THE LATEST NEWS FROM CHORAL CHAMELEON
Faculty members Matt Oltman and Steven Smith with composers L-R Lili Tobias, Pedro Finisterra and João Fonseca e Costa (2019)
The Choral Chameleon Summer Institute for Composers and Conductors is accepting applications for our annual 8-day intensive in Brooklyn, NY. This is our 10th year!
Students of many career stages and backgrounds gather to work with our expert faculty and choirs to develop and grow within a 'best case scenario'.
Capacity is currently limited to 12 composers and 3 conductors.
Dates at Saturday June 20th to Saturday June 27th 2020.
As at 3.15.20 - There are no current plans to cancel or postpone the Institute - we strongly encourage students to apply by May 1st. On May 15th, we will know if we will are able proceed or not. Should we need to cancel, all tuition fees paid to date will be fully refunded.
UPDATED 3.12 - remaining tour dates for March and April have been cancelled due to COVID-19
We are delighted to announce The Ensemble will be embarking on a series of weekend tour dates with their program ‘If I Left The Zoo’ in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Vermont beginning in January. More States will get to experience Choral Chameleon’s signature programming in 2020!
Saturday January 18th at 7pm in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Saint Nicholas Roman Catholic Church
26 Olive Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211
In February, the Ensemble will be performing in Connecticut on Saturday January 22nd at 7.30pm at The Unitarian Church in Westport, who have given us the warmest of welcomes over the past 2 years.
In March, we perform for the first time in Pennsylvania! www.jesuitcenter.org/2020JCSGConcertThe Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth in Wernersville will be hosting the Ensemble for two performances on Saturday March 21st at 3pm and 7pm.
In April, another state debut - Vermont! The Ensemble will be in residence at Middlebury College over the weekend of the 25th & 26th, culminating in a performance on Sunday April 26th at 3pm in the Mead Memorial Chapel. (UPDATE 3.11 - the college has had to postpone our residency and performance)
For more information about the music, featuring a World Premiere ‘Aphorisms of the Zookeeper’ by Edward Thompson, go to our website concert page HERE.
Choral Chameleon is hearing mid-season auditions for tenors and basses only for the Chorus on January 6th at 6pm.
New singers will be able to participate in our Spring 'Bigger Than My Song' concerts in early May and the preparation weeks and session of the Summer Institute for Composers and Conductors at the end of June.
Interested singers should go to our AUDITIONS page for more information.
Meet Robyn Prezioso, THE VISUAL Artist WHO WILL BE LIVE PAINTING for 'Bigger than my Body' ON NOV 22 & 23
Watch our 4-minute interview with Artistic Director Vince Peterson and visual artist Robyn Prezioso. Learn about why this concert is called 'Bigger Than My Body'!
To learn more about our November 22nd & 23rd performances at Irondale Center in Brooklyn, check out our concert page.
Join Choral Chameleon for the premiere of NYBG Composer-in-Residence Angelica Negron's newly commissioned Chorus of the Forest, a site-specific work with four choruses and soundscape in the Thain Family Forest. Use code SEASON at checkout for a 20% discount on the All-Garden Pass (valid for online purchases only). Visit https://www.nybg.org/visit/admission/ to purchase.