The Wichita Choral Society is rehearsing for it's annual spring performance every Monday at 7:00 p.m. 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!
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.