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Concert Chorale Ties for First Place at Marktoberdorf International Choral Competition

Concert Chorale Ties for First Place at Marktoberdorf International Choral Competition

Univ. of Houston Moores School of Music Concert Chorale tied for first place at the 2013 Marktoberdorf International Choir Competition and also won Best Interpretation for a Religious Work for a performance of Splendid Jewel.

Concert Chorale sings for former President and Mrs. George Herbert Walker Bush

Concert Chorale sings for former President and Mrs. George Herbert Walker Bush

Concert Chorale was honored to perform for "A Celebration of Reading," chaired by Mrs. Barbara Bush. In attendance (in addition to 1700 audience members), was former President George Herbert Walker Bush.

AMC All State Music Camp

AMC All State Music Camp

The UH choral area, along with AMC Music, hosted some 300 high school students in September; during the final mass sing, Conrad Hamilton of Atascocita High School was invited to conduct the huge choir.

Learn about our ensembles

Learn about our ensembles

The choral area of the Moores School offers several ensembles to fit students with a variety of musical backgrounds.

The Moores School Concert Chorale at the opening concert of the 2013 Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir Competition

May 21, 2013
Marktoberdorf, Germany

The University of Houston Moores School of Music Concert Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Betsy Cook Weber, tied for first place at the 2013 Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir Competition. It shares this honor with the KammerChor Saarbr├╝cken, a choir from Germany.

Concert Chorale was also awarded "Best Interpretation for a Religious Work" for their performance of Splendid Jewel.

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Friday, April 26, 2013