“MESSIAH .. thrilling and brilliant finale to an annual treat”
Tedrin Blair Lindsay, Contributing Herald-Leader Culture Critic (December 20, 2011)
“LEXINGTON SINGERS INSPIRED PERFORMANCE”
Rich Copley, “Copious Notes” (November 22, 2009)
“LEXINGTON SINGERS’ MUSIC IN TUNE WITH ARCHAMBEAULT IMAGES”
Rich Copley, “Copious Notes” (November 20, 2009)
Bluegrass Tapestry [link]
“LEXINGTON SINGERS LETS AUDIENCES PICK SONGS FOR POPS CONCERT”
Rich Copley, “Copious Notes” (May 21, 2009)
“‘OUR LINCOLN’ SHOWS OFF KENTUCKY IN D.C.”
Rich Copley, “Copious Notes” (February 3, 2009)
“LEXINGTON SINGERS RISES TO CHALLENGE”
Rich Copley, (November 16, 2008)
“SINGING IN THE NEW”
Rich Copley, (November 13, 2008)
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The Lexington Singers general statement, long form
The Lexington Singers is one of the oldest continuously performing independent community choral groups in America. Based in Lexington, Kentucky, The Lexington Singers currently is comprised of approximately 300¬†voices in five choirs. Since its founding in 1959, the group has entertained hundreds of audiences throughout Kentucky, the United States, and the world. Recent performances have included, among other works, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, Mozart’s Requiem, Brahms’ German Requiem, Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms, Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, and Verdi’s Requiem. There are eight performances in the concert season, including concerts with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra, an annual performance of Handel’s Messiah, and a very popular spring Pops concert. Tour concerts have included performances at St. Peter’s basilica at the Vatican, St. Mark’s basilica in Venice, Vienna’s Hofburg Palace, the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, and two concerts at Carnegie Hall in New York City. For more information, visit www.lexsing.org.
The Lexington Singers general statement, short form
The Lexington Singers, one of the oldest continuously performing independent community choral groups in America, is comprised of 300 voices performing in five choirs¬†based in Lexington, Kentucky. For nearly sixty¬†years the group has entertained hundreds of audiences throughout Kentucky, the United States, and the world. For more information, visit www.lexsing.org.
The Lexington Singers, Inc. is a non-profit corporation formed to provide opportunities for the citizens of Lexington and the surrounding communities to participate in the performance and enjoyment of good choral music, and to further understanding among all peoples through the medium of music.
Current Corporate Officers (July 1, 2015 ‚Äî June 30, 2016):
- Cora Hughes,¬†President
- Katie Owen, Past President
- Joe Beavin, Vice President
- Robin Waggoner, Secretary
- Erin McLaughlin, Treasurer
- Glenda Creech
- Rosemary Johnson
- Tip Moody
- Deborah Slaughter
- Brandy Shumake-Young
- Jared Duncan
- Jeff Singer
- Whit Whitaker
The Lexington Singers Inc. is an independent choral society and is registered as a not-for-profit corporation in good standing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The corporation is a tax-exempt entity under Section 503(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Further information may be obtained by submitting a written request to the President of the Lexington Singers (see “Contact Us” below).
The name Lexington Singers and the Lexington Singers logo are Service Marks (SM) of the Lexington Singers, Inc. All rights reserved.