Why do we sing?

Posted on Aug 30, 2013 by

One of our singers, Jeanne Lietzan, shared this amazing site with us and it encapsulates exactly WHY we sing. These are excerpts from Karl Paulnack’s welcome address at The Boston Conservatory and they get right at the root of what we believe. Simply: music is not extra-curricular. Music is a part of our soul, a part of how humans are hard wired. So many divide people into analytical, math/science types and put the creative, music/drama […]

Welcome to newVoices!

Posted on Aug 30, 2013 by

It’s at once exciting and a little frightening to willfully change the name and identity of a group that’s been in existence for 35 years. Please know that this was not done on a whim. We loved the historic connection “White Heron Chorale” had—the ensemble was named after a trading post on the banks of the Fox River. But the practical reality was the lovely name was bungled by many—some called us the “White Hair […]