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Alfred Nash Patterson Grant Awards

Grant Recipients for 2004

  • Concora, New Britain, Connecticut
    For "Music of Remembrance and Hope," a concert featuring Donald McCullough's newly composed Holocaust Cantata, based on Polish folk music and poetry from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum archives. The performance took place Sunday, November 14, 2004 at the Center Church in Hartford, CT in conjunction with the Charter Oak Cultural Center's commemoration of Kristallnacht. Richard Coffey, Music Director.
  • Concord Chorale, Concord, New Hampshire
    For a collaborative performance of Handel's "Judas Maccabaeus" in partnership with local high school students. Performances scheduled for December 11 and 12, in Concord. Ryan Turner, Music Director.
  • Coro Allegro, Boston, Massachusetts
    To commission and perform a Requiem by Patricia Van Ness. The work for SATB chorus, baritone soloist, strings, solo oboe and solo french horn, premiered November 4 at the Church of the Covenant in Boston's Back Bay, with renowned baritone Sanford Sylvan the featured soloist. David Hodgkins, Artistic Director.
  • Danbury Music Centre, Danbury, Connecticut
    For a performance of "Ein Deutsches Requiem," by Johannes Brahms, to be presented free of charge to the Danbury community by the Danbury Concert Chorus in May, 2005. Richard Price, Conductor.
  • PALS Childrens Chorus, Brookline, Massachusetts
    To commission a work in celebration of the group's fifteenth anniversary, to be performed at Jordan Hall on April 3, 2005. Johanna Hill Simpson, Artistic Director.
  • Portland Concert Association, Portland, Maine
    For a three day series of education events, including clinics for local choirs and a recertification workshop for educators. The Choral Residency Program, under the direction of Professor Jerry Blackstone of the University of Michigan, was conducted October 25-27, 2004.
  • Note:
    The awarding of grants to The Boston Secession and the Newburyport (Mass.) Choral Society were deferred, due to production delays.

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