One City Choir 2017

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One City Choir 2017

*****REGISTRATION FOR THE ONE CITY CHOIR IS NOW CLOSED. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO OUR WAITING LIST, PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF AN OPENING BECOMES AVAILABLE.*****

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra is pleased to announce the return of its One City Choir this summer!

The choir will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 on Wednesday, August 2 at 7:00 PM (rain date, Thursday, August 3) at the DCR’s Hatch Memorial Shell.

The One City Choir, launched in the summer of 2012, is a large symphonic choir comprising committed and passionate singers from all of Boston’s 23 neighborhoods and many surrounding communities. The choir takes its name from the words of Boston civic leader Hubie Jones, who has advocated that “Boston can be one city through arts and culture.”

All singers in the Boston area who have experience singing in choirs are invited to join the One City Choir. The One City Choir will again be joined by the Back Bay Chorale. Scott Allen Jarrett, music director of the Back Bay Chorale, will prepare the choir, and Christopher Wilkins will conduct the performance.

Prospective members are encouraged to attend an optional open house on Monday, June 12 from 7:15-9:30 PM. Scott Allen Jarrett will lead a reading of the Beethoven, and members of the Boston Landmarks Orchestra staff will answer any questions you may have about participating in the One City Choir. This will be an informal, optional get-together. You will not be auditioned.

UPDATE – The open house on June 12 will be held at:

United Parish in Brookline
210 Harvard Street
Brookline, MA 02446

Music is available for download here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/4c0dqslx5j0t5cd/Beethoven%209_vocal%20score.pdf?dl=0.

Printed copies will also be available for pickup at the open house and at the first rehearsal on July 25.

The season rehearsal schedule is as follows:

(The remainder of the rehearsal locations will be announced at a later date.)

Mon., June 12 7:15-9:30 PM Open House/Read-Through (optional) United Parish, Brookline
Tues., July 25 7:30-9:30 PM Rehearsal United Parish (Willett Hall)
Thurs., July 27 7:30-9:30 PM Rehearsal United Parish (Sanctuary)
Sun., July 30 3:00-5:30 PM Rehearsal United Parish (Willett Hall)
Mon., July 31 5:30-7:00 PM Rehearsal with Orchestra Fraser Studio at WGBH, Brighton
Tues., August 1 7:30-10:30 PM Rehearsal with Orchestra (choir call at 8:00 pm) Hatch Shell (Fraser, if raining)
Weds., August 2 5:30 PM Sound Check Hatch Shell
Weds., August 2 7:00 PM CONCERT Hatch Shell
Thurs., August 3 Rain date (5:30 PM sound check / 7:00 PM concert) Hatch Shell

*****REGISTRATION FOR THE ONE CITY CHOIR IS NOW CLOSED. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO OUR WAITING LIST, PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU IF AN OPENING BECOMES AVAILABLE.*****

If you would like to join the One City Choir, please follow this link and complete the registration form: https://tinyurl.com/onecitychoir2017

You may also register by sending an email to choir@landmarksorchestra.org or calling the NEW One City Choir Hotline at (617) 870-4729. Please do not call the main office number.

Please provide the following information (fields with an asterisk are required):

Name*
Phone Number*
Email*
Voice Part*
Choir Affiliation (if any)
ZIP Code*

 

Beethoven Symphony No. 9
Choral Practice Resources

Entire Choral Part with Animated Score:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFRfzCiVx_Y

Highlighted Parts:

SOPRANO
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjJPaTQW9-OjelvInw2L6cV0Ga2vhHd5B

ALTO
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjJPaTQW9-Oj98LjY-y6Xl100lkB-3uuv

TENOR
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjJPaTQW9-OjseMeKeLXkpMO_0fmlvJfx

BASS
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLjJPaTQW9-OhJ7ddHitxgOVMEuHIA2V_N