THE LATEST NEWS FROM CHORAL CHAMELEON
BIGGER THAN MY BODY
Color: heard and seen. Music and painting to defy the mortal limits of art.
Friday, November 22, 2019 | 8:00 PM
Saturday, November 23, 2019 | 8:00 PM
Irondale Center | Fort Greene, Brooklyn
The Chorus is returning to the amazing Irondale Center in Fort Green Brooklyn! For those who attended our BODY program in April 2018, you'll know you are in for a treat: the scale, atmosphere, acoustics, and ...the highly popular gallery bar!
In 'Bigger Than My Body', we will be collaborating with visual artist Robyn Prezioso, who will create a unique oil on canvas artwork over the course of each concert. The musical program, full of contemporary colors and textures, reflects the artist's inner world, which is ultimately voiced on canvas.
A treat for art and music lovers alike, the audience will be able to watch Robyn's work-in-progress projected onto a large screen.
Choral Chameleon's first commercially-available recording is being released on November 15th 2019!
AUM Fidelity, Eri Yamamoto's go-to jazz-specialist label will be releasing the full-length 'Goshu Ondo Suite', which the Chorus premiered in November 2018. The recording will be available on several digital services and CD.
Listen to the first movement and pre-Order the CD or high-definition download on Bandcamp.
Watch the film below featuring an interview with Eri Yamamoto and Artistic Director Vince Peterson - featuring footage from the premiere, including the dance party encore!
We are thrilled to welcome Tegan Miller as our new Assistant Conductor, and Hee Sung Kim as our new Principal Pianist!
Tegan is s NYC-based music director, conductor, voice teacher, and performer, and the current MD of the Off-Broadway hit The Office Musical Parody. Tegan is also a two-time alumna of the Choral Chameleon Summer Institute for composers and conductors.
Check out her website at www.teganmiller.com.
Hee Sung is a versatile pianist and collaborative artist. Her extensive performing career has led her to major venues throughout New York and Korea. She serves as music director and organist at Central Korean United Methodist Church and maintains a private piano studio in Brooklyn.
Welcome Hee Sung and Tegan!
CHORUS OF THE FOREST - GUEST ARTIST
November 2 and 3, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Don’t miss the debut of this interactive choral experience!
Join us for the premiere of New York Botanical Garden's Composer-in Residence Angélica Negrón’s newly commissioned, site-specific work for chorus and soundscape in the Thain Family Forest. At a time when giving a voice to trees is more urgent than ever due to climate change and deforestation, this interactive choral experience explores humanity’s relationship with the forest in a world increasingly dominated by technology.
The Chorus returned from Summer Break to St Paul's Carroll St in Brooklyn on Sept 7 & 8, to record the two contemporary works by current and former Composers-in-Residence featured in April's 'Deus ex Machina' concerts of secular choral music, with organist Nathan Taylor and percussionist Christine Chen: