Choirs and choral music
with KEITH BRAMICH
San Francisco Bay Area Choral Archive
Helene Whitson and Valerie Howard, compilers of the SF Bay Chorus Directory,
are working on a project to provide current and historical information about
choral activity in the area. The project's umbrella website contains the
Chorus Directory and information about the Historical Archive and support
services, and is at www.choralarchive.org
Charlotte Choral Society and the Continued Growth Committee
Bruce Dalton, a member of the board of directors of the Charlotte Choral
Society who directs the society's Continued Growth Committee, is seeking
marketing ideas which might help the choir to increase community awareness,
audience numbers and choir membership. The society would also like comments
on their new webpage at www.charlottechoralsociety.org.
The Swanhurst Chorus (a mixed group of 50-75 singers from Newport, RI,
USA) has a new website at www.swanhurst.org. Includes details of A Newport Triptych
- their first professionally recorded CD.
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Paul Salamundovich's Los Angeles Master Chorale has a fairly comprehensive
web-presence at www.lamc.org.
The American Choral Directors Association publish The Choral Journal.
Details at http://www.acdaonline.org/.
Sheet music and black folders
ChoralWeb publishing is a music publisher with facilities to sell choral
music online, with immediate downloads from their website at www.choralweb.com . Whilst at their site, you'll see an
advert for www.musicfolder.com who sell 'the black folder'! Handlo music sell
choral sheet music but deliver by email, for output to your computer's printer.
Tygerberg, South Africa
Formerly known as the Bellville Civic Choir, the City of Tygerberg Choir
is a South African choir of about 140 members, active in making international
contacts and organising tours abroad. Their director is Edward Aitchison
(Lecturer in Music Education at the University of Stellenbosch). Tygerberg
Choir's webmaster Reanie Janse van Vuuren invites you to visit members.tripod.com/~TygerbergCivicChoir/
The Ultimate Stabat Mater Website
Hans van der Velden and Hannie van Osnabrugge from the Netherlands have
been busy with a CD collection of (currently) 84 different Stabat Maters.
You'll find information on the composers, the music and the texts, and translations
of the Stabat Mater Dolorosa in twelve languages at ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/HvanderVelden/.
British Choirs on the net
All known British choral websites are listed here at choral singer Rod
Cuff's British Choirs on the Net. Follow the links at the bottom
of the page for similar sites listing French, German and Italian choirs.
The Classical Singer
We've visited The Classical Singer magazine before at Site Seeing.
You can visit some of the areas of the Classical Singer Community at www.classicalsinger.com
for free, but you must subscribe to read the on-line version of the magazine.
Ron Hannah invites you to www.connect.ab.ca/~cent4lit/ron to sample some of his choral
Copyright © Keith Bramich,
August 19th 1999
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