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Announcing Singer Auditions for their 2014-2015 Twenty-Third Annual Concert Season

National Award winning Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble will hold auditions for experienced choral singers for their 2014-2015 23rd-Annual Concert Season on: Monday, August 25, 7:15-9:45 p.m., or at a mutually agreeable time Auditions will be conducted by Loren Pontén, Founder

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15th Annual Student Choral Composer Awards Program Invitation (2013-2014)

Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble announces our 15th-Annual Student Choral Composition Awards guidelines for 2013-2014. The awards are open to students who are enrolled in High Schools, Colleges, and Universities through the 2013-2014 school year throughout the Northwest Region, including Alaska,

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Opus 7 wins The American Prize

Opus 7 is proud to be the recipient of the 2013 American Prize in Choral Performance – Community Chorus Division. The American Prize recognizes the best recorded performances by ensembles and individuals each year in the United States

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City A Go Go Minis: Opus 7

Founded in 1992, Opus 7 is a professional resident vocal ensemble at St. James Cathedral that focuses on music from Northwest composers. Click to view this short video: 

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Christopher DeLaurenti

This resplendent vocal ensemble performs two major works by Northwest composers, Seven Last Words by Bern Herbolsheimer, and the world premiere of Stabat Mater, by Opus 7 composer-in-residence John Muehleisen. Also on the program is choral music by Mendelssohn, Brahms, Dupré, and Grechaninov.

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R. M. Campbell, P-I

Opus 7 has been celebrating its 10th year of business all season, which concluded this weekend with a pair of concerts. And rightly so. Along with a handful of other vocal ensembles, Opus 7 is one of the reasons some might

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The Stranger Guide to Seattle

The ensemble-in-residence for the imposingly towered St. James Cathedral offers a fine reminder that whatever excesses Christians of all stripes have committed in the name of God, they’ve also made possible some lovely music.

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April 17, 1996 “Early Music in Seattle and How it Grew”

What Seattle’s early music community also has, and has always had, is a collaborative attitude in which everyone helps each other. Today, singers such as tenor David Stutz, soprano Lisa Cardwell Pontén, baritone Vernon Nicodemus, and many others can be

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