Music Notes from the Cincinnati Boychoir

The crescendos and decrescendos of life as a worldclass Boychoir

 
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A Bilingual Sing Me a Story: The Night Before Christmas

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As the Christmas season returns, so does the Cincinnati Boychoir’s annual Sing Me a Story holiday concert! Over the years, the Sing Me a Story concert has become a beloved Cincinnati tradition that brings whole families together. Kids and parents alike enjoy hearing Christmas tales brought to life with the Boychoir’s songs. This year’s story […]

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Cuéntame | Tell Me Your Story

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We’re delighted to introduce our 2018–2019 season, Cuéntame, which is Spanish for “tell me your story.” We invite you to hear the magnificent, heartbreaking, and victorious stories of those who have come from afar to make their lives here in America. Each concert will feature a special focus on the music and culture of the Hispanic […]

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Our Cincinnati Boychoir Store Is Open!

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Ding ding ding! The doors are open and you can now shop the online store for your favorite Cincinnati Boychoir branded swag. Show your Boychoir pride and finish your holiday shopping with our selection of ties, scarves, shirts, water bottles, magnets and more. Check back often as we plan to add more items through the year. Let […]

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Not ready to commit to a full year of choir?

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  We’ve heard from many parents that their boys are interested in singing and in choir, but that a full year is a lot to commit to right off the bat. We’ve created the Passport program for young singers ages 5-10 to explore choral music for up to three six-week sessions per year. It’s a fun, no pressure way to be a […]

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Sing Songs from South Africa at Passport to Music Camp

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Music is everywhere in South Africa. For thousands of years, African countries have kept their traditions and history alive through storytelling and music. Each country has unique songs that tell stories of their lands and people. At Passport to Music, the boys will learn some of these songs and stories as they spend the week […]

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Play-Based Learning at Passport to Music Camp!

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Join us at Passport to Music and groove your way to South Africa! Kids around the world love to play, and at Passport to Music, the boys will play games rooted in African culture. In rural African communities, kids might not have access to sports equipment, but they do have their voices, so many African […]

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The Arts and Culture Change: Passport to Music Camp

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Throughout history, music and art have played a major role in resistance movements. At Passport to Music, boys will see how music and art give people strength and courage to fight injustice. Throughout the years of apartheid, South Africans used art as a form of protest and a means of expressing their struggle. The Cincinnati […]

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African Drumming at Passport to Music Summer Camp!

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Do you know a young man who loves to move with the beat? If so, Passport to Music was designed with him in mind! When we think of African music, we think of drums. That’s because African music relies on two of the oldest instruments – the voice and the drum. At Passport to Music, […]

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Passport to Music Summer Camp Visits South Africa

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Together with the Aronoff Center for the Arts and the Cincinnati Art Museum, we invite boys in grades 2–6 to experience beautiful, sunny South Africa! Passport to Music is a summer day camp experience that transports campers around the world through the magic of music. This year, campers will sing, drum, dance, play, and make […]

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Long Live Song!

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Join us for the “Long Live Song” concert at Old Saint Mary’s Church in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 23, 2018. This will be an evening of powerful music featuring singers from three exceptional local choirs: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Classical Roots Choir, the Young Professional Choral Collective, and the Cincinnati Boychoir. These three choirs share the […]

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Sons of CSO Musicians to Perform in May Festival Presentation of Bernstein’s “MASS”

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The Cincinnati Boychoir is delighted to announce that Nicholas Astafiev-Holmes and Mischa Sella, members of its elite touring ensemble the Ambassadors, will perform as soloists, accompanied by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO), during the May Festival’s production of Leonard Bernstein’s “MASS.” Both young men are seasoned performers. Eleven-year-old Mischa has been a member of the […]

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Community, Growth, Travel: The Cincinnati Boychoir’s Hallmarks

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One of the things that makes us a unique Boychoir is our focus on travel. Every boy who sings with us travels. Our earliest singers travel around our town, visiting assisted living centers and nursing homes. As they work their way from novice to advanced choirs, they travel further and stay away longer. But even […]