Muehleisen, Dolce Canto Receive 2014 DWS Commission Award
John joined Peter Park (conductor of Dolce Canto) and poet Charles Anthony Silvestri to accept the Dale Warland Singers Commission Award at the 2014 Chorus America Conference. View video
New CD by the John Alexander Singers on Delos,
“American Voices,” features four Muehleisen works: Snow (The King’s Trumpeter), When All is Done, Prairie Waters by Night, and River Moons. Excerpt from Gramophone review: “Muehleisen’s When All is Done applies stirring choral shadings to a poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar about the anguish of slavery, its lonely trumpet solo complementing the ensemble’s impassioned lines.”
Oct. 20, 25–30, + Nov. 1 – O vos omnes (European premiere): CWU Chamber Choir tour of Spain, Gary Weidenaar, cond.; Oct. 27 – Eat Your Vegetables! – Set One: U of WI, Milwaukee Concert Chorale, Zachary Durlam, cond.
UPCOMING: Nov. 10 – When All is Done: Pacific Lutheran University Chorale + Zachary Lyman, trumpet; Brian Galante, cond.; Nov. 21 – Hope: Towson University Women’s Chorus – Arian Khaefi, cond.
3 Premieres in Spring 2015: The Field, commissioned by Harvard Glee Club, was premiered March 14, 2015 on tour in Savanah, GA. Eternity Passing Over: An Arctic Requiem, commissioned by Seattle Pro Musica, was premiered on May 8, 9 in Seattle. Making Peace, commissioned by Choral Arts, was premiered on May 16, also in Seattle. Scores for these works will be available for perusal and sale by Fall 2015.
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