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Church Choir Workshop a success!

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Exactly HOW do you get 200 singers on the stage of the Lawrence Chapel? Very carefully!! Thank you to the 120+ church choir singers from regional churches who attended our first ever Church Choir Workshop and to HEID MUSIC for sponsoring the event. Sessions included a master class in vocal instruction, tips on sight reading and […]

More than 100 church choir members join for final concert

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The final concert of newVoices’ 2014-15 season will end with a community-wide hymn sing and a program of familiar hymns and sacred music. Area church choirs will participate in the ensemble’s first Church Choir Workshop that day AND perform with newVoices in the evening concert, OneVoice – An Ecumenical Community Celebration in Song, Saturday, May […]

Christmas at the Chapel features Rutter “Gloria”

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“Christmas at the Chapel” will feature a performance of John Rutter’s “Gloria,” a festive and flamboyant work that makes a fitting prelude to the holiday season. Rutter is best known for his Christmas carols that he started composing in his teens—pundits have said only Santa has a busier Christmas than John Rutter! In the “Gloria,” […]

High School Singers join newVoices

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Our largest class of High School Master Singers (30 young people!) will join us for the fall concert “Where in the World is newVoices?” The students are top choral singers from area high schools who are recommended by their choir teachers. As young singers, they have an opportunity to sing with a collegiate choral conductor […]

Carmina Burana: the translation

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The infatuation with Carmina Burana can largely be attributed to the text. Although we will be singing in Latin and old versions of German, you can find the entertaining translation at this link. There were almost 200 poems in the entire Carmina collection which are classified into categories that are: moralistic and satirical; love songs […]

Carmina Burana: You’ve heard that song before

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Please join us on Saturday, May 3 when we perform Carmina Burana with the Fox Valley Symphony. Tickets are available through the Fox Cities PAC box office by calling the PAC box office or by purchasing tickets online at www.foxcitiespac.org. Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana has become a classic for musicians and audiences because of its […]