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National Chorale will present its 47th Season under the Artistic Direction of Dr. Everett McCorvey

The National Chorale is pleased to announce the continuation of our organization and the legacy of our Founder, Martin Josman

National Chorale will present its 47th Season under the Artistic Direction of Dr. Everett McCorvey

Executive Producer and Opera Lex Endowed Chair in Opera Studies
Professor of Voice & Opera Theatre – University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Founder and Conductor – American Spiritual Ensemble

Everett McCorvey, tenor, is a native of Montgomery, Alabama. He received his degrees from the University of Alabama, including a Doctorate of Musical Arts. He has performed in many cities around the world and theaters across the country, including the Metropolitan Opera, the John F. Kennedy Center, Aspen and Blossom Music Festivals, Radio City Music Hall, as well as performances throughout Italy, England, Spain, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Austria, Japan, China, Brazil, Poland, Portugal, Hungry, Mexico, Peru and France.

Among his many accomplishments, Dr. McCorvey was the catalyst for developing a widely recognized opera program at the University of Kentucky, which is listed by the Richard Tucker Foundation as one of the top recommended opera training programs.

Dr. McCorvey is also the Founder and Music Director of the American Spiritual Ensemble, a group of 24 professional singers performing spirituals and other compositions of African American composers. In its nineteen year history, the group has presented over 250 concerts, including 17 tours of the United States and 15 tours of Spain and other European countries. The unique sound molded by Dr. McCorvey has given the group world-wide attention and interest.

Please join Dr. McCorvey and the National Chorale as we continue the tradition of musical excellence initiated and fostered by Maestro Martin Josman.

We invite you to attend the 47th annual Messiah Sing-InĀ® on December 15, 2014, 7:30pm at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. This evening will be a tribute to Maestro Josman and a celebration of music making not to be missed.

Tickets are available at, 212-333-5333 or Avery Fisher Hall Box Office

Please join our organization in continuing its tradition of excellence in our performance and education programs.

We are ever grateful for your support!

Dr. Everett McCorvey, Artistic Director

Amy Siegler, Director of Operations

National Chorale Board of Directors