Maasai Choir to Perform in Helena [Pamoja Ministries]

HELENA, MT – A message of faith and fearlessness is coming from the continent of Africa and it is spreading right here in North America. This fall, the En-kata choir from Tanzania, More »

Mousehole Choir unite Cornish singers to support Newlyn’s Fishermen’s Mission [CMScott]

Five Cornish choirs sang their hearts out to raise £2,500 for Newlyn’s Fishermen’s Mission. Mousehole Male Voice Choir joined Mevagissey Male Choir, Nankersey Male Choir, Newquay Male Voice Choir and the Polperro More »

2 students make All-Region Choir; SSHS Choir’s Fall Concert Monday at FBC (mySSnews.com)

Two Sulphur Springs High School Choir students advanced from the All-Region Choir to Pre-Area Choir auditions Saturday. Senior Teresa Botello and junior Sarah Bennett competed at All-Region Saturday, Sept. 27,  at Pine More »

Choir wows its audience (Hucknall Today)

Nottingham’s Albert Hall echoed to the sounds of Songs and Music from Stage and Screen, which was the theme for Bestwood Male Voice Choir’s 62nd Annual Gala Concert. The concert, supporting the More »

Central choir shares stage with Under the Streetlamp (Richmond Register)

Madison Central High School’s madrigal choir never had a better professional performance experience than it did Thursday evening, said its director, Lisa Jury. The school’s 30 top-tier choir students performed two songs More »

 

Croydon’s young singers tune in for choral premiere (CronxWire)

For an unknown soldier by internationally-acclaimed composer Jonathan Dove is the centrepiece of an ambitious community and educational programme devised by London Mozart Players, one of the UK’s finest ensembles and Croydon’s resident orchestra.

The new work was jointly commissioned by the orchestra and The Portsmouth Grammar School and the world premiere will take place in Portsmouth Cathedral on Remembrance Sunday.

The London premiere will be in Croydon on 14 November and an extensive education programme has been running since March to build up choirs in six local  junior schools to perform alongside choristers from Croydon Minster and The Portsmouth Grammar School.  The youngsters have been learning popular wartime songs as well and performing them in concerts … continue reading

Hill House Association Hosts Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem at Saint Paul Cathedral (Hill House Association)

Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem

The Hill Association presents the world-renowned Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem at Saint Paul Cathedral on November 7, 2014 at 7:30 pm in celebration of the 50th anniversary of providing services to residents of the city of Pittsburgh. The new Boys and Girls Choir of Harlem is returning after a five-year hiatus. The Choir is an artistically and musically inspired organization dedicated to providing inner-city youth with opportunities to become disciplined, confident, motivated and successful American artists.  The Choir has toured the globe, performing for dignitaries worldwide, including … continue reading

PH all-male choir takes top prize in South Korea competition (Rappler.com)

According to a press release, Aleron choir beat out 38 other choirs from 8 different countries, including Czech Republic, Russia, and Colombia. The group won the Gold Prize in the Classical Equal Voices category, which qualified them to advance to the Grand Prix round.

The Aleron choir was led by choir director Christopher Amado Ong Arceo. The group previously received the First Prize distinction in the … continue reading

Children’s Choir plans fundraising pancake breakfast in Chico (Chico Enterprise-Record)

Children’s Choir of Chico will be serving a complete pancake breakfast 8-11 a.m. Saturday at Bidwell Presbyterian Church, 208 W. First St. The breakfast is a fundraiser for the choir’s European tour in July 2015.

Members of Bel Canto (high school age), Bella Voce (women), and community singers will travel to Prague, Czech Republic and Vienna and Salzburg, Austria where they will perform concerts in historic locations. Among the concerts planned, the choir hopes to … continue reading

King’s welcomes St. Bernardine’s gospel choir ( Jayne Ann Bugda)

Saint Bernardine's Gospel Choir

Saint Bernardine’s Gospel Choir will perform a free concert of traditional gospel songs and contemporary religious compositions at King’s College at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, and during the 11 a.m. liturgy on Sunday, Oct. 26, as part of King’s “Experiencing the Arts” series.

The concert and the liturgy will be held in the J. Carroll McCormick Campus Ministry Center, located at the corner of North Franklin and Jackson streets. The performance is sponsored by King’s Campus Ministry.

The Saint Bernardine’s Gospel Choir has performed throughout the … continue reading

Ladies’ choir celebrates milestone 30th anniversary (David Owens)

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It was celebration time for Cor Merched Ynysybwl Ladies’ Choir who recently staged a special concert marking their 30th anniversary.

Held at Capel Noddfa in Ynysybwl with more than 150 people attending, the choir entertained the audience with a wide range of songs, including traditional, Welsh and standards from the musicals.

The choir was supported by special guests Heather Main and Trerobart Primary School.

Heather, a mezzo-soprano from Ynysybwl, was accompanied by her mother, Margaret Main, and showed off her fine repertoire finishing with an excellent medley of songs from Phantom of the Opera. Meanwhile, pupils from Trerobart Primary School were led by teachers Mrs Edwards and Mr Devereux, and … continue reading

St. Philip’s Choir to Perform at Mount Saint Mary Oct. 25 (Philipstown.info)

The Choir of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Garrison, will perform a concert at 4 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 25, at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh. The program entitled “Sacred Choral Music from the Renaissance through the 20th Century” will take place at the … continue reading

Luther College Trumpet Choir at 7:00 PM on 10/20/2014 (davejohnson)

The Luther College Trumpet Choir, one of the brass ensembles which represent the music program of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, will give a performance at 7 p.m., Monday, October 20, 2014 at Faith Lutheran Church, 10395 University Avenue, Clive, Iowa. The ensemble, under the direction of Dr. John Cord, professor of music at Luther College, plays a variety of instrumental music from baroque to … continue reading

Stage Choir Performance for Malala Yousafzai ()

Malala Yousafzai

Nobel Peace Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai will be at the heart of a choir performance here next week which will acclaim her extraordinary story.

‘Malala/ A Child of Our Time’, composed by James McCarthy and written by Pakistani novelist Bina Shah will be performed here on October 28, Barbican Centre said in a statement.

“As a child of our own time, she is celebrated in McCarthy’s ‘Malala’.

Yousafzai shot by the Taliban for her stance on girls’ education continues her campaign undaunted.

“Her story has inspired the creation of this evocative and … continue reading

Top choir needs a conductor (Cumbernauld News)

The Male Voice Choir performing at Kildrum church

One of Scotland’s favourite choirs – the Cumbernauld Male Voice Choir – has a pressing problem that’s already lasted four months.

Since the retiral of its conductor John Seggie the choir has struggled to find a replacement, and has now asked the News and Chronicle to make their dilemma more widely known.

A spokesman for the choir said: “After the choir’s three sell-out concerts in the New Town Hall last May, the choir knew that conductor John Seggie, accompanist Aileen Kelly and … continue reading