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Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem

Sunday, November 12, 2017 – 4:00 pm
Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA

After years of planning, the choruses of Central Massachusetts and Music Worcester are thrilled to present a choral collaboration, the likes of which Worcester has never seen, to perform Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem at historic Mechanics Hall.

Under the direction of Michelle Graveline, the Salisbury Singers will join forces with the Master Singers of Worcester, the Sounds of Stow, the Worcester Chorus, and the Worcester Children’s Chorus for this presentation. The four choruses are pleased to welcome John Daly Goodwin as the guest conductor of this concert.

Tickets:
Adult: $35.00 – $49.00
Student: $25.00
Youth: $25.00

Purchase your tickets directly from Mechanics Hall here.

Holiday Concert at Worcester Art Museum

Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 2:00 pm
Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA

Salisbury Singers will usher in the holidays with their annual Holidays at WAM concert.
Free with Museum admission.

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Bach Is Back!

Saturday, April 7, 2018 – 7:30 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, 73 Lancaster Street, Worcester, MA 01609

Salisbury Singers will present a celebration of cantatas 17, 93, and 111 by J. S. Bach, accompanied by the Bach Consort of Worcester, which will also perform Bach’s famous concerto for oboe and violin. Trinity Lutheran’s newly renovated sanctuary will provide the beautiful setting for these most glorious works!

Tickets: $30 adults; $25 seniors



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A Tribute to Bernstein and Sondheim

Saturday May 19, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Tsotsis Family Academic Center Performance Hall
Assumption College
500 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA

The collaboration of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim produced West Side Story, a Broadway classic.  Musicals such as Company and A Little Night Music cemented Sondheim’s reputation as a master songwriter and lyricist.  Salisbury Singers presents a tapestry of the songs from these musicals and others, in a splendid evening of classic Broadway melodies.

Tickets:
Adult: $35.00
Student: $30.00



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2017 Rehearsal Schedule

The list below shows all of the rehearsals, warm-ups, and performances for the season that we know at this time. Any changes will be announced as early as possible. Please arrange your personal and work schedules now to avoid conflicts later.

The May and June Rehearsals are available for you to get ahead on working on this difficult piece. Please attend as many as you are able.
Additional rehearsal opportunities are available August 29 through October 31 on:
Worcester Chorus meets Tuesday evenings – 7pm-9:30pm – First Unitarian Church, 90 Main St, Worcester, MA

5/9 Worcester Chorus Rehearsal First Unitarian Church, 90 Main St, Worcester, MA 7-9:30pm
5/16 Worcester Chorus Rehearsal First Unitarian Church, 90 Main St, Worcester, MA 7-9:30pm
5/22 Sounds of Stow Rehearsal First Parish Church, 353 Great Road, Stow, MA 7:30-9:30pm
5/23 Worcester Chorus Rehearsal First Unitarian Church, 90 Main St, Worcester, MA 7-9:30pm
5/29 Sounds of Stow Rehearsal First Parish Church, 353 Great Road, Stow, MA 7:30-9:30pm
5/31 Sectionals with Jack Goodwin (ALL Adult Choirs) First Unitarian Church, 90 Main St, Worcester, MA 6:30pm-7:30pm – Soprano/Alto 7:45pm-8:15pm – Semi-Chorus

8:30pm-9:30pm – Tenor/Bass

6/3

Britten Rehearsal Retreat with Jack Goodwin (ALL Adult Choirs)

Bancroft School, 110 Shore Drive, Worcester, MA 10:00am-12:30pm – rehearsal (there will be a break)

12:30pm-1:30pm – lunch

1:30pm-3pm – rehearsal

6/5 Sounds of Stow Rehearsal First Parish Church, 353 Great Road, Stow, MA 7:30-9:30pm
6/12 Sounds of Stow Rehearsal First Parish Church, 353 Great Road, Stow, MA 7:30-9:30pm
TENTATIVE: 6/19 Sounds of Stow Rehearsal First Parish Church, 353 Great Road, Stow, MA 7:30-9:30pm
7/15 Sectionals with Chris Shepard (All Adult Choirs) First Unitarian Church in Worcester, in the SANCTUARY 11am-1pm – Tenor/Bass
2pm-4pm – Sop/Alto
8/28 First Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
9/4 No Rehearsal – Labor Day
9/11 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
9/18 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-930 pm

6:00 – Annual meeting of SS Inc. followed by 7:15 rehearsal

9/25 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
10/2 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
10/9 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
Saturday
10/14
Britten Rehearsal Retreat with Jack Goodwin TBD 10am-3pm – Adult Choirs and Worcester Children’s Choir
10/16 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
10/23 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
10/30 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
Saturday
11/4
OR
Sunday
11/5
Possible piano Rehearsal – adult choirs TBD TBD
Monday
11/6
OR
Tuesday
11/7
Possible piano Rehearsal – adult choirs and children’s chorus TBD TBD
Thursday 11/9 Full Rehearsal (Orchestra, adult and children’s choirs) TBD TBD
Friday
11/10
Dress Rehearsal (Orchestra, adult and children’s choirs) TBD TBD
Sunday
11/12
CONCERT – The War Requiem, by Benjamin Britten Mechanic’s Hall Call times TBD
 11/13 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 11/20 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 11/27 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 12/4 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
Sunday
12/10
Holidays at WAM Worcester Art Museum Call time 1:00pm
Concert 2:00pm
 12/11 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
Wed.
12/13
Noontime concert at the Worcester Senior Center

Note from Michelle: I will need about 20-25 volunteers who are free during the day.  We will use mostly the same music from the WAM concert plus a carol sing-along.  This will be a community outreach concert.

Call time 11:00a
12/18 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
12/25 No Rehearsal Christmas Day
 1/1/2018 No Rehearsal New Year’s Day
 1/8 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 1/15 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 1/22 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 1/29 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 2/5 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 2/12 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 2/19 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 2/26 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
3/5 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 3/12 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 3/19 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
3/26 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 4/2 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
Saturday
4/7

 

BACH IS BACK! Trinity Lutheran Call 6:00p
Concert 7:30p
4/9 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
4/16 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
4/23 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
4/30 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
5/7 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
 5/14 Rehearsal Trinity Lutheran 7:15-9:30 pm
Saturday
5/19
A Tribute to Bernstein and Sondheim Assumption College’s New Performance Hall

 

Call 6:00p
Concert 7:30p
 5/21 End of Year Party Michelle’s House 6:30 pm
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Spring Flower Power Fundraiser

 

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It’s Time to Think About Spring planting!

We partner with “Flower Power Fundraising” in fundraising for Salisbury Singers. This earth-friendly company offers a large selection of plants including bulbs, perennials and vegetables all with a 100% money-back guarantee. For every order placed, Salisbury Singers receives 50% of the sale! We could use your support!

Participation is easy as it’s all done on-line. Order for yourself or submit a combined order for yourself, friends and family.

Order On-Line!

The Salisbury Singers do not have an open fundraiser, at this time. Please stay tuned to email alerts for furture opportunities to support the great work of our volunteer singers.

We thank you, as always, for all your help!
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Salisbury Singers Holiday CD

A beautiful selection of holiday favorites

This jubilant and timeless compilation of classic works can be enjoyed year-round.
Special Price: $10.00 each


Summer/Fall Bulb Fundraiser!

We’re running a Summer/Fall fundraiser now through October 15 using the company “Flower Power Fundraising.” This earth-friendly provider offers a large selection of plants including bulbs, perennials and vegetables. For every order placed, Salisbury Singers receives 50% of the sale! We could use your support!
Participation is easy, as it’s all done on-line. People can order for themselves, individually, or submit a combined order for themselves and others.
Visit Salisbury Singers’ own Flower Power Page (http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com/campaign?campaign_id=23823&user_campaign_id=510356) and place your order.
Easily invite friends and family to participate. Click here or http://www.flowerpowerfundraising.com/campaign/refer-a-friend
Flower Power will send an email describing the fundraiser and enable them to easily and directly place and receive orders, themselves.
Print a 1-page Product Catalog and Order Form with all items and prices. Collect orders and later place as a single order on-line.
Flower Power’s web site is secure and only uses email addresses entered to send out order notices and info. It will not sell or use the names for any other purpose.
We thank you, as always, for all your help!

 

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A Celtic Celebration

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Silent Auction Begins at 6:30 pm
Concert: 7:30 pm

Armenian Church of Our Savior Cultural Center
34 Boynton Street, Worcester, MA

This cabaret-style concert will feature a wide range of Irish folk tunes, including the choral suite, Letters from Ireland, arranged by Mark Brymer, with such songs as The Cliffs of Doneen, Molly Malone, The Wild Rover, and The Wearing of the Green.

Featured Irish Tenor Brendan Carroll will sing traditional Irish songs, and will lead the audience in a sing-along of some popular Irish tunes. The McInerney Irish Step Dancers will be joining us along with musicians playing traditional Celtic instruments. The event promises to be a festive evening!

Refreshments, wine and beer will be available as well as the opportunity to bid on wonderful items featured in our Silent Auction.

$30 Cabaret seating
Limited tickets will be available at the door.

 

 

 

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