The Big Sky Choral Initiative

The Big Sky Choral Initiative continues its creative journey with a new paradigm for Summer 2018. All 24 members of The Crossing will join composer Michael Gordon and filmmaker Bill Morrison to create a new work specific to this unique gathering at Big Sky. 

The work draws on the land of Montana - its history, beauty, struggles, and expanse - as inspiration for this hour-long work for unaccompanied choir and film.  Concentrating all our efforts on this new piece, The Choral Initiative will therefore not be accepting applications for Singing, Composing, or Conducting Fellows as in the past. The Crossing will have its annual Big Sky Community Sing Saturday morning August 4 and will give a concert of music by David Lang and Eriks Esenvalds that evening in Bozeman.  The premiere of Gordon and Morrison's new work will be Thursday evening, August 9.

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Community Sing @ BSCI

Saturday, August 4th at 11am @ WMPAC

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The Crossing @ Bozeman

Saturday, August 4th at 7pm @ Reynolds Recital Hall - MSU

Big Sky Choral Initiative

Thursday, August 9th at 5:30pm @ WMPAC

Big Sky 2017 concluded July 30.
Thanks to our composers, conductors, singers, and to Gavin Bryars for making it a huge success.

Here's a look back at this past July...