|University of Maryland Chamber Singers Take Home Three Top Prizes at Florilège Vocal de Tours|
Classical Movements Arranges Concert Tour for Award-Winning Choir
University of Maryland Chamber Singers in Concert at Église Saint-Eustache, France
The University of Maryland Chamber Singers went on a two-week tour of France after winning three top prizes at the prestigious Florilège Vocal de Tours and gaining much praise and notice throughout the country. The Chamber Singers were one of 14 choirs competing from 12 different countries and were awarded the "Premier Prix" for Mixed Choirs and were recognized with the "Prix Ronsard" for exceptional performance of Renaissance University of Maryland Chamber Singers at the Eiffel Towermusic at the Florilège. The ensemble's founder and music director, Dr. Edward Maclary, was presented with the award for the competition's outstanding conductor.
This fine choir presented concerts at the famous Chartres Cathedral, the Eglise Saint-Eustache in Paris, the Musee des Beaux Arts in Orleans, the Chapelle St. Joseph in Nantes and the 12th century Eglise Saint-Dominique in Montpazier.
|"On behalf of the University of Maryland Chamber Singers I want to thank Classical Movements for providing us with the very best of tour planning, accommodations, travel and concert venues. Our audiences were large, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. We had an absolutely fantastic experience and were very pleased with all aspects of the two week experience. Thank you so much for all of your hard work and help! We can't wait to do it again!"|
Dr. Edward Maclary - Director of Choral Activities, University of Maryland
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