Thursday January 17, 2013

Shape note sing is Jan. 20

BRATTLEBORO -- All are welcome to sing shape note music on Sunday from 3 to 5:30 p.m., at Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St.

Shape note singing is powerful, a cappella singing in four-part harmony -- joyful, deeply moving, and spiritual. Listeners, beginners and people of all ages are invited to sing. No musical experience is necessary. Music books will be available for loan or purchase. A potluck snack will be shared.

Admission is free.

For more information, call Dan Hertzler at 802-674-6963 or or Matt Wojcik 802-246-1008.

Feminine Tone seeks singers

SPRINGFIELD -- The Feminine Tone women’s chorus invites new and former members to participate in its final concert season. The chorus has been delighting Upper Valley audiences for 16 years with music from around the world. With guest musicians, the chorus will reprise some of its best selections in concerts taking place in Claremont, N.H., on Friday, May 10, and in Hartland on Saturday May 11.

Rehearsals take place in Springfield on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., beginning Jan. 30. If interested in auditioning, call Maricel at 802-885-1590. If interested in re-joining, call Sara at 802-484-5097.

Two Rivers Choir welcomes new singers

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. -- Two Rivers Community Choir, directed by Marybeth Hallinan, is now accepting new singers for the spring semester, which begins this Sunday and runs through April 28.

Rehearsals are Sundays from 3 to 5 p.m.

This is the choir’s sixth year bringing multicultural and community song to life, in a nurturing yet inspiring and challenging setting. This is a mixed choir (men, women, and teens 17 and up); all voices are welcome to join. There is no formal audition, but there is a requirement to be present at rehearsals to prepare for a performance at end of the semester (concerts are April 21 and 28). Music reading is helpful but not required. CDs and mp3 recordings are made of all the music.

For more information, cost, and to join the group, contact Hallinan at or 603-924-9527.


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