2017 COA Festival for Choirs

2017 COA Festival for Choirs


Anaheim Area
April 7, 2017

Teaching Faculty: Jo Michael Scheibe, John Byun
Composers-in-Residence: Z. Randall Stroope & Tesfa Wondemagegnehu

Produced by Choirs of America, the COA Festival for Choirs series represents an evolution in choral festival programming and education. Each COA Festival features…

  • Adjudicated Performances
  • Observational Requirements
  • Full, One-Hour Clinics
  • World-Class Master Clinicians*
  • Choral Exchanges (Sing for and Interact with Choirs from across the Country)
  • PREMIERE! A Massed Choir Event (with Z. Randall Stroope and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu)**

*We always work with the highest calibre teaching faculty, including clinicians such as Jo-Michael Scheibe, Jonathan Talberg, John Byun, Cristian Grases, Christopher Peterson and more.

Cost: $85.00 per Singer (Directors & Chaperones are Free)

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**”PREMIERE! A Massed Choir Event” is a COA original. Our Premiere! program gives you the opportunity to work with a known composer. During the event, participating choirs will sing for each other, talk about the creative process, and discuss the lyrics / poetry integral to the song, the music and everything else that went into the composition(s) to be premiered. Then, in massed choir format, the participating choirs will rehearse the piece, followed by a World Premiere Recording Session. We are excited to announce that the COA Composers-in-Residence for this program will be Z. Randall Stroope and Tesfa Wondemagegnehu.