Gloriana Chamber Choir

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Go, Go, Gloriana!

Gloriana Chamber Choir’s concerts, Life and Breath: Songs of Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water, are approaching quickly. Rehearsals are going well. We are eager to share this beautiful music with central Illinois audiences. If we are going to make music…

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On Yearning and Feeding the Spirit – Part II

In less than three weeks, Gloriana Chamber Choir will present two concerts of Life and Breath: Songs of Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water. The poetry included in this concert speaks of the basic elements of life; of earth, wind, fire,…

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On Yearning and Feeding the Spirit – Part I.

Gloriana Chamber Choir was borne from the idea that many choral conductors, while we love leading others in song, also yearn to sing ourselves. We conduct and have little time to satisfy the desire to sing that started us on our musical paths…

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We’re back! Auditions May 14 and 21!

Gloriana Chamber Choir is back! We will be gathering again in the summer of 2016 to rehearse and perform a concert of glorious choral music. Two performances are in the works: Saturday, July 23 in Springfield and Sunday, July 24 at…

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For the Love of Choral Music

Day One of ACDA was wonderful. Started the day with a fun session on circle singing and improvisation in rehearsal. The audience of the session became the singers and active participants. Starting my ACDA experience with some singing was great,…

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Notes from the Artistic Director

Hello Gloriana friends! After last August’s glorious concert, we all returned to our teaching, our church choirs, our jobs, our children, and have reveled in the memory of a wonderful choral experience. Seven months later, as the cold Illinois winter…

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Long Live Fair Oriana: a Success!

Yesterday’s concert was a glorious success! Thank you to all whose hard work and support made it all possible: singers, donors, volunteers, audience, friends and family. We were all so pleased to see such a large audience turn out for…

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WUIS Interview with Elizabeth Zobel

An interview with Gloriana Chamber Choir Artistic Director and Conductor Elizabeth Zobel and WUIS News Director Sean Crawford aired on Illinois Edition today. They discussed Gloriana and Sunday’s inaugural concert at First Presbyterian. If you missed the Illinois Edition broadcast on 91.9…

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Interact with us!

The wonderful thing about social media is that it is intended to be social. Not just a one-way communication method for the dissemination of information, but a vehicle for us to communicate with each other. As musicians, our primary method of…

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Go, Gloriana! Goal #2 Reached!

Thank you to all our friends who have given Gloriana Chamber Choir their financial support! Because of your faith in our vision, we have raised $1,655 thus far, exceeding our $1,000 goal for today. We are over halfway to our $3,000 goal by…

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