An internationally-renowned Choral Conductor, Dale Warland is the founder and conductor of the Dale Warland Singers and the Warland Symphonic Chorus which regularly performs with the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.
He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards. The 40 members of the Dale Warland Singers are professionals, engaged year-round. Find his current releases on American Choral Catalog.
A composer based in Minnesota, Stephen Paulus wrote his first piece of music at age 12, and by the age of 30, his works had been performed by nearly every major orchestra and professional choir in the U.S. He is now recognized as one of the brightest composers of his generation.
Composer Stephen Paulus is the narrator of a new educational program on composing music for chorus. Commissioned by ensembles as diverse as the New York Philharmonic and the Choir of King's College, he explains his work in On Composing for Chorus, and appeals to young people to learn more about music and heighten their experience of singing in a chorus.
More recently, Stephen Paulus' new carol Pilgrim Jesus was performed by the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, England this past Christmas. The work was written for the Choir's Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, which is broadcast by the BBC to 186 million listeners world-wide.