Guest Blog: The Marvelous Enigmas of Igor Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms”

From time to time, we invite guest bloggers to share their thoughts about activities of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. In this post, we welcome Janet, a member of the Symphonic Choir’s alto section. It was mid-October. The choir was sight-singing their way through Stravinsky’s “Symphony of Psalms” before submerging in the Christmas concert season. The… Read More

Opening Weekend: Festival of Carols 2016

Opening Weekend of Festival of Carols could be summed-up in myriad words, phrases or …even better, through favorite holiday classics: “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” comes to mind as we see a chorus of 150 singers decked out in their holiday red attire surrounded by wreaths, garland and twinkling lights. “O Come,… Read More

Arts in the Classroom & Community

While there’s no magic solution to fix every problem in our community, in the classroom, in the world, I think choral music might be one of our best bets. A valuable step in the right direction no doubt. The Symphonic Choir’s annual Gala Bel Canto is just over a week away, and the one-night event… Read More