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Cor Cantiamo, a professional chamber choir in residence at the NIU School of Music, will present the world premiere performance of The Seven Heavens, composed by Grammy-nominated British composer James Whitbourn on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m., in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at NIU. This 30-minute multi-movement work is a musical biography of...
Cor Cantiamo, a professional chamber choir in residence at the NIU School of Music, is excited to announce that the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund has awarded a $7,500 grant to our organization. This fund is set up to provide assistance to further music education, music appreciation, and performance and has been awarded to us...
Cor Cantiamo, a professional ensemble in residence in the NIU School of Music, will travel to Woodstock to collaborate Sunday, Feb. 21, with the choral students from Woodstock and Woodstock North high schools as a part of Cor Cantiamo’s Masterworks Project. “Working with Dr. Johnson and Cor Cantiamo is a new experience for the students...
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Cor Cantiamo has received a $15,000 grant from the Douglas C. and Lynn M. Roberts Family Foundation in support of its latest commissioning project, “The Seven Heavens,” a musical biography of the author C.S. Lewis “The Seven Heavens” commission will be a collaborative effort between critically acclaimed British composer James Whitbourn and Cor Cantiamo, directed...
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Cor Cantiamo, a professional choir in residence at NIU conducted by School of Music professor Eric Johnson, will release its second recording Friday, March 11. “Psallite,” co-produced with the SDG Music Foundation (previously Soli Deo Gloria) and linked to its SDG Psalms Project, offers a feast of wonderful singing that embodies the penitential, celebratory and...
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Cor Cantiamo, an ensemble-in-residence at the NIU School of Music, has received a $4,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. The grant will help fund a commissioning project that Cor Cantiamo is planning for its 2016-17 concert season. Cor Cantiamo has developed a commissioning project that brings together the creative energies of nationally acclaimed composer...
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Cor Cantiamo, the NIU School of Music ensemble-in-residence, will present its first concert of the season at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall. Listeners will hear stunning beauty and drama. From music to observe the 100th observation of WWI to songs about love and loss to exciting new rhythms and...
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Cor Cantiamo, a touring chamber choir in residence at the NIU School of Music, was awarded a grant from the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund. The fund provides assistance to further music education, music appreciation and performance; Cor Cantiamo received the grant through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. “We are grateful to the Wurlitzer Foundation...
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Cor Cantiamo, an NIU School of Music ensemble in residence, will present “Inspirited: A Choral Concert Exploring the Divine” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. Artistic Director Eric Johnson and his singers will explore how composers attempt to understand the divine and create beauty in the world.The concert will feature contemporary voices of American composers...
Cor Cantiamo CD cover: “Canticum: The Choral Music of Jaakko Mäntyjärvi”
NIU School of Music ensemble-in-residence Cor Cantiamo and founding Artistic Director Eric A. Johnson will celebrate their first commercial CD with Centaur Records with an official release this month in the United States and Canada. The album will be available internationally Tuesday, Aug. 12, on all major download and stream sites as well as on...
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The NIU School of Music’s New Music Ensemble, under the direction of Gregory Beyer, will be joined in November by New York City-based ensemble Yarn/Wire. The groups will present two programs of music by major composers of the 20th century. This multi-day event scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Wednesday, Nov. 2, will be the...