Two hundred volunteer singers, 700 alumni, and more than 30,000 audience members: these numbers are only part of Choral Arts' 53-year song. One of the premiere symphonic choruses in the country, it has sung under the world's leading conductors, recorded 19 albums, and toured the globe. It also boasts a wide range of education and community programs: curricula for K-12 educators looking to unite academics and music, a newly established Youth Chorus, a Young Men's Sing program that encourages teen boys to continue singing, and a community ticketing initiative that offers free concert experiences to clients of nonprofits and members of the military. Each year, over 3,500 people take part in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Initiative events, celebrating his legacy here in Washington. Recipient of the 2008 Mayor's Arts Award for Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education, Choral Arts has a powerful song to sing. Catalogue donors: join in.
Awards & Recognition
WAMMIE for Best Choral Group, 2013
WAMMIE for Best Choral Group, 2009
WAMMIE for Best Choral Group, 2008
Mayor’s Arts Award, Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education, 2008
WAMMIE for Best Classical Recording, 2006
Celebrating Sacred Rhythms
Washington Post Award for Excellence in Non-Profit Management, 2002
WAMMIE for Best Choral Group, 1999 and 2000
Grammy Award for Best Classical Album, 1996
John Corigliano’s Of Rage and Remembrance,
Awarded to The National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, conductor; with certificates to the men of the Choral Arts Society and Oratorio Society
Mayor’s Arts Award, Excellence in Artistic Discipline, 1994
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