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This is the The '''OrthodoxWiki SandboxSpirit of Orthodoxy Choir'''! Feel free is a choir composed of Orthodox Christian singers in the New York - New Jersey - Pennsylvania area of the United States. It is committed to edit here singing in the English language the great works of Orthodox music that glorifies God and expresses the Orthodox faith, thus opening the treasury of Orthodox music to your heart's content!the community.
'''Note:''' Because this sandbox is for use by all editors, anything added here may well be gone or reverted ==History==The Spirit Of Orthodoxy Choir was established in seconds. Its main use is for testing editing syntax1997 under the direction of Aleksei Shipovalnikov. If you need a long-term sandbox The choir consists of your own, you may want singers from various [[parish]]es and [[jurisdiction]]s who are dedicated to create a subpage in your own userspace entitled something like ''User:Yourusernamehere/Sandbox''church singing and who desire to be witnesses to the faith through music.
These music selections represent three schools of Russian Church music and have been sufficiently translated into English. Some of the choir's repertoire has been unheard in the West. The Choir sings chiefly in English but also performs music in [[Category:OrthodoxWikiChurch Slavonic]]. Their repertoire witnesses to the range and quality of the liturgical life of the Orthodox Church. Their singing is a capella, without instrumentation. This is typical of the Orthodox Church, where the human voice and soul are invaluable in worship. ==Director==Aleksei V. Shipovalnikov was born in Rostov on the Don and studied composition, polyphony and conducting at the Gnesin Sate Conservatory and the Moscow Institute of Culture. His post-graduate studies included a master class with Leonard Bernstein in 1988. He served as Artistic Director and Manager of the Moscow State University Symphony Orchestra and Academic Choir and has conducted in the Soviet Union, West Germany and Poland. He established a reputation during the Communist era for innovative programming in spite of the political risks involved. In 1990 he moved to the United States, where he has served as Choir Director of [[fr:OrthodoxWiki:Bac à sableChrist the Saviour Church (San Francisco, California)|Christ the Saviour Church, San Francisco]]and Music Director of Slavyanka Men's Slavic Chorus. He was Professor of Liturgical Music at [[ro:OrthodoxWiki:Cutia cu nisipSt. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)|St. Tikhon's Seminary]]----{{start box}}{{succession|before=&mdash;|title=Bishop of Toledo , South Canaan, Pennsylvania. He is currently Music Director at [[Ss. Peter and Toronto<br>Bulgarian Diocese in Exile Paul Church (ROCORJersey City, New Jersey)|Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Jersey City, New Jersey]].years=1964-1976|after=&mdash;}}{{succession|before=&mdash;|titleExternal Link=Bishop of Bulgarian Diocese (OCA)|years=1976 - 2007|after= &mdash;}}* [http://www.spiritoforthodoxy.com/ Official website]{{succession|before= Amvossy (Merejko)|title=Archbishop of Pittsburgh (OCA)|[[Category:Church Music]]years=1978 - 2007 |after= &mdash;}}{{end box}}[[Category:Organizations]]
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