Recording Opportunities for Choral Composers

The First Readings Project is a professional 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.

Our 2019–2020 recording schedule is as follows:

August 29, 2019
October 15, 2019
December 5, 2019
January 23, 2020
March 5, 2020
April 21, 2020
May 28, 2020

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

Scores will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Don't wait!