choir choir  /ˈkwaɪ ər/


  1. (n) a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  2. (n) a family of similar musical instrument playing together
  3. (n) the area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave
  4. (v) sing in a choir


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  1. Many a small church has to put up with the cacophony of an unskilled choir.
  2. The program and the choir were neverand are notintended to proselytize.
  3. At Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a choir of twelve women sang Nearer, My God, to Thee at an honorary memorial service for Fanny Crosby, hymn writer.


  1. Event: 100 person choir to sing at Salvation Army

    A 100 person choir is performing at the Salvation Army today in Tyler, the Trinity on the Hill Choir from Augusta, Georgia. 0 read more
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KETK 56 Tyler

  2. Mormon Tabernacle Choir retracing steps of early ancestors

    Mormon Tabernacle Choir retracing steps of early ancestors by Michael Appelgate The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 15, 2013 01:01AM MDT Paul McGuire thought his fourth tour with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir would be similar to his previous trips. That was before the 47-year-old Provo resident learned he would be returning to the place where a distant relative helped build an early settlement of ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Philadelphia choir tapped to sing with the Rolling Stones

    The Crossing Choir normally sings classical music, but that's about to change.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WPVI 6abc Philadelphia

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  1. "It should be an exciting and unusual event," Sacks said in an interview this week. "I will talk about the therapeutic and beneficent power of music as a physician, and then their wonderful choir will perform. ...... And the audience will...
    on May 31, 2005 By: Oliver Sacks Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. "This film, really isn't for anybody other than the choir," said Moore. "But that's because I believe the choir needs a song to sing every now and then."
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Michael Moore Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Joseph started in schools and I am looking for a great school choir," Lloyd Webber said. "We need a smashing girl, a great boy and, of course, a pharaoh/Elvis."
    on Dec 20, 2006 By: Andrew Lloyd Webber Source: Reuters

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