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About Sing! A Women's Chorus

Founded in 1999 by director Mags David, Sing! A Women’s Chorus is based in the Duluth Public Schools Community Education program. This ensemble is open to all registrants. Music is learned through the oral tradition, allowing singers at all levels of experience to participate. We sing traditional music from the U.S., Europe, and West Africa, and original songs written for the chorus by Mags David.

A little rest and relaxation

Sing! takes the summers off. We all need a little break, and summer schedules mean we’re not available at the same times. We’ll have some performance dates and some news to share with you in late summer. Meanwhile, have you … Continue reading

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Number Nine

This year will be Sing!’s 9th performance at the Homegrown Music Festival. It never gets old. Homegrown really gives me a boost, it is so great to feel we are a part of Duluth’s music community. It is so awe-inspiring … Continue reading

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Everything old is new again

I first met Kathy McTavish more than 30 years ago. We were part of a group of women musicians talking, listening, and thinking about feminism in relationship to classical music. She played cello in a performance of my college honors … Continue reading

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Putting it to bed

Our EP release concert has come and gone, the video is finished and the chorus is taking a deep breath. We worked really hard to put all of this together, and we were so lucky to have so many friends … Continue reading

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Step in let’s go for a ride…

The chorus spent the last few months preparing our first ever recording and music video. Whew! It’s been a whirlwind, but we had a blast! We recorded four of my original songs, and included instrumental accompaniment on three of them. Huge … Continue reading

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If it wasn’t for the women

The chorus was very happy to lend our voices to the women who produced FEmn FEST, Duluth’s own unapologetically feminist music festival. We had a great time. Congrats to the organizers!

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Coming true

It’s happening… Sing! is in the process of making our first recording! It’s my first recording too, if you don’t count the live recording of my senior honors project that the Minnesota Composers Forum gave me a grant for. And … Continue reading

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