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ALL VOICE CHOIR

Consonare Choral Community

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ABOUT

Consonare Community Choir

Consonare Community Choir is a mixed voice ensemble open to all singers with no audition that collaborates with an instrumental ensemble in the spring.

 

Our mission is to cultivate the joy of choral singing through an accessible rehearsal model (i.e., fewer rehearsals to fit your schedule) and connecting through other artistic disciplines.

 

We encourage those with children to join us as we have a tandem youth choral program (Consonare Youth Choirs) that rehearses at the same time. High school singers ages 14 and up are invited to sing with Cosnonare Community Choir.  Directed by Sarah Kaufold.

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SING WITH US

Flexible rehearsal options to fit your life

To promote inclusion in Consonare Community Choir, we... 

  • offer choral opportunities where all singers are welcome and no audition is necessary

  • strive to offer participation at a low cost for all or no cost for those experiencing financial hardships

  • provide additional music learning resources and offer extra rehearsals for new singers to ensure artistic excellence for all

  • divide our choral season into short sessions with the intention of allowing those singers with busy schedules the opportunity to participate​​

You can sing in Choir Matrix and Consonare Community Choir simultaneously. Here is the practice schedule:

January through mid-March:

Practice will be in the form of sectionals for one hour on select Tuesday nights at First Church of Christ in Mansfield. For example, tenors might meet from 7-8pm and basses from 8-9pm two Tuesdays a month. These are optional but highly recommended.

March 24 through May concert:

Rehearsal (required) on Sundays from 3:00-4:45pm at Storrs Congregational Church.

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Seeking New Singers!

Our Spring Session starts in January!!

We are performing "Carmina Burana" and "Illuminare" Elaine Hagenberg with Willimantic Orchestra.

Spring 2024 Session

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For this Spring Session, our choirs will be collaborating with the Willimantic Orchestra to perform "Illuminare" by Elaine Hagenberg and fiery selections from "Carmina Burana". 

Community Choir Dates

Sunday, January 7 at 4:30PM

Information meeting for interested singers and first quick rehearsal at Storrs Congregational Church.

--This session will take place after our first Choir Matrix rehearsal which means that you can sing in Choir Matrix and Community Choir at the same time.

Tuesday, January 16th at 7:00PM

Practice in the form of sectionals for one hour on select Tuesday nights begins at First Church of Christ in Mansfield.

--For example, tenors might meet from 7-8pm and basses from 8-9pm two Tuesdays a month. These sectionals are optional, but highly recommended.

Sunday, March 24, 2023 at 3:00PM-4:45PM

Weekly Sunday rehearsal begin at Storrs Congregational church.

Thursday, May 16, 2023 at 7:00PM

Friday, May 17, 2023 at 7:00PM

Dress rehearsals with the orchestra

Sunday, May 19, 2023 at 3:00PM

Performance with the Willimantic Orchestra

ECSU Fine Arts Instructional Center

Seeking New Singers!

Our Spring Session starts in January!!

We are performing "Carmina Burana" and "Illuminare" Elaine Hagenberg with Willimantic Orchestra.

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