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Golden Gate Men’s Chorus

Biography: Golden Gate Men’s Chorus was founded by Dick Kramer bringing together gay men from the San Francisco Bay Area who wanted to sing with a more classically-oriented men’s chorus. Golden Gate Men’s Chorus is 50 singers, ages 18+ and their current members are 20s to 70s. They have been performing continuously since 1982. The… Read more »

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Reine Männersache Zellhausen

Biography: The choir ensemble “Reine Männersache Zellhausen” was formed in 2014 by thirty active singers from two traditional male choirs from Germany. This is no coincidence, since the singers of the choirs “Harmonie Zellhausen” and “Liederkranz Zellhausen” are both known in the region for their outstanding choral work. Over the decades they have been awarded… Read more »

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Moravian Children Choir

Biography: Moravian Children Choir is a children´s Choir from the Czech Republic and was founded at the local art school, in 1974. Their repertoire is very varied and includes sacred and secular songs, classical music, songs by current composers and folk music. They develop their singing abilities, social skills and have an opportunity to visit… Read more »

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KorRey

Biography: Kór Reyðarfjarðarkirkju (the choir of Reyðarfjörður church) is a fully functioning church choir based in a village in the east of Iceland. The choir has expanded somewhat into concert territory and when performing outside of a religious context they  has begun to use the name KorRey. The choir sing folk music, african music, pop… Read more »

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The Rhythm Performing Arts

Biography: The Rhythm Performing Arts is a Foundation of Indian Folk Dance and Music from Ahmadabad, India. Since 2009 they are Members of CIOFF, the International Council of Organisations of Folklore Festivals and Folk Arts, in India and IOV, an International Organisation of Folk Art. Rhythm Performing Arts performs folk and tribal dances and music… Read more »

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Afterglow

  Biography: Initially formed as part of a school-outreach program with the Quintessential Vocal Ensemble Choir in Newfoundland in 2009, Afterglow developed a love of 6 part acappella music and began searching for new and challenging musical experiences. They are great friends and love to sing diverse kinds of music, including pop, spiritual, renaissance and… Read more »

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The Phoenix Girls Chorus

Biography: The Phoenix Girls Chorus is comprised of five choirs of girls ages seven to eighteen. Their music education program includes vocal development, performance skills, sight singing, music theory, foreign language diction, and choreography. The focus of the Phoenix Girls Chorus is to provide a nurturing environment where singers develop their music skills to the… Read more »

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21 strings Guzheng Ensemble

Biography: The 21-string Guzheng Ensemble was created by the famous young Guzheng performer Yuyan Xu, who was also an United States Confucius Music competition judge. The Ensemble includes a teacher’s and a children’s team. The choir members of the teachers ‘ team are outstanding young Guzheng teachers who have graduated from the Department of Music… Read more »

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Seattle Girls Choir, Prime Voci

Biography: Founded in 1982, and under the artistic direction of Jacob Winkler, Seattle Girls Choir provides a comprehensive and progressive choral education with an emphasis on vocal technique, musical literacy, and ensemble performance for girls aged 6 years old through 18. The choir regularly collaborates with other Seattle area arts organisations and performs regionally and… Read more »

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New Jersey Youth Chorus

  Biography: The New Jersey Youth Chorus, founded in 1992, is an auditioned choral program for children in grades three through to twelve. The heart of their mission is to provide exceptional choral music education and performance experiences, fostering expression, artistry and growth. Coriste, NJYC’s young women’s ensemble, has been a featured choir at the… Read more »

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