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Music Director Richard Probert conducts the Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble during a rehearsal at Trinity Episcopal Church, in Watertown. Photo: Joanna Richards
Music Director Richard Probert conducts the Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble during a rehearsal at Trinity Episcopal Church, in Watertown. Photo: Joanna Richards

Listen: Sackets Harbor choral group rehearses

The Sackets Harbor Vocal Arts Ensemble is preparing for a spring concert in Watertown.

Joanna Richards dropped by the group's second rehearsal to learn about choral music, and to have a listen.  Go to full article

Celebrating the many moods of winter and the holidays through song

Social Band, a mixed chorus of 22 singers based in Burlington, will celebrate all things winter -- from outer cold to inner warmth - with two concerts this weekend in Vermont.

Some of the music will come from the group's first winter album, which came out a couple of years ago. The music ranges from traditional and medieval carols to works by modern Vermont composers.

Social Band will perform Saturday, 7:30 pm at Burlington's First Baptist Church and Sunday 4:00 pm at the Charlotte Congregational Church. Todd Moe spoke with director Amity Baker about Deep Midwinter.  Go to full article
Lisette Canton conducts the Ottawa Bach Choir at a concert in New York City earlier this year.
Lisette Canton conducts the Ottawa Bach Choir at a concert in New York City earlier this year.

A decade of vocal devotion to Bach and Baroque

One of Canada's top choirs kicks off its tenth season with a performance in Ottawa tonight. The Ottawa Bach Choir has performed its brand of Baroque music around the world and had its Carnegie Hall debut last May. Todd Moe talks with the ensemble's founder and Artistic Director Lisette Canton.  Go to full article
Heather Eyerly directs a rehearsal of Crane's senior youth choir
Heather Eyerly directs a rehearsal of Crane's senior youth choir

"Fearless" young singers at Crane

Children's choirs have been around for generations, and most adults will tell you their love of music began at a young age. There are a handful of youth choirs in the North Country that help foster early vocal skills, and supplement local school music programs. The Children's Chorus of Crane presents its winter concert at St. Mary's Church in Potsdam tonight at 7:30. It's a choir made up of a diverse group from throughout the North Country. Todd Moe stopped by a recent rehearsal and found a group of youngsters serious about making music together.  Go to full article
Crane Chorus conductor Daniel Gordon (l) and composer Paul Steinberg (r) study the new score of "Wind & Water".
Crane Chorus conductor Daniel Gordon (l) and composer Paul Steinberg (r) study the new score of "Wind & Water".

Preview: Wind & Water in Potsdam

The Crane School of Music's 74th annual spring concert this Saturday (7:30 pm, Hosmer Hall) includes the world premiere performance of Wind & Water. It's a performance that includes electronic music, voice and dance. Todd Moe chats with the composer, conductor and author.  Go to full article

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