, Palo Alto, CA: iSing Silicon Valley Girlchoir has won the Grand Prize at the 8th Robert Schumann International Choral Competition.
David Avshalomov
Here is a candid video of the first performance of this lively Chanukah song in Canada last winter. First time I ever saw it with choral hand movement, and dancers. What a burst of extra exuberance they added! 
David Avshalomov
Noted American choral composer was just designated a winner of the Hong Kong Children’s Choir 50th Anniversary Choral Selections (Intermediate Level). The award includes a prize and inclusion in the Choir's 50th Anniversary Choral Songbook.
Elisa Nikoloulias
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Young New Yorkers’ Chorus Appoints Alex Canovas as its Next Artistic Director
Chor Leoni Men'...
(Vancouver, BC) Chor Leoni Men’s Choir and Artistic Director Erick Lichte are pleased to announce the appointment of Canadian-American composer Zachary Wadsworth to a two-year term as the ensemble’s first-ever Composer-In-Residence.  
Ragazzi-Boys-Chorus
RAGAZZI BOYS CHORUS ANNOUNCES CHANGES IN LEADERSHIP New General Director takes helm in two-stage plan – beginning August 2018

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