Côr Cymry Gogledd America is a community choir with a continental presence
that seeks to reflect the North-American Welsh experience through music
and song. Drawing on a rich cultural heritage, the choir strives to create
a new musical genre reflecting what it means to be both Welsh and North
Founded in 1998 by Mari Morgan, the choir has a roster of over 80
choristers who live in 25 United States and three Canadian provinces. The
choristers are virtually connected using their website as an intranet
communications hub. The information repository for the choir,
www.nawr.com/corcymry, holds regional rehearsal and concert schedules,
practice song tracks, lessons in Welsh pronunciation, and community news.
An email newsletter completes the electronic picture.
The choristers include the descendants of Welsh immigrants, expatriates,
and those who feel connected with the music and the community that is Côr
Cymry Gogledd America.
Côr Cymry Gogledd America repertoire includes many commissioned works from
American and Canadian composers and Welsh and American writers. The choir
also honors its Welsh roots and presents both old and new favorites. Côr
Cymry Gogledd America's program seeks to connect a musical genre that
spans both centuries and continents.