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South Burlington Community Chorus

Please join us for our Spring Concert on Sat. May 20th,  2017 at the McCarthy Arts Recital Hall on the campus of Saint Michael’s College

Our Program is inspired by Nature and the Earth.

Some are beautiful, some powerful, some whimsical.

Highlights include:

Eric Whitacre’s hysterical: Animal Crackers & Animal Crackers 2   

John Rutter’s timeless anthem:  For the Beauty of the Earth   

Stephen Chatman’s music set to poet Sara Teasdale’s:  The Cloud

Norwegian Ola Gjeilo’s contemporary piece: Northern Lights   

From Nocturnes, Morten Lauridsen’s:  Sure on This Shining Night   

Missouri music composer & educator Jerry Estes:  Three Songs of Nature         

Pete Seeger’s ode:  To My Old Brown Earth 

And the world premiere performance of an arrangement from an exceptionally talented student from Harwood Union High School -Matthew Skelly- entitled:  Uvavnuk’s Song     ~about the Canadian Inuit angakkuq (spiritual healer) or oral poet 100+ years ago

 

Welcome to the City of South Burlington, VT Community Chorus.  The South Burlington Community Chorus was founded in 1973. There are no auditions to join our Chorus. Anyone can join from anywhere! The only requirements are the ability to match pitch, desire and willingness to learn, have fun and be committed to helping our Chorus be a vibrant and quality group. 

We believe singing is good for your health, spirit and well-being. Singing is a wonderful, uplifting way to communicate and connect with those in our community and beyond. We strive for excellence in our performances and enjoy making wonderful music accessible to our friends and neighbors for a reasonable price.  We are a Non-Profit organization, dedicated to providing an opportunity to all who have the desire to come and SING with us!

We want to thank everyone who helped make our recent Holiday performance- Frost in the Air -such a success!  We had a fantastic concert back on Saturday, December 3rd over at McCarthy Arts.  We wish to thank all of our dedicated singers, our appreciative audience, our wonderful Director Matt LaRocca, and Accompanist Shirley Smith, the City of South Burlington Recreation & Parks Department, Saint Michael’s College, Tenth Crow Creative, UVM Print & Mail, the South Burlington Other Paper, Seven Days, and all of the community it takes to support bringing creative choral arts to the greater community!

The chorus meets Tuesday Evenings from 7:00-9:00 pm at the South Burlington High School.  The Spring Session began on January 24th, 2017 with a performance on Saturday, May 20th.  Please check back here for more the details!

For questions about the chorus, rehearsals, or upcoming performances contact: sbcommunitychorus@gmail.com or The City of South Burlington Department of Recreation and Parks at 802-846-4108, 575 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT  05403