2012 World Choir Games

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2012 World Choir Games
DAILY EVENTS
SCHEDULE
All that’s happening at
the World Choir Games.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2012
TICKETED EVENTS
OFFICIAL EVENTS
7 p.m., Opening Ceremony
presented by Procter & Gamble
U.S. Bank Arena
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and May Festival
Chorus headline this event, which includes the ringing
of the Peace Bell, the presentation of flags and a
performance of “I Can – the Official Song of the 2012
World Choir Games” by nine-time Grammy winner
and gospel star Kirk Franklin and the Cincinnati One
in Song Choir, consisting of members from Voices of
Unity, the Fort Wayne, Indiana 2010 Gospel & Spiritual
Champion of the World Choir Games; and Cincinnati’s
two Champions Competition Gospel Choirs – Peace
& Serenity, a group with members in Cincinnati and
New York; and Calvary Choir, regional winner of the
2009, 2010 and 2011 Verizon “How Sweet the Sound”
competition.
THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2012
TICKETED EVENTS
COMPETITIONS
10 a.m., Musica Sacra
presented by U.S. Bank
(The Open Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: The Choir of St. Bartholomew,
Cincinnati, OH, USA; The Oakville Children’s Choir,
Canada; Miriam College High School Glee Club,
Philippines; Musica Sacra Foundation, Cincinnati,
OH, USA; Columbus International Children’s Choir,
Columbus, OH, USA; Coro Polifónico Rafael Suarez,
Venezuela.
11 a.m., Folklore
3:30 p.m., Musica Sacra
presented by the Cincinnati USA
Regional Chamber and Lamar Advertising
(The Open Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
presented by U.S. Bank
(The Open Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Gimnasio la Montaña Choir,
Columbia; Abuja Choral Ensemble, Nigeria; Akshayam
Choir, India; COTA Youth Choir Namibia, Namibia;
Xinghai Conservatory of Music Victoria Show Choir,
China; Little Lark Choir, China; Kolping Saengerchor,
Cincinnati, OH, USA.
1 p.m., Mixed Choirs
presented by Ernst & Young LLP
(The Open Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Hungary Starlight Choir,
Hungary; Ensemble Choir, Indonesia; St. Monica –
St. George Choir, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Autumn
Whispers Choir, China.
1:30 p.m., Youth Choirs of Equal Voices
(The Champions Competition)
School for Creative & Performing
Arts/Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: The Bel Canto Children’s Chorus,
Red Hill, PA, USA; Copenhagen Girls’ Choir, Denmark;
Bendigo Youth Choir, Australia; Columbus Children’s
Choir, Columbus, OH, USA; The Ankor Choir of the
Jerusalem Academy of Music, Israel; Songsfly Chorus
of Zhengzhou No.24 Middle School, China; Farnham
Youth Choir, Great Britain; Iuventus, Gaude!, Czech
Republic; Canterbury College Cantabile Choir, Australia;
Cincinnati Children’s Choir, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Little
Miami Women’s Chorale, Morrow, OH, USA; Guangdong Experimental Middle School Choir, China.
3 p.m., Mixed Choirs
presented by Ernst & Young LLP
(The Open Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
Choir, Fort Thomas, KY, USA; Mt. Adams Chorus,
Cincinnati, OH, USA; Hunter Singers, Australia;
Puellae Cantantes, Czech Republic; Epiphany United
Methodist Church Voices in Praise, Loveland, OH,
USA; Coro de Concierto Universidad de Puerto Rico
en Arecibo, Puerto Rico; Christ Church Glendale Choir,
Cincinnati, OH, USA; Ensemble Choir, Indonesia;
Chancel Choir of the Presbyterian Church of Wyoming,
Wyoming, OH, USA.
3:30 p.m., Youth Choirs of Equal Voices
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Mayerson Theater
Participating choirs: Toledo School for the Arts Chorus,
Toledo, OH, USA; Morten Boerup Choir, Denmark;
Young People’s Chorus of Erie-Concert Chorus, Erie,
PA, USA; Chattanooga Girls Choir, Chattanooga, TN,
USA; NGA Manu Tiorori o Kapiti, New Zealand; Battle
Creek Girls Chorus, Battle Creek, MI, USA; Gimnasio la
Montaña Choir, Columbia.
4 p.m., Folklore
presented by the Cincinnati USA
Regional Chamber and Lamar Advertising
(The Open Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Sound of Joy, Mason, OH, USA;
Shanghai Pudong New Area Student Art Troupe’s &
Pudong New Area Youth Activity Center’s Choir, China;
Voices of Warren County, Lebanon, OH, USA; Hanoi
New Choir, Vietnam; Student Choir of Universidad de
la Sabana, Columbia; Chitungwiza Harmony Singers,
Zimbabwe.
Participating choirs: Jia Yin Chorus, China; E-Case Adult
Summer Chorus, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Coro Polifónico
Rafael Suarez, Venezuela; Prairie Voices, Canada.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
7:30 p.m., Youth Choirs of Equal Voices
2:30 p.m., Workshop
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Duke Energy Convention Center
Participating choirs: Columbus International Children’s
Choir, Columbus, OH, USA; Miriam College High School
Glee Club, Philippines; Young People’s Chorus of
Erie-Young Men’s Chorus, Erie, PA, USA; LaSalle High
School Vocal Ensemble, Cincinnati, OH, USA; McAuley
High School Vocal Ensemble, Cincinnati, OH, USA; The
Oakville Children’s Choir, Canada.
8 p.m., Folklore
presented by the Cincinnati USA
Regional Chamber and Lamar Advertising
(The Champions Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: Hunan Zhiqing Art Troupe, China;
Jamaica Youth Chorale, Jamaica; Zvonky Praha,
Czech Republic; Singakademie Graz, Austria; Female
Chamber Choir of the Far Eastern Federal University,
Russia; Shanghai Conservatory of Music Girls Choir,
China; Children’s Choir of the Orchestra of Laraand
Ca-merata, Venezuela; Čarobna Frula, Croatia.
8 p.m., Folklore
presented by the Cincinnati USA
Regional Chamber and Lamar Advertising
(The Open Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Coro de Concierto Universidad de
Puerto Rico en Arecibo, Puerto Rico; Sakura Ladies
Chorus, Crestview Hills, KY, USA; Voria Music Group,
Iran; Atlanta Young Singers Folk Ensemble, Atlanta, GA,
USA; Zhe Jiang Green Town Chorus, China; Coro Polifónico Rafael Suarez, Venezuela; New Jersey Huaxia
Chinese Chorus, Princeton, NJ, USA.
WORKSHOPS
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register
online: 2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
10 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Marshall White (Giving Under-Appreciated Musical Art
Forms an Educational Platform / Voices of Unity Demonstration Choir). Registration required for attendance.
11:30 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Jürgen Faßbender (A look inside romantic music:
“Waldesnacht” by Johannes Brahms – a poem and its
music). Registration required for attendance.
CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT
Barbara Sletto (Choral Pedagogy: Building Musicianship
in Developing choirs / Heartland Youth Chorale Demonstration Choir). Registration required for attendance.
4 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Kenny Smith (Authentic Gospel Choral Singing / Peace
& Serenity Demonstration Choir). Registration required
for attendance.
CELEBRATION CONCERTS
7:30 p.m., Global Harmony
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Capital University Chapel Choir,
Columbus, OH, USA; Diocesan Schools Choral Society,
Hong Kong; Stellenbosch University Choir, South Africa.
7:30 p.m., Musica Sacra
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Participating choirs: Bishop’s Choir of the Cathedral
Basilica, Covington, KY, USA; Männerstimmen Basel,
Switzerland; Nizhny Novgorod State University Choir,
Russia; Sōla, Latvia.
FREE EVENTS
11 a.m., Global Village
KIRK
FRANKLIN
Fountain Square
Participating choirs: Shanghai Women Entrepreneurs
Choir, China; Royal Bafokeng Youth Choir, South Africa;
North Jersey Homeschool Association “Genesis” Chorale, Hawthorne, NJ, USA; North Jersey Homeschool
Association “Genesis” Men’s Ensemble, Hawthorne,
NJ, USA; Concordia Singers of the Nittany Valley
Children’s Choir, State College, PA, USA. Merchandise,
pin trading, international organizations and more.
FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
2:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Cincinnati Art Museum
2:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
CVG Airport
4:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
City of Hamilton, Fitton Center
4:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Joseph-Beth Booksellers
5 p.m., Friendship Concert
For nearly two decades, Kirk
Franklin has maintained a powerful voice and presence in the
gospel music community while
bridging gaps between fans of
pop, R&B and hip hop genres.
A nine-time Grammy Award
winner, Franklin most recently
won “Best Gospel Album” for
his 12th record, 2011 release Hello
Fear, and “Best Gospel Song”
for the album’s title track at the
2012 Grammy Awards. Franklin is
also a New York Times bestselling author, executive producer
of BET’s gospel talent show
Sunday Best, and winner of 35
Stellar Awards and five NAACP
Image Awards.
Xavier University, Bellarmine Chapel
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
1 p.m., Popular Choral Music
3:30 p.m., Mixed Choirs
Cincinnati Riverfront, Schmidlapp Event Lawn
presented by UC Health and WCPO 9
(The Open Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
presented by Ernst & Young LLP
(The Champions Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Capital University Chapel Choir, Columbus, OH, USA; Sōla, Latvia; Minhang Teachers’ Choir,
China; Boğaziçi Jazz Choir, Turkey; Sound Choir,
Romania; Cincinnati Boychoir Men & Boys, Cincinnati,
OH, USA; Nizhny Novgorod State University Choir, Russia;
Stellenbosch University Choir, South Africa.
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
Newport on the Levee
Participating choirs: Morten Boerup Choir, Denmark;
Hunter Singers, Australia; Vox Juventutis, Poland; Vocal
Point, Galesville, MI, USA; EDTChoir, Norway; Bombay
Cambridge School Choir, India.
8 p.m., Friendship Concert
1:30 p.m., Youth Choirs of Equal Voices
Fairfield Village Green Park
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Blue Wisp Jazz Club
PIN TRADING
11 a.m., Pin Trading
Fountain Square
Open Trading (bring a pin, trade a pin)
3 p.m., Pin Trading
Duke Energy Convention Center
History of Pin Trading (how pins are made, pin
processes, official trading rules, open trading)
(The Champions Competition)
– Continued from July 5
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: Singers Marin - les étoiles, Mill
Valley, CA, USA; Diocesan Girls’ School Choir, Hong
Kong; Concordia Singers of the Nittany Valley Children’s
Choir, State College, PA, USA; Cincinnati Boychoir Tour
Choir, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Singakademie Graz, Austria;
Young Adelaide Voices, Australia; Zvonky Praha, Czech
Republic; Samiweng Singers, Philippines; Heep Yunn
School Choir, Hong Kong.
2 p.m., Jazz
FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012
TICKETED EVENTS
COMPETITIONS
10 a.m., Folklore
presented by the Cincinnati USA
Regional Chamber and Lamar Advertising
(The Champions Competition)
– Continued from July 5
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: The “8 Seconds” Mixed Chorus
of Hangzhou Normal University, China; Bendigo Youth
Choir, Australia; North Jersey Homeschool Association “Genesis” Chorale, Hawthorne, NJ, USA; Puellae
Cantantes, Czech Republic; Manado State University
Choir, Indonesia; Lagos City Chorale Nigeria, Nigeria;
Children’s Choir “Melodia”, Russia; Royal Bafokeng
Youth Choir, South Africa; Gema Chandra Cendrawasih
University Choir, Indonesia.
10 a.m., Musica Sacra
presented by U.S. Bank
(The Champions Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Abbellimento, Czech Republic;
Capital University Chapel Choir, Columbus, OH, USA;
The Ankor Choir of the Jerusalem Academy of Music,
Israel; Shanghai Conservatory of Music Girls Choir,
China; Benedictio Chorale, Indonesia; The Bel Canto
Children’s Choir, Red Hill, PA, USA; Stellenbosch
University Choir, South Africa.
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing
Arts/Mayerson Theater
Participating choirs: E-Case Adult Summer Chorus,
Cincinnati, OH, USA; Waiata Jazz, New Zealand; The Bel
Canto Children’s Chorus, Red Hill, PA, USA; Meridian 8,
Cincinnati, OH, USA.
3 p.m., Musica Sacra
presented by U.S. Bank
(The Champions Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Lafayette High School Madrigal Singers, Lexington, KY, USA; Cantate Domino, Romania; Wah
Yan College, Kowloon Boys Choir, Hong Kong; Mansfield
University Concert Choir, Mansfield, PA, USA; Iuventus,
Gaude!, Czech Republic; Diocesan Schools Choral Society,
Hong Kong; Bendigo Youth Choir, Australia; Jamaica Youth
Chorale, Jamaica; Pavlo Chubinskiy Capella Choir, Ukraine;
Männerstimmen Basel, Switzerland.
3:30 p.m., Jazz
(The Champions Competition)
School for Creative & Performing
Arts/Mayerson Theater
Participating choirs: Northern Kentucky University Vocal
Jazz Ensemble, Highland Heights, KY, USA; Čarobna Frula,
Croatia; Skanderborg Girls Choir, Denmark; KantoreiSinging Boys of Rockford, Rockford, IL, USA; Tempus
Choral Society, Canada; Youth Choir “Kivi”, Lithuania;
Positive Vibrations, Poland; Dekoor Close Harmony, The
Netherlands.
7:30 p.m., Female Choirs
presented by Macy’s and Prestige AV
& Creative Services
(The Open Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: The Women’s Choir of Lvliang
Municipal Public Art Center, China.
7:30 p.m., Mixed Boys Choirs
(The Champions Competition)
School for Creative & Performing
Arts/Mayerson Theater
Participating choirs: Kantorei-Singing Boys of Rockford,
Rockford, IL, USA.
7:50 p.m., Young Male Choirs
(The Champions Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Mayerson Theater
Participating choirs: North Jersey Homeschool Association “Genesis” Men’s Ensemble, Hawthorne, NJ,
USA; Cantate Domino, Romania; The Rockford Aces,
Rockford, MI, USA; Wah Yan College Kowloon Boys
Choir, Hong Kong; Ensemble X, Cincinnati, OH, USA;
Diocesan Boys’ School Choir, Hong Kong.
8 p.m., Female Choirs
presented by Macy’s and Prestige AV
& Creative Services
(The Champions Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: The “8 Seconds” Female Chorus
of Hangzhou Normal University, China; Shanghai
Conservatory of Music Girls Choir, China; MUSE Cincinnati Women’s Choir, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Female
Chamber Choir “Banjalucanke”, Bosnia-Herzegovina;
Shanghai Women Entrepreneur Choir, China; Skanderborg Girls Choir, Denmark.
WORKSHOPS
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register
online: 2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
9 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Jing Ling-Tam (Pathway to Gold: Choral Quick Fixes).
Registration required for attendance.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
10 a.m., Workshop
4:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Duke Energy Convention Center
Findlay Market
John August Pamintuan (The Choral Spices of Southeast Asia). Registration required for attendance.
5:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
11:30 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Todd Mason (U’ve Got Male/Cavalier Voices Demonstration Choir). Registration required for attendance.
2:30 p.m., Workshop
Washington Park
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
Epiphany United Methodist Church
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
Duke Energy Convention Center
Marjorie P. Lee Retirement
Community (limited seating available)
André Thomas (Singing American Music). Registration
required for attendance.
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
4 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Rollo Dilworth (Performing Choral Music of the African
American Tradition). Registration required for attendance.
CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT
Cheviot United Methodist Church
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Kenwood Baptist Church
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
CELEBRATION CONCERTS
West Chester, The Square
7:30 p.m., Pop the Night Away
presented by Cintas Corporation
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Human Nature, Australia; Dekoor
Close Harmony, The Netherlands; Gold Company,
Kalamazoo, MI, USA; The π Group, China.
7:30 p.m., Voices of Gold
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: Abbellimento, Czech Republic;
Mansfield University Concert Choir, Mansfield, PA,
USA; SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School, Hong
Kong; Zvonky Praha, Czech Republic.
FREE EVENTS
11 a.m., Global Village
Fountain Square
Participating choirs: Incar Dansspektakel, Belgium;
Crescendo Arte Children’s Choir, Columbia; SKH
Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School, Hong Kong;
Eleventh Hour, Kettering, OH, USA; The Singing Angels,
Cleveland, OH, USA.
FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
PIN TRADING
11 a.m., Pin Trading
Fountain Square
Open Trading (bring a pin, trade a pin)
3 p.m., Pin Trading
Duke Energy Convention Center
History of Pin Trading (how pins are made, pin processes, official trading rules, open trading)
SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2012
TICKETED EVENTS
COMPETITIONS
10 a.m., Popular Choral Music
presented by UC Health and WCPO 9
(The Open Competition) – Continued from July 6
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Voices of Warren County, Lebanon,
OH, USA; Puellae Cantantes, Czech Republic; Xinghai
Conservatory of Music Victoria Show Choir, China; The
Nine, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
11:30 a.m., Friendship Concert
10 a.m. Mixed Youth Choirs
Great American Tower
presented by Cintas Corporation and
First Student, Inc.
(The Champions Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
2 p.m., Friendship Concert
City Hall Steps
2:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Kenwood Towne Center
3 p.m., Friendship Concert
Public Library Sharonville
Participating choirs: Benedicto Chorale, Indonesia; Jamaica Youth Chorale, Jamaica; Lafayette High School
Madrigal Singers, Lexington, KY, USA; The “8 Seconds”
Female Chorus of Hangzhou Normal University, China;
Cavalier Voices, East Stroudsburg, PA, USA; Royal
Bafokeng Youth Choir, South Africa.
DREW
LACHEY
Perhaps most famous for his
stint as a member of the pop
music quartet 98 Degrees,
Cincinnati native Drew Lachey
graduated from Cincinnati’s
renowned School for Creative
& Performing Arts. Apart from
his career with the Grammynominated boy band, Lachey
has been crowned champion of
ABC’s Dancing With the Stars
(along with partner Cheryl
Burke), appeared on Broadway
in hit musicals Rent and Spamalot, and hosted several television
shows. Currently, Lachey makes
his home in Cincinnati with his
wife, fellow SCPA graduate Lea
Dellecave, and their children.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
10 a.m., Mixed Youth Choirs
1:30 p.m., Folklore
5:30 p.m., Male Choirs
presented by Cintas Corporation and First Student, Inc.
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing
Arts/Mayerson Theater
presented by the Cincinnati USA
Regional Chamber and Lamar Advertising
(The Champions Competition)
– Continued from July 5 & 6
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
(The Champions Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: COTA Youth Choir Namibia,
Namibia; A La Mode, Bristol, CT, USA; A.B. Paterson
College Vocal Ensemble, Australia; Lakota West
Chamber Choir, West Chester, OH, USA; ThoKaWo,
Austria; Heartland Youth Choir, Des Moines, IA, USA.
10:30 a.m., Musica Sacra
presented by U.S. Bank
(The Champions Competition) – Continued from July 6
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Sōla, Latvia; Chulada Choir of
Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Secondary School, Thailand; Manado State University Choir,
Indonesia; Samiweng Singers, Philippines; Minhang
Teachers’ Choir, China; Vox Angelica Choir, Indonesia;
Farnham Youth Choir, Great Britain; Childrens Choir
of the Orchestra of Laraand Camerata, Venezuela;
Čarobna Frula, Croatia.
11 a.m., Folklore
presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional
Chamber and Lamar Advertising
(The Champions Competition)
– Continued from July 5 & 6
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: Mansfield University Concert Choir,
Mansfield, PA, USA; Boğaziçi Jazz Choir, Turkey; Voices
of Namibia, Namibia; Youth Choir “Kivi”, Lithuania.
11:45 a.m., Mixed Youth Choirs
presented by Cintas Corporation and First Student, Inc.
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Mayerson Theater
Participating choirs: Sounds of Sycamore, Cincinnati, OH,
USA; Santa Gema Youth Choir, Puerto Rico; School for
Creative & Performing Arts Chorale, Cincinnati, OH, USA;
Zhuhai No. 1 High School Choir, China; Hahnville High
School Vocal Ensemble, Boutte, LA, USA; St Mary’s College of California Chamber Singers, Moraga, CA, USA.
1 p.m. Mixed Youth Choirs
presented by Cintas Corporation and First Student, Inc.
(The Champions Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Winton Woods High School Varsity
Ensemble, Cincinnati, OH, USA; SKH Lam Woo Memorial Secondary School, Hong Kong; Guangdong Experimental High School Mixed Choir, China; North Jersey
Homeschool Association “Genesis” Choir, Hawthorne,
NJ, USA; Chulada Choir of Chulalongkorn University
Demonstration Secondary School, Thailand; Voices of
Namibia, Namibia; Mansfield University Concert Choir,
Mansfield, PA, USA.
Participating choirs: Sichuan Leshan Qingyijiang Culture and Art Co., LTD, China; Female Chamber Choir
“Banjalucanke”, Bosnia-Herzegovina; Coro de cámara
de la Fundación Universitaria Juan N. Corpas, Columbia; Male Chamber Choir “Klapa Kastav”, Croatia; Sōla,
Latvia; Folk Song Group “Jane”, Croatia.
2 p.m., Mixed Youth Choirs
presented by Cintas Corporation and First Student, Inc.
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Mayerson Theater
Participating choirs: Kings Korale, Kings Mills, OH,
USA; Young People’s Chorus of Erie-Chorale, Erie, PA,
USA; Vocal Point, Galesville, WI, USA; Hunter Singers,
Australia; The Singing Angels, Cleveland, OH, USA.
2 p.m., Musica Sacra
Participating choirs: North Sulawesi GMIM Male Choir,
Indonesia; Hunan Zhiqing Art Troupe, China; Koor Ama
HKBP Menteng, Indonesia; Männerstimmen Basel,
Switzerland; Male Voice of Minahasa, Indonesia.
7:30 p.m., Popular Choral Music
presented by UC Health and WCPO 9
(The Champions Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Eleventh Hour, Kettering, OH, USA;
St. Mary’s College of California Glee Club, Moraga, CA,
USA; The Rocky Harmonists, Germany; Prime Note
Ensemble, West Covina, CA, USA; Voices of Unity, Fort
Wayne, IN, USA.
WORKSHOPS
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register
online: 2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
presented by U.S. Bank
(The Champions Competition) – Continued from July 6
Christ Church Cathedral
9 a.m., Workshop
Participating choirs: Female Chamber Choir of the Far
Eastern Federal University, Russia; Copenhagen Girls’
Choir, Denmark; Lagos City Chorale Nigeria, Nigeria;
Nizhny Novgorod State University Choir, Russia.
Wendy Le Borgne (Maintaining Vocal Health for
Optimal Singing Performance). Registration required
for attendance.
2:30 p.m., Popular Choral Music
presented by UC Health and WCPO 9
(The Champions Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Singers Marin - les étoiles, Mill
Valley, CA, USA; Stellenbosch University Choir, South
Africa; Canterbury College Cantabile Choir, Australia;
Youth Choir “Kivi”, Lithuania; Dekoor Close Harmony,
The Netherlands; Gema Chandra Cendrawasih University Choir, Indonesia.
Duke Energy Convention Center
11:30 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
David Kisor (One World: Together in Song). Registration
required for attendance.
2:30 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Steve Zegree (The Wow Factor!). Registration required
for attendance.
4 p.m., Workshop
4 p.m., Mixed Youth Choirs
Duke Energy Convention Center
presented by Cintas Corporation and First Student, Inc.
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Mayerson Theater
John Jacobson (Living the Double Dream!). Registration required for attendance.
Participating choirs: Martin Luther School Concert Choir,
Maspeth, NY, USA; Guangzhou No. 86 Middle School
Chorus, China; EDTChoir, Norway; Sycamore High
School United Singers of the Aves, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
5 p.m., Popular Choral Music
presented by UC Health and WCPO 9
(The Champions Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
OFFICIAL EVENTS
7:30 p.m., Awards Ceremony
U.S. Bank Arena
Gold, silver and bronze medals and diplomas are awarded
and Champions of the World Choir Games are announced
in the following categories: Female Choirs, Folklore, Jazz,
Mixed Choirs and Youth Choirs of Equal Voices.
Participating choirs: The Rockford Aces, Rockford, MI,
USA; The π Group, China; Rapsodia Coro de Cámara,
Venezuela; Male Voice of Minahasa, Indonesia.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
FREE EVENTS
SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2012
11 a.m., Global Village
Fountain Square
Participating choirs: Singakademie Graz, Austria;
Skanderborg Girls Choir, Denmark; Cincinnati Men’s
Chorus, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Sycamore High School
United Singers of the Aves, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Poster Signing
Duke Energy Convention Center
Renowned illustrator C.F. Payne, who designed the Official Poster of the 2012 World Choir Games, will sign
posters at the merchandise superstore.
FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
11 a.m., Friendship Concert
Maple Knoll Village Retirement Home
(limited seating available)
2 p.m., Friendship Concert
TICKETED EVENTS
WORKSHOPS
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register
online: 2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
9 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Ronald Smart (Across the Choral Landscape of Australia). Registration required for attendance.
10:15 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Vytautas Miškinis (Choral Music Lithuania). Registration
required for attendance.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
11:30 a.m., Workshop
2 p.m., Friendship Concert
Duke Energy Convention Center
Public Library Delhi
3 p.m., Friendship Concert
World Peace Bell Center
CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT
Jennifer Tham (West-meets-East: The story of choral
music in Singapore/Sarah Baker, Accompanist, Little
Miami Women’s Ensemble). Registration required for
attendance.
1:45 p.m., Workshop
3:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Duke Energy Convention Center
St. Anthony Parish
Robyn Lana (Open Rehearsal: Cincinnati Public Schools
Honor Choir). Registration required for attendance.
CINCINNATI
POPS
ORCHESTRA
4 p.m., Friendship Concert
Children’s Home Northern Kentucky
2:45 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
4 p.m., Friendship Concert
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
John Jacobson (Double Dreams Come True! J.J.
coaches the CPS Honor Choir for its debut performance in open rehearsal). Registration required for
attendance.
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra concert,
Devou Park, Covington, Kentucky
OFFICIAL EVENTS
St. Francis Seraph Church
PIN TRADING
11 a.m., Pin Trading
Fountain Square
Open Trading (bring a pin, trade a pin)
3 p.m., Pin Trading
Duke Energy Convention Center
History of Pin Trading (how pins are made, pin processes,
official trading rules, open trading)
10 a.m., Awards Ceremony
U.S. Bank Arena
Gold, silver and bronze medals and diplomas are
awarded and Champions of the World Choir Games are
announced in the following categories: Male Choirs,
Mixed Boys’ Choirs, Mixed Youth Choirs, Musica Sacra,
Popular Choral Music and Young Male Choirs.
2 p.m., Champions Concert,
presented by WCPO 9
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Recently named champions of the 2012 World Choir
Games perform. Singer, performer and Cincinnati native Drew Lachey will emcee.
Founded in 1977 under the
leadership of late Conductor
Erich Kunzel, the internationally
known Cincinnati Pops Orchestra has toured extensively and
sold over 10 million records
worldwide. The Cincinnati Pops
was the only international
orchestra invited to perform
at the 2008 Summer Olympics
in Beijing, and has also made
stops in Japan and Taiwan. The
orchestra, which is composed
of members of the Cincinnati
Symphony Orchestra and is currently led by Conductor John
Morris Russell, locally performs
over 30 concerts year-round.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
CELEBRATION CONCERTS
10:15 a.m., Workshop
10 a.m., Workshop
7:30 p.m., Energy of Youth
Duke Energy Convention Center
Duke Energy Convention Center
presented by Cincinnati USA
Convention & Visitors Bureau
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Ivo Antognini (Ivo Antognini’s choral music). Registration required for attendance.
Participating choirs: Cincinnati Public Schools Honor
Choir & Cincinnati Children’s Choir, Cincinnati, OH,
USA; Farnham Youth Choir, Great Britain; Guangdong
Experimental Middle School Choir, China.
11:30 a.m., Workshop
Terri McCoy (Let Their Song Be Heard: using music and
fine arts to nurture high school students with Autism,
Asperger’s, and Sensory Integration Disorder/The 9
and Summit Sounds Demonstration Choir). Registration
required for attendance.
Duke Energy Convention Center
Alan Alder (Show Choir: Making America’s Modern
Choral Genre Art/Ball State Singers Demonstration
Choir). Registration required for attendance.
FREE EVENTS
1:30 p.m., Workshop
FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
Duke Energy Convention Center
2 p.m., Friendship Concert
Cedar Village
(limited seating available)
2 p.m., Friendship Concert
Augustus Hill (The American Negro Spiritual: A Gift
to Choral Music/Combined Demo Choir from Brazeal
Dennard Chorale, Presbyterian Church of Wyoming,
St. Monica-St. George Choir, MLK Coalition Choir).
Registration required for attendance.
11:30 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Morten Lauridsen/Nicol Matt (open rehearsal with
Capital University, Miami University Hamilton, Miami
University Oxford, Northern Kentucky University, Wright
State University and Xavier University). Registration
required for attendance.
2:30 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Duke Energy Convention Center
Travis Yeager (How Do I Get Started? Beginning
Gregorian Chant Demo Choir: Immaculate Conception
Church Choir). Registration required for attendance.
Second Sunday on Main
Levente Gyöngyösi (Choral Music from Hungary).
Registration required for attendance.
3:30 p.m., Workshop
3 p.m., Friendship Concert
4 p.m., Workshop
Grace United Methodist Church
Duke Energy Convention Center
4 p.m., Friendship Concert
Anders Jalkéus (Anders Jalkéus and the Real Group).
Registration required for attendance.
Taft Museum of Art
2:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
2:45 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
4:30 p.m., Workshop
MainStrasse Village
5 p.m., Friendship Concert
Holy Trinity Parish, Norwood
FREE EVENTS
FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Mother of God Church
PIN TRADING
10 a.m., Pin Trading
Duke Energy Convention Center
History of Pin Trading (how pins are made, pin processes, official trading rules, open trading)
MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
TICKETED EVENTS
WORKSHOPS
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register
online: 2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
9 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Tim Sharp (The Brock Composition Commission
Series). Registration required for attendance.
Blue Wisp Jazz Club
KellyAnn Nelson (Young Professionals Choral “Informance”/YPCC Demonstration Choir). Registration
required for attendance.
Mayerson Jewish Community Center
McAuley High School
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Aurelio Porfiri (Behind the Signs: Advanced Gregorian
Chant / Demo Choir: Immaculate Conception Church
Choir). Registration required for attendance.
2 p.m., Pin Trading
Duke Energy Convention Center
What to Do With Pins After You Get Home (making
great souvenirs, storing pins, open pin trading)
FREE EVENTS
Celebration of Nations
presented by Fifth Third Bank
6 p.m. parade through downtown Cincinnati USA, from
Duke Energy Convention Center to Fountain Square.
Bootsy Collins and Mayor Mark Mallory will serve as
Grand Marshals. Followed by party on Fountain Square.
PIN TRADING
10 a.m., Pin Trading
Duke Energy Convention Center
TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
History of Pin Trading (how pins are made, pin processes, official trading rules, open trading)
2 p.m., Pin Trading
TICKETED EVENTS
Duke Energy Convention Center
WORKSHOPS
What to Do With Pins After You Get Home (making
great souvenirs, storing pins, open pin trading)
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register
online: 2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
TICKETED EVENTS
COMPETITIONS
10 a.m., Children’s Choirs
presented by Delta Air Lines and
Great American Insurance Group
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: Imagination Chorus of Chang
Tangli Primary School, China; Golden Sail Chorus,
China; Hubei Children’s Radio Chorus, China; Crystal
Children’s Choir, Cupertino, CA, USA; The Fireflies
Chorus Elementary School, China; Cantabile, Russia;
Quanzhou Radio Children’s Choir, China; Northern
Kentucky Children’s Ensemble, Lakeside Park, KY, USA.
1 p.m., Gospel
presented by Western & Southern Financial Group
(The Open Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Tiger Expressions, Hattiesburg,
MS, USA; Princeton Gospel Choir, Cincinnati, OH, USA;
Forever Praise, Westmont, IL, USA; Marvin L. Winans
Academy of Performing Arts, Detroit, MI, USA; Martin
Luther King Coalition Chorale, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
2 p.m., Female Chamber Choirs
(The Open Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Golden Bell Chorus Chongqing,
China; Prestist Female Chamber Choir, Indonesia;
Guangdong Zhonshan Hefeng Female Choir, China;
Victoria, Russia; Guangzhou Philharmonic Female
Chamber Choir, China.
3 p.m., Gospel
presented by Western & Southern Financial Group
(The Champions Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Voices of Unity, Fort Wayne, IN,
USA; Gospelchor Rejoice, Germany; Peace & Serenity,
New York, NY, USA; Calvary Choir, Cincinnati, OH,
USA; L’ensemble Vocal Voxapella, Canada; Wilberforce
University Choir, Wilberforce, OH, USA; Stellenberg
Girls Choir, South Africa.
3 p.m., Music of the Religions
3:30 p.m., Young Children’s Choirs
presented by Delta Air Lines and Great
American Insurance Group
(The Open Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT
Participating choirs: Happy Angel Chorus, China; Cuckoo
Chorus, China; Academy Singers, Cincinnati, OH, USA;
Guang Dong Shun De Bida Children’s Choirs, China;
Lang Lang Children’s Choir, China; Lively, China; Atlanta
Young Singers – Treble Concert Choir, Atlanta, GA, USA;
Shanghai Children’s Radio Chorus, China; St. Veronica Vocal Ensemble, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Beijing Wenhui Middle
School Choir, China; Choir of Foshan Huaying School,
China; Guangzhou Shamian Primary School Choir, China;
Golden Sail Choir of Deng Shi Kou Primary School, China.
4 p.m., Female Chamber Choirs
(The Champions Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Dajing High School Students Choir,
China; Yeuqing QiYin Choir, China; Latvian Voices, Latvia; Shaoxing University Choir, China; Peking University
Students Choir, China.
4:30 p.m., Music of the Religions
(The Champions Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Tygerberg Children’s Choir, South
Africa; The Aeolians of Oakwood University, Huntsville,
AL, USA; Karangturi Choir, Indonesia; Shanghai
Yangjing High School Men’s Choir, China; Braata Folk
Singers, St. Albans, NY, USA; Student Choir of Nankai
University, China.
WORKSHOPS
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register
online: 2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
10 a.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Henry Leck (Changing Choral Sound through Visualization, Movement, Conducting Gesture, Weight and
Color/Indianapolis Children’s Choir Demonstration
Choir). Registration required for attendance.
(The Open Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
11:30 a.m. Workshop
Participating choirs: Mt. Adams Chorus, Cincinnati,
OH, USA; Philippine Kammerata Singers, Philippines;
Bombay Cambridge School Choir, India.
Roger Treece (Circlesongs). Registration required for
attendance.
Duke Energy Convention Center
2:30 p.m., Workshop
IDINA
MENZEL
The career of Tony Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Idina Menzel spans stage
and screen. Mendel has starred
in Broadway hits such as Rent
and Wicked, television shows
Glee and Private Practice, and
films Rent and Enchanted. In
2010, Menzel and her husband
Taye Diggs launched A BroaderWay Foundation, an organization seeking to provide girls
in underserved communities
with arts-oriented opportunities for creative expression and
self-esteem enhancement. The
prolific star is currently preparing for a six-month-long tour of
North America.
Duke Energy Convention Center
Morten Lauridsen (a conversation with Morten Lauridsen). Registration required for attendance.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
4 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Zimfira Poloz (Vocal Techniques). Registration required
for attendance.
THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
TICKETED EVENTS
COMPETITIONS
CELEBRATION CONCERTS
9:45 a.m., Show Choir
7:30 p.m., Music of the World
presented by Enquirer Media and First Financial Bank
(The Champions Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
presented by Procter & Gamble
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Collegiate Honor Choir; Gema
Sangkakala Choir, Indonesia; Indianapolis Children’s
Choir, Indianapolis, IN, USA; The University of Newcastle Chamber Choir, Australia. Special guest:
Morten Lauridsen
Participating choirs: Ball State University Singers,
Muncie, IN, USA; Show Cards, Cincinnati, OH, USA;
Bahamas National Youth Choir, Bahamas; Orfeón
Universitario Rafael Montaño, Venezuela; Loveland by
Request, Loveland, OH, USA.
11 a.m., Barbershop
FREE EVENTS
FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
11:30 a.m., Friendship Concert
presented by Procter & Gamble
(The Open Competition)
Music Hall
Wyoming Pendery Center
Participating choirs: Voice of America Chorus, Cincinnati,
OH, USA; Delta Kings Chorus, Cincinnati, OH, USA;
Gateway Summer Youth Chorus, Cincinnati, OH, USA; On
Q Chorus, Albuquerque, NM, USA; Sound Effects, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Canzonet Quartet, Sunnyvale, CA, USA.
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
1 p.m., Young Children’s Choirs
P&G Corporate Headquarter Garden
3 p.m. Friendship Concert
Clifton Cultural Arts Center
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
College Hill Presbyterian Church
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
College of Mt. St. Joseph Theater
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
St. James Episcopal Church
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
presented by Delta Air Lines and
Great American Insurance Group
(The Champions Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: Qingado Juvenile Radio & TV
Choir, China; St. Paul’s Co-educational College Primary
School Concert Choir, Hong Kong; Golden Warbler
Treble Choir, China; Wenzhou Children’s Art School
Boys Choir, China; Diocesan Girls’ Junior School Choir,
Hong Kong; Spirit of Music, China.
Duke Energy Convention Center
1 p.m., Male Chamber Choirs
PIN TRADING
(The Open Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
10 a.m., Pin Trading
Duke Energy Convention Center
History of Pin Trading (how pins are made,
pin processes, official trading rules, open trading)
2 p.m., Pin Trading
Duke Energy Convention Center
What to Do With Pins After You Get Home
(making great souvenirs, storing pins, open pin trading)
Participating choirs: Servant of God Police Choir,
Philippines.
1:15 p.m., Show Choir
presented by Enquirer Media and First Financial Bank
(The Champions Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Choraliers, Fairfield, OH, USA; Sušický
Dětský Sbor, Czech Republic; Peace & Serenity, New
York, NY, USA; The McAuley & LaSalle High School Show
Choir, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Vocalista Angels, Indonesia.
1:30 p.m., Male Chamber Choirs
(The Champions Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Peking University Male Chamber
Choir, China; Prime Note Ensemble, West Covina, CA,
USA; Shanghai Yangjing High School Men’s Chorus,
China; Gema Sangkakala Male Choir, Indonesia.
2 p.m., Music of the Religions
(The Champions Competition)
– Continued from July 11
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Greater Cincinnati Indian Community Choir, Mason, OH, USA; Guangdong Experimental
High School Mixed Choir, China; Stellenberg Girls Choir,
South Africa; The University of Newcastle Chamber
Choir, Australia; Kearsney College Choir, South Africa.
3:30 p.m., Barbershop
presented by Procter & Gamble
(The Champions Competition)
Music Hall
Participating choirs: Southern Gateway Chorus, Mason,
OH, USA; North Star Boys’ Choir, Maple Grove, MN,
USA; Cincinnati Sound Chorus, Cincinnati, OH, USA;
A Cappella Showcase, Canada; Greater Harrisburg
Chapter Sweet Adelines, Coopersburg, PA, USA; Bay
Area Showcase Chorus, Santa Clara, CA, USA.
4 p.m., Mixed Chamber Choirs
presented by Cincinnati Magazine
and Vehr Communications
(The Champions Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Wright State University Collegiate
Chorale, Dayton, OH, USA; Manado Catholic Choir, Indonesia; Student Choir of Nankai University, China; Gema
Sangkala Choir, Indonesia; Sola Fide Voice Palangkaraya,
Indonesia; Chamber Choir of the Far Eastern Federal
University, Russia.
5 p.m., Mixed Chamber Choirs
presented by Cincinnati Magazine
and Vehr Communications
(The Open Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Philippine Kammerata Singers,
Philippines; Young Professionals’ Choral Collective of
Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA; Boltim Choir, Indonesia; Morehead State University Chamber Singers,
Morehead, KY, USA; Zamboanga Hermosa Chorale,
Philippines; Seattle Chinese Chorus, Bellevue, WA,
USA; Guilin Aiyi Chorus, China.
7:30 p.m., Mixed Chamber Choirs
presented by Cincinnati Magazine
and Vehr Communications
(The Champions Competition)
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Coro de cámara de la Fundación
Universitaria Juan N. Corpas, Columbia; Bahamas
National Youth Choir, Bahamas; Chorus of Zhejian Song
& Dance Theatre China, China; Wakhu Bhim Choir,
Indonesia; Wilberforce University Choir, Wilberforce,
OH, USA; Payap University Choir, Thailand; The Sunday
Night Singers, Palmdale, CA, USA.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
WORKSHOPS
FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register
online: 2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
Noon, Friendship Concert
10 a.m., Workshop
5:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Duke Energy Convention Center
Lofts at Shillito Place
Rosephayne Dunn Powell (The African-American
Spiritual: Insights on Interpretation and Performance
Practices/Demo Choir MUSE-Cincinnati Women’s
Choir). Registration required for attendance.
CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT
Rotary Club
3 p.m., Friendship Concert
Cincinnati Museum Center
5:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Washington Park
6:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
11:30 a.m., Workshop
Kenton County Public Library, Erlanger Branch
Duke Energy Convention Center
Oscar Escalada (the interpretation of Latin American
Music). Registration required for attendance.
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
2:30 p.m., Workshop
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Duke Energy Convention Center
Covenant Presbyterian Church
Christopher Eanes (Folk Singing from Rural America:
Shape Notes and More). Registration required for
attendance.
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
4 p.m., Workshop
8 p.m., Friendship Concert
Duke Energy Convention Center
Barbara Baker (Black Gospel Music: From the Negro Spiritual to the World Stage/Demo Choir Martin Luther King
Coalition Chorale). Registration required for attendance.
Civic Garden Center
Newport on the Levee
Duke Energy Convention Center
8:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Below Zero Lounge
CELEBRATION CONCERTS
PIN TRADING
7:30 p.m., Cultural Showcase
11 a.m., Pin Trading
presented by City of Cincinnati
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Fountain Square
Participating choirs: Boğaziçi Jazz Choir, Turkey;
Kearsney College Choir, South Africa; Orfeón
Universitario Rafael Montaňo, Venezuela.
Open Trading (bring a pin, trade a pin)
FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012
7:30 p.m., Gospel & Spiritual
presented by The Kroger Company
Music Hall
Participating choirs: Brazeal Dennard Chorale, Detroit,
MI, USA; Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts,
Detroit, MI, USA; Princeton Unlimited, Cincinnati, OH,
USA; Voices of Unity, Fort Wayne, IN, USA.
FREE EVENTS
11 a.m., Global Village
Fountain Square
Participating choirs: Gospelchor Rejoice, Germany; Hong
Kong Yuen Long Children’s Choir, Hong Kong; Burley
Middle School Young Women’s Chorus, Charlottesville,
VA, USA; Melodic Connections, Cincinnati, OH, USA;
Lagos City Chorale, Nigeria.
TICKETED EVENTS
COMPETITIONS
10 a.m., Children’s Choirs
presented by Cincinnati Reds and PNC
(The Champions Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: Sušický Dětský Sbor, Czech
Republic; The Musical Originals Singers, Channel Islands
– Jersey; New Taipei Li-Lin Children Choir, Chinese
Taipei; Cantabella Children’s Chorus, Livermore, CA,
USA; Detsky Khor MEZ Krasnodar, Russia; Burley Middle
School Young Women’s Chorus, Charlottesville, VA, USA;
Karangturi Choir, Indonesia; Children’s Choir “Melodia”,
Russia; Hong Kong Yuen Long Children’s Choir, Hong
Kong; Tygerberg Children’s Choir, South Africa.
MAY
FESTIVAL
CHORUS
The May Festival Chorus has
been the centerpiece of Cincinnati’s annual May Festival, the
oldest continuous choral festival
in the Western Hemisphere,
dating back to 1880. Music Hall,
site of the World Choir Games
Champions Concert, was built
specifically to house the Festival.
This volunteer ensemble of local
attorneys, teachers, students
and more performs with the
Cincinnati Symphony and Pops
Orchestras throughout the year,
and has performed in Europe,
New York City, and on several
national PBS broadcasts.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT
11 a.m., Scenic Folklore
presented by Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
International Airport and Cumulus-CINCINNATI
(The Champions Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Voice of Glorify, Indonesia; Suanplu
Chorus, Thailand; Braata Folk Singers, St. Albans, NY,
USA; Vocalista Angels, Indonesia; Convozcanto Youth
Choir, Columbia; Chorus of Zhejian Song & Dance
Theatre China, China; Wahu Bhim Choir, Indonesia;
Guangdong Experimental Middle School Choir, China;
Sola Fide Voice Palangkaraya, Indonesia.
11:30 a.m., Mixed Chamber Choirs
presented by Cincinnati Magazine and
Vehr Communications
(The Champions Competition) – Continued from July 12
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: The University of Newcastle Chamber Choir, Australia; Brazeal Dennard Chorale, Detroit,
MI, USA; Children’s Choir of the Orchestra of Laraand
Camerata, Venezuela; Lagos City Chorale, Nigeria.
11:30 a.m., Musica Contemporanea
HUMAN
NATURE
The bandmates of Human Nature (Andrew Tierney, Michael
Tierney, Toby Allen and Phil Burton) began their singing career
together in 1989 as high school
students in Sydney, Australia.
Since then, the group has gone
on to release nine doo-wop
inspired albums, sell millions of
records the world over, perform
the Australian national anthem
at the 2000 Summer Olympic
Games in Sydney, and firmly
establish itself as Australia’s top
pop vocal group. Currently, the
quartet performs Motown classics to audiences in Las Vegas.
presented by Huntington Bank
and Porter Wright, Morris & Arthur LLP
(The Open Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Boltim Choir, Indonesia; Norwood
Community Chorus, Norwood, OH, USA; Zamboanga
Hermosa Chorale, Philippines.
12:30 p.m., Spiritual
presented by The Kroger Company and Fifth Third Bank
(The Open Competition)
Music Hall
Participating choirs: Tiger Expressions, Hattiesburg, MS,
USA; Servant of God Police Choir, Philippines; Boltim Choir,
Indonesia; Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts,
Detroit, MI, USA; Zamboanga Hermosa Chorale, Philippines;
Duffy Liturgical Dance Ensemble, Cleveland, OH, USA;
Martin Luther King Coalition Chorale, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
1 p.m., Musica Contemporanea
presented by Huntington Bank and
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
(The Champions Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: The Aeolians of Oakwood University,
Huntsville, AL, USA; The Sunday Night Singers, Palmdale, CA, USA; St Paul’s Co-educational College Senior
Mixed Voice Choir, Hong Kong; Wright State University
Collegiate Chorale, Dayton, OH, USA; Boğaziçi Jazz Choir,
Turkey; Shaoxing University Choir, China.
1:30 p.m., Mixed Chamber Choirs
presented by Cincinnati Magazine and
Vehr Communications
(The Champions Competition) – Continued from July 12
Christ Church Cathedral
Participating choirs: Edgecliff Vocal Ensemble, Cincin-
nati, OH, USA; Rapsodia Coro de Cámara, Venezuela;
Northern Kentucky University Chamber Choir, Highland
Heights, KY, USA; Chongqing Chang’an Auto Choir of
China, China; Braata Folk Singers, St. Albans, NY, USA.
2 p.m., Scenic Folklore
presented by Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
International Airport and Cumulus-CINCINNATI
(The Champions Competition)
Aronoff Center/Procter & Gamble Hall
Participating choirs: Orfeon University Rafael Montaño,
Venezuela; Shanghai Yangjing High School Men’s Choir,
China; Greater Cincinnati Indian Community Choir, Mason, OH, USA; Manado Catholic Choir, Indonesia; Prime
Note Ensemble, West Covina, CA, USA; Chamber Choir
of the Far Eastern Federal University, Russia; Kearsney
College Choir, South Africa; Karangturi Choir, Indonesia;
Sušický Dětský Sbor, Czech Republic; Student Choir of
Nankai University, China; Bahamas National Youth Choir,
Bahamas; Wen De Chorus, China.
2:30 p.m., Children’s Choirs
presented by Cincinnati Reds and PNC
(The Champions Competition)
School for Creative & Performing Arts/
Corbett Theater
Participating choirs: Angelicus Indonesia Choir,
Indonesia; Apelsintshik, Russia; Xi’an Tie Yi High School
Choir, China; North Star Boys’ Choir, Maple Grove, MN,
USA; Vocalista Angels, Indonesia; Guangzhou Huang Pu
Children Chorus, China.
3:30 p.m., Musica Contemporanea
presented by Huntington Bank and Porter Wright
Morris & Arthur LLP (The Champions Competition)
Cincinnati Masonic Center
Participating choirs: Coro de cámara de la Fundación
Universitaria Juan N. Corpas, Columbia; Stellenberg
Girls Choir, South Africa; The University of Newcastle
Chamber Choir, Australia; Guangdong Experimental
Middle School Choir, China; Peking University Students
Choir, China; Cantabella Children’s Chorus, Livermore,
CA, USA; Suanplu Chorus, Thailand; The Musical
Originals Singers, Channel Islands – Jersey; Payap
University Choir, Thailand; Rapsodia Coro de Cámara,
Venezuela.
4:30 p.m., Spiritual
presented by The Kroger Company and Fifth Third Bank
(The Champions Competition)
Music Hall
Participating choirs: Gema Sangkala Choir, Indonesia;
The Aeolians of Oakwood University, Huntsville, AL, USA;
Gospelchor Rejoice, Germany; Tygerberg Children’s
Choir, South Africa; Wilberforce University Choir,
Wilberforce, OH, USA; Brazeal Dennard Chorale, Detroit,
MI, USA; Voice of Glorify, Indonesia; The Sunday Night
Singers, Palmdale, CA, USA; Chamber Choir of the Far
Eastern Federal University, Russia; Wakhu Bhim Choir,
Indonesia.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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DAILY EVENTS SCHEDULE
WORKSHOPS
FRIENDSHIP CONCERTS
Workshops are free to registered choirs during
their week of participation. They are also open
to the public. Registration is required for nonparticipants. You may purchase a $25 day pass
or $100 five-day pass at the door, or pre-register online:
2012worldchoirgames.com/workshops
10:30 a.m., Friendship Concert
10 a.m., Workshop
CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT
Llanfair Retirement Community
(limited seating available)
2:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Main Library, Downtown
Duke Energy Convention Center
3:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Jeremy Jones (IPA around the world). Registration
required for attendance.
Loveland Chamber of Commerce
7 p.m., Friendship Concert
11:30 a.m., Workshop
Cincinnati Riverfront, Schmidlapp Event Lawn
Duke Energy Convention Center
Dale Syverson (Barbershop Music Today: Boldly Going
Where No Singers Have Gone Before/MAXX Factor
Demo Choir). Registration required for attendance.
2:30 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Steve Gorman (Vocal Health for a Lifetime/Demo Choir
Greater Harrisburg Women’s Barbershop Chorus).
Registration required for attendance.
4 p.m., Workshop
Duke Energy Convention Center
Kirby Shaw (Dr. Kirby Shaw’s Instant Soul Clinic). Registration required for attendance.
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Holy Cross-Immaculata Church
7:30 p.m., Friendship Concert
Fountain Square
Boğaziçi Jazz Choir, a World Choir Games participant
from Turkey, will perform with Cincinnati-based band
Seabird at MidPoint Music Festival’s Indie Summer
Series.
PIN TRADING
11 a.m., Pin Trading
Fountain Square
Open Trading (bring a pin, trade a pin)
OFFICIAL EVENTS
7:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony
U.S. Bank Arena
Gold, silver and bronze medals and diplomas are
awarded and Champions of the World Choir Games
are announced in the following categories: Barbershop, Female Chamber Choirs, Gospel, Male Chamber
Choirs, Music of the Religions, Show Choirs and Young
Children’s Choirs.
FREE EVENTS
11 a.m., Global Village
Fountain Square
Participating choirs: L’ensemble Vocal Voxapella,
Canada; Vox Juventutis, Poland; Diocesan Girls’ Junior
School Choir, Hong Kong; Sound Effects, Cincinnati, OH,
USA; In His Name, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Poster Signing
Duke Energy Convention Center
Renowned illustrator C.F. Payne, who designed the
Official Poster of the 2012 World Choir Games, will sign
posters at the merchandise superstore.
SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
TICKETED EVENTS
OFFICIAL EVENTS
10 a.m., Awards Ceremony
U.S. Bank Arena
Gold, silver and bronze medals and diplomas are
awarded and Champions of the World Choir Games are
announced in the following categories: Children’s Choirs,
Mixed Chamber Choirs, Musica Contemporanea, Scenic
Folklore and Spiritual.
2 p.m., Champions Concert
presented by WCPO 9
Music Hall
Recently named champions of the 2012 World Choir
Games perform. Singer, performer and Cincinnati native
Drew Lachey will emcee.
7 p.m., Closing Ceremony
presented by Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
U.S. Bank Arena
BOOTSY
COLLINS
Bassist, singer, songwriter and
Cincinnati native Bootsy Collins
has been active in the world of
funk and R&B music since the
1960s, when he broke into the
industry at age 15 as a studio
musician for Cincinnati-based
King Records. Over the course
of his career, Collins has toured
with James Brown, performed
in several music groups, and
collaborated with innumerable
artists. He was inducted into
the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in
1997 along with other members
of George Clinton’s music collective Parliament-Funkadelic, and
won a Grammy Award in 2001.
Tony Award–winning performer Idina Menzel, the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and May Festival Chorus headline
this event, which includes a presentation from 2014
World Choir Games host city Riga, Latvia, the ringing of
the Peace Bell and a mass choir of 750 singing together.
PLEASE NOTE: Participants are subject to change. For the most updated schedules and Friendship Concert rain locations, check 2012worldchoirgames.com.
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