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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Choirmasters Beryl Lloyd Roberts and Ann Davies will meet choristers for the first rehearsal at Capel Mawr, Denbigh on May 11 at 7pm.
It helps to "purify" his conducting gestures, which with choirmasters often tend to a kind of strange confused floweriness.
Tomorrow, musical director and conductor Mike Brewer will be in Middlesbrough to put singers through their paces and show choirmasters how to pass on the song to local groups.
As likeable choirmasters David and Carrie Grant gathered together a gaggle of mindnumbing nonentities (including Simon "master" Bates), 15-year-old singer Francis Haffer revealed: "There's a couple of people I've seen on TV - and now they're standing next to me.
Choirmasters claim that a lost generation of youngsters are unable to join in once-famous songs like Cwm Rhondda.
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Let all those helter-skelter celebrants, all those clergy who recite endless petitions in the last strophe of mattins, all those choirmasters who fill every silence with ancient chants ponder the conclusion of Carlyle's paragraph when he states: "Silence is deep as eternity; speech as shallow as Time.