choirmaster

noun
choir·​mas·​ter | \ ˈkwī(-ə)r-ˌma-stər How to pronounce choirmaster (audio) \

Definition of choirmaster

: the director of a choir

Examples of choirmaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Encouraged by her choirmaster (Eugenio Derbez), Ruby applies to a prestigious music school, only to be torn between the obligations of family and pursuing her own dreams. Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter, 30 Mar. 2022 Also set for this year’s ceremony is the Samples, a vocal group led by Kanye’s Sunday Service choirmaster Jason White. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 18 Mar. 2022 And just when the song is shepherding you softly to sleep, choirmaster Kirk Franklin brings the gospel choir in and kicks things up a notch. Rebecca Alter, Vulture, 5 Nov. 2021 When Edith Ho heard that the organist and choirmaster position was open at Boston’s Church of the Advent, her initial response was to send others to apply. BostonGlobe.com, 29 Aug. 2021 The choirmaster, Bernardo Villalobos (Eugenio Derbez), or Mr. V. to his students, is unorthodox in his methods but, despite her running out of class the first day because of stage fright, knows there is something special about Ruby and her voice. Bill Goodykoontz, Detroit Free Press, 12 Aug. 2021 The choirmaster, Bernardo Villalobos (Eugenio Derbez), or Mr. V. to his students, is unorthodox in his methods but, despite her running out of class the first day because of stage fright, knows there is something special about Ruby and her voice. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 12 Aug. 2021 The writer is choirmaster at the House of Hope Presbyterian Church, St. Paul, and artistic director of the Singers. Star Tribune, 30 Jan. 2021 The choirmaster looked up and motioned the boys to sing more softly. Gary Kamiya, SFChronicle.com, 25 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of choirmaster

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Choirmaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/choirmaster. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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