Chanson Recordings is proud to release Sing We Noel, a collection of Christmas music. The recording is an eclectic blend of traditional holiday favorites, Renaissance motets, and new compositions and arrangements by composers such as J. Aaron McDermid, Steven Sametz, and Joel Phillips.
What people are saying about Sing we Noel:
"The sound is rich, the pitches are measured, and the harmonies are spot-on. This is what great music is all about." (Carol Swanson, Christmasreviews.com)
Now entering their twelfth season, the male a cappella sextet Chanson continues to impress audiences with their engaging performances. Chanson has developed a reputation for superb musicianship, seamless blend, and impeccable intonation. With repertoire encompassing works from the Renaissance through the 21st century, Chanson has earned a place in “the upper echelon of today’s male ensembles.”
What people are saying:
"Simply splendid...The group's young men have been singing together for four years and have achieved a vocal blend and a stylish finesse that far surpass many groups that have been in the business longer....close harmonies, excellent diction
and fine attention to style that characterized the entire performance.
It was a moment to cherish." (The Courier-Journal, Louisville)
"Chanson's impeccable blend and sumptuous phrasing earns these dynamic young vocalists a place in the upper echelon of today's male ensembles."
(Robert Sieving, president, American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota)
"One of the best groups I have ever heard. Their diction is superb with the uniform vowel sounds and the crisp consonants which are the trademark of any really good group. And, their dynamics are fantastic. The repertoire of Chanson covers every style and period of music. They sing all equally well."
(Donald W. Crouch, Associated Male Choruses of America)
"Chanson brings together the vocal talents of gifted young men dedicated to the choral art, who sing with elegant ensemble, sincere expression, and sensitive musicianship." (René Clausen, director, The Concordia Choir)
"Chanson is one of the finest choral ensembles I have heard in concert or
(Dr. Wallace Hinson Professor of Music, Director of Choral Ensembles and
Music Department Chair; Piedmont College)