A Call for Choirs to Sing with Z. Randall Stroope

Rome International Choral Festival Performance at St. Peter's Basilica - Z. Randall Stroope, Conductor

The Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma has become a seasoned classic in Italy’s historic capital. Taking place annually in June, the event features a major choral performance in one of Rome’s most historic basilicas, Basilica di Santa Maria sopra Minerva, … Continue reading

Announcing the 2016 Rome International Choral Festival

The renowned Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma is back again for another year on June 22-26, 2016. This spectacular choral celebration will feature mixed-voice singers from choirs across North America performing en masse under the baton of maestro Z. Randall Stroope, artistic director and conductor. Continue reading

Summer Spotlight: Rome Choral Festival 2014

Rome International Choral Festival - Z. Randall Stroope

The 6th Annual Festival Corale Internazionale di Roma June 21 – 25 was “the best one ever” according to Dr. Z Randall Stroope, Artistic Director. Dr. Stroope has conducted this festival now for five years. Festival repertoire included works from Leisring, Vierne, Telemann, Hovland, Moore, Barnum, Stroope, Mealor and Gibbs. Federico Vallini, festival organist, and a Choral Festival Chamber Orchestra provided accompaniment. Continue reading

Bosque School Choir Sings at 2014 Rome Choral Festival

Bosque School Choir in Rome

The Bosque School Choir of Albuquerque, New Mexico recently returned from their tour of Italy and performed at the 2014 Rome Choral Festival this past June.

Director Joanna Hart spoke about the ensemble’s experiences and highlights abroad: Continue reading

Rhodes MasterSingers Participate in the Rome International Choral Festival

Let me be explicit: It is truly hard to top the following: wonderful people; great music; phenomenal, eye-and ear-popping world-class venues; great concerts, excellent orchestra and choir; incredible sights. Continue reading

First United Methodist Church Hurst Chancel Choir Tours Italy

“I enjoyed the entire experience and I thought you and the rest of the MCI folks did an outstanding job of providing a quality musical experience for our choir members. Additionally, the touring pieces were managed extremely well by your Rome office. I would definitely recommend MCI to other colleagues in the future and would enjoy the chance to travel and perform with your company again. Thanks to all of you for making this such an amazing experience for our people, and for me.” Continue reading

Lincoln Boys Choir at the Rome International Choral Festival

“One of our boys Skyped home and would not say anything to his mom until he thanked her for allowing him this opportunity. We had boys learning many responsibilities along the way by leaving behind shoes, cameras etc but they all came home understanding the importance of duties and being a bit more responsible. The boys loved working with Dr. Stroope, as he always talks highly of them. Performing in the beautiful sanctuaries along the way was a wonderful experience for everyone.” Continue reading