The Wichita Choral Society begins rehearsals for spring performance on January 27, 2014!
The Wichita Choral Society begins rehearsing for it's annual spring performance on January 27, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in downtown Wichita. The chorus is directed by Shawn Chastain, USD 259's Executive Coordinator of Fine Arts. Auditions are not required; just a love of singing and performing! Rehearsals take place each Monday evening at 7:00PM, culminating in a performance on May 4 at 2:00PM.
Messiah performance warm up, First United Methodist Church, Wichita, December 8, 2012
The Wichita Choral Society was established by Harold Decker to fill a need for a community chorus in Wichita. In response to letters, advertisements and announcements in local churches, nearly 200 interested singers showed up at the first rehearsal in February 1945.