Music: FY 2007 Grants
Some details of the projects listed below are subject to change, contingent upon prior Endowment approval.
Access to Artistic Excellence | Access to Artistic Excellence II
American Masterpieces | Panelists
American Masterpieces: Choral Music
Gregg Smith Singers, Inc.
To support an American Masterpieces Choral Music Festival. In celebration of the chorus's 50th-anniversary season, the festival will focus retrospectively on the American repertoire commissioned, recorded, and performed by the Singers during its long history.
Houston Chamber Choir
To support an American Masterpieces Choral Music Festival. The three-day festival will feature performances of American choral music, including new works commissioned for the festival, as well as master classes and seminars.
Lawrence University of Wisconsin
To support an American Masterpieces Choral Music Festival. The festival of American choral music will feature four days of programming including performances, master classes, a workshop, a commissioned work, a guest conductor residency, a local radio broadcast, and outreach performances in Chicago and Milwaukee as well as participation by 250 high school and college singers.
Santa Ana, CA
To support an American Masterpieces Choral Music Festival. In celebration of American composers and conductors, the festival will include residencies for composers, master classes and choral clinics, a young composer's competition, and performances by the chorale, the John Alexander Singers, and high school and college choirs.
To support regional touring of the American Masterpieces Choral Music Festivals, including a composer-in-residence, recording, and a national radio broadcast. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Philip Brunelle, the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers will tour to northern Iowa, eastern North Dakota, and western Minnesota where they will perform and give workshops and master classes for college and high school students and community and church choirs.
Washington State University
To support an American Masterpieces Choral Music Festival. The two-day festival will include performances of American choral music, workshops, the creation and presentation of a new work by composer-in-residence Dr. Charles Argersinger, outreach performances in rural areas of central and eastern Washington and northern Idaho, and a culminating mass choral performance.
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