“I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music. I like the teamwork. It makes me feel optimistic about the human race when I see them cooperating like that.” – Paul McCartney

 April 2017

 

April 9, 3:00 pm
Northern Kentucky Community Chorus (Stephanie Nash, conductor)
“Out of the Depths”
As Holy Week begins, we will perform two masterworks: J. S. Bach’s Cantata #131 Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, a German setting of Psalm 130 “Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord” and Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem in d minor, which explores the vast range of a traditional requiem mass text ending with the eternal rest granted “In Paradisum”. Lakeside Presbyterian Church, 2690 Dixie Highway, Lakeside Park, KY 41017. Tickets will be available online, through chorus members and in the church office: $15/adults, $10/seniors & students, under 12/free. nkychorus.org


April 22, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Queen City Music Fest Jr. Choral Expo and Professional Development Expo
Clinicians:  Katie Davidson, Eva Floyd, KellyAnn Nelson, Liz Wu

It’s time to register for the Jr. Choral Expo and Professional Development Expo!  Bring your choir (all sizes and ages!) bring yourself (any professional music educator welcome (with or without a choir) and individual student singers (with no choir).  ALL ARE WELCOME! Join conductors Eva Floyd, KellyAnn Nelson and Sandra Thornton for a fun-filled, exciting day of choral music making.  Katie Davidson and Liz Wu will be there too – presenting exciting professional workshops about the health and care of young voices and how to use percussion and rhythm to enhance any performance!

Venue: The Sanctuary, 2110 St Michael St, Cincinnati, OH 45204

Ticket Information:  $75 choir registration, includes choir participation and Professional Development Expo and lunch

$10 individual singer, includes mass choir participation and lunch

$75 Professional Development Expo (educator without a choir) includes lunch

$25 College or University Student, includes Professional Development Expo and lunch

Details – forms – and registration info can all be found on the website:  www.QueenCityMusicFest.org


April 29, 2:00 pm
Southern Gateway Chorus (Jeff Letgers, conductor)
“Southern Gateway Spring Show”
Join us for our annual spring show that will be held in the beautiful Matthews Auditorium on the campus of Princeton High School.  Shows will be at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM on Saturday, April 29.  We will present a wide range of music sung in the barbershop style.  We will also welcome out special guests, 6-time international medalists and incredibly entertaining Main Street Quartet. Princeton High School, 100 Viking Way, Cincinnati, OH 45246. Tickets:  Www.Cincyticket.com (search on ‘Gateway’).

April 29, 7:30 pm
Southern Gateway Chorus (Jeff Letgers, conductor)
“Southern Gateway Spring Show”
Join us for our annual spring show that will be held in the beautiful Matthews Auditorium on the campus of Princeton High School.  Shows will be at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM on Saturday, April 29.  We will present a wide range of music sung in the barbershop style.  We will also welcome out special guests, 6-time international medalists and incredibly entertaining Main Street Quartet. Princeton High School, 100 Viking Way, Cincinnati, OH 45246. Tickets:  Www.Cincyticket.com (search on ‘Gateway’).


April 30, 4:00 pm
Voice of the Commonwealth (Tony Burdette, conductor)
“Jubilate Deo”
The Voices of the Commonwealth and the Northern Kentucky Children’s Ensemble present a spring concert, featuring Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo. St. John’s United Church of Christ, 415 Park Ave., Newport, KY. Tickets: call 859-341-8555 or visit www.voicesofthecommonwealth.com

April 30, 7:00 pm
Mason Chorale (Karen Mail, conductor)
“Let All the World in Every Corner Sing II” (guests include Hallelujah Ringers and Little Miami Select Choirs)
Come out and join us for our concert titled “Let All the World in Every Corner Sing II!”  The first half of the program will include songs such as the ever-classic “Sing unto God” by Handel and “Let All the World in Every Corner Sing”, along with the lively spiritual “Ain’t Got Time to Die.”  The second half will feature more popular and contemporary works such as “What the World Needs Now”, “Let the River Run”, and the very inspirational “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”  During intermission, Mason Chorale will be raffling off several items in the foyer and serving some tasty treats for all to enjoy.  Heritage Presbyterian Church, 6546 Mason-Montgomery Rd, Mason, OH 45040.  Tickets are $7 and are available at the door. www.masonchorale.com