Chorus America 2021

Drop In and Visit Me Through LIVE through Zoom!

Thursday, Feb 11, 2:00-7:00 eastern:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84934406665

Friday, Feb 12, 12:00-7:00 eastern: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83345076697

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MBQ and Her Choral Repertoire Q & A for Directors and Administrators

Saturday, Feb 13, 12:00pm eastern: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpdO6hpjwiE9RLiQbiufZ1IxJpZZG_qIDf

Monday, Feb 15, 7:00-7:45pm eastern: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vc-moqzwpG9V0fnhFaomIKQsfMvOdkb06

Commissioning  Consortiums/Projects/Summer Virtual Choir

2021-2022 Commissioning Consortiums

“Touch” (Bussewitz-Quarm, Tait)   SSAA | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Singing returns, music making as a bodily act, underlying power of tenderness, vulnerability

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“When All Falls Silent” (Bussewitz-Quarm/Silvestri)   SATB, TTBB | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Peace, solitude, quiet, spiritual silence, stillness, connection, longing, togetherness; now that our voices are silenced and the world has gone into isolation and solitude, what can one hear in that time of quiet?

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“I am a Voice that Sings” (MBQ/Cadmus)   SATB, SAB, 2pt Mix, ATB, SSAA, SSA, TTB, Unison, Songstyle | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Moving Beyond Trauma, A Return to Singing

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“Still the Dawn, Still the Same” (Bussewitz-Quarm/Tait) SATB, SSAA, TTBB | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Moving Beyond Trauma, A Return to Life, to Nature

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“Peacebomb” (Bussewitz-Quarm/Silvestri) SSAATTBB | Commissioning Consortium by State

relevance: War and Peace, Laos’ Landmine Crisis

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“Awaiting Christmas” (Bussewitz-Quarm/Tait) SAB, ATB | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Christmas, Hope, Advent

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“Animals on the Coast of Maine” (Bussewitz-Quarm/Rich) 3-pt Treble, 3-pt Mix | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Nature/Climate Change

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“Song for a Toadstool” (Bussewitz-Quarm/Sellers) SAB, TTB, 3pt Treble | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Survival. Strength. Overcoming adversity. Courage. Winning against the odds. Perseverance.

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez” (Bussewitz-Quarm/Sellers) SSAA | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Migrant crisis/Women’s rights

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“Buufis” from Refugee Mass (Bussewitz-Quarm/Tait) SATB some divisi | Commissioning Consortium

relevance: Worldwide Refugee Crisis

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

Choral Projects

“Where We Find Ourselves” (MBQ/Sellers) SATB, SAB, SSAA, 2pt Mix | Project

relevance: Community/Understanding Ourselves/Our Identity/Understanding Racism

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“Requiem Dies Magna” (Michael Bussewitz-Quarm) SSAATTBB | Project

relevance: 9/11 First Responders/20th Anniversary; Beyond the Trauma

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

“The Unarmed Child” (MBQ/Dunn/Sellers) SATB | Project

relevance: Gun Violence Against Children and Their Families

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE

Virtual Choir

“I am a Voice that Sings” Bussewitz/Cadmus VIRTUAL CHOIR Michael Bussewitz-Quarm, Composer & Director

relevance: Moving Beyond Trauma

To Express Interest: CLICK HERE