Singers invited to audition Jan. 14 in Hopewell

Voices Chorale NJ, one of the area's premier community choruses with approximately 45 members, will hold auditions beginning at 6:45 pm Monday, January 14, at Music Together, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road (Route 654), Hopewell, NJ 08525, prior to the 7:30 pm rehearsal. Interested singers should contact Voices Chorale NJ auditions coordinator Jenny Goings at jengoings@embarqmail.com to set up an audition time. Alternative audition times may also be arranged.

Dr. David McConnell, artistic director of Voices Chorale NJ, is seeking additional singers with good reading skills and who enjoy performing a varied repertoire. Tenors are especially sought at this time, but singers in all voice parts are invited to audition. The auditions are informal and conducted in a friendly atmosphere. The Chorale’s music selections range from Renaissance to contemporary, from spirituals and show music to the sacred and the classic, including choral masterworks and premieres by American composers.

Under the direction of Dr. McConnell, Voices Chorale NJ will be performing “Shakespeare in Love,” a concert of Shakespeare’s works set to music by various composers. Concerts will be on May 10 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Trenton and May 11 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Princeton. Both concerts begin at 8 pm.

Weekly rehearsals are on Monday evenings from 7:30-9:30 pm at Music Together, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road (Route 654), Hopewell, NJ. For more information about Voices Chorale NJ, please visit www.VoicesChoraleNJ.org.

About VOICES Chorale

Voices Chorale NJ is an auditioned chorus with members from throughout central New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Under the direction of Artistic Director Dr. David McConnell, who took over in August of 2018, Voices Chorale NJ performed two concerts in December of 2018. Voices was founded by Dr. Lyn Ransom in 1987. Voices Chorale NJ seeks to fulfill a similar mission: to bring outstanding music to the public, inspire audiences, and provide performance opportunities for skilled singers.

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