choral music

When you combine a new collaborative of the area’s best choral singing groups with a need for classroom supplies, you come up with is Choirs4Crayons, a choral music festival from the Greater Cincinnati Choral Consortium to benefit Cincinnati’s Crayons2Computers organization. Frank Johnson finds out more about this event from Jeff Stern, development and communications director for Crayons2Computers and David Beaudry, treasurer of the Greater Cincinnati Choral Consortium and also a member of the Southern Gateway Chorus.

Shanti: A Journey of Peace comes to Cincinnati

Mar 28, 2014

The Cincinnati Arts Association will present Shanti: A Journey of Peace, described as an “Indian-American choral journey” on Saturday, April 5 at the Aronoff Center. Our Barbara Gray gets a preview of this unique production with the show’s music composer, educator and alumnus, Kanniks Kannikeswaran.

Possibly the most significant American oratorio of the late 20th century, John Adams’ “El Nino” will be performed by the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Musics Philharmonia, Chamber Choir, Chorale and Cincinnati Children’s Choir on March 2. Anne Arenstein welcomes in studio Earl Rivers, who will conduct this oratorio, to share his thoughts on the challenges, instruments and written words that make the pieces magic.

Student singers can apply for a choral scholar program

Jun 14, 2013

High school students looking to learn the fine art of choral singing are encouraged to apply for the Christ Church Cathedral’s choral scholar program. As Anne Arenstein learns from Stephan Casurella, the church’s music director, applications are due by June 30 for the 2013-14 season (September-May) and accepted students receive a monthly stipend for their participation.

Cincinnati Men's Chorus present "Loud & Proud"

Jun 7, 2013

One of the highlights of this year’s Cincinnati Pride Week will be the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus concert entitled Loud and Proud, taking place June 22 and 23 at the School for Creative and Performing Arts downtown. Artistic Director Casey Hayes is in the studio with our Jim Stump with details on this year’s program and the historical significance of this concert at gay rights.

Cincinnati has always been fertile ground for amazing choral music, starting with the May Festival, Vocal Arts Ensemble and, now, a unique chorus that offers young professionals in our area not only a chance to sing, but to be involved in our community and meet new people. KellyAnn Nelson, the founder and director of the Young Professionals’ Choral Collective (yp/CC) is in the studio with Mark Perzel to talk about how the group started, what its mission is, and their upcoming Black & Blues Gala on February 16.


Cincinnati May Festival

Nov 23, 2012

Talk about a great holiday present for that choral music lover in your life! The 2013 Cincinnati May Festival season has been announced and tickets are now on sale. Anne Arenstein welcomes in Lauren Hess, not only the May Festival’s Marketing & Communications Manager, but also one of the chorus members, to detail the coming season.


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