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The Ambrosia Ensemble is a mixed vocal/instrumental chamber ensemble dedicated to premiering new works of a sacred, introspective, or philosophical nature by contemporary composers. The purpose of the Ambrosia Ensemble is to communicate experiences of emotional transformation and personal insight directly to the audience in an intimate chamber-music setting. Common themes in the works performed by the Ambrosia Ensemble include the beauty of the natural world, ceremony and initiation, mythical archetypes, overcoming challenges, sacred texts, and experiences of personal mysticism…

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Come hear the Ambrosia Ensemble live in concert in the Music Today Festival in Eugene, Oregon on Sunday, February 27. Click here for full concert details

Illuminated InitialThe Ambrosia Ensemble is pleased to announce our first Call for Scores. The Ambrosia Ensemble is committed to giving voice to each composer’s inner world by offering unique and flexible configurations of vocalists and both modern and period instruments…

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IlluminationIn the spring of 2010, The Ambrosia Men’s Choir performed its debut concert, premiering seven original works for men’s choir, with themes ranging from Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost to the Kyrie of the Requiem Mass. The success of this concert inspired director Ethan Gans-Morse to expand both the membership and the vision of the ensemble in order to realize his dream of providing composers with an opportunity to explore what the idea of sacred music means to them while offering early music and chamber musicians a wealth of new repertoire written specifically for them…

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