With a single award, the GRAMMYs just honored a whole lotta people in the Southland

The LA Phil, LA Master Chorale, Pacific Chorale, LA Children’s Chorus and National Children’s Chorus are having a very exciting night.

Fires in Southern California put damper on holiday events

Many Californians have more than they bargained for this Christmas. With Santa Ana winds whipping up frenzied wildfires in various areas of SoCal, Angelenos everywhere are on alert, with thousands evacuated from Ventura to San Diego, and far too many have already lost their homes and more.  As a result, opera and concert presenters have … Read more

Partnership for USC and National Children’s Chorus

A new program at USC’s music school will allow two graduate students each year to take temporary positions on NCC’s staff.  The first up is Alexander Lloyd Blake, also the conductor of Tonality, a new professional choral group formed in September. Press release follows. The National Children’s Chorus Forms Partnership With USC Thornton School Of Music Select doctoral … Read more

Anonymous donor forks out $1mil for National Children’s Chorus

  It’s not every day a children’s choir garners a cool million, with nameless donor and all.  They may not be sharing where the money is coming from, but it won’t cool the excitement one bit.  It’s a good week for music education. [Email announcement] NCC Receives $1 Million Gift Anonymous Donor Makes Groundbreaking Pledge as … Read more

Music for mamas everywhere

swan mama and cygnets

Vocal focus from CCMN* Southern CA Vocal Events Lauri D. Goldenhersh’s Weekly Highlights Happy Mother’s Day!  Due to the fact that Sunday is reserved for mamas in the US, the concert schedule is a little lighter than usual — singers are moms, and have moms, too!  But look for these on the calendar, and find … Read more

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