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[O.Fr.] 1 A group of singers; traditionally the chorus organized to sing in a church. Usually, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran choirs are composed of men and boys, but occasionally in these churches and customarily in other Protestant churches men and women form the choir. 2 That division of an organ usually used to accompany the singers, played from the lowest manual on the console. 3 A section of a chorus or orchestra, as the contrasted choirs of polychoral music, or brass choir, woodwind choir. 4 That part of a church reserved for the singers and the officiating clergy in a cathedral or abbey; the same area in a parish church is the chancel: see stallstall,
small division of a larger space, sometimes partly partitioned. The term is used for a booth for display and selling at an exhibition, for a compartment in a stable or kennel, or, in England, for the forward seats in a theater orchestra.
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Choir

That part of a church where the religious service isaccompanied by singing, usually part of the chancel and often separated by an ornamental screen.

choir

choir
That part of a church, between the sanctuary and the nave, usually occupied by a group of singers.

choir

1. an organized group of singers, esp for singing in church services
2. 
a. the part of a cathedral, abbey, or church in front of the altar, lined on both sides with benches, and used by the choir and clergy
b. (as modifier): choir stalls
3. a number of instruments of the same family playing together
4. one of the manuals on an organ controlling a set of soft sweet-toned pipes
5. any of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology
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A smaller group, the Robert Shaw Chamber Singers, do three American hymns, "Wondrous Love," "Amazing Grace," and "Sometimes I Feel Like a Moanin' Dove.
Christmas by Candlelight musical performances will include a wide range of professional, student and community musicians including Full Gael Celtic Christmas, Worcester Men of Song, Quintebrass, Boston Jazz Voices, Geoff Brown and Tev Stevig Acoustic Christmas, Northampton Woodwind Quartet, Jacques Ave Five, Vocal Revolution, Treblesome, Eva and Dave Brown, Broadmoor Chamber Singers, Elm Street Handbells, the Old Sturbridge Village Singers, and a number of town bands and regional fife and drum corps.
The ASD concert band and ASD chamber singers made the occasion memorable with their performances.
Folk singer Pete Seeger performing"When the Saints Go Marching In" with the Saint Rose Chamber Singers , >and inset, with his wife Toshi and 1961 and below, performing in 1967
Accompanied by the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Gerard Salonga, these star performers will be joined by an 80-member choir consisting of members from the Ateneo Chamber Singers, Mass Appeal, Aleron and former members of the San Miguel Master Chorale.
In a special rendition of both Qatari and US national anthems, the ASD chamber singers performed 'Al Salam Al-Amiri' by Sheikh Mubarak bin Saif al-Thani and Abdul Aziz Nasser Oba, as well as the 'The Stars Spangled Banner' by Francis Scott Key as arranged by Robert Krebs.
A Christmas in France" will be presented twice this weekend by the Eugene Unitarian Universalist Church Chamber Singers.
The ensemble not only won the "Choir of the World" title, but also broke Eisteddfod festival records by also winning first place in three different musical categories: the Chamber Singers won first place in the youth choir, the folk song choir, and the mixed choir categories.
He also continues to pursue his own career as a choral director and conductor, notably as Conductor and Artistic Director of the Grand Philharmonic Choir and Chamber Singers, Consort Caritatis and the Bach Elgar Choir.
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Accompanied by the Charlotte Symphony with the Oratorio Chamber Singers, the dancers entered and exited the hallowed center space, becoming the visual and kinesthetic embodiment of the celestial vocal landscape.