Event Schedule

AUDITIONS

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  • The Carillon Women’s Chorus is seeking new members.  Christine Noel, Artistic Director. Rehearsals are held in Lincoln, RI on Sundays from 6:00-7:30pm beginning Sunday, September 11. For more information, email officericc@gmail.com.

Wednesday, August 24

  • The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra will hold new singer auditions. The audition will consist of a short song, aria or hymn prepared by the auditioner, vocalizing, range testing, pitch and rhythm matching and simple sight reading. There are openings in all voice parts. For more information or to schedule an audition time, call Lori Maciel at 401-521-5670, email info@ricco.org, or visit www.ricco.org. Providence Presbyterian Church, 500 Hope St., Providence. 7:30P
  • Greater Middletown Chorale invites experienced singers to audition with Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio for their next concert season, which will include Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem  and Sarah Meneely-Kyder’s Letter from Italy, 1944  with the Hartford Chorale and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Director D’Eugenio will be holding auditions at Cheshire’s First Congregational Church on the following dates: Wednesdays August 24 and 31 (6 – 9:30 pm); Sundays August 28 (12:30 – 3:00 pm) and September 4 (11:30 am – 2:30 pm). To schedule an audition, please call Coordinator Margie Livengood at (860) 633-6198 or email her at Margie.Livengood@gmchorale.org.

Sunday, August 28

  • Greater Middletown Chorale invites experienced singers to audition with Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio for their next concert season, which will include Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem and Sarah Meneely-Kyder’s Letter from Italy, 1944 with the Hartford Chorale and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Director D’Eugenio will be holding auditions at Cheshire’s First Congregational Church on the following dates: Wednesdays August 24 and 31 (6 – 9:30 pm); Sundays August 28 (12:30 – 3:00 pm) and September 4 (11:30 am – 2:30 pm). To schedule an audition, please call Coordinator Margie Livengood at (860) 633-6198 or email her at Margie.Livengood@gmchorale.org.

Wednesday, August 31

  • Junior Providence Singers invites high-school students to audition and participate in a 10-week choral music program directed by Paulette LaParle which culminates in an evening concert performance at Carter Center. Rehearsals begin Wednesday, September 7 and the concert will be Friday, November 11. Scholarships are available. For more details and information please visit www.providencesingers.org/JPS/index.php. Auditions are at the Carter Center (RI Philharmonic Music School) in East Providence, RI. 4-8PM
  • The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra will hold new singer auditions. The audition will consist of a short song, aria or hymn prepared by the auditioner, vocalizing, range testing, pitch and rhythm matching and simple sight reading. There are openings in all voice parts. For more information or to schedule an audition time, call Lori Maciel at 401-521-5670, email info@ricco.org, or visit www.ricco.org. Providence Presbyterian Church, 500 Hope St., Providence. 7:30PM
  • Greater Middletown Chorale invites experienced singers to audition with Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio for their next concert season, which will include Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem and Sarah Meneely-Kyder’s Letter from Italy, 1944 with the Hartford Chorale and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Director D’Eugenio will be holding auditions at Cheshire’s First Congregational Church on the following dates: Wednesdays August 24 and 31 (6 – 9:30 pm); Sundays August 28 (12:30 – 3:00 pm) and September 4 (11:30 am – 2:30 pm). To schedule an audition, please call Coordinator Margie Livengood at (860) 633-6198 or email her at Margie.Livengood@gmchorale.org.

Sunday, September 4

  • Greater Middletown Chorale invites experienced singers to audition with Artistic Director Joseph D’Eugenio for their next concert season, which will include Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem and Sarah Meneely-Kyder’s Letter from Italy, 1944 with the Hartford Chorale and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Director D’Eugenio will be holding auditions at Cheshire’s First Congregational Church on the following dates: Wednesdays August 24 and 31 (6 – 9:30 pm); Sundays August 28 (12:30 – 3:00 pm) and September 4 (11:30 am – 2:30 pm). To schedule an audition, please call Coordinator Margie Livengood at (860) 633-6198 or email her at Margie.Livengood@gmchorale.org.

Join a choir, NO AUDITION REQUIRED

Tuesday, September 6

  • North Kingstown Community Chorus will hold registration and first rehearsal be the Suzanne M. Henseler Quidnessett Elementary School, 166 Mark Drive, North Kingstown, RI 02852. Auditions and North Kingstown residency are not required. There is a registration fee of $50 per person with a discount for additional family members. The registration fee for high school students is $25. Subsequent rehearsals will be Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00 p.m. The annual Winter Concert will be December 3 and 4, 2016. For more information, contact Heather Skidds, director, at (401)-573-7564 or hskidds@gmail.com, or visit www.nkchorus.org. 6:30-9PM
  • Greater New Bedford Choral Society rehearsals begin. No auditions. Requirements: Blend with your section, pay nominal dues. First Unitarian Church, New Bedford. Rehearsals are held Tuesdays from 7:30-9:30. For more info, call 505-644-2419 or visit GNBCS.org. Registration 7:15PM

Wednesday, September 7

  • The South Coast Community Chorale (SCCC) will be having an Open Enrollment period for their winter season on the Wednesday evenings of September 7, 14, and 21, from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at St. John of God Parish, 1036 Brayton Ave, Somerset, MA. This semester SCCC is excited to prepare for a concert featuring Mozart’s Miss Longa as well as Christmas selections from traditional to pop. No audition required. The only requirements are that you love to sing, have the ability to match pitch and blend with other choristers, attend rehearsals, pay reasonable dues, and purchase music. 7PM

Monday, September 12

  • West Bay Chorale will kick off the season with a New & Returning Member Welcome & Rehearsal.  No auditions required. Rehearsals begin for Celtic Christmas Celebration Concert. Edgewood Congregational Church, 1788 Broad St, Cranston. 7PM

Wednesday, September 14

  • The South Coast Community Chorale (SCCC) will be having an Open Enrollment period for their winter season on the Wednesday evenings of September 7, 14, and 21, from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at St. John of God Parish, 1036 Brayton Ave, Somerset, MA. This semester SCCC is excited to prepare for a concert featuring Mozart’s Miss Longa as well as Christmas selections from traditional to pop. No audition required. The only requirements are that you love to sing, have the ability to match pitch and blend with other choristers, attend rehearsals, pay reasonable dues, and purchase music. 7PM

Tuesday, September 20

  • Registration and first rehearsal for the North Kingstown Youth Chorus will be at the Suzanne M. Henseler Quidnessett Elementary School. The Youth Chorus is open to children from all communities in grades 2-6. A registration and music fee of $28 is due at the first rehearsal. All Tuesday rehearsals are from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the music room at the school. The annual Winter Concert will be December 3 and 4, 2016. For more information, contact Heather Skidds, director, at (401)-573-7564 or hskidds@gmail.com, or visit www.nkchorus.org. 5:30-6:30PM

Wednesday, September 21

  • The South Coast Community Chorale (SCCC) will be having an Open Enrollment period for their winter season on the Wednesday evenings of September 7, 14, and 21, from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at St. John of God Parish, 1036 Brayton Ave, Somerset, MA. This semester SCCC is excited to prepare for a concert featuring Mozart’s Miss Longa as well as Christmas selections from traditional to pop. No audition required. The only requirements are that you love to sing, have the ability to match pitch and blend with other choristers, attend rehearsals, pay reasonable dues, and purchase music. 7PM

Open Rehearsals

Monday, Aug 22

  • The Providence Gay Men’s Chorus is actively looking for new members. Open enrollment rehearsals are Monday, August 22, and Monday, August 29 at Beneficent Congregational Church, 300 Weybosset St, Providence RI. Rehearsal starts promptly at 7pm so please come early to get acquainted and meet everyone. No audition required. All are welcome! Regular rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 7-9:30pm with a few additional supplemental and sectional rehearsals. Dues are $50 per season. Holiday concert series is December 8-11, 2016, at Beneficent Church. For more information, please contact Kim Kuda, Artistic Director, at director@provgmc.org or visit www.ProvGMC.org.

Monday, Aug 29

  • The Providence Gay Men’s Chorus is actively looking for new members. Open enrollment rehearsals are Monday, August 22, and Monday, August 29 at Beneficent Congregational Church, 300 Weybosset St, Providence RI. Rehearsal starts promptly at 7pm so please come early to get acquainted and meet everyone. No audition required – All are welcome! Regular rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 7-9:30pm with a few additional supplemental and sectional rehearsals. Dues are $50 per season. Our holiday concert series is December 8-11, 2016, at Beneficent Church. For more information, please contact Kim Kuda, Artistic Director, at director@provgmc.org or visit www.ProvGMC.org.
    Assabet Valley Mastersingers welcome new members to an open rehearsal at the Church of the Nativity, 45 Howard Street, Northborough, MA, from 7:30 to 9:45 PM. For more information, call 508-869-0438 or 978-562-9838.

Tuesday, September 6

  • Assabet Valley Mastersingers welcome new members to an open rehearsal at the Church of the Nativity, 45 Howard Street, Northborough, MA, from 7:30 to 9:45 PM. For more information, call 508-869-0438 or 978-562-9838.

Wednesday, September 7

  • The South Coast Community Chorale (SCCC) will be having an Open Enrollment period for their winter season on the Wednesday evenings of September 7, 14, and 21, from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at St. John of God Parish, 1036 Brayton Ave, Somerset, MA. This semester SCCC is excited to prepare for a concert featuring Mozart’s Miss Longa as well as Christmas selections from traditional to pop. Singing with SCCC is a wonderful opportunity to experience group singing and all of its benefits, gain exposure in the community, and make connections with other singers. There are no auditions to join SCCC. The only requirements are that you love to sing, have the ability to match pitch and blend with other choristers, attend rehearsals, pay reasonable dues, and purchase music.

Thursday, September 8

  • Greater Tiverton Community Chorus will rehearse the beautiful song, UKUTHULA, a Zulu prayer, at the end of three open rehearsals on Sept 8, 15, and 22. Amicable Church, 3736 Main Road, Tiverton. For more information, email admin@GTCChorus.org or call 401-523-8121. Rehearsal time is 7-9:30PM.

Monday, September 12

  • Assabet Valley Mastersingers welcome new members to an open rehearsal at the Church of the Nativity, 45 Howard Street, Northborough, MA, from 7:30 to 9:45 PM. For more information, call 508-869-0438 or 978-562-9838.
  • The West Bay Chorale will kick off the season with a New & Returning Member Welcome & Rehearsal. No auditions necessary. First rehearsal for a Celtic Christmas Celebration Concert. Edgewood Congregational Church, 1788 Broad St, Cranston. 7PM
  • The Jamestown Community Chorus seeks singers in all voice ranges and will start rehearsals for its December 2016 concert on Monday, September 12 at the Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown RI 02835. Registration opens at 6:30 and rehearsal starts at 7 PM. Formal auditions are not required but each member will be asked during the next few weeks for a brief vocal assessment. The Chorus will perform Charpentier’s Messe de Minuit and Craig Courtney’s Musicological Journey Through the Twelve Days of Christmas, among other seasonal works. Concerts take place Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11, 2016. Singers do not have to reside in Jamestown. For more information, call 401-423-1574 or visit jamestownchorus.com. 

Wednesday, September 14

  • The South Coast Community Chorale (SCCC) will be having an Open Enrollment period for their winter season on the Wednesday evenings of September 7, 14, and 21, from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at St. John of God Parish, 1036 Brayton Ave, Somerset, MA. This semester SCCC is excited to prepare for a concert featuring Mozart’s Miss Longa as well as Christmas selections from traditional to pop. Singing with SCCC is a wonderful opportunity to experience group singing and all of its benefits, gain exposure in the community, and make connections with other singers. There are no auditions to join SCCC. The only requirements are that you love to sing, have the ability to match pitch and blend with other choristers, attend rehearsals, pay reasonable dues, and purchase music.

Thursday, September 15

  • Greater Tiverton Community Chorus will rehearse the beautiful song, UKUTHULA- a Zulu prayer, at the end of our three open rehearsals on Sept 8, 15, and 22. Amicable Church, 3736 Main Road, Tiverton. For more information, email admin@GTCChorus.org or call 401-523-8121. Rehearsal time is 7-9:30PM.

Wednesday, September 21

  • The South Coast Community Chorale (SCCC) will be having an Open Enrollment period for their winter season on the Wednesday evenings of September 7, 14, and 21, from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at St. John of God Parish, 1036 Brayton Ave, Somerset, MA. This semester SCCC is excited to prepare for a concert featuring Mozart’s Miss Longa as well as Christmas selections from traditional to pop. Singing with SCCC is a wonderful opportunity to experience group singing and all of its benefits, gain exposure in the community, and make connections with other singers. There are no auditions to join SCCC. The only requirements are that you love to sing, have the ability to match pitch and blend with other choristers, attend rehearsals, pay reasonable dues, and purchase music.

Thursday, September 22

  • Greater Tiverton Community Chorus will rehearse the beautiful song, UKUTHULA- a Zulu prayer, at the end of our three open rehearsals on Sept 8, 15, and 22. Amicable Church, 3736 Main Road, Tiverton. For more information, email admin@GTCChorus.org or call 401-523-8121. Rehearsal time is 7-9:30PM.

Ongoing

  • The Harmony Heritage Chorus, a four-part a cappella women’s group, welcomes all women to open rehearsals on Tuesday at 7PM. Ability to read music is not required; learning CDs are available. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Pawtucket, RI. For more information, contact Barbara-Ann MacIntosh at 401-529-1196 or at joyhi@cox.net, or contact Mary Levasseur at 508-930-5362 or marylevasseurc21@comcast.net

Choral Concerts

Saturday, September 24

  • The Schola Cantorum of Boston, under the direction of Frederick Jodry, will present a concert in the Grand Gallery of the RISD Museum, 224 Benefit Street. Monteverdi: Madrigals of Love and War, Psalms from Selve Morale (1640).  Tickets are available online via RISDMuseum/events.

Sunday, September 25

  • The Schola Cantorum of Boston, under the direction of Frederick Jodry, will present Monteverdi: Madrigals of Love and War, Psalms from Selve Morale (1640). First Lutheran Church, Boston.

Friday, October 14

  • Providence Singers and the RI Philharmonic will perform Mozart’s Requiem at the VET. 6:30PM

Saturday, October 15

  • Providence Singers and the RI Philharmonic will perform Mozart’s Requiem at the VET. 8PM

Sunday, November 13

  • Assabet Valley Mastersingers will perform Ēriks Ešenvalds’ The Time Has Come and “The Armed Man”: A Mass for Peace by Karl Jenkins. Algonquin Regional High School, Northborough, MA. 3:30PM

Saturday, December 3

  • The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra will perform J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio at the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Providence, RI. 7:30PM

Sunday, December 4

  • The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra will perform J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio at St. Joseph’s Church, Newport, RI. 3PM

Saturday, December 10

  • Providence Singers will present Handel’s Messiah with the RI Philharmonic at the VET. 7PM

Sunday, December 18

  • Assabet Valley Mastersingers hosts their annual Messiah Sing. Join them in singing the Christmas portion at First Church Congregational, Marlborough, MA 3:30PM

Saturday, March 25, 2017

  • The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra presents Tomorrow’s Talent Today. Program includes Roger Cichy’s I Dream a World, Mozart’s Symphony No. 35 in D Major, and Haydn’s Mass in Time of War. The Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Providence. 7:30

Saturday, June 3, 2017

  • The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra presents Glorious Brahms, a Requiem for the Living.  Johannes Brahms’ Variation on a Theme of Haydn and Ein Deutches Requiem. The Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Providence. 7:30

Employment opportunities

Section leaders wanted

Nicholas Voermans, the newly appointed Minister of Music at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church is seeking four paid section leaders (SATB) to support the parish’s choral tradition. We seek individuals that enjoy working in a team environment with excellent sight reading skills, stylistic versatility (both straight tone and with vibrato), and a knowledge of differing musical styles. Experience with Anglican Chant is desirable.

Compensation is $50 per appearance, normally twice per week. Advanced college students are welcome to apply. Applications are encouraged to be submitted before August 27th. The St. Martin’s choir season runs from September through June. Those interested are encouraged to e-mail Nick Voermans at nick@stmartinsprov.org or call him at 401-751-2141. At audition, candidates will be presented with a Gregorian Chant, a simple Anglican Chant, and a hymn.