Founder of the Choral Arts Society Retires

SBO Staff • ChoralNews • June 30, 2012

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Norman Scribner, founder of the prestigious Choral Arts Society of Washington D.C., as well as its artistic director for the past 47 years, is stepping down. The 76-year-old director led his final concert in Washington on June 13, and will be conducting a brief farewell tour with the ensemble in France later this summer. Scott Tucker, the P.E. Browning director of Choral Music at Cornell University, will assume the mantle of artistic director for the Choral Arts Society’s 2012-2013 season.

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