2020 - 2021 Concert Season: Vanguard Virtual Voices
A Holiday Musical Gift to the Community (Virtual Performance)
Presented by the City of Dearborn, the Michael A. Guido Theater at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, and the Dearborn Community Fund.
- Dearborn Symphony Orchestra – Steven Jarvi, Conductor/Music Director
- Henry Ford College: HFC Chorus (virtual), Blue Fusion Vocal Jazz Ensemble (virtual), Vanguard Virtual Voices – Kevin Dewey, Director of Choirs
- Players Guild of Dearborn – Paul Bruce, Colleen Meade Ripper, Brian Townsend
Watch Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah (Vanguard Virtual Voices, Dearborn Symphony Orchestra).
Watch the complete concert video (premiered December 2020).
Vanguard Virtual Voices Mini-Session
Members of Vanguard Virtual Voices used practice recordings and Zoom rehearsals to learn the choral parts for these two pieces. Singers and instrumentalists submitted individual recordings which were combined into a full performance.
How Can I Keep from Singing?
This familiar song, written by Rev. Robert Lowry in 1869, was arranged by Adam and Matt Podd for virtual chorus and orchestra at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vanguard Virtual Voices & Orchestra – G. Kevin Dewey, Director
Mourning and the Mourning Doves
Videos to be premiered Summer 2021.