Batchvarova appointed chair of national choral association committee

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Professor Madlen Batchvarova has been appointed world musics and cultures chair for the American Choral Directors Association’s Repertoire and Resources Committee. The American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) is one of the largest professional organizations for choral directors in the world. The association’s mission is to inspire excellence in choral music through education, performance, composition and

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The Hanover College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers have become the first North American ensembles invited to participate in the International Choir Festival Chernomorski zvutsi. Now in its 10th year, International Choir Festival Chernomorski zvutsi is traditionally held in Balchik, Bulgaria, a coastal resort town on the Black Sea. This year’s festival will be held

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Ty Allen ’21 and Arianna Harris-Kawano ’22, members of the Hanover College Concert Choir, performed two selections during the virtual inauguration of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb ’90. The gubernatorial event aired online Monday, Jan. 11. Allen and Harris-Kawano, accompanied by Professor of Music Madlen Batchvarova, were included in the ceremony through their video performances of “The

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The Hanover College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present a collection of multicultural works during the ensembles’ virtual fall concert. The performance will feature vocal selections in eight languages, including the premiere of famed composer Ola Gjeilo’s newest choral work, “Roots.” The virtual performance will be presented at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 21, at

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Professor Madlen Batchvarova and three members of the Hanover College Chamber Singers will be featured presenters at the Indiana Music Education Association professional development conference. The annual gathering, slated for Jan. 17-19, will be held at the Grand Wayne Center in Fort Wayne, Ind. Batchvarova, director of Hanover’s choral programs, will present “YouTube or Study

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The Hanover College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will offer two presentations of their spring program in March before embarking on a unique two-week tour of Bulgaria in May. The spring concerts will feature a repertoire that includes sacred and secular works from the contemporary American Protestant choral tradition, as well as Bulgarian and Russian

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