Musicians from around the country are in Cincinnati this week for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) 40th annual conference. More than 2,000 people are expected to attend master classes, clinics, lectures, and musical performances.
To kick off Cincinnati's Pride Week, the Cincinnati Men's Chorus will present two concerts at the School for Creative and Performing Arts on June 17 and 18 featuring predominantly African-American composers, performers and arrangers.
When this year's May Festival concerts conclude, it will mark the end of James Conlon's 37 year run as music director. Maestro Conlon recently spoke to Frank Johnson by phone from Spain with some perspective and memories of his tenure with the May Festival.
The 14th season of the October Festival Choir at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church kicks off on October 4 and our Anne Arenstein previews the concert schedule with the festival’s artistic director and founder, Christian Miller.
The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus – 85 voices strong and still growing – present their annual spring concert, Broadway Our Way, on June 13 and 14 in the Corbett Theater at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.
MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is preparing for its spring concert on April 18 and looking ahead to their 2015-16 season. The choir’s director, Rhonda Juliano, joins Anne Arenstein with a preview of the Here and Aware concert at St. Francis Seraph Church plus their collaboration with the Sarah Center.
Cincinnati Camerata, a local choral group, will join with the Cincinnati Bach Ensemble on March 29 for the local premiere of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt’s Passio (Passion according to St. John) at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Terrace Park. Dr. Brett Scott, director of Cincinnati Camerata and professor in CCM Choral Department talks with Brian O’Donnell about this concert and the history of his group.