Brian Newhouse first saw VOCES8 performing at the American Choral Directors Association conference in 2009. 'They love to perform, they love the audience, they have great stage presence and they're really, really fine singers as well,' Newhouse says. VOCES8 perform in at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Learn more about the ensemble and hear some of their performances.
Each week, Tesfa Wondemagegnehu and Julie Amacher share a choral music story from around the country. This week, they share an interview and live performance with Dr. David Morrow and the Morehouse College Glee Club Quartet.
Eric Whitacre is the most popular choral composer today, and his works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In this one-hour programs, he introduces the music with co-host Brian Newhouse and describes the often-colorful backstory of how each piece came to be.
Each week, Tesfa Wondemagegnehu and Julie Amacher share a choral music story from around the country. This week, they share a story about a classical music radio host that battled leukemia and found comfort through singing again.
This spring, we're offering you the chance to participate in a massive choral experience. You'll work with conductor Tesfa Wondemagegnehu, sing with choral enthusiasts from your community, and hear your voice broadcast on our Choral Stream.
Classical music host Ward Jacobson talks about the role singing has played in his life. 'I can't imagine life without singing,' Jacobson writes, a sentiment that became even more powerful when his very life may have slipped away from him.