CINCINNATI (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - On Saturday, July 7, 2012, MUSE, Cincinnati's Women's Choir received a Gold Medal in the World Choir Games' Female Choirs Champion's Category. Scoring 81.50 points, MUSE now ranks at the top of US choirs in this category and 3rd in the world.
MUSE's near-flawless, Friday performance of "Good News" (Rosephanye Powell), "Gamba Adisa" (Joan Szymko), "Ergen Deda" (Petur Lyondev), and "Circle of Life" (Elton John, Tim Rice, Lebo M & Hans Zimmer, Arr. Steve Milloy) provoked an enthusiastic response and a standing ovation from the audience, which included two of the judges.
This overwhelming outpouring of support was humbly received by MUSE. MUSE is proud to have represented the city of Cincinnati, spreading our message of musical excellence and social change at this unforgettable event.
MUSE, Cincinnati's Women's Choir is devoted to musical excellence and social change. Celebrating their 30th season in 2012-13, this allied heterosexual, lesbian and bisexual choir, has been at the forefront of the women's choral movement since its inception. MUSE performs over twenty small concerts throughout the Cincinnati-area, a year, as well as two major concerts. MUSE concerts are interpreted for the hearing impaired, and choir membership showcases diversity in both age and ethnicity.