Ragazzi News & Updates: Page 12

ACDA and Salt Lake City

Last week I joined 12 of our choristers (with a parent chaperone for each) and four of our faculty at the American Choral Directors Association national convention. The boys were in three different honor choirs … read more

Howdy from Salt Lake City!

What do the Chamber Singers from USC (maybe the best collegiate choir in the country), the Metropolitan Chorus of Tokyo and the fabled King’s Singers have in common?  They’re all here taking part in the American … read more

Ragazzi sends singers to ACDA national convention

Congratulations to Ragazzi choristers as they represent Ragazzi Boys Chorus and their peers in Honor Choirs at the National American Choral Director’s Association Conference in Salt Lake City.  The conference runs from February 25-28, 2015.  In addition … read more

What is it about Ragazzi?

There’s repeated evidence that Ragazzi boys value their experience learning great music with other male singers. In the past year, four former Ragazzi choristers auditioned to rejoin the chorus. These singers realized that they missed … read more

Boychoirs: special, celebrated, and unique

Boy Choirs: a Fragile and important legacy, special, celebrated and unique. #2 In November, we began the discussion about the heritage of boy choirs as they have existed throughout history. In an article for Boychoir … read more

The wind-up…and the pitch

Before this fall semester can wind down, it winds… up.  We had our first December gig Thursday (the Primary boys at the Redwood City Woman’s Club luncheon).  We have several more gigs (Burlingame, SF Symphony, … read more

Joyce Keil interviewed by KDFC

Ragazzi Boys Chorus’s Founder and Artistic Director, Joyce Keil, was interviewed by Classical KDFC radio’s Jeffrey Freyman today. Among other things, they talked about Ragazzi’s upcoming Wintersong performances. Mr. Freymann’s talk with with Joyce can be … read more

‘Tis the season!

We are coming up on many Ragazzi and non-Ragazzi events that contribute to the “season.” Some are obvious: Thanksgiving, Ragazzi concerts and gigs, Hanukkah, Christmas, and of course, there are others. Less obvious is Ragazzi’s Annual … read more

Boychoirs: a fragile and important legacy

Special, celebrated and unique Ragazzi Boys Chorus was created to give boys the opportunity to sing, to work together as artists and to express their emotional lives. Ragazzi also continues a long tradition of boys … read more