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They’re called the San Antonio Chamber Choir, and they're about to go through a major change. But first, Founding Artistic Director Scott MacPherson describes the choir this way. “ A professional choir of 24 to 32 singers here in San Antonio. We’re in our ninth season. It’s made up of singers from the greater San Antonio and Austin area,” MacPherson said. As to what's happening, MacPherson said they have not one, but two performances this weekend. “One in Boerne at the First United Methodist...

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There are some big changes happening at the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio. We'll get to that in a moment, but first, I talked to Artistic Director Marguerite McCormick about this Sunday’s event at Concordia Lutheran Church. “Sunday’s performance is a big celebration. This is our 30th anniversary season and we have lots of wonderful choirs that are going to be singing in the concert as always," she said. "But we also have some wonderful alumni that are going to be in the audience and are...

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The Copperleaf Quintet is set to close out its season on Sunday. As they've been all season, this concert is thematic.

"May 4 actually happens to be the feast of the forty English martyrs," said Ruth Moreland, the group's founder and artistic director.

"So we’ll do a concert of all English composers," she said. "The first portion of the concert is William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, just some really lovely liturgical motets. Some things in Latin, some things in English. And...

The San Antonio Mastersingers have something special planned next month. The 120-member chorus is going to sing at one of San Antonio’s landmark buildings. "For the 11th year in a row we’re going to be performing at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Little Flower, which is the only papal throne in San Antonio. So, should the Pope come to visit, that would be where he would speak," said Chancey Blackburn, who sings with, and is a board member of the Mastersingers. According to...

Voci di Sorelle, an all-women San Antonio singing group, is taking their show to the hill country.

“There are currently nine singers. It’s all a capella music," said founder Ruth Moreland. "We’ve been doing concerts all across Texas for the last ten years.” Voci di Sorelle performs a lot in San Antonio, but Sunday, March 13 30, their free 3 p.m. performance is in Hunt, TX, which is west of Kerrville. “The venue is the United Methodist Church of Hunt, Texas, which is a...

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