Swanhurst Chorus seeks new Music Director

Swanhurst Chorus, a mixed community chorus of about forty member based on Aquidneck Island in Rhode Island is seeking a Music Director.

This Music Director is responsible for selecting the programs and preparing the chorus for at least three concerts each year: two concerts in December, one of which is a Messiah Sing-Along, and a concert in the spring, normally in May or June. Weekly rehearsals occur throughout the choral season, the specific day of the week to be determined.

In addition, the Swanhurst Musical Theater presents a musical and dinner theater as a fund raiser in the spring, usually in March. The Musical Theater has a separate Director and the Swanhurst Music Director has the option to be involved with that production or not.

The Music Director will also need to attend Executive Board meetings, which are held periodically through the year. A special emphasis for the upcoming year will be to increase chorus membership.

The annual salary range is $6000 to $9000 and will paid monthly. Additional payments will be made for participation in the Swanhurst Musical Theater production.

Letters of Application with a resume and three references, one which shall be a music professional, will be accepted now through July 31st, 2016, or until the position is filled.

All application materials may be emailed to search@swanhurst.org or mailed to Swanhurst Chorus, c/o Harry Gustafson, 2 Granada Terrace, Middletown, RI 02842. Finalists may be asked to conduct a short informal rehearsal with their choice of music.

A detailed job description and more information about the Swanhurst Chorus may be found on our website at www.swanhurst.org .

Seeking Tenors for Providence Singers

The Providence Singers seeks experienced tenors to join us for our 2016-2017 season, which includes Mozart’s Requiem and Handel’s Messiah with the RI Philharmonic, an exciting collaboration with composer Ola Gjeilo, a studio recording, two world premieres, and much more!

Auditions will be held by appointment. For information, please visit the link below.



Fundraising gala for Providence Singers

Sunday, June 12 at Piano Bar in Davol Square

A Special Cabaret Performance

featuring the Providence Singers Cabaret Ensemble
Michael Galib, Cabaret Musical Director
Patrice Newman, Pianist

Meeting and Mingling Music

Steven Breese, Piano; Evan Carley, Upright Bass

Silent Auction and Raffle

Tickets to opening night party at the Newport Flower Show June 24
Wood-fired pizza party for 25 at your home by Pizza Gourmet
Day sail on Narragansett Bay with lunch for two to four people
A dozen Titleist golf balls bearing the Providence Singers logo
Lots more …

Plenty of Free Parking at the Door
Easy Access / Handicap Accessible

Sing the national anthem at McCoy Stadium with Harmony Heritage Chorus!

Pawsox072915Ladies! Do you like to sing? Do you like baseball? Would you like to sing at a baseball game?

Harmony Heritage Chorus is inviting you to join us as we do just that!

Come to two of our rehearsals this summer and sing the National Anthem with us at a Pawsox Game at McCoy Stadium!


Performance dates:  Wednesday, July 27 and Tuesday, August 9.

Available rehearsal dates: Tuesday on July 12, July 26, August 2.

Rehearsal time for National Anthem: 7:15-7:45 PM

Rehearsal Place: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket

For further information, please call or email:
Barbara-Ann MacIntosh – 401-560-0073 – joyhi@cox.net
Mary Levasseur – 508-930-5362 – marylevasseurc21@comcast.net



Join the Providence Singers in a community sing of Mozart’s Requiem

Mozart2cProvidence Singers will host a Community Sing of Mozart’s Requiem in the Large Hall at the Carter Center (RI Philharmonic Music School), East Providence, RI. Dr. Christine Noel, the Artistic Director, will conduct this beautiful, inspiring work.

If you own a score, please bring it! A few lending copies will be available.

Admission is $10. Singing begins at 7:00, doors open at 6:30 for seating and to pick up a score if you need one. All voice types and ages are welcome, but seating is limited. To reserve a place, email croyer@providencesingers.org.

Auditions for singers, RI Civic Chorale & Orchestra

The Rhode Island Civic Chorale & Orchestra will hold new singer auditions:

Wednesday, May 25 – 7:15 PM
Providence Presbyterian Church
500 Hope St., Providence, RI

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. Openings in all voice parts.

Our 2016-2017 Concert Season includes:

J.S. Bach’s
Christmas Oratorio
Saturday, December 3, 2016 ~ 7:30pm
The Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Providence, RI
Sunday, December 4, 2016 ~ 3:00pm
St. Joseph’s Church, Newport, RI

Cichy, Schubert, & Haydn
Roger Cichy ~ I Dream a World
Based on a poem by Langston Hughes
Commissioned for the 60th Anniversary of RICCO’s founding
F. Schubert ~ Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major
F. J. Haydn ~ Mass in Time of War
Saturday, March 11, 2017 ~ 7:30pm
The Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Providence, RI

Johannes Brahms
Variations on a Theme of Haydn
Ein deutsches Requiem
Saturday, May 13, 2017 ~ 7:30pm
The Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Providence, RI
Sunday, May 14, 2017 ~ 3:00pm
St. Joseph’s Church, Newport, RI

(All concerts performed with orchestra.)

For more information or to schedule an audition time, please call:
Audition Coordinator, Lori Maciel at 401-521-5670, email us at info@ricco.org  or visit our website: www.ricco.org.