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Carnegie Hall was a Blast!

posted Aug 10, 2017, 5:01 PM by Madrigal Chorale   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 5:22 PM ]


We were proud to accept the invitation from world celebrated composer/arranger, Stacey V. GIbbs to perform a concert showcase of his music on Palm Sunday in the venerable, historic Carnegie Hall! Robert A. Martin led the Madrigal Chorale in 2 selections on our own and then we anchored the larger chorus under the direction of Stacey Gibbs. Other ensembles participating in the massed chorus included Capriccio Columbus (Columbus, OH) - Larry Griffin, director, Ohio Christian University Chorale (Circleville, OH) - Dione Bennett, director, The Heritage Restoration Chorale (Spring Lake, NC) - Denise Murchison Payton, director, as well as a number of featured singers from across the United States. The concert included several world premieres!



For a Finale we joined two other outstanding ensembles: The University of Idaho Vandaleers Concert Choir (ID) - Michael Murphy, conductor and Oslo Chamber Choir (Norway) - Håkon Daniel Nystedt, conductor in performing another of Stacey Gibbs's acclaimed spirituals, "Great God Amighty" to thunderous applause and standing ovations.


Vocal Scholarship 2017

posted Aug 10, 2017, 4:38 PM by Madrigal Chorale   [ updated Aug 10, 2017, 5:23 PM ]

We were pleased to award two $1000 gifts in our 2017 Scholarship Contest to the Plymouth Christian Academy directed by Megan Barnard, and to the Detroit School of Performing Arts directed by Cheryl Valentine. In addition to the monetary award, the winners performed two selections each in a mini-concert and received a free choral clinic from our director and associate director, both adjudicators for the Michigan School Vocal Music Association. 

Vocal Scholarship Program  (Click for more info)


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