Anne Sears, director of external affairs at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, tells Chorus America's president & CEO Ann Meier Baker about a special audience participation project during this year’s choir tour.
Shining the spotlight on VocalEssence and its remarkable education outreach program serving thousands of students in and around the Twin Cities.
Composer Gabriela Lena Frank explores the evolving relationship with her audience, beginning with her doting parents.
Examples of concert programming that are designed on themes of peace or reconciliation. Partner piece to "How Choruses Have Become Ambassadors of Peace."
What is our responsibility as singers and as choruses when historic choral works are offensive, even hostile, to a whole group of people? Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, discusses Bach's St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion.
We take a look at the man behind the cluster chords: how Eric Whitacre arrived at a life in music, and the ups and downs he's encountered along the way.
One conductor witnesses the restorative power of music in her chorus at Washington, DC's N Street Village shelter.
Choral music—especially a cappella choral music—is more popular than ever it seems. Chorus America sat down with Deke Sharon, founder of the Contemporary A Cappella Society (CASA) and a producer of NBC's The Sing-Off, to get the inside scoop behind the a cappella choral music movement and its current place in pop culture.
There is perhaps no more fitting metaphor for bridging discord than voices joined in harmony.