2022-2023 Chorale 49th Season Update:

Alamance Chorale Linear Logo, 8/17/21

NOTE: Information on this “Join Us”
webpage may be updated in the future.

Alamance Chorale begins rehearsing for its 49th season Monday, September 12th in the choir room at Front Street United Methodist Church, 136 S. Fisher St., Burlington. Rehearsals are from 7:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Singers are needed for all vocal parts, but the group could use additional tenors and basses. Those interested in attending can contact Arleen Widerman at 336-260-4298, arleenwiderman@gmail.com or President, Foxy Harper.  New members come a little early and introduce yourself to our director, Arleen Widerman, so that she may place you in your section.

NOTE: Former members! Bring your name tags to the FIRST meeting if you still have them!!
(Name badge and lanyard)

The Chorale holds open enrollment for prospective new members at the beginning of September and again in January. Membership in the Chorale is open to all adults in the area who enjoy singing and are willing to commit to regular weekly rehearsals.

Where and when does the Chorale rehearse?

Rehearsals are held Monday evenings from 7:15 to 9:15 in the Choir Room of Front Street United Methodist Church, 136 S. Fisher St. in Burlington. Directions

Attendance: Members should miss no more than three (3) rehearsals per concert. Notify the director if this is an issue.

Are there dues to be a member?

Yes, membership dues are sixty dollars, $60, per Year/Season if paid by September 30th;
Or – $35 for fall membership due by September 30th
Or – $35 for spring membership due by January 30th if joining only for the May concert

($25 per year/season, half price, for high school and undergrad students.) Note: The student price is being currently evaluated… 8/4/22

In addition, members are expected to provide a black music folder and provide appropriate concert attire (see below). Financial aid for these items is available in cases of hardship.

The Alamance Chorale Membership Form may be added to this page in the future.

Do I need to audition?

An audition is not required
for membership!

Is there a dress code for Concerts?

For uniformity, there is a dress code for our concerts. Please see below for the outlined concert attire for both men and women.

Men – Black tuxedo, with white formal shirt, black bow tie, and cummerbund; black shoes
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NOTE: Men will be notified when a tuxedo is required well in advance of a specified performance!
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Women – Concert Black head to toe, with sleeves, and modest necklines, and hemlines.
Accessories may be a single strand of pearls, pearl earrings, and black shoes.

(Different attire may be designated for special events.
Appropriate notice will be given.)

Approved in the 2022 Alamance Chorale summer board meetings:

Let Carols Ring! Christmas Concert December 2022 Attire…

Women’s attire remains the same – Concert Black head to toe, with sleeves, and modest necklines, and hemlines.

Men’s attire has changed – Concert Black head to toe, with black slacks, and black long sleeve shirts. No Tuxedo is Required.

Jewelry:

  • You may not wear: pins, bracelets, anything light-reflecting, dangling earrings, light-reflecting hair ornaments or barrettes
  • Wedding and engagement rings are allowed

Alamance Chorale Square Logo, 8/17/21

Chorale Email Address:

alamancechorale@gmail.com