choirmaster


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choir·mas·ter

 (kwīr′măs′tər)
n.
The director of a group of church singers.

choirmaster

(ˈkwaɪəˌmɑːstə)
n
(Music, other) a person who trains, leads, or conducts a choir

choir•mas•ter

(ˈkwaɪərˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər)

n.
the director of a choir.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.choirmaster - the musical director of a choirchoirmaster - the musical director of a choir  
musician - artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
Translations

choirmaster

[ˈkwaɪəˌmɑːstəʳ] Ndirector m de coro, maestro m de coros

choirmaster

[ˈkwaɪəˌmɑːstəʳ] nmaestro/a del coro; (in church) → maestro di cappella
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