Monday, January 29, 2018

Invitation to New Singers for Crescent Choral Society

Photo 1 - Crescent Choral Society in performance

Crescent Choral Society

The Crescent Choral Society is welcoming new singers from high school age and up and in all voice parts for its upcoming Spring concert on April 14 at 4 PM

  • No auditions are needed, just a joy of singing great choral compositions from all periods. 
  • While the ability to read music is preferred, it is not required. 

Current Choral Society members come from all areas and towns in central New Jersey and beyond. 

Photo 2- The new Artistic Director of Crescent Concerts, Dr. Deborah S. KingFor the April 14th concert, the Choral Society will be performing Durufle’s magnificent and haunting Requiem, as well as Faure’s “Cantique de Jean Racine,” with full orchestra and guest soloists. 

In addition, the Crescent Choral Society is thrilled to be collaborating with the Newark Arts High School Mixed Chorus and the Newark Boys’ Chorus School Touring Choir. 

This unique and singular collaboration of voices and instruments in the neo-Gothic splendor of the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church will be conducted by the new Artistic Director of Crescent Concerts and the Crescent Choral Society, Dr. Deborah Simpkin King (Above, left).

WHEN: Monday evenings from 7:00 to 9:30. Rehearsal dates: February 12, 19, 26, March 12, 19, April 2, 9, and dress rehearsal on Friday, April 13. .
WHERE: All rehearsals and the performance are held in the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield, New Jersey.

If you are a singer looking for a warm, inviting and inspiring musical experience, the Crescent Choral Society can provide it.

For more information or to register to sing, please contact the Choral Society Concert Managers: Dr. Bing D. Bills, anglohye@comcast.net, or Michael Tackvic, myktak@verizon.net.  You can also visit crescentconcerts.org or follow Crescent Concerts on Facebook.