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    A Collection of Choral Conversations

    Where do composers get their ideas and inspiration?  When you’re rehearsing a piece, do you ever wish you and your choir could get to know the composer a little better?

    That wish prompted us to interview half a dozen very gifted choral composers to get their thoughts on everything from what they’re currently working on to what’s on their iPods to what kind of work they would do if they weren’t musicians.  We’re proud to present this collection of composer interviews!

    Choral Conversations:  Joseph Martin

    Choral Conversations:  Mary Lynn Lightfoot

    Choral Conversations:  Sally Albrecht

    Choral Conversations:  Joel Raney

    Choral Conversations:  Mary McDonald

    Choral Conversations:  Dan Forrest

    Choral Conversations:  Heather Sorenson

    We hope you enjoy our Choral Conversations series.  Stay tuned for more of your favorite composers!

    Jen Tolnay
    Jen Tolnay has been working for J.W. Pepper since 1991. She previously worked in customer service, and now spends her time on Pepper’s social media efforts. Jen has a degree in music theory from Temple University, and spent many years as musical director and accompanist for a variety of musical theatre productions She also works as the choir director/pianist/organist at a local church.

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