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The Big Read Egypt/U.S.

Programming has commenced for the 2010 phase of The Big Read Egypt/U.S. in both Egypt and the United States. In Egypt, citizens in...

September 2010 Spotlight: The Lakeside Association + Cantus

The Lakeside Association in Lakeside, Ohio, presented Cantus in July 2010. This Performing Arts Fund—supported engagement featured a full-length public performance by vocal ensemble Cantus, along with several educational activities, reaching nearly 900 people in the Lakeside community over the ensemble’s three days in residence. Cantus is recognized as one of America’s finest vocal chamber ensembles, and is known for adventurous programming that spans many periods and genres, including chant, Renaissance music, contemporary works, art song, folks, spirituals, world music, and pop. In addition to its busy performance schedule, Cantus is also an active proponent of music education, working with more than 10,000 young people throughout the United States each year in educational activities ranging from master classes to festivals and collaborations.