Cootamundra Public School choir success -Cootamundra Herald

COOTAMUNDRA Public School choir students have achieved a first place and a highly commended at the Wagga Wagga Eisteddfod held at Charles Sturt University on Friday September 5. The eisteddfod, held annually, More »

Choral society plea for men with passion -Henley Standard

Henley Choral Society is seeking new singers to join them to sing the Bach St John Passion in German on March 14 in 2015. There are no auditions and new members will More »

Oklahoma City’s Canterbury Choral Society season aims to be extraordinary -NewsOK

With programming ranging from “Gloria Cubed” to the “Defiant Requiem,” Canterbury Choral Society’s 2014-15 season promises to be anything but ordinary. It’s also a season that features several composers with alliterative names, More »

…Choral Society conductor suspended … after ….. accused of sex offences -The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Huddersfield Choral Society have suspended their chorus master Joseph Cullen over sex allegations. One of Huddersfield’s most prolific musicians, Cullen has appeared in a Scottish court accused of sexual offences. He was More »

Pop up choir sing for hundreds of people in Caledonian Park -Islington Gazette

A pop-up choir sang for hundreds of their neighbours in Caledonian Park. The group, made up of residents of the nearby Parkside Estate, in Holloway, were given a standing ovation last month More »

 

Cootamundra Public School choir success -Cootamundra Herald

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COOTAMUNDRA Public School choir students have achieved a first place and a highly commended at the Wagga Wagga Eisteddfod held at Charles Sturt University on Friday September 5.

The eisteddfod, held annually, attracts choirs from schools around our region to compete in various choral sections.

The infants Year Two choir performed two pieces, ‘Do you want to build a snowman?’ from the movie, Frozen, and a contrasting piece, ‘Pretty little ditty’.

The students were commended for … continue reading

Choral society plea for men with passion -Henley Standard

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Henley Choral Society is seeking new singers to join them to sing the Bach St John Passion in German on March 14 in 2015.

There are no auditions and new members will be performing with Tenor Nicolas Mulroy, who has gained international recognition for his performances as The Evangelist.

Music director Benjamin Goodson, 23, explains: “I am so thrilled to have the privilege of performing this magnificent piece of music in Henley.

“For me, this sublime work is … continue reading

Oklahoma City’s Canterbury Choral Society season aims to be extraordinary -NewsOK

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With programming ranging from “Gloria Cubed” to the “Defiant Requiem,” Canterbury Choral Society’s 2014-15 season promises to be anything but ordinary. It’s also a season that features several composers with alliterative names, from Vivaldi and Vaughan Williams to Verdi.

The season kicks off Oct. 10 with “Gloria Cubed,” a program that combines three of the choral repertoire’s great Glorias. And while the three works employ similar texts, their musical settings couldn’t be more different.

Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” a Baroque masterwork that dates from around 1715, will be … continue reading

…Choral Society conductor suspended … after ….. accused of sex offences -The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

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Huddersfield Choral Society have suspended their chorus master Joseph Cullen over sex allegations.

One of Huddersfield’s most prolific musicians, Cullen has appeared in a Scottish court accused of sexual offences.

He was arrested and charged with two counts of lewd, indecent and libidinous practices and behaviour, before going to … continue reading

Pop up choir sing for hundreds of people in Caledonian Park -Islington Gazette

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A pop-up choir sang for hundreds of their neighbours in Caledonian Park.

The group, made up of residents of the nearby Parkside Estate, in Holloway, were given a standing ovation last month as they ended their set with the crowd calling for an encore of Bobby McFerrin’s song Don’t worry, be happy.

Nina Temple of Clock View Crescent, who came up with the idea for the choir, said: “As a new estate resident I wanted to get involved in my new community, and thought it would be fun to start a choir and sing with my neighbours.

“I was lucky …continue reading

Two famous choirs set to lead special charity concert -The Voice Online

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IF YOU like your gospel music performed with class, soul and panache then you should attend a charity concert taking place on September 27 featuring the Adventist Vocal Ensemble –comprising members of the world famous London Adventist Chorale (LAC) and Croydon SDA Gospel Choir – directed by the super talented Ken Burton.

The venue is All Saints, Haggerston, east London on September 27, where Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons serves as vicar. Funds raised will go to …continue reading

Singing in a Choir helps Men lost in transition (with video) -Edmonton Journal

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EDMONTON – High above the stacks of the Stanley A. Milner Library the harmonious sound of men singing drifts out an open door on the sixth floor.

It’s Saturday afternoon and the Edmonton Downtown Men’s Choir is giving voice to one of the members’ favourite songs, Petula Clark’s Downtown. If the group had a signature song this could be it. The lyrics speak to them of their own lives.

Since November 2012, …continue reading

Art Alert: Two Choirs join forces to sing works by Egyptian composers -Ahramonline

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Conducted by Nayer Nagui, two Egyptian choirs — the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) Choir and the Cairo Celebration Choir (CCC) — will join forces Saturday, 20 September, to perform works by Egyptian composers in an evening dubbed “Aghani Bel Arabi” (Songs in Arabic). The concert at the …continue reading

Steeton Male Voice Choir musical director marks 20 years -Keighley News

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ALAN CLARK has celebrated 20 years as musical director of Steeton Male Voice Choir.

He has conducted the Steeton singers at more than 570 concerts across the district, the country and on European tours.

He is only the fourth musical director the choir has had since it was founded in 1908.

Choir spokesman Eric Parker said …continue reading

VIDEO: Choir of 5,000 voices fight Cancer with memorable song

Ryan & Shannon’s Largest ‘Clouds’ Choir of 5,000 Singers singing Zach Sobiech’s ‘Clouds’.

It was a gathering of about 5,000 singers on 6th of December at the Mall of America, Bloomington, Minnesota, U.S on the occassion of KS95′s Ryan & Shannon’s Largest ‘Clouds’ Choir, to remember Zach Sobiech, who died of Cancer in May of 2013.

While Ryan and Shannon are presenters with KS95, the event was part of the 15th Annual KS95 for Kids Radiothon, a charity/fund raising event which benefits Children’s Cancer Research Fund and Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare.

The singers who were mainly fans and listeners of KS95, a Minneapolis based radio station, sang Zach Sobiech’s hit song – ‘Clouds’. KS95 debuted the song on December 6, 2012, during Ryan & Shannon’s KS95 for Kids Radiothon for that year 2012. Zach was still alive then and had turned to songwriting after he was diagnosed of Osteosarcoma, a type of bone Cancer.

You can buy the Largest Clouds Choir version of Zach Sobiech’s ‘Clouds’ on iTunes. 100% of the proceeds is to benefit the Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund established by Zach’s family.