Two years before the COVID-19 catastrophe, the Cantus Youth Choirs directors were looking for a way to celebrate our 10 year anniversary. We wanted to include alumni, who over the last 10 years, have spread throughout the entire world! We settled on the idea of a virtual choir that we would premiere at our Season 10 Finale Concert.
Gather your family around YouTube at 7pm on Friday, April 24 to watch the world premiere of The HOPE Project. Video countdowns until The HOPE Project In anticipation of The …
Cantus Alumni submitted brief videos of themselves promoting The HOPE Project! This promotional video was presented at the Season 9 Finale Concert to a SOLD OUT audience of 1400.
Cantus Youth Choirs introduced The HOPE Project to audiences and members at GLOW, the Season 9 Winter Concert on December 15, 2018 at NNU’s Brandt Center in Nampa, Idaho.
Jason and I just spent most of the afternoon mixing Amy and Michelle’s vocal tracks into the song. Amy and Michelle recorded about 6 different versions of their vocals and then we got to go back through and pick our favorite parts!
Amy and Michelle were the perfect choice! We just got done with our recording session in Salt Lake City and Funk Studios, and I’ve got to say, Amy and Michelle sound amazing together.
We got all warmed up and played through it a couple of times and then started recording! These three string players put down several tracks that we layered to create a fuller and more symphonic sound.
We just had our first recording session at The Tonic Room Studio on August 17, 2018. We started with a click track and the amazing Hannah Madsen, senior and current Cantus member.
Cantus has had an amazing impact on my life, and the lives of the Cantus directors. We’re surprised that we’re approaching 10 years of Cantus Youth Choirs.