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World-Renowned Choral Conductor Harold Rosenbaum Leads Make Music Winter Pilgrimage in Manhattan on December 21

Location: New York, USA
December 19, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or
World-Renowned Choral Conductor Harold Rosenbaum Leads Make Music Winter Pilgrimage in Manhattan on December 21
World-renowned choral conductor Harold Rosenbaum will lead a special Make Music Winter pilgrimage on Wednesday, December 21. It will leave at 6:00 PM from the front steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fifth Avenue and E. 82nd St, and will proceed through Central Park, arriving at Cathedral of St John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue and W. 112th St at approximately 7:00 PM. The event is sponsored by Make Music New York in cooperation with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
All singers are invited to join, from absolute beginners to early music specialists — no rehearsal necessary. Music to be performed will be From the Cantigas de Santa Maria of Alfonso X El Sabio (1221–1284) and from the Llibre Vermell de Montserrat (14th century). These medieval melodies were once sung along the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.
The music (in downloadable PDF format) and more information about the event is available at Bring a flashlight and print out the sheet music. A limited number of copies will be distributed for those without.
Make Music New York is a unique festival of free events and concerts in public spaces throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Visit them at
Harold Rosenbaum, Artistic Director of the New York Virtuoso Singers and Canticum Novum, is Lead Choral Conductor for Parma Recordings. He is the 2010 winner of ASCAP’s Victor Herbert Award, given in recognition of his contribution to the enrichment of the choral repertory, and his distinguished service to American composers and their music. He is also the winner of the 2008 American Composer Alliance’s Laurel Leaf Award, given in recognition of “distinguished achievement in fostering and encouraging American music.” He is a three-time recipient of the ASCAP/Chorus America Award for Adventuresome Programming of Contemporary Music, and a recipient of Chorus America’s American Choral Works Performance Award. For more about him, please visit
Press inquiries about Harold Rosenbaum can be directed to Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or
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