The Chicago Chamber Choir CD Project

Written by Timm Adams, Artistic Director on Friday, 16 March 2012.

We are thrilled to announce our next recording project! This June, the choir will go into the studio to record highlights from our recent and very popular Singing the Elements spring concert series. For the past four springs, CCC has performed songs about water, earth, wind, and fire in four unique concerts: Water Music: Currents of Life; Grounded: Songs of our Majestic Earth; Soar: Songs of Wind and Sky; and our upcoming Luminous: Songs of Fire and Light. We are excited to make permanent and make available to the public this wonderful chronicle of our recent and critically acclaimed work.

The upcoming CD, to be released this coming October, will feature an eclectic and exquisite collection of songs by contemporary and classic composers alike. Music of Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen, and Daniel Pinkham along with works by Gioacchino Rossini, Johannes Brahms, and Ralph Vaughan Williams will make for a must-have CD for all choral aficionados. “The Water is Wide,” “A Bit of Earth,” “Awake, O North Wind,” “O Nata Lux,” “Jeremiah’s Fire,” and “What a Wonderful World” are just a few of the titles included in this recording.

The Elements CD project will be a valuable asset for choral music lovers’ personal collections. However, is not without its costs and we need financial assistance to embark on this project. Please donate today and thank you for your support.

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Timm Adams, Artistic Director

Timm Adams has had the honor of conducting the Chicago Chamber Choir since January of 2000, after singing with the group for one season. Adams is currently Associate Professor of Music at Rockford College in Rockford, IL, where he teaches private voice and musical theatre courses, conducts three choirs, and musical directs the Performing Arts Department’s mainstage musicals. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Liberty University and a master’s degree (M.M.) in vocal performance from Baylor University, where he served as Opera Teaching Assistant and directed several operas. A conducting student of Dr. K. Lawrence Renas and a voice student of Dr. John Van Cura, Adams has had the privilege of singing under the tutelage of Dr. Eph Ely, Dr. Hugh Sanders, Dr. Robert Young, and the renowned Dr. Robert Shaw. He also has enjoyed an extensive career in theater, both as an actor and musical director, and has performed throughout the U.S. in summer stock, regional theater, and in numerous revues, including a premier contract aboard Royal Caribbean’s Legend of the Seas..

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