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Atlanta Sacred Chorale
Origin Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Genres Choral, A cappella, Classical, Contemporary
Years active 1985–present
Members Artistic Director & Conductor
Dr. Eric Nelson

Atlanta Sacred Chorale (ASC) is an American choir, based in Atlanta, Georgia, performing under the direction of conductor and artistic director Dr. Eric Nelson. Atlanta Sacred Chorale is widely considered to be one of the finest ensembles in the Southeast, and has received recognition for its live performances and recordings. Atlanta Sacred Chorale has appeared as a featured ensemble on NPR radio programs[1], has performed by invitation for the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the American Choral Directors Association Southern Division Conventions 2008 and 2012[2], the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), for Choristers Guild, for Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship, with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, at Carnegie Hall, and at numerous denominational music conferences. Atlanta Sacred Chorale has recorded 19 albums on the da Chiesa label, eleven of which are currently available as CDs and MP3s.[3]


  • "The American Prize" national choral competition, 2nd place [4]




  • Live in Concert (1991)
  • Great Day! (1992)
  • John Rutter: Requiem (1994)
  • A New Hosanna (1994)
  • The Marvel of This Night (1995)
  • Give Me Jesus (1995)
  • True Religion: Folk hymns and spiritual songs (1996)
  • People of God (1997)
  • How Can I Keep from Singing? (2000)
  • Hallowed Be Thy Name (2000)
  • Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs (2003)
  • This Christmastide (2004)
  • Lost in Wonder, Love & Praise (2005)
  • Maurice Duruflé: Requiem (2006)
  • Alleluia! (2007)
  • Hear My Prayer (2008)
  • Visions (2009)
  • Where Shepherds Lately Knelt (2010)
  • Awake the Dawn (2011)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ WABE 90.1FM Radio (Atlanta, GA). "Atlanta Sacred Chorale - Eric Nelson, conductor". Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Choir Directors Southern - ACDA Southern Division". Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Atlanta Sacred Chorale. "About Us". Retrieved 9 July 2012. 
  4. ^ The American Prize. "Winners!". Retrieved 11 July 2012. 

[1] Georgia Council for the Arts -Touring Artist roster [2] Prizeworthy: Winners of the American Prize - Spring 2010 Choral Performance [3] iTunes - Music - Atlanta Sacred Chorale [4] - Artist - Atlanta Sacred Chorale [5] Jonathan Adams' release of "I Believe in the Sun" on the CD "Hear My Prayer" by the Atlanta [6] Atlanta Public Broadcasting (WABE 90.1FM) Radio Programming Archive - Atlanta Sacred Chorale [7] Minor, Stephanie (1/23/2012) "Atlanta Sacred Chorale Partners with Youth Singers" The Emory Wheel

Category:American choirs Category:Musical groups from Atlanta