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Messengers of Peace

The British composer Karl Jenkins burst onto the twenty-first century music scene with his oratorio The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace. It premiered in 2000 and has been performed more than 1,000 times since.  In recent years Jenkins has composed and recorded other major...

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Peacemakers: One Song

The human yearning for peace is as old as the urge toward conflict. Maybe older.   Three thousand years ago the Psalmist wrote, “Peace be within your walls and prosperity within your palaces.” A millennium later Jesus said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall...

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Blog CRS

NoteWorthy For immediate Release (October 7, 2019): Contact:  Judy Corwin, 541-760-2787, judy.corwin@comcast.net Artistic Director: Steven Zielke, Oregon State University  Recording of David Maslanka Mass performed in Corvallis released by Mark Records  CORVALLIS, OR—...

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CRS Audition Open

Corvallis Repertory Singers will hold auditions for the 2019-2020 season on Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 4-7pm.  Those interested in auditioning should contact Dr. Steven Zielke to reserve an audition time.  Auditions will be in Community Hall on the campus of Oregon State...

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Auditions: Getting it Right

What do Goldilocks and the three bears have in common with singing in front of an audience? Choral Director Wendy Nixon Stothert claims that the fairy tale characters profess a method for “getting it just right,” which is exactly the same goal of every singer about to...

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