Revised Rehearsal Schedule for 2013 Festival Choir

Revised Rehearsal Schedule for 2013 Festival Choir

Date posted: 2013-11-13 15:54:48

Continuing the tradition, Rensselaer is pleased to invite community participation from across the Capital District for its annual Holiday Festival Choir.  This SATB volunteer choral group will perform along with the Rensselaer Orchestra and Concert Choir as part of the RPI Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 15th at 3:00 PM, in the EMPAC Concert Hall, under the direction of Nicholas DeMaison.

Requirements:  No audition is required, however, participants should be aware that rehearsals will be fast-paced and musically intensive. All participants in the Festival Choir should be comfortable reading choral scores, have some familiarity with sung diction in Latin, and are strongly encouraged to have prior choral singing experience.  Participants are expected to attend all scheduled rehearsals.  See revised rehearsal schedule, below.

Repertoire:

Monteverdi – Ecco mormorar l’onde

F.J. Haydn – Te Deum in C for Maria Theresia

Handel – Hallelujah Chorus from The Messiah

THE REVISED REHEARSAL SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS:

Wednesday, November 20  –  6:30 pm-8:50 pm
West Hall Auditorium, RPI main campus
Wednesday, December 4  –  6:30 pm-8:50 pm
Chapel + Cultural Center (corner of Burdett Ave. and Peoples Ave.)
Thursday, December 5  –  6 pm-8 pm
West Hall Rm. 326, RPI main campus
Saturday, December 14  – 11:30 am-2 pm
= Location TBA =
AND
5 pm-8 pm
Dress Rehearsal in EMPAC Concert Hall
A reception will immediately follow the concert at EMPAC on December 15th.  The Holiday Concert is free and open to the public.

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