Fall Season Concert 2016

Here is our standard Registration Form:  Fall 2016 Registration Form

And here is our Welcome Letter with the rules of engagement: Welcome letter

This is going to be a wonderful concert! The Holiday performance will take place on:

Saturday, December 3rd at 7:30 p.m.

McCarthy Arts Center at Saint Michael’s College

Please spend time learning your music.  Listed below are YouTube links to assist you in practicing your specific voice-part outside of our weekly rehearsals.

Frostiana – Randall Thompson’s ‘Frostiana’ was commissioned in 1958 for the 200th anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Amherst, Massachusetts -where poet Robert Frost was from- and composed in 1959 in Gstaad, Switzerland.  We will be performing: The Road Not Taken, The Pasture, A Girl’s Garden, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, and Choose Something Like a Star.  https://youtu.be/qqotLc73va0

Clocks – is the fourth movement in Stephen Chatman’s ‘Time Pieces’ work and was inspired by Stephen’s grandfather clock – with soft, delicate, repetitive  “tick-tock” motifs and occasional “cuckoo” or low “bong” sounds.   https://youtu.be/Tz3T_ouDaD0

Earth Song – A Frank Ticheli cry for peace in his world torn by war, this poignant a cappella setting of an original text is filled with striking dynamic contrasts. https://youtu.be/Aarowtnr-hs

The Road Home – Stephen Paulus’s perennial favorite with festival choirs, this exceptional work has become a standard in the repertoire.  https://youtu.be/LbwhSP3ZIq4

Walking on the Airis a song written by Howard Blake for the 1982 animated film of Raymond Briggs’ 1978 children’s book The Snowman. The song forms the centrepiece of The Snowman, which has become a seasonal perennial on British and Finnish television. The story relates the fleeting adventures of a young boy and a snowman who has come to life.  1/2-hr film:  https://youtu.be/ubeVUnGQOIk  song: https://youtu.be/WLjwa96t01g

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About South Burlington Community Chorus

We are a community chorus rehearsing on Tuesday evenings in South Burlington Vermont.
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