There is nothing as good as hearing Haendel’s Messiah performed live! But watching the streamed concert from Snowmass Chapel or the Grassroots recording from St. Mary’s in Aspen will come close to the live experience – and is a nice opportunity for everyone who couldn’t be there in person to enjoy the event in retrospective. For Snowmass, […]
Grassroots TV recorded our spring concert: “A Vocal Orchestra” – Four Centuries of A Cappella Harmony. You can watch it online on the Grassroots webpage.
Did you miss our 37th annual performance of Messiah in December 2014. Now you can watch the recording of our live broadcast from Snowmass Chapel on YouTube: http://youtu.be/6Predze7jV8 Or simply click on the embedded player below. Enjoy!
Dear Soloists, I will be holding this year’s Messiah soloist auditions on Saturday, November 1st from 1 to 3 PM. Please contact me to get an audition time slot. The auditions will be adjudicated by Lynnette Schlep, Stacey Weiss & myself. The accompanist will be Kevin Kaukl. I didn’t ask Kevin about this in advance, […]
Everybody I speak to seems to be utterly transfixed and intoxicated by the stunning canvas of foliage that surrounds us and reminds us why we live exactly right here, right now. For my part, the leaves remind me that some of my favorite things will soon be starting up, for example, rehearsals for Handel’s “Messiah!” […]
What a challenge! What a concert! What a joy! – Who did not raise an eyebrow when Aspen Choral Society announced Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and a rather unknown piece called Crying for a Dream as the selection for the 2014 Spring Concert? Which singer did not raise both eyebrows when they heard the first chords of the music for […]
The Aspen Choral Society is thrilled to announce our upcoming Spring Concert! This season’s program features Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” with special guest soloist, Cantor Rollin Simmons, and Rene Clausen’s “Crying for a Dream”, a contemporary piece based on Native American texts. We hope you’ll join us for this dynamic and exciting program of choral […]
Aspen Choral Society Board of Directors sends out thanks to the 126 performers, over 1,100 audience members as well as numerous donors who made the 36th annual season of Handel’s Messiah performances possible. There were two performances in Glenwood Springs on December 3 & 4, two performances in Aspen on December 6 & 7 and […]
Rehearsals for The Messiah start on October 21st, 2013. Every Monday in Glenwood Springs at United Methodist Church from 7-9 pm. Every Tuesday in Aspen at Christ Church from 7-9 pm (Note location change!) RSVP to Stacey Weiss. Handel’s Messiah has been an Aspen/Glenwood Springs Christmas Tradition for the past 35 years under the talented baton […]
Originally from St. Croix Falls, WI, Paul received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Choral Music Education from UW-Eau Claire and USM respectively. He also holds a certification from the Voice Care Network. While teaching for 6 years at Lomira Public Schools, he founded Lomira Community Theatre. After moving to Colorado in 2004, he taught […]