choirmaster choirmaster

Definition(s):

  • (n) the musical director of a choir

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The director is Father Finn, choirmaster of New York's great church of the Paulist order.
  2. The impresarios of La Scalaa short, swart Italian named Amelio Colantoni and a onetime choirmaster named George Lee Marksfound that this principle had its difficulties.
  3. Floyd Walker is a handsome, 32-year-old bank tellerand sparetime choirmasterwho has leukemia.

News

  • Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church music director wins national award

    David B. Macbeth, newly appointed part-time Director of Music at Gwynedd Square Presbyterian Church in Upper Gwynedd, recently won the prestigious American Guild of Organists’ (AGO) Certification for Choirmaster (ChM). David was one of only three people nationwide who were recognized for this outstanding accomplishment. He passed the Choir Master Certification examination at an all-day event ...
    on August 31, 2013     Source: North Penn Life

Quotes

  • "I went to school in Muswell Hill," Davies says. "It was a Church of England school, and the headmaster was also the choirmaster in the local church, so it was obligatory. And we were rehearsed at school. I took to it, because we'd get a few...
    on Dec 22, 2009 By: Ray Davies Source: NPR

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