JO-MICHAEL SCHEIBE: 6 Great Quotes on the Future of Choral Music

JO-MICHAEL SCHEIBE: 6 Great Quotes on the Future of Choral Music. “‘As I tell my instrumental colleagues, we have a little bit of an advantage in that choral music crosses so many genres. The choir has the ability to go in and out of the classical, popular, and sacred music worlds. People are thinking outside of the box to make this a relevant art form. This can sometimes be tough because we as conductors may feel pressure to play into pop culture’s ideas of what music is. Because we have so much at our disposal, it is a challenge to not lose sight of the past, the greats, the chestnuts, the strong traditions that have built choral music to be what it is today’. –Eugene Rogers, associate director of choirs at the University of Michigan”

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