48 Main St
Southborough, MA 01772
BIG SING CENTRAL
Non-competitive, Adjudicated Youth and Children’s Choir Festivals
Big Sing Central is now fully subscribed. Acceptance into the festivals is on a first-come, first served basis, based on receipt of a completed application and payment.
Participating choirs will have the opportunity to present short, individual performances, also to listen to the performances of other choirs and to join together in singing a combined final selection. Singers and directors alike gain a sense of being part of a larger, enthusiastic community of choral musicians! Application deadline is Monday, January 9th.
BIG SING CENTRAL
Saturday, April 8, 2017
3:00 – 4:30 PM
Fay School, Southborough, MA
Combined Piece: There Is Peace by Jim Papoulis
Adjudicator – Jim Papoulis
Jim Papoulis composes in many genres and is known for work that combines contemporary, classical, and world sounds. His choral work is constantly inspired by the work he does through the Foundation for Small Voices. He firmly believes that music can heal, educate, celebrate, and empower the lives of children.
Through the Foundation for Small Voices he has conducted workshops with choirs around the globe and has also worked with: Aretha Franklin, Celine Dion, Beyoncé, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, London Boys Choir, London Symphony, Beijing Children’s Choir, Faith Hill, Natalie Cole, Snoop Dogg, Tokyo String Quartet, Moscow Philharmonic, Portland Symphony and New World Symphony. His music has been featured at: the Beijing Olympics, the 2008 Presidential Inauguration and the World Cup in South Africa 2010.