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Emotional Literacy: Choral Singing’s Best Side-Effect

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  I have long been a believer that one of the side effects of singing in a choir is the development of above-average emotional literacy—the ability to understand and empathize with others.   Singing in a choir fosters this skill because every task a singer is asked to do requires empathic work. First, singers must […]

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What’s YOUR extraordinary?

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This is the question we will be asking this year as we look at all of the different ways that one can live an extraordinary life. From the extraordinary ways in which friends are made through shared experiences, to the extraordinary lives of musicians and composers, we aim to bring to life the stories and […]

Why join the Cincinnati Boychoir?

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Seriously – we have so many reasons to join the Boychoir (and stay with it) that we could talk for hours. We are showing self-control and, of the many awesome things boys experience when they join the choir, we’ve assembled them into a top ten list of sorts, in no particular order. Boys learn to read music […]

Boychoir group photo July 2017

Touring’s Hidden Benefits

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Traveling with a choir on tour is both memorable and magical. Although student singers, musical staff, and dedicated parent chaperones begin the journey knowing each other well — they’ve spent hours together in rehearsal and concert throughout the season, everyone discovers a deeper level of relating while on tour. How is it possible to find greater fulfillment […]

Ambassadors Tour: Day 3

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Seattle, Washington Today, thankfully, we were able to get up later. This morning we also learned what our pending activity was: The Museum of Flight. But first we had to perform our first concert of the tour at St. James Catholic Parish. The nave was a sight to behold with vaulted golden ceilings and a […]

Boys spelling out "Seattle"

Ambassadors Tour: Day 2

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Seattle, Washington Today we started the day bright and early, some early as 6:00 AM. We all woke up today knowing that we had a day of enjoyment ahead of us. We got on the bus and headed to Seattle to see the Space Needle. The gargantuan structure is always impressive to see up-close. With […]

Ambassadors Tour – Day 1

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Covington, Kentucky to Seattle, Washington Throughout the Ambassadors’ tour of the Pacific Northwest, we will feature posts written by our official tour blogger, Callahan Goeppinger, the daily photo contest winner, and photos taken on a Canon EOS 60D by Paul A, our official tour photographer. Boychoir Tour 2017 is on! Though we were rather weary, there […]

Join us for 5 Days of Musical Heroics!

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  Calling all boys grades 2-12 to answer the call to become musical superheroes by joining us for the 2017 SuperHero SongFest at Xavier University from July 31 – August 4. As you pursue your mission, you will apply your voice, head, hands, and feet to: Singing Drumming Games Music Theory Music History Recreation + […]

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Award-Winning Cincinnati Boychoir to Perform in Pacific Northwest

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In Brief: The Cincinnati Boychoir Ambassadors are performing concerts in Seattle, Port Angeles, Lynnwood, Portland, and Eugene This is the first visit by the Cincinnati Boychoir to the Pacific Northwest in 25 years The tour features a special collaboration with the Monaco Petite Chanteurs Concerts will take place July 6-16, 2017 For the first time in […]

Boychoir on the Road: Mobile & Birmingham

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Boychoir Blog: Mobile, Alabama We woke bright and early for the trip to Mobile in New Orleans. We all hurried on the bus which was parked at the French Market then headed to the most pressing matter, breakfast at La. Pines Café. After the meal we sang and headed to Mobile. The city was very […]

Boychoir on the Road: Memphis

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  The next day we woke up and we left the La Quinta for Memphis. We were all ready for the longer trip we had ahead of us. Our first stop was at the Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. However, we had a more pressing matter…lunch. We all had lunch even though there was a shortage […]

Boychoir on the road: Nashville

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Written by: Callahan Geoppinger, 8th Grade On June 1st the 2016 “Blues and BBQ tour began. We started off by heading down to the Greenwood Mall in Bowling Green. Thanks to our great luck however, we had to take a huge detour from interstate blockage! Still, we actually arrived at the mall more than twenty […]