LA Children’s Choir heading to Cuba

[Press release] Los Angeles Children’s Chorus tours to Cuba and East Coast in June, and presents free self-off concerts June 11 and 20, 2015 at Pasadena Presbyterian Church Young Men’s Ensemble Embarks on 11-day Cuban Tour June 12-22, 2015; Free Send-Off Concert Held Thursday, June 11, 7 pm, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church; LACC Concert Choir … Read more

Summer is coming… you need a picnic blanket!

Get a free Hollywood Bowl picnic blanket! Angelenos love any excuse to throw a blanket on the grass, and we have the blanket for you! This summer, LA Phil is partnering with their favorite places to picnic by giving away a limited-edition Hollywood Bowl blanket, the perfect complement to any picnic. Simply show your METRO … Read more

Chorus America confers two top awards on LAMC leadership

[Press release]  Chorus America, the nation’s leading choral music advocacy organization, announced it is conferring an unprecedented two top awards on Los Angeles Master Chorale’s key leadership – Artistic Director Grant Gershon garners the prestigious Louis Botto Award for Innovative Action and Entrepreneurial Zeal, and outgoing President & CEO Terry Knowles, who steps down at … Read more

New provost, a record label & more at San Francisco Conservatory

It’s been a busy week up north, with SFCM‘s president, David Stull, revealing several plans that include a new record label and the fall implementation of a new curriculum structure called “curated clusters” We’ve also received today’s announcement that Kate Sheeran will take over the role of Provost and Dean (while at the same time … Read more

[UPDATED] Send us your bravos, notes and news!

We’re working on moving the Scoops to the Singerpreneur blog, giving your announcements a broader audience and easier shareability. Some announcements will be posted individually, and others may be grouped, at the discretion of the editors. But keep us posted about what you’re doing and what’s going on with you. Send us your: Congratulations on … Read more

Final days for Chorus America’s online auction

Chorus America’s Online Auction: Bidding Closes Friday! Time is running out to shop for a good cause! Chorus America’s online auction will close this Friday, May 1. You’ll find fantastic items including: A one-day workshop with Paul Caldwell, composer and artistic director of the Youth Choral Theater of Chicago 50,000 Delta Sky Miles A 7-night … Read more

Presbyterian Association of Musicians Choral Anthem Composition Contest

The Presbyterian Association of Musicians invites composers to submit entries for its first choral anthem composition competition. Eligibility: Any composer may submit an entry, with the following exceptions: PAM Executive Board members and their immediate families. Entry Deadline: October 1, 2015 (Email time stamp or postmark) Award Notification:  No later than December 31, 2015. PAM … Read more

Alexander Ruggieri Memorial Music Scholarship Seeks Applicants and Donors

Alexander Ruggieri Memorial Music Scholarship Seeks Applicants and Donors for Third Annual Award The Ruggieri Scholarship Committee, under the fiscal sponsorship of the San Gabriel Valley Choral Company (SGVCC), is looking forward to awarding the third annual Alexander Ruggieri Memorial Music Scholarship this spring. This award was established to honor Mr. Ruggieri—conductor, composer, and vocalist—who … Read more

Farewell, West Coast Auditions

UPDATED Nov 2016:  Dead link alert!  The website has (probably long) since been dismantled, but the Facebook page is still available.   A valued rite of passage for opera hopefuls, the West Coast Auditions have announced their own demise on Facebook via a short post (copied below).  This annual ritual in San Jose, CA has provided … Read more

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