Monthly Archives: February 2011

Children sing for heart of San Antonio

The Lake Front

"... the music binds them all together, and they become partners with us through their singing..."

The Lake Front – It all started with a vision of bringing music to the children of the inner-city of San Antonio, of uniting them through song, and of providing them the opportunity to work together toward a common goal. Marguerite McCormick, the founder of the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio, collaborated 10 years ago with Sister Madeline Pape, CDP and former vocal instructor at OLLU, and Irma Taute, staff member of the CCSA in order to make their vision a reality. Each strove to make singing outside of school more accessible to children of the lower-income communities of San Antonio.

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Project: Sing! provides kids with a quality music education

Singers in CCSA's Project: Sing! OLLU rehearsing for their concert on Wednesday Feburary 23rd.

La Prensa de San Antonio.- Despite massive budget cuts to Texas’ education looming, community-based organizations like the Children’s Chorus of San Antonio continue their mission to bring choral music education and performance opportunities to San Antonio’s young artists.

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CCSA’s training choirs provide lively demonstration at The Witte Museum

CCSA's Informance

Associate Director Irma Taute works with the Choristers during CCSA's Informance

CCSA’s three training choirs – Choristers, Junior Chorus and Prelude Choir – presented Informance!, a lively demonstration and performance on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at The Witte Museum in conjunction with Free Tuesdays. Over 200 attendees received a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a CCSA rehearsal and were able to witness first-hand artistry in action.

Families interested in further information about CCSA and it’s programs are encouraged to visit our website at childrenschorussa.org for more information and to schedule an audition.