2022-2023 Chorale 49th Season Update:
Alamance Chorale begins rehearsing for its 49th spring season Monday, February 20th 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
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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
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
Students: $30 per year/season for high school and undergrad students
In addition, members are expected to provide a black music folder and appropriate concert attire (see below). Financial aid for these items is available in cases of hardship.
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 – 1) Black tuxedo, with white formal shirt, black bow tie, and cummerbund; black shoes
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2) Black long-sleeved shirt and black trousers
NOTE: Men will be notified when a tuxedo is required well in advance of a specified performance!
Women – Concert Black head to toe, with sleeves, modest necklines, and hemlines at the knee or below. Accessories should be a single strand of pearls, pearl earrings, and black shoes.
(Different attire may be designated for special events. Appropriate notice will be given).
Jewelry: You should not wear pins, bracelets, anything light-reflecting, dangling earrings, light-reflecting hair ornaments or barrettes. Wedding and engagement rings are allowed