Guest Blog | Thomas Cooley

I have been familiar with the work of Benjamin Britten since college. There I sang a few of his songs, and more specifically worked on a special project, in which I performed Britten’s incredible Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings. Learning these songs introduced me to the sound world of Britten, and I have been… Read More

These are a few of my Favorite Things…

The Official Gala count down: 12 Days. In the spirit of Gala, I am sharing a few of the incredible silent auction items. In no particular order… here are the “Top 10 Gala Bel Canto Silent Auction Items:” Taos, New Mexico Southwestern Getaway Since 1899 Taos has been teeming with arts as one of the… Read More

New Year… New Notes

Following December’s sell-out Festival of Carols performances (click here to peek at those pictures) and Handel’s Messiah with our friends at the ISO, the 200+ singers of the Symphonic Choir took a much-needed and well-earned choral respite over the holidays. I don’t think any of us dared tabulate the number of hours we spent together during the… Read More