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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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Song/Play: Music for Treble and Youth Voices at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall

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A family friendly afternoon of music, entertainment, singing and fun! MacArthur Genius Fellow and Founder/Conductor of the Young People’s Chorus of NYC, Francisco Núñez leads the young, talented and energetic Distinguished Concerts Singers International in a culturally-minded and engaging program of original Latin-inspired music.  The Central Oregon Youth Orchestra, a nationally recognized ensemble shares the stage with the Vancouver Orchestra Club in an equally entertaining program. Tickets…See More
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No Greater Love at Church of the Immaculate Conception

March 8, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
WE HAVE HAD SINGING: 2014-2015 SEASON                 Pietà, an oratorio by John Muehleisen The Dominoes of St. Dominic Academy, Joseph Napoli, DirectorVOX of St. Peter’s Preparatory School, Gianpaolo Eleria, DirectorOmega Dance Company John Muehleisen will host s pre-concert discussion of Pieta 25 minutes prior to each concert. The composer’s own libretto combines writing as disparate as Kipling, Owen, Blake, Martin Luther King, orthodox hymnody and scripture in its exploration of compassion…See More
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WE HAVE HAD SINGING: 2014-2015 SEASON NO GREATER LOVE                 Pietà, an oratorio by John Muehleisen The composer’s own libretto combines writing as disparate as Kipling, Owen, Blake, Martin Luther King, orthodox hymnody and scripture in its exploration of compassion and mercy. This 90-minute, deeply moving oratorio will have only received two performances prior to Schola’s East Coast premiere. This project represents Schola’s most intense engagement effort to date, involving The…See More
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Street Requiem – Sydney Premiere 2015 in memory of those who died in Martin Place and Paris. at Verbrugghen Hall - Sydney Conservatorium of Music

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School of Hard Knocks presents the Sydney premiere of STREET REQUIEM – for those who have died on the street by Kathleen McGuire, Andy Payne & Jonathon WelchA concert in memory of those who died in Martin Place and Paris.  Funds raised by this event will support beyondblue, the charity chosen by Tori Johnson’s family, the Katrina Dawson Foundation and School of Hard Knocks programs in Sydney.Saturday 21 February 2015, 8PMVerbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium Dr Jonathon Welch AM & Dr…See More
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Life and Remembrance at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center

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DCINY presents Life and Remembrance, a concert featuring the works of Mark Hayes and Pepper Choplin. In his widely popular Requiem, Hayes reflects on the text in Latin and English in a rendition written for both chorus and orchestra. This performance also features the world premiere of Choplin’s Our Father: A Journey Through The Lord's Prayer, an exploration of the prayer through music. Tickets On Sale Now!$20-$100Call CenterCharge at 212-721-6500Visit LincolnCenter.orgBox Office: 10 Lincoln…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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Created by SingerLink Apr 23, 2011 at 10:43am. Last updated by SingerLink May 1, 2011.

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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Created by SingerLink Jun 22, 2010 at 9:08pm. Last updated by SingerLink Aug 29, 2010.

Presentation Mini Master Class





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Working With Singers

Here's a great video on working with singers from I… Continue

Created by SingerLink Jun 22, 2010 at 9:21pm. Last updated by SingerLink Jun 22, 2010.

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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