Current Call for Singers
America! — From Billings to Hogan
A short overview of choral music from the United States
Who & Why
… remain largely unchanged.
We are aiming to attract experienced singers, looking for some extra challenges in their musical life.
We are hoping to push the boundaries of what a non-professional chamber choir can achieve, performing challenging repertoire with a few, focused rehearsals.
You can find out more about the conductor by browsing through this website.
Saturday, 28th April at 7.30pm.
At St Matthew’s Church, Chapel Allerton, Leeds.
William Billings I am come into my garden
Stephen C. Foster Old Folks at Home
Libby Larsen The Ol’ Chisholm Trail
Aaron Copland Lark
Randall Thompson Alleluia
Samuel Barber To Be Sung on the Water
Edwin Fissinger In paradisum
Morten Lauridsen Ubi caritas
Eric Whitacre Sleep
Jenifer Higdon Deep in the Night
Harry T. Burleigh My Lord, what a morning
William L. Dawson Ain’-a that good news
R. Nathaniel Dett Listen to the lambs
Moses Hogan My soul’s been anchored in the Lord
Leonard Bernstein Make our garden grow
Singing with the consort is subscription free. The music-purchase contribution for this concert is £25. After the concert, singers get to keep all their music.
All rehearsals will be at St. Matthew’s Church, Chapel Allerton, Leeds (LS7 3QF), easily reachable by public transport (buses 2, 3, 3A, 7S, 7A, 36 and 48), with ample on-street parking, and two car parks.
Saturday 7th April 10.30am - 5pm
Monday 16th April 7.30pm - 5pm
Wednesday 18th April 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Saturday 21st April 10.30am - 5pm
Monday 23rd April 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Friday 27th April 7pm - 9.30pm
To register your interest, please fill out the form below, no later than 7th March. If you cannot make all the rehearsals but are available to sing in the concert, do put in an application.
If you are not available for the concert but would like to hear about future projects, do get in touch as well.
Please note that, for balance, we may not be able to accommodate all applications. All singers will be notified by 10th March at the latest whether they will be singing on this occasion.
Should you have any questions, please do get in touch with Josh here.
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Music by Iacobus Handl Gallus for double choir
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Concert date: 29th September 2018