''The joy of hearing American folk songs so artfully arranged by one of the most popular contemporary composer/arrangers of the day (who happens to be British) was a true delight. Rutter also arranged the lovely lullaby ''Black Sheep'' appearing later in the program and the rousing closer ''Down By The Riverside''. This absolutely brought down the house because it was prefaced by Koza asking if there was anyone in the audience who played the tuba...''
April 30, 2013
''...each member of the chorus was given a well-defined character to portray, and the interweaving of the different factions gave the impression of a cast of thousands. John Koza, conductor of Camerata Singers, brought in members of that group to serve as the chorus. The chorus was delightful, and really took their individual characterizations to heart. I have to admit that I was grinning ear to ear throughout the whole scene.''
September 04, 2012
''Koza is never one to shy away from challenging his singers with music that is difficult and rewarding, both for performers and for the audience.''
December 08, 2010
''They absolutely had me right from the very first note. The singers maintained a blended, balanced, and full sound throughout....''
November 10, 2010
''Koza is known for bringing to his audiences a mix of traditional and rarely performed pieces as well as introducing composers you have never heard of and music you won't soon forget.''
September 07, 2010