Not Your Average Choral Work

Holst’s THE PLANETS, being performed this coming weekend by the Symphonic Choir and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, lies a bit outside the mainstream when it comes to works for choir and orchestra. Calling for women’s voices only, Holst saves the choir until the very last seconds of his sprawling symphonic tour de force. Though the full… Read More

Volunteer Spotlight | Donna White

By day, Donna White works for the State of Indiana as a Federal Funding Specialist. By night, Donna is the volunteer Mentor Coordinator for the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. As a Mentor Coordinator, Donna’s job is to match up new incoming Choir members with a veteran Choir member prior to the first rehearsal of the season. This assists the… Read More

Encouragement from Eric: The Missa is mammoth

Eric shared this with singers at the Missa Solemnis rehearsal on Tues, September 22, 2015: Dear singers, This is where the rubber meets the road. Tonight is our sixth Tuesday night rehearsal on the Beethoven MISSA SOLEMNIS. Normally, by our sixth rehearsal, we are virtually performance ready. Pronunciations, dynamics, tempi, nuance…all is (mostly) in place,… Read More