Calling all singers!
We will begin rehearsals for our winter concert on Monday, September 29th. Rehearsals take place every Monday from 7:15-9:15pm in Presser Hall on the Williams College campus. Please plan to arrive early on the 29th to register and bring $40 to cover your dues.
We’ll be preparing the following pieces for a Friday, January 16th performance in Chapin Hall:
Haydn Creation Choruses in German
Handel When His Loud Voice in Thunder
Thompson Last Words of David
Hanson Psalm 150
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Additionally, our spring program will be a celebration of Copland & Bernstein! The concert will feature Copland’s rarely heard complete Old American Songs for chorus and full orchestra. Also on the program is the music from Bernstein’s A Wonderful Town and selections from Candide. For this performance, we’ll be joining forces with the Cantilena Chamber Choir on May 2nd at Thompson Memorial Chapel in Williamstown and on May 3rd at Trinity Church in Lenox.
Please mark your calendars for these dates and share with your musically inclined friends! We would love to have some new members this semester.
We are looking for singers to participate in our spring season. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings at 7:15PM in Presser Hall on the Williams College campus in Williamstown. The first rehearsal is Monday, February 3rd and new members are encouraged to attend. Please arrive early for registration. Dues are $50.
We will prepare pieces for a April 11th, 2014 concert featuring Requiem by Bob Chilcott, plus works by Morten Lauridsen.
Hope to see you there!
Check out this clip of the choir performing at the January 17th concert.
Our new season starts January 28, 2013! We are always looking for more members, so if you can sight read and are free Monday evenings, we would really like to sing with you.
Our first meeting will be at 7:00 pm, Monday January 28th in Presser Rehearsal Hall, Bernhard Music Center, Williams College. Membership fee is $40.00
January 11, 2013 at 7:30 in Chapin Hall, on the Williams College campus.
We will sing for your enjoyment (and ours)
- three powerful verse anthems by Orlando Gibbons, including the rarely heard This is the Record of John
- J.S. Bach’s the Magnficat in D;
- the Kyrie and Gloria from the Messe de minuit by Marc-Antoine Charpentier
- sections of Handel’s Messiah
- the opening chorus of Ottorini Respighi’s Laud to the Nativity and
- Charles Stanford’s Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem
Suggested donations are $10 for adults and $5 for students.
Please contact Sarah Thurston at email@example.com for questions.