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The Special Collections is located on the east side of the Library at the front of the 3rd floor.

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Patricia W. & J. Douglas Perry Library
Norfolk, Virginia 23529-0256
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The Schola Cantorum Records

History

Schola Cantorum is a Norfolk based community volunteer a capella choral ensemble which performs western vocal music ranging from early to modern choral works.

Schola Cantorum, meaning a “school for song”, started its concert series in the fall of 1995 and was conducted by David Clayton. The mission to teach and to perform was refined by Dr. Lee Teply, a member of the music faculty at Old Dominion University. During the marking of the four hundredth anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Schola Cantorum welcomed Gayle Johnson, musicologist and founding director of the Williamsburg Boys choir as director. In 2007, Schola Cantorum introduced a new artistic director, Agnes Fuller Mobley-Wynne, a voice professor at Old Dominion University.

Scope and Contents

The collection document the history of Schola Cantorum 1995 to 2007. Included are meeting agendas and minutes; budgets; surveys; newspaper clippings; and programs, posters and advertisements of the performances. It is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Provenance

Gift from Dr. Thomas Long, May 2008.

Access

Open to researchers without restrictions. Questions on literary property rights should be directed to the Special Collections Librarian.

Size

1 Hollinger Box, 1 half Hollinger Box and 1 Oversize Box

Collection Number

MG 80

Container Listing

Box 1

Folder 1 Audience Development, undated
Folder 2 Board Meeting Agendas 2003-2007
Folder 3 Budget Papers 1995-2007
Folder 4 Clippings 1996-2007
Folder 5 Fundraising survey, undated
Folder 6 Marketing Venues survey, undated
Folder 7 Schola Cantorum 1995-1996
Folder 8 Schola Cantorum 1996-1997
Folder 9 Schola Cantorum 1997-1998
Folder 10 Schola Cantorum 1998-1999
Folder 11 Schola Cantorum 1999-2000
Folder 12 Schola Cantorum 2000-2001
Folder 13 Schola Cantorum 2001-2002

Box 2

Folder 1 Schola Cantorum 2002-2003
Folder 2 Schola Cantorum 2003-2004
Folder 3 Schola Cantorum 2004-2005
Folder 4 Schola Cantorum 2005-2006
Folder 5 Schola Cantorum 2006-2007
Folder 6 Schola Cantorum History
Folder 7 Schola Cantorum Summer, 2002-2007

Box 3 (Oversized)

Folder 1 Flip chart notes, undated
Folder 2 Flip chart notes, undated
Folder 3 Schola Cantorum Posters, 2000s

Revised 5/20/10