Entries by Communications Chair

From the Director: Journeys

Dear friends, Ensemble Companio’s ability to exist at all is anchored to a pervasive sense of hospitality and trust in one another. We are a widespread community, and during our rehearsal weekends together we are—more often than not—guests in someone else’s home. This is true in both literal and metaphorical senses; choral singing is, on […]

Why I Sing: A Message from the President

Dear friends, We close the first half of this season’s concert, Journeys, with one of my favorites: Benjamin Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia.  My introduction to this piece was also my introduction to choral singing, when I joined the university choir in my first semester of college.  I have to confess that I only signed […]

Failed Saints: A Message from the President

Dear friends, On behalf of Ensemble Companio, I hope you are having a wonderful Fall! While you were enjoying the crisp autumn air – and pumpkin spice everything – we began our eighth season with rehearsal retreats in New York and Pennsylvania. We welcomed five new Companios into the fold, and set about the process of […]

Throwback Thursday with our President

Dear Friends and Family, Ensemble Companio is now excitedly looking forward to our fifth season. In the spirit of a “Throwback Thursday,” we wanted to thank you for all you did to make our fourth season so wonderful. Thank you for supporting Ensemble Companio through a very successful 2015 concert season! The text from Duruflé’s […]