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Picking the Best Choral Pieces, American Idol-Style

American Idol may be in its last season, but the audience voting method that it popularized to American audiences is alive and choral music? Yes, you read that correctly. is conducting a poll of Internet audiences' favorite pieces of choral music, with Minneapolis-based VocalEssence to perform the top 15

RIP: Pierre Boulez (1925-2016)

Pierre Boulez, one of the most influential figures in Western art music during the 20th century, died January 5 at the age of 90. A Frenchman by birth, he promoted new and avant-garde music across the world as a composer, conductor, pianist, and writer. He earned 26 Grammy Awards, founded and