Resounding Achord Productions is pleased to offer 10 scholarships for the March 2019 CCDA All-State Honor Choir. Applications are available now and must be submitted by Friday, December 7, 2018 for consideration.
Our IMPACT program allows all students high-school age or younger to attend our RAP Produced concerts for free. Prior to each concert, we send information to music teachers in order to help provide outside musical opportunities to their students. The goal of this program is to educate our youth about choral music and to assure them that high-caliber performance opportunities exist outside of the education and faith-based organizations.
Need a place to sing when your choir is off for the summer? We have the perfect gig for you.
The Summer Conducting Lab gives conductors-in-training an opportunity to work with a choir in a rehearsal setting, gaining valuable podium time and real-time feedback. During the 2-hour sessions, 3-5 conductors work with the all-volunteer choir, made up of singers from all over the Silicon Valley. Dr. Jeffrey Benson and Kristina Nakagawa provide feedback to the conductors both during the session and afterward in private communication.
What else is great about the Summer Conducting Lab?
Just show up, sing, and have fun.
Resounding Achord provides music for all participants. About 20 pieces are selected each year that represent different styles, musical eras, and difficulties. About 25-30% of the music changes each year so that there is sufficient variety for returning singers and conductors. It is a perfect opportunity to practice your sight-reading skills.
Session Dates for 2019
All sessions are held at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 1205 Pine Ave, San Jose, CA.
Monday, July 8th, 7:30-9:30 pm
Wednesday, July 10th, 7:30-9:30 pm
Monday, July 15th, 7:30-9:30 pm
Wednesday, July 17th, 7:30-9:30 pm
Wednesday, August 7th, 7:30-9:30 pm
Wednesday, August 14th, 7:30-9:30 pm
What do the lab choir singers like best?
“I loved getting to learn more about the insides of conducting!”
“Making great music.”
“I loved being a part of a group of extremely skilled musicians; both the singers and directors!”
“The feedback given by Dr. Benson and Kristina Nakagawa and their effect on the conductor/choir were eye- (and ear-) opening for me as a singer.”
For more information, or to register as a singer or student conductor:
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Join Resounding Achord and friends for a fun evening of music, dessert, wine, coffee, and tea. This musicale-style performance will feature solos and small group numbers by Resounding Achord singers along with student groups and soloists who are past Honor Choir Scholarship recipients. All proceeds from this event will benefit the 2017-18 scholarships for the California Choral Director’s Association Regional and All-State Honor Choirs.
Come share this special evening with us and find out why our Honor Choir Scholarship program is one of our most popular and successful outreach programs.
St. Francis Episcopal Church of Willow Glen, 1205 Pine Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
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Get into the holiday spirit by attending this festive concert of music for choir and pipe organ, featuring organist Michael Burroughs.
The program includes Kim André Arnesen’s transcendent “Magnificat” with soprano soloist Danielle Marie, along with inventive arrangements of holiday favorites by Healey Willan, David Willcocks, and John Rutter.
Join us for this festive concert featuring the incredible organ at: First Congregational Church
1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto, CA.
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