International choirs

Israeli gospel choir puts a twist on the American tradition

Feb 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Gospel Choirs, International choirs, Israeli Gospel Choir

Ofer and Iris Portugaly are bringing an innovative and unusual kind of music to Israel; they are the directors of Israel’s only gospel choir. The Portugalys were first exposed to gospel music when they were both college students in Boston. They enjoyed it so much, they decided to take it back to Israel with them […]

Sir David Willcocks

Nov 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Adult choirs, Blog, Boy Choir, Children's Choir, Choir Compeition, Choral Conudctor, Conductor, International choirs

By Linda Foster Born December 30, 1919 in Newquay in Cornwall, Sir David was discovered by a piano tuner to have perfect pitch at the age of six. Sir David’s mother subsequently arranged to have him audition with Sir Walford Davies, a British composer and Master of the King’s Music from 1934 through 1941. Sir […]