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Choir Singers Heartbeats Synchronized
2013-07-09 10:15:48

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As a choir sings, they take care to breathe in unison in order to sound as one large voice. Scattered breathing can distract the listener and disrupt the harmony of the group. This collective breathing binds the choir together in both timing and tempo. Now researchers in Sweden report choirs do more than perform better when they breathe in unison; their heartbeats also beat in time, accelerating and decelerating in tempo with the...

2010-01-19 09:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, has joined with the Gospel Music Channel to educate people about stroke through an online singing competition. Most Powerful Voices, held Jan. 19 - April 6, will engage competing choirs and voters from across America in the American Stroke Association's Power To End Stroke cause campaign. Each choir who enters the competition is required to upload a video or MP3...

2009-10-22 07:15:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This season, conductor Harold Rosenbaum and The New York Virtuoso Singers (http://www.nyvirtuoso.org) are set to present an array of performances ranging from a celebration of one of today's most respected and lauded composers to new and daring works never before presented in public. Acclaimed by The New York Times as "New York's outstanding concert choir," The New York Virtuoso Singers' lineup for 2009-2010 reflects their role as New York's preeminent...

2009-10-09 10:00:00

Program also features members of the Cleveland State University Chorale CLEVELAND, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantores Cleveland will perform one of its most popular programs on Friday, November 6, at Cleveland State University (CSU). "La Bella Musica: Singing the Italian Renaissance" will combine period art and readings with the vocal performance of sacred and secular music of the Italian Renaissance. The program features music by Josquin, Monteverdi, Caimo, Willaert, and others....

2009-06-02 07:10:00

This season-finale event is presented in The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue at 2 p.m. on June 7, 2009, and features a free pre-concert talk with honoree Wyner at 1:15 p.m. NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Virtuoso Singers, under the baton of Conductor and Artistic Director Harold Rosenbaum, present an 80th birthday tribute to Yehudi Wyner - a one-of-a-kind performance featuring all of the Pulitzer Prize-winner's choral works - at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, 2009, in The Stephen Wise...

2009-04-16 06:55:00

Co-Sponsored by The New York Virtuoso Singers and the Society for Universal Sacred Music NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With a mission of spreading a message of unity and peace through the beauty and the power of music, the Society for Universal Sacred Music (http://www.universalsacredmusic.org) and The New York Virtuoso Singers (http://www.nyvirtuoso.org) will co-sponsor "Voices for Love and Unity - A Concert for Peace," on Sunday, April 26, 2009, at St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal...

2009-02-25 14:42:00

Sunday, March 8, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. at Washington National Cathedral An official event of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Cathedral Choral Society: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090225/DC75467) J. Reilly Lewis, conductor Sam Waterston, narrator Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano Christopheren Nomura, baritone The Cathedral Choral Society is proud to be recognized as an official...

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