Professional Demo Recordings for Choral Composers

The First Readings Project is a 16-voice chamber choir founded to assist composers in the development of new work. Composer/conductor J. David Moore has assembled a group of the finest ensemble singers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to provide composers with professional-quality demo recordings to promote their music. This service is open to all composers, regardless of location, age, or experience. Recordings of previous work can be heard at

The recording schedule for 2018–2019 is as follows:

September 6
November 11
February 7
May 2

The cost of the service is contingent on the forces required and the length and difficulty of the piece. Please submit your score to, and a price quote will be calculated and sent back within 24 hours.

Scores can be submitted at any time and will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Don't wait!

18 Apr 2019