Choir http://iowapublicradio.org en Grinnell College Choir Commissions Work http://iowapublicradio.org/post/grinnell-college-choir-commissions-work <p>A young composer who is seen by many as an up-and-coming talent will soon have his new piece performed on the East Coast.&nbsp; His work was written for and premiered this spring by the Grinnell College choir.&nbsp; It combines the unlikely pairing of Irish poetry about Iowa with biblical passages about an apocalypse sung in Arabic.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:57:39 +0000 John Pemble 214 at http://iowapublicradio.org Grinnell College Choir Commissions Work Reading, Writing, and Singing http://iowapublicradio.org/post/reading-writing-and-singing <p></p><p>In the days when one-room schools were common, kids learned how to sing with the help of phonograph records. This is the story of the Fullerton "Choir Plan."&nbsp;Recordings courtesy of Marjorie Goodman.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 27 Aug 2007 04:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 16087 at http://iowapublicradio.org Reading, Writing, and Singing