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The Journey Home – Summer Community Chorus 2018

  On Sunday, July 29, the Summer Community Chorus, proudly presented by Women’s Voices Chorus, will hold their annual benefit concert. This year’s concert is titled The Journey Home and will feature music about about families, passages, and helping each other along the way. The Chorus will sing works composed entirely by women, including modern, medieval, and Renaissance […]

Miriyam, Maria, and Maryam – Spring 2018

        Sunday, May 6, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. First Presbyterian Church 305 East Main Street, Durham, NC   This concert, a showcase of Spanish and Middle Eastern sounds, will examine the core of compassion shared by the three Abrahamic faiths. Ariel Ramirez’s “Misa Criolla” and a new work by Artistic Director Allan […]

WVC Featured on WCPE’s “Preview!”

On Sunday night, Artistic Director Allan Friedman once again sat down with Jonny Pierce from WCPE 89.7 ‘s “Preview!” to discuss our upcoming concert – “Miriyam, Maria, and Maryam.” If you missed it when it aired, just click the link below to listen here, or follow this link to WCPE’s website.     Join us […]

And the Winner is…

The WVC Commission Competition has chosen a winner! This competition aimed to identify a talented composer (of any gender) and support her/him in the creation of a new work to be integrated into the chorus’s 2019 Spring Concert program. This performance will focus on the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment by […]

Song of the Universal – Winter 2018

    Sunday, January 21, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. University United Methodist Church 150 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC   Come, said the Muse, Sing me a song no poet has yet chanted, Sing me the Universal.   Our winter concert takes its title from the Walt Whitman poem, beautifully set above soaring violins and […]

Rehearsal Cancelled for January 17

Tonight’s tech rehearsal has been cancelled due to the weather. We will rehearse this Saturday from 10:00 am to 11:45 am – location to be announced. Please read your email for more details about this weekend’s rehearsal and concert, as well as suggestions of what music to work on at home!

“Preview!” Interview for “Song of the Universal”

Artistic Director Allan Friedman recently sat down with WCPE 89.7’s “Preview!” program to discuss our upcoming winter concert, “Song of the Universal.” In this interview, Allan and “Preview!” host Jonny Pierce chat about Allan’s musical history from his time at Duke University to conducting Women’s Voices Chorus before talking about what to expect from this […]

Fall Retreat 2017

On a gorgeous autumn morning, Women’s Voices Chorus gathered at Church of Reconciliation in Chapel Hill for our annual fall retreat. Every year, we spend a Saturday working to refine our upcoming concert program, while also taking the time to build our bond with our fellow sisters and socialize over an always-amazing potluck lunch.   […]

Welcome Home – Summer Benefit 2017

Sunday, July 16, 2017, 3:00 p.m. Judea Reform Congregation 1933 West Cornwallis Road, Durham, NC   Fresh off a choral tour of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, Women’s Voices Chorus will perform a summer benefit concert in support of Church World Service-Durham.   The hour-long performance will feature music from the Baltic States and from the […]

Bridge of Songs – Spring 2017

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 3:00 p.m. University United Methodist Church 150 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC   Online ticket sales have ended. All tickets purchased online will be available for pickup at the ticket table in the lobby on the day of the concert.   Our world is filled with borders: those between countries, […]