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About Westminster Choir

Westminster Choir is composed of students at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, a center for music study in Princeton, N.J.

Spring and Spoleto USA

Somehow, it is June. I’m sitting in a café in Charleston, S.C., drinking a particularly delicious iced latte. The choir is hired here as choristers for the Spoleto Festival USA, and this is where we are living for a few … Continue reading

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Fort Lauderdale and going home

Ed. Note:  This post was mislaid in cyberspace for a few months.  It’s too good to miss publishing, even at this late date.  Thanks for sharing this, Claire. As I write my final post about tour, I am back in … Continue reading

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April!

The semester starts…you blink your eyes…and it’s April. I know that’s how many members of Westminster Choir, including myself, currently feel. The radio silence of this blog over the last two months is certainly an indicator of the number of … Continue reading

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Florida!

The choir that got off the bus after the seven-hour ride from Atlanta to Tampa looked completely different than the heavily bundled, shivering, cold-shocked choir that got off in Cincinnati just a week earlier. People practically leapt off the bus, … Continue reading

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Atlanta

Firstly, I have to say it was a pleasure to meet Tony award winning producer Louise Beard and to spend time in her house in Birmingham. She told me that she reads the blog and that she was happy to … Continue reading

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Nashville and Birmingham

Having given three performances in three different states over the span of six days, it’s safe to say that the Westminster Choir is right in the heart of its tour across the South (and Cincinnati). We have another six days … Continue reading

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Cincinnati/Lakeside

01.05 It’s snowing in Cincinnati! Turns out you’re never too old to play on the snow. I loved exploring the city in hat, scarf and gloves. Tsarina, thanks for throwing all that snow on me… Sadly our first high school … Continue reading

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Tour Day 1

The Westminster Choir tour has officially begun! We’ve arrived at our first destination, Cincinnati, Ohio after a full day of bus travel. Now that we’re settled, we’re looking forward to digging into our program with local high school workshops tomorrow, … Continue reading

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December 2016

The end of the semester is upon us. While life here is something special that I wouldn’t change for the world, I think we’re all in need of a break! I’m very excited for Christmas this year as, although I … Continue reading

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November

What a remarkable month at Westminster Choir College. For most students on campus, November has felt like like an uphill climb, and Thanksgiving break the plateau that offers a welcome, but all too brief, respite. Westminster Choir, Symphonic Choir, Westminster … Continue reading

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