I am excited to announce that I have been invited to lead choral masterclasses in Shenzhen, China!
I've been selected to present my research on the Seattle Men's Chorus at the Together in Music Conference: Expression, Performance and Communication in Ensembles sponsored by the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield, & York and the Society for Education, Music, and Psychology Research.
Save the Date! Members of the Connecticut College Choirs will be performing the Mozart Requiem at Carnegie Hall on April 22!
Chorosynthesis Singers was one of 13 choirs featured in the article, An American Choral Tapestry, part of the Choral Journal's Focus on Diversity Initiatives. Read how we are using new music to champion issues of social consciousness/justice. https://acda.org/files/choral_journals/Broeker-HarrisNov17.pdf
I was among four honored to represent a "New Generation of Choral Entrepreneurs" in an interview with Chorus America for their article, "40 Years of Entrepreneurial Spirit." Congratulations to Chorus America on their anniversary!
Jeremiah Selvey and I were selected to present at the NW ACDA Conference in Portland, OR on Re-Imagining Relevance through New Music & Social Consciousness. The purpose of this panel discussion is to provide thoughtfulness on the importance of new music and social advocacy as we reconceive the impact of the choral art in our various communities. We hope you can attend!
I am pleased to announce that I will be conducting the Rhode Island All-State Senior High School Honor Choir. I had a wonderful time working adjudicating the Rhode Island Senior High School Festival last year and look forward to making music with these wonderful students!
I had the honor of being assistant conductor for the world premiere of the SATB version of Tyler's Suite at Lincoln Center. Thank you to Dr. Tim Seelig for the opportunity to assist in this important work!
Chorosynthesis Singers was named the 2nd place Winner of The American Prize for Choral Performance, Professional Division based on our live recordings of our inaugural concert as a professional ensemble. To check out our award-winning performances go to https://soundcloud.com/chorosynthesis/sets/american-prize-portfolio
I'm honored to place 3rd in the American Prize for conducting (professional chorus division). Thanks to all of my conducting teachers: David Anderson, Eric Hanson, Geoffrey Boers, and Giselle Wyers Rice who have mentored me on this journey. Thanks also to Ronald Haight and Gerry Marsh for opening up their ensembles to me time and again so I could grow as an artist-teacher. It has been a wild ride and I'm grateful for such wonderful support!
I am excited to present my research, "Come Together: An Ethnography of the Seattle Men's Chorus Family" at the National ACDA Conference in Minneapolis on Thursday, March 9, 2017, 8 am outside Exhibit Hall A. Chorosynthesis Singers will be providing breakfast!
I had a great time working with the Bethel College Choirs during their retreat. Thanks to Dr. Jeshua Franklin for the invitation to work with his wonderful students!
We are excited to go on tour and to be hosted by the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers (Justin Raffa, artistic director). For more information visit: http://chorosynthesis.org/esv2
I am excited to announce that I have been selected to be an ACDA International Conducting Fellow to Brazil. I will be heading to Joao Pessoa where I will conduct the Federal University of Paraiba choirs and lead a workshop at the Festival Paraibano de coros. I will then journey to Botucatu to work with the choirs at Saint Marcelina College. I am looking forward to learning more about the music of these areas!
We are excited to host and perform with the Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble! Check out the activities of their residency at Connecticut College!
I am happy to announce that I will be presenting my ethnographic research on the Seattle Men's Chorus at the 2016 GALA Chorus Festival in Denver. More information can be found about the festival at http://www.galachoruses.org/events/gala-festival. Stay tuned for the exact time and place!
A concert of choral premieres championing humanitarian causes.
Wendy Moy & Jeremiah Selvey, Co-Artistic Directors
Works by Jose Luis Gómez Aleixandre, Alexander Campkin, Rebekah Driscoll, Lansing McLoskey, Eric Pazdziora, Kala Pierson, Andrew Rodriguez, Steven Serpa, Thomas Schuttenhelm, Keane Southard, & Karen P. Thomas.
For a full program listing visit: http://chorosynthesis.org/empowering-silenced-voices/
Tickets: $20 General / $7 Students & Seniors
Make sure to take a look at my poster in the Research Gallery at the Eastern ACDA Regional Conference in Boston on April 12, 2016. It focuses on my ethnographic research on the Seattle Men's Chorus.