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Cantabile Chamber Chorale--a family of voices celebrates 20th anniversary in concert
by Soneni Smith for Vocal Area Network
Posted March 29, 2008

Cantabile Chamber ChoraleThe award winning Cantabile Chamber Chorale will celebrate its 20th Anniversary Season on Saturday, April 5 with a Spring Concert featuring works by composer Eric Ewazen, including the world premiere of his God's World.

Cantabile has performed in England, France, Italy and Sweden under the direction of Somerset (NJ) resident Rebecca Scott. Ms. Scott has dedicated her life to choral singing and education. Over the years Cantabile has been heavily involved in community service. The group has been awarded the New Jersey Cultural Trust Grant and has been honored with the Excellence in Achievement Award from the Middlesex County (NJ) Cultural and Heritage Commission. Cantabile has introduced choral singing to young musicians who are now members of the chamber chorale.

Cantabile was formed over 20 years ago when a group of singers who had performed together in the Rutgers Musica Sacra Oratorio Chorus asked Rebecca Scott to lead their small chamber ensemble for a summer season. After performing tog