Carol Browning is pleased to announce the release of her third collection with GIA Publications, Inc. The recording and corresponding octavo collection is titled “Unknown Blessings: Finding God in Worship and the World” and includes brand-new material, along with some older, unrecorded works, for congregation and for choir. The heart of Carol’s music comes from listening to the Spirit and crafting singable, accessible melodies and beautiful choral arrangements for worship and prayer.
HOT OFF THE PRESSES #2…My brand new edition of Johann Michael Haydn’s EX SION SPECIES for SATB choir and keyboard accompaniment(or optional strings, 2 trumpets and continuo), published by Alliance Music Publications (AMP 1120). Harmonically colorful with an unusual “Alleluja” ending! Go to the link below to see of PDF of the entire vocal score.
EXCLUSIVE: A GAME-CHANGING APPOINTMENT:
On the cusp of its nearly 60 year choral presence in our Nation’s Capital, Eugene Rogers will be the first African-American conductor of The Washington Chorus, one of our country’s premiere symphonic choirs. Here, we share some of the details as well as an exclusive interview with Maestro Rogers.
Continuing in the tradition of his ever-popular “Angele Dei”, Jimmy Baas has crafted a lovely new work for SA or SAB voices. This Latin setting of John 3:16-17 is an ideal addition to any sacred concert program. Written in a primarlily homophonic structure, this new work employs repeating motives, stepwise motion, and simple harmonic progressions making it suitable for a wide range of youth and adult choirs. Take a look today and don’t forget to check out the “Related Items” to view some of Jimmy’s other publications.
Participating in a youth choir can be a fun and exciting opportunity for young people of all ages to enjoy music. Whether your youth choir is newly started, or you have an established youth choir, finding great young singers is always going to be a priority as your choir changes over time.
The question is, where do you find the singers you need?
Fortunately, your community has some great places that will help you select the best young people for your chorus. Here are the top seven places in which you might look for new singers to add to your youth choir!
Varna International 21st Annual Conducting Workshop and Choral Singers Program, will feature Stabat Mater by Rossini, May 24-June 3, 2020 in Varna, Bulgaria (on the Black Sea Coast). The two final performances will take place at the grand concert venue in Varna, the Festival and Congress Center, Hall 1. Ample podium time for conductors with professional orchestra, soloists, and choir.
Conducting students: $2880
Cost includes 10 nights lodging at a centrally-located 4 star hotel and two hot buffet meals per day.