Ruth Moreland http://tpr.org en Copperleaf Celebrates Religious And Secular Singing With Two Performances http://tpr.org/post/copperleaf-celebrates-religious-and-secular-singing-two-performances <p>You’ve probably heard of San Antonio’s Copperleaf Quintet. Their soaring, pulled-from-a-different-era vocals have been heard locally in churches, museums and performance halls for the past four years. Now they have a pair of performances coming up.</p><p>“This upcoming concert this Sunday is actually part of the Music for St. Marks Series, which, that series is in its 22nd year," said Copperleaf Quintet’s Executive Director Ruth Moreland.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:00:43 +0000 Jack Morgan 28542 at http://tpr.org Copperleaf Celebrates Religious And Secular Singing With Two Performances Intimate Copperleaf Quintet Performances In The SAMA Golden Gallery http://tpr.org/post/intimate-copperleaf-quintet-performances-sama-golden-gallery <p>A local singing ensemble has an artful and interesting way of doing what they do. They're the The Copperleaf Quintet and they perform vocal chamber music in stunning settings.<br /><br />"We gave two gallery concerts at the San Antonio Museum of Art," said Copperleaf Quintet’s Executive Director Ruth Moreland.<br /><br />This Tuesday night, March 4, they’ll be singing in a small gallery named in honor of the priest who established Mission San Jose. Moreland detailed he music they’ll be singing:<br /> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:51:59 +0000 Jack Morgan 27616 at http://tpr.org Intimate Copperleaf Quintet Performances In The SAMA Golden Gallery Voci Di Sorelle Celebrates 10 Years With Christmas Concert At UIW Chapel http://tpr.org/post/voci-di-sorelle-celebrates-10-years-christmas-concert-uiw-chapel <p>Local singing ensemble Voci di Sorelle is celebrating a decade of singing together, but the group didn't set out that way, according to founder and Artistic Director Ruth Moreland.</p><p>"Well actually this group started as just a one-time composition project," Moreland said. "When we got together in the summer of 2003 it was just magical."</p><p>So magical that they couldn’t see stopping. Now they’re celebrating their first decade at a Christmas concert they’re calling "Sing We Noel." The concert takes place on Sunday, December 15 at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:37:51 +0000 Jack Morgan 23219 at http://tpr.org Voci Di Sorelle Celebrates 10 Years With Christmas Concert At UIW Chapel Copperleaf Quintet Reflects With Lenten Music http://tpr.org/post/copperleaf-quintet-reflects-lenten-music <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">San Antonio's vocal chamber group the </span>Copperleaf<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Quintet, has an afternoon of music for Lent planned this weekend. On the program are works by Francisco Guerrero and Tomas Luis de Victoria. </span></p><blockquote><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"His [de Victoria's] lines are just so exquisite, and when they are so exposed by just having one person on a part singing them, it's just a wonderful thing to hear!"</span> said <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ruth Moreland, the director and soprano for the group.</span></p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:54:05 +0000 John Clare 6756 at http://tpr.org Copperleaf Quintet Reflects With Lenten Music Choral Group Voci di Sorelle Brings Glad Tidings To San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/choral-group-voci-di-sorelle-brings-glad-tidings-san-antonio <p><strong>Voci di Sorelle sings at UIW&nbsp;Chapel this Sunday!</strong></p><p>Holiday music is a tradition for many different kinds of people, crossing race, faith and style lines. Sounds of the season vary with groups, but are also a tradition for many directors and ensembles.</p><blockquote><p>"There is a lot of really good repertoire out there for this time of the year, and if it is not for women's voices, we make it that way!"</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 19:53:32 +0000 John Clare 3120 at http://tpr.org Choral Group Voci di Sorelle Brings Glad Tidings To San Antonio Songs To The Virgin With Copperleaf Quintet: Choral Chamber Music At The San Antonio Museum of Art http://tpr.org/post/songs-virgin-copperleaf-quintet-choral-chamber-music-san-antonio-museum-art <p>Ruth Moreland loves pairing music with art. "There is something about singing in a space and having this art right there. Nothing better for the performers or the audience!" she says.</p><p>The Copperleaf Quintet, which Moreland founded and sings in, will set the galleries alive with songs about the Madonna. &nbsp;San Antonio Museum of Art hosts Copperleaf in the Spanish Colonial Gallery for a concert of Renaissance vocal music reflecting the art in SAMA's current "Rostros de Maria" exhibit.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 20:28:58 +0000 John Clare 1490 at http://tpr.org Songs To The Virgin With Copperleaf Quintet: Choral Chamber Music At The San Antonio Museum of Art