THE AMASONG CHORUS: Singing Out

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Web Sites

Amasong: Champaign-Urbana’s Premier Lesbian/Feminist Chorus
The official web home for the Amasong Chorus. Get album track lists, an upcoming concert calendar and information on the group.

Kristina Boerger
Learn more about the work of Amasong founding director Kristina Boerger, who currently teaches at Barnard College.

GALA Choruses
Formed in 1982, the Gay and Lesbian Association of Choruses, or GALA, is the world's only association committed to serving the LGBT choral movement and includes more than 200 member choruses and 10,000 singers. Browse event listings and online resources.

GLBTQ: Choruses and Bands
Read a short essay on the history of gay and lesbian bands and choruses in North America, from the Victoria Woodhull All-Women's Marching Band in 1973 to this year’s GALA festival performances.

Bay Windows: GLAMA is no more
Find out more about the recent demise of the Gay/Lesbian American Music Awards, or GLAMA. The Amasong Chorus won two GLAMA awards for their second CD.

InsideIllinois: Documentary Profiles Amasong
Filmmaker Jay Rosenstein talks to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign news bureau about the making of THE AMASONG CHORUS.

Albums

Laulu Võim: The Power of Song
(Amasong Records, 2003)
Amasong’s latest CD features songs from 14 countries in 23 languages, and includes a commission by Kristina Boerger in honor of the choir’s tenth anniversary.

Amai
(Amasong Records, 1999)
The recipient of two GLAMA awards for Best Choral Performance and Best Contemporary Classical Composer, Amasong’s second CD contains songs representing a variety of languages, historical periods and themes.

Over Here the Water is Sweet
(Amasong Records, 1997)
Amasong’s debut CD features music in 11 different languages, from South African protest music to medieval chants.

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