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Since 1993, Choral Arts has presented its season concerts in both Seattle and Tacoma, and has collaborated with other arts organizations, including the Seattle International Music Festival, Mark Morris Dance Company, Northwest Sinfonietta, and the Seattle Symphony. In 1999, Choral Arts was the only North American choir invited, out of 300 applicants, to participate in the prestigious choir competition in Marktoberdorf, Germany, and placed fourth as well as receiving the prize for "best interpretation of a Romantic choral work".

"Choral Arts produces a sound that is remarkable for its warmth, richness, and full-throated power." — Tacoma News Tribune

The chorus' blend is so pure that the rich chords seem to float, suspended on the air—Seattle Times
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Randall Thompson - The Light of Stars - Choral Arts Cathedral Anthems: Music by Peter Hallock - Choral Arts - Richard Sparks Scandinavian Christmas - Choral Arts - Richard Sparks
Thompson: The Light of Stars/Choral Arts
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Hallock: Cathedral Anthems/Choral Arts
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A Scandinavian Christmas/Choral Arts
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Randall Thompson is one of the most important American composers of choral music. Writing in an unabashed Romantic style, this music is ideal for a choir like Choral Arts, which prides themselves in purity and breadth of choral sound. This recording contains Thompson’s “Alleluia,” probably the most popular American choral work ever written, as well as six works never before recorded. This CD includes both large and small-scale works for choir, with and without instruments, most recorded here for the first time. Hallock was the organist and choirmaster of St. Mark's Cathedral in Seattle for forty years, composing an impressive array of original choral works in the Anglican tradition. "To listen to this disc is to be in the grip of a great magnetic force...visionary... breathtaking in every way."--- Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians The rich musical heritage of Scandinavia is represented by one of the finest choirs in the country.  David Dahl also plays seven organ works on the large Fritts organ at PLU in Tacoma.  
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Mornings Like This: Songs of Daybreak and Childhood - Choral Arts - Robert Bode Shall We Gather at the River/Choral Arts, Bode Life Stories: The Choral Music of Eric Barnum/Choral Arts, Bode
Shall We Gather at the River/Choral Arts, Bode
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Life Stories: The Choral Music of Eric Barnum/Choral Arts, Bode
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The "Pure Sound" of Choral Arts directed by Robert Bode presents several world premiere recordings, including The Dream Keeper, a piece in four movements, each featuring a different text from Langston Hughes. Other pieces feature the poetry of Dylan Thomas, Walt Whitman and the conductor of Choral Arts, Robert Bode.

William Hawley is a central figure in today's renaissance of American choral music. His treatment of harmony and counterpoint helped to establish compositional trends that have since been adopted by other major figures such as Morten Lauridsen and Eric Whitacre. Winners of the American Prize and the Margaret Hillis Award, Choral Arts and Robert Bode make a musically persuasive case for the importance of Hawley's choral works.

Winner of Chorus America's coveted Margaret Hillis Award and the American Prize for choral performance, Choral Arts' newest release features the music of Eric Barnum in a program about the nature of love ant different times and situations of life.
Muehleisen: But Who Shall Return US Our Children / Choral Arts NW / Bode (2 CDs!)
American composer John Muehleisen explores the costs of war from the point of view of the families left behind - specifically the loss of Rudyard and Carrie Kipling's son John during WWI. Robert Bode, directing Choral Arts Northwest, premieres "But Who Shall Return Us Our Children: A Kipling Passion" in this live concert recording.