The Georgetown Chorale Breaking News!

Dress rehearsal - Fri., Apr. 29
Concert - Sat., Apr. 30, 3 pm, call for singers 1:30 pm
Recording Session - Sun., May 1, 6-9 pm
All at First Church!

Georgetown Chorale: 2015-2016 Season


Welcome to our 2015-2016 Season!

If you are interested in singing with the Georgetown Chorale, please click here to fill out our online audition request form. A representative of the Chorale will be in touch with you to confirm an audition time and provide additional information. Auditions for new members will take place on Wednesday, September 2, and rehearsals begin on Wednesday, September 9. Mid-season auditions will take place when rehearsals resume in January. If you have any further questions, you can contact us through our website by filling out an information request form.

OUR 2015-2016 SEASON

Sweet Was the Song: A Holiday Concert with the Georgetown Chorale

Saturday, December 12, 2015
3 p.m.
First Congregational United Church of Christ
945 G Street, NW
Washington, DC

Celebrate the season with the Chorale! Our annual holiday program features a wide variety of seasonal music, including works by John Tavener, Arvo Pärt, Morten Lauridsen, and Sergei Rachmaninoff, alongside arrangements of favorite carols by Paul Halley, David Willcocks, Gerald Near, and others.

Spring Concert to Benefit the Sergeant Sullivan Fund at National Jewish Health's Center of Excellence on Deployment-Related Lung Disease -- "Now Nearer Blow the Bugles"

Saturday, April 30, 2016
3 p.m.
First Congregational United Church of Christ
945 G Street, NW
Washington, DC

The stirring Dona Nobis Pacem of Ralph Vaughan Williams is the the centerpiece of our spring benefit concert. Written in the years just prior to the outbreak of World War II, this masterwork of Vaughan Williams blends the poetry of Walt Whitman with the cry for peace ("Dona nobis pacem") from the Agnus Dei. We will perform the piece in the rarely-heard version for strings and piano, a reduced orchestration made by the composer himself. Soprano Laura Choi Stuart returns to the Chorale as soprano soloist in a program that also features classic choral works by Handel and Parry.

Our 2015-2016 beneficiary is the Sergeant Sullivan Fund (SSF) of the National Jewish Health's Center of Excellence on Deployment-Related Lung Disease. Founded in memory of Marine Sergeant Thomas Sullivan, the SSF raises funds for medical research related to the prevention and treatment of deployment-related illnesses.

For more information on our 2015-2016 beneficiary, please click here for a story from the Washington Post.

Annual Fall Gala Wine Tasting Dinner and Silent Auction: Under the Tuscan Sun
Saturday, November 14, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Fountain Room of the Center City Public Charter School
510 Webster Street, NW (Grant Circle)
(adjacent to St. Gabriel's Catholic Church)
Washington, DC

2013 Wine & Dine photo

The Georgetown Chorale 2015-2016


GTCThe Georgetown Chorale is a 75-member SATB chorus that performs classic choral literature with a mix of contemporary literature, opera choruses and show tunes. We invite you to join us. Our mission is to provide for the musical excellence and education of members and give them an opportunity to perform their community service through music. The Chorale meets once a week on Wednesdays and performs a winter holiday concert in December and a benefit concert in April or May.

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Our rehearsals are held at Iona House, 4125 Albemarle St, NW, Washington DC, on Wednesday evenings from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. Only one block from the Tenleytown metro! Plenty of parking if you are coming by car!


> 04/30/2016 Spring Benefit Concert, 3-5 p.m.
> 04/30/2016 Call for Spring Benefit Concert singers: 1:30 p.m.
> 05/1/2016 Add'l Recording Session at First Church, 6-9 pm

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