GHOSTLIGHT is a high-caliber choral ensemble that aims to bring joy and transformation through the experience of music.
Have you ever experienced a choral concert that deeply moved you?
GHOSTLIGHT is a choral group that aims to do just that – to communicate the deepest, most meaningful thoughts and feelings through music. We not only believe that singing in a choir enhances one's personal growth, but also that performing and sharing our voices can inspire change in our listeners.
In New York City, where we have performed for people of all backgrounds and cultures, we have been fortunate to give some form of healing and transcendence to our audiences. We go beyond a concert-style performance. Within eclectic and varied repertoire, we alter our singing formations for different pieces, and ask for audience involvement and/or meditation. Our hope is to engage introspection and clarity in listeners, and to bring joy.
Outside New York, we have also had immense success. On our tour to Maine in July 2011, a reviewer wrote: "GHOSTLIGHT has all the characteristics of a world-class choir… it is simply one of the best vocal ensembles I have heard in a long time."
Now we want to reach out into the world beyond our local audience, to go on tour internationally and engage in a full cultural exchange abroad. Our goal is to bring American choral culture to Germany, and to share our knowledge and passion with this international audience. We would like to perform with and learn from highly skilled, like-minded singers. One specialty we can bring is our exciting skill in choral improvisation. At the same time, we will deepen our understanding of the German language and choral traditions which is essential for our further development.
"GHOSTLIGHT to Deutschland" will enrich the community locally and abroad with our music and joy.
Our plan is to perform in six major cultural centers, among them 1000-year old Bamberg, Evelyn Troester's home town, and the cultural capital of Munich. As highlights of our cultural exchange, GHOSTLIGHT will be giving a special choral improvisation master class at the famous University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich on July 25th and will perform in a double choir concert with one of the best choirs in Bavaria on July 26th. In return, GHOSTLIGHT will host the spectacular Madrigal Choir of the Munich Conservatory of Music following our tour for the benefit of our local audience, including the German community here in New York.
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May 10, 2012 - May 31, 2012 (21 days)
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GHOSTLIGHT says THANK YOU on your Facebook page.Estimated delivery: May 2012
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Our best track, directly to your inbox. Don't we all love Mahler?Estimated delivery: May 2012
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A recording of "Mondnacht" - the lauded original composition by our very own Evelyn Troester premiered by GHOSTLIGHT including a sing along section! You won't find it anywhere else.Estimated delivery: May 2012
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Special combo: Mahler and Mondnacht. Mp3's of GHOSTLIGHT's best.Estimated delivery: May 2012
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1 ticket to one of our open rehearsals, either June 10th or October 7th, 2012Estimated delivery: May 2012
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5 tracks: Gustav Mahler, Urlicht; Evelyn Troester, Mondnacht; Maurice Durufle, Ubi Caritas; Gerre Hancock (arr.), Deep River; A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square; Vaughan Williams, The Cloud-Capped Towers;Estimated delivery: May 2012
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Did you miss "WASSERMUSIK"? Here is your chance! Be the first to get audio files in professional recording quality of our latest concert - fresh off the shelf!Estimated delivery: May 2012
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A Best-of-GHOSTLIGHT CD from 2010 to 2012, plus 2 concert tickets to any of our upcoming shows in 2012 / 2013!Estimated delivery: Jul 2012
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Your favorite choral piece performed and dedicated to you at one of our next concerts!Estimated delivery: Apr 2013
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A GHOSTLIGHT quartet sings 5 songs of your choice - the perfect serenade for your loved one!Estimated delivery: Feb 2013
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An organic gourmet dinner for you and a guest, prepared and served by our Artistic Director Evelyn Troester and musical sous-chefs.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013
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Your favorite song, arranged by Artistic Director Evelyn Troester and professionally recorded by GHOSTLIGHT!Estimated delivery: Nov 2012
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A choral set performed at your next party by a GHOSTLIGHT octet! Christmas is basically around the corner..Estimated delivery: Dec 2012
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A private concert by the entire GHOSTLIGHT Chorus - anywhere in the New York City area.Estimated delivery: Jan 2013