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December 2010 Blog Posts (6)

The Czech Boys Choir

The Czech Boys Choir from Hradec Kralove continues the tradition of boys' choir singing in the Czech teritory, which started in the 13th century with the first boys choir at the St. Vitus Cathedral in Prague, continued in Brno with choir called Modracci and in the modern ages with the establishment of a boys choir in Hradec Kralove by Jiri and Kveta Skopal in 1982.…

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Added by Martin Sedlacek on December 26, 2010 at 4:00am — No Comments

A Single Note Beautifully Played

A light has been switched on.

I feel as though my immediate-term artistic survival depends on finding a way to (tactfully) impart the quote a single note is beautifully played to the dour-handed colleague next to me, who literally hurts my ears as well as my musical performance. 

But perhaps I sound like that to her.

Added by John Yate on December 22, 2010 at 9:44pm — 1 Comment

Castrati Alive and Well

Britain's Got Talent: Greg Pritchard

Britain's Got Talent - Show 5

Britain's Got Talent: Simon is…

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Added by SingerLink on December 13, 2010 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Ambassadors of Harmony are #1 in International Barbershop competition

Ambassadors of Harmony

2009 International Barbershop Chorus Champion

In Anaheim July 4th, 2009, a performance by the…

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Added by SingerLink on December 13, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

In Which Hand Do You Hold the Baton?

Three Year Old Jonathan conducting to the 4th movement of Beethoven's 5th Symphony…

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Added by SingerLink on December 10, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

LA Master Chorale Extends Contract of Music Director Grant Gershon Through 2014-15 Season





The Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Master Chorale (LAMC), considered one of the nation’s preeminent choirs, announced that the contract of Music Director Grant Gershon has been

extended through the 2014|15 Season. Appointed Music Director in 2001, Gershon has been widely credited with raising the choir’s artistic profile, attracting increased audiences to its Walt Disney Concert Hall performances, expanding its reach…

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Added by Libby Huebner on December 3, 2010 at 1:19pm — No Comments

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Lea Singers concert - "SpringSwing" at Beechwood Park School

March 4, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm
Lea Singers Concert - SpringSwingConductor – Joanna Forbes L’EstrangePianist – Alexander L’EstrangeTrumpet & Flugelhorn – Mark ArmstrongDouble Bass – Johnny Gee Popular swing classics including “Let’s Do It” and “Blue Moon”; Gershwin “I got Rhythm” and “Summertime”, and Alexander L”Estrange “Vive la Velorution” with the choirs of Beechwood Park School singing a newly written Children’s choir part. Join the Lea Singers for Spring Swing, a light-hearted evening of swing and jazz music.  We…See More
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Melbourne International Singers Festival 2017 at Federation Square

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Proudly presented by School of Hard Knocks Dr Jonathon Welch AM, Artistic DirectorMelbourne’s most exciting festival for singers and choirs presents more stunning opportunities to work with some of the world’s finest conductors, composers, arrangers and musicians!EARLY BIRD Registrations are OPEN NOW! Book and pay by 1 April 2017 for our early bird prices Melbourne International Singers Festival is thrilled to announce that Richard Gill AO, will be our Guest Conductor for 2017, leading the…See More
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Melbourne International Singers Festival 2017

Choirs, individual singers, conductors, composers, and anyone who loves to sing, are all welcome to join this fantastic event!! EARLY BIRD Registrations are open now! Book and pay by 1 April 2017 for our early bird prices. Now celebrating its 8th year, the Melbourne International Singers Festival showcases world renowned artists, performers and educators in the magnificent venues in Melbourne's art precinct.We are thrilled to announce that our guest conductor this year is one of Australia's…See More
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New York City Master Chorale Auditions - By Appointment at Turtle Bay Music School

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The New York City Master Chorale, a 75-member classical chorus, is holding open auditions for singers with significant choral experience and strong sight-reading skills. Auditions for the spring 2016 season will be held on January 4 and 11 by appointment. Rehearsals are held Wednesday evenings in Manhattan at the Turtle Bay Music School.This spring season includes an April concert featuring Rachmaninof Vespers and a summer tour to Florence featuring American A Cappella music. In addition, the…See More
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The 8th World Peace Choral Festival at Vienna, Austria

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the 8th World Peace Choral Festival in Vienna from 26th to 29th July 2017 is open for application.Children choirs as well as enthusiastic adult choirs are welcome to participate at this unique choral event in the capital of music, supported by the Austrian federal government authorities, the city government of Vienna, the famous Vienna Boys Choir, the United Nations Headquarters in Vienna, NGOs, enterprises and a series of personalities.Coming together to sing, singing for a better future!The…See More
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Hand In Hand - a celebration of the true spirit of Christmas! at Melbourne Town Hall

December 10, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
Presented by the School of Hard KnocksJoin us as we celebrate Christmas 2016 with a concert of inspiring and uplifting gospel, opera and popular classics that celebrate courage, joy and love! Hand In Hand will feature two of Australia’s great legends of opera – Liane Keegan, contralto, and John Bolton Wood AM, baritone, together with members of XL ARTS, the Hallelujah Gospel Chorus conducted by Dr Kathleen McGuire, THECHO!R and the massed ‘Absolutely Everybody’ choirs under the direction of Dr…See More
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Conan Features a Choir on His Show

Conan features the Scala and Kolacny Brothers choir on his TV show.

 

What's next? Are we getting some culture on TV?

 





The all female choir performs…

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The Christian West and Its Singers

Here's a review of a great new book "The Christian West and Its Singers" by Jeffery Tucker:



Jeffrey remarks:


"So rather than a review, I say to you, this book exists. Perhaps it has opened a new chapter in history of the study of Christian…
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Presentation Mini Master Class





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Working With Singers

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Conversations with Joseph Flummerfelt

Here's a preview of an new book about Joseph Flummerfelt





In Conversations with Joseph Flummerfelt: Thoughts on Conducting, Music, and Musicians, Donald Nally presents a window into the mind and heart of one of America's most celebrated and distinguished choral…
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