CMS University premiered in August 2020 as a series of seminars offered by Chicago Master Singers and hosted by our Music Director, Dr. John Hughes.
Sessions were originally premiered via YouTube livestream, but recordings are available on the CMS YouTube channel, and individual sessions are linked below. Topics are of interest to veteran CMS patrons and musicians, as well as those who are just discovering the chorus. Enjoy!
Inside the Score: Mozart’s Solemn Vespers
Spirituals: Development, Evolution, and Transformation
In Conversation: CMS Soloists Discuss Their Craft - featuring Katelyn Lee, Margaret Fox, Klaus Georg, and Keven Keys
Considerations for Approaching Music from Different Time Periods
Practical Uses of IPA for Choir Members
The Making of a Modern Edition
The Estonian Choral Tradition
US Choral Legacies: The History and Influence of the Handel and Haydn Society, The Tabernacle Choir, The St. Olaf Choir, and Chanticleer
Inside the Score: Handel’s Messiah