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Wichita Choral Society Rehearsals

The Wichita Choral Society welcomes anyone who loves to sing - auditions are not required!  Our chorus is comprised of singers from all walks of life, from amateurs to professionals, young and old alike.  The common denominator is the desire to sing and a genuine love for making music.

An annual tradition for more than 73 years, the WCS performs Handel's Messiah in late November along with commissioned members of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra and prominent area soloists. Rehearsals for the performance of the Messiah begin the first Monday in September after Labor Day.  Rehearsals are held every Monday evening from 7p.m. to 8:30p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 2525 N. Rock Rd.,  Wichita, culminating in a performance on the Sunday after Thanksgiving.      

Our spring concert usually consists of lighter fare with a performance in April or early May and features the Harold Decker scholarship recipients.

Each member is asked to pay dues of $20 per semester and to purchase new music as necessary.  However, if you've sung the Messiah in the past and have your own copy, you are encouraged to use it.

 

So what are you waiting for??  Come check us out - we are sure you'll want to join in the fun! 

 

 

Sept. 10, 2018 - The Wichita Choral Society will begin fall rehearsals for "Handel's Messiah on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 from 7pm-8:30pm at Calvary United Methodist Church, 2525 N. Rock Rd. in Wichita.  All singers welcome!  No auditions required, just a love of singing! Directed by Shawn Chastain.

Nov. 1, 2018 - The Tenors, JUNO Award winning, multi-platinum selling recording artists have invited us to sing with them on stage at the Orpheum Theater. Unfortunmately, due to space limitations, the full choir will not be singing. Group size limited to maximum of 30 singers. For event information and tickets, visit: http://wichitaorpheum.com/events/the-tenors/.

Nov. 25, 2018 - Our performance of Handel's Messiah is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at 2:00p.m. at Country Acres Baptist Church, 8810 W. 10th St. North, Wichita.  Please join us for this time honored tradition!  Tickets are $10 at the door or from a chorus member.  

Dec. 28, 2018 - Caroling at Illuminations, Botanica, Terrace Room, 6:30p-7:15p. Please join us for this wonderful holiday event!

      

For more information, please call Sarah Green, WCS President, Board of Directors at 316-680-5194.