Choral Arts Society

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  • Throughout its history, the Choral Arts Society has been dedicated to the commissioning and performance of new music.
  • The Choral Arts Society has also produced or performed on at least sixteen commercially-released recordings during his tenure.
  • The Choral Arts Society has toured both domestically and internationally.
  • Scribner founded The Choral Arts Society of Washington in 1965, and has served as its artistic director since that time.
  • He is most widely known as the founder of The Choral Arts Society of Washington, and as its artistic director for over 45 years.
  • The Choral Arts Society features a symphonic chorus of approximately 180 volunteer singers.
  • She also appeared as a soloist in the holiday concerts presented at the Kennedy Center by The Choral Arts Society of Washington.
  • Scribner has announced that he will retire as artistic director of the Choral Arts Society on August 31, 2012.
  • The Choral Arts Society is currently directed by Matthew Glandorf, who also serves on the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music.
  • With funding from several grants received in 1970, the Choral Arts Society was able to retain Scribner on an annual salary for the first time, allowing him to "devote his full time to the post."
  • He also performs regularly on the Music by Candlelight Series, the BSO Chamber Music series, and is the principal clarinetist with the Choral Arts Society of Baltimore.
  • Since its founding, the Choral Arts Society has grown to become a prominent cultural institution in Washington, D.C., and is one of approximately 32 major choral organizations in the United States with annual budgets exceeding $1 million.
  • The choir was particularly noted for new music and was instrumental in bringing James MacMillan to the city in 2002 for a festival of his music in collaboration with the Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
  • In addition to presenting a three- or four-concert season of its own each year, the Choral Arts Society has been a frequent collaborator with other Philadelphia cultural groups including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Piffaro, and the Pennsylvania Ballet.
  • Nally formed the Choral Arts Society Chamber Choir during this time, which collaborated with the American Composers Forum (Philadelphia Chapter), on readings and recordings of new music.
  • In 1981, the New York TImes characterized the Choral Arts Society as "an excellent chorus of the type found today in many large American cities, with solid musicianship, smooth tone and competence in a wide range of choral repertory."
  • He is most widely known as the incoming artistic director of the The Choral Arts Society of Washington beginning in 2012, and as the director of choral music at Cornell University from 1995-2012.
  • The Choral Arts Society of Washington is a major choral organization based in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1965 by Norman Scribner, it is regarded as one of the premier symphonic choruses in Washington and the United States.
  • The Collegiate Chorale has become well known in the region for performing various major works with the Louisville Orchestra, Orchestra Kentucky and Louisville's Choral Arts Society, including the world premiere of Felix Mendelssohn's Gloria in November 1997.
  • Scribner received a co-nomination for a Grammy Award in 1973 (with Leonard Bernstein), and the Choral Arts Society received a Grammy Award under his preparation in 1996.
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