Elijah: A Mighty Song for our Times – Guest Blog

From time to time, we invite a guest blogger to share their insights. In this installment, Janet – a member of the Symphonic Choir alto section – shares personal reflections on the role in her life of Mendelssohn’s Elijah. To learn Elijah, Mendelssohn’s great oratorio, many of us acquired recordings to listen and sing to… Read More

Guest Blogger: 2 Weeks ‘Til Carnegie & Visit from the Children’s Choir

From time to time, we invite a guest blogger to share their insights. In this installment, Janet – a member of the Symphonic Choir alto section – sheds light on preparations for the Choir’s return to Carnegie Hall on October 16, 2016. As tonight’s choir practice ended, I switched on the radio in my car… Read More

The downbeat of the 80th Anniversary Season

They say it all starts with the preparation, and that is certainly true this 80th anniversary season. Plans have been in the works for more than a year—choosing repertoire, exploring travel arrangements, recruiting/auditioning/ training singers, raising needed funds. And now here we are. After our first rehearsal just last night, the 80th Anniversary Season of the… Read More

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