- 02/18 Is Rossini’s Cinderella overrated?
- 02/10 Leontyne Price: The Voice We Still Love To Talk About
- 02/08 Remembering Nicolai Gedda, 91, Versatile Tenor Whose Career Spanned Fifty Years
- 02/02 An introduction to Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
- 01/26 Malala Yousafzai’s UN speech set to music
- 01/22 John Rutter: 'Money's like petrol. You only notice when the tank is empty'
- 01/19 Roberta Peters, Soprano With a Dramatic Entrance, Dies at 86
- 01/15 Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra/Petrenko
- 01/12 10 impossible classical masterpieces
- 01/05 Georges Prêtre: Conductor who forged a special partnership with Maria Callas in his 70-year career
- 01/03 Karel Husa, a renown Czech-born composer, spent his last years in Apex
- 12/26 Pianist Martha Argerich on remarkable career
- 12/25 Singers in Russian Military Choir Among 92 Feared Dead After Plane Crashes Into Black Sea
- 12/20 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Gatti, Barbican
- 12/07 The Best Classical Music of 2016
- 12/05 BBC Radio 3 to record music by ‘lost’ female composers
- 11/29 Academic denies irresponsibility in Sotheby's Beethoven manuscript row
- 11/16 Music aficionados are reviewing this incorrect Beethoven t-shirt and it’s hilarious
- 11/06 Zoltán Kocsis, pianist and 'giant of music', dies aged 64
- 11/01 BBC Proms announces Dubai dates
- 10/16 10 Questions for Conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner
- 10/09 RIP Peter Allen, a Voice on the Radio for the Met Opera
- 10/03 Sir Neville Marriner on studying violin during the Blitz
- 09/28 Simon Keenlyside in ‘Don Giovanni’ [ Video ]
- 09/16 St Kilda lost songs album tops classical music chart
- 09/09 Antonio Pappano on Norma
- 08/29 Female Conductors: time to take the baton
- 08/20 Jules Buckley, the Conductor who is on a mission to rid the Proms of its image
- 08/14 David Lang's 'the public domain' Beats the Heat
- 08/03 Grisey: Les Espaces Acoustiques CD review – profound and with a huge physical presence
WCPE News: Press Releases
Curtis Brothers, Outreach Director
WCPE and Quail Ridge Present The Raleigh Boychoir
TheClassicalStation.org Features Songs by Resident Choir
Wake Forest, N.C. (November 28, 2011) - WCPE Community and Arts Liaison Tara Lynn announces the December edition of the WCPE Local Arts Series in collaboration with Quail Ridge Books and Music. Meet members of the Resident Choir of The Raleigh Boychoir at Quail Ridge Books and Music on December 6, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. They will sing carols and selections from their up-coming holiday performances. This free event is at Quail Ridge Books and Music, 3522 Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC.
“I have the privilege to work with these young men as they develop their exceptional musical talents,” says Artistic Director Robert E. Unger. The Resident Choir is one of three choirs in the Raleigh Boychoir. Choristers in the Resident Choir build on their choral foundation and explore unison through three-part singing, as well as their understanding of music theory and musical score reading abilities. Local performance experience is an important component of the Resident Choirboy's term of study. The Resident Choir performs for private and community functions in the Triangle area during the choir year.
The Resident Choir will be participating in the annual Raleigh Boychoir Carols of Christmas concert, December 16, 7:30 pm at Edenton Street United Methodist Church. Tickets may be obtained at Quail Ridge Books and Music, and by contacting the Raleigh Boychoir Centre 919-881-9259. firstname.lastname@example.org “I am excited that each of them will be with the Raleigh Boychoir for at least a few more years,” adds Unger.
Following the holidays, Choirboys in the Resident Choir will have opportunities to sing Benjamin Britten's Spring Symphony with the North Carolina Master Chorale in March, go on tour to Winston-Salem in April and participate in a pre-Olympic tour to London, England in June.
The Raleigh Boychoir will be holding auditions for boys age 7 - 12, January 19, 4:00 pm.
About The Raleigh Boychoir:
Established in 1968, the mission of The Raleigh Boychoir is to educate and train boys ages 7-14 in the art of singing, to perform the finest music in the boychoir tradition, to contribute to musical life in the greater Raleigh area and to enhance North Carolina's cultural reputation. The Raleigh Boychoir experience develops character, discipline, leadership and a strong commitment to excellence. For each and every choir member, we provide excellent musical training, exciting performance opportunities and lasting memories of fun and fellowship.
About The Local Arts Series by WCPE and Quail Ridge:
Co-sponsored by WCPE FM and Quail Ridge Books and Music, the Local Arts Series is a monthly free event in which a local arts organization will talk about its mission and one of its upcoming performances. Designed to be as entertaining as it is educational, each event also includes a performance aspect. WCPE and Quail Ridge Books and Music both look forward to working with more arts groups in the future and, together, focusing on community educational efforts.
Quail Ridge Books and Music, 919-828-1588, 3522 Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC, is an independent shop with a friendly, knowledgeable staff dedicated to providing the best in customer service. Their Music Department specializes in classical, jazz and traditional music and presents a diverse program of free concerts.
With a 30 plus year history, WCPE 89.7 FM is a non-commercial, 100 percent listener-supported, independent station dedicated to excellence in Great Classical Music broadcasting. WCPE is heard worldwide on the Internet in multiple formats, including the next generation IPv6. Because WCPE receives no tax-derived support, the station conducts two on-air fundraising campaigns and two major mail-out campaigns per year to raise needed operating funds. For more information, visit www.TheClassicalStation.org or call 919-556-5178.