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Community Choruses Call For Singers

Vocal ensembles and community choruses across the region are looking for new voices to join them.
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Vocal ensembles and community choruses across the region are looking for new voices to join them.

All across our region, vocal ensembles and community choirs are navigating what it means to sing in-person together again. Here is an alphabetical list of groups that are currently looking for new singers. Reach out to the director's of this groups and be a part of making music again!

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Aurora Chamber Singers, David Nieweem, director

Wednesdays 4:30-6 @ College Street Congregational Church, Burlington, VT
Rep. - Mozart, Coronation Mass; Puccini Requiem; Bach cantata and Purcell anthem
info@aurorachambersingers.org

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Barre Tones: treble a cappella close harmony (Barbershop)

Mondays at 6:30 @ Capital City Grange, Rt. 12, Montpelier, VT
No audition required
barretonesvt.com or call (802) 552-3489

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Bel Canto Chamber Singers, Jane Woods, director

Wednesdays 7-9 @ First Congregational Church, Lebanon, NH
Rep. - Pergolesi, Magnificat; Sarah Quartel, A Winter Day; seasonal selections
Vaccinations and masks required
belcantosingers.org

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Bella Voce: Women’s Chorus of Vermont, Dawn O. Willis, director

Rehearsals TBA
Audition information: bellavocevt.org or director@bellavocevt.org

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Brattleboro Camerata, Jonathan Harvey, director

Monday evenings beginning October 4 @ Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way, Brattleboro, VT
Rep. - Renaissance music from Spain
Audition info: info@bmcvt.org

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Burlington Choral Society, Richard Riley, director

Tuesday evenings @ Elley Long Music Center, Colchester
Rep. - Work by Vermont composer Don Jamison, Bach’s cantata 61, two works by Jake Runestad
Vaccinations required
bcsvermont.org or BCSsingers@gmail.com

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Green Mountain Chorus, Neil Cerutti, director

Tuesdays at 7:00 @ St. Francis Xavier School, 5 St. Peter Street, Winooski, VT
Barbershop harmony
Visit a rehearsal!
greenmountainchorus.com

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Mad River Chorale, Mary Jane Austin, director

Mondays 7-9 beginning TBA @ Harwood Union High School, Route 100, Duxbury, VT
Holiday favorites
Vaccination required
madriverchorale.net or call (802) 496-4781

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Maiden Vermont, Lindy Bortney, director

Thursdays 7-9:15 @ Salisbury Community School, Salisbury, VT
Treble barbershop close harmony
Visit a rehearsal
audition information: maidenvermont.com

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Nordic Harmoni, Ken Olsson, director

Tuesdays 7-9 @ Second Congregational Church, 2051 N. Main St, Londonderry, VT
Scandinavian/American heritage
nordic@auss.org

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North Country Chorus, Alan Rowe, director

Tuesdays at 7:15 beginning September 28 @ Black Box, Morse Center for the Arts, St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury, VT
Rep. - Vivaldi Gloria; seasonal songs - in spring, “Considering Matthew Shephard”
No auditions
Northcountrychorus.org or arowe@stjacademy.org

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Northsong, Anne K. Hamilton, director

Mondays 7-9 beginning September 13 @ United Church. 63 3rd St. Newport, VT
Rep. - Cecilia McDowall, Ave Maris Stella; Bob Chilcott, Jubilate; carols
No audition
Information: annekhamilton1@mac.com or northsong.org

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Onion River Chorus, Larry Gordon, director

Mondays 7-9 @ Taplin Auditorium, Christ Church Episcopal, 64 State Street, Montpelier, VT
Rep. - Magnificat and Te Deum: Estonian composer Urmas Sisask
Vaccination required
No audition
onionriverchorus.org or contact Cherie Staples skyearth1@aol.com (802) 476-2541

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Randolph Singers, Pete Schmeeckle

Tuesdays 7-9 @ Bethany Church. Main Street, Randolph (basement)
Rep. - Selections from a new opera about Ethan Allen; Broad Waters, Gorecki
No audition
randolphsingers.org

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Social Band, Amity Baker, director

Rehearsals TBA @ Temple Sinai, 500 Swift Street, South Burlington, VT
socialband.org or amitybaker@gmail.com

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Solaris Vocal Ensemble, Dawn O. Willis, director

Rehearsals TBA
Audition information: director@solarisensemble.org or solarisensemble.org

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    Springfield Community Chorus, Ken Olsson, director

    Mondays 7-9 @ Springfield UU Church, 21 Fairground Road, Springfield, VT
    Rep. - Brubeck: Fiesta de la Posada with mariachi band
    No audition
    springfieldcommunitychorus@gmail.com or call Terri Fiske (802) 885-5475

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    Thetford Chamber Singers, Kevin Quigley, director

    Tuesdays 7-9:30 @ Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Norwich, VT
    Audition information: thetfordchambersingers@gmail.com
    thetfordchambersingers.org
    Or call director Kevin Quigley at (802) 870-6362

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    Upper Valley Community Chorus, Mark Nelson, director

    Sundays 2-3:30 @ Church of Christ at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
    Rep. - Sacred music of the Renaissance
    No auditions
    markdnelson1@gmail.com or h.f.danaher@gmail.com

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    Vermont Choral Union, Steve Klimowski, director

    Monday evenings in Essex Vermont TBA
    Rep. - Missa Pandemica by Maarten van Rykevorsel; Marques Garrett My Heart Be Brave
    Auditions required
    vtchoralunion.org or Steve Klimsowski clarinet@together.net