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Interview with 97.9 WCHL for “Love Notes!”

Allan recently sat down with 97.9 WCHL to discuss our upcoming Spring concert, “Love Notes.”  Check out the interview here, and then check out the concert on Sunday, April 26th at 3pm at First Presbyterian Church in Durham!

Rubber Ducky, You’re the One!

Want a chance to win $1000? Or a $250 gift certificate to one of your favorite stores? Simply adopt a duck for $10! Women’s Voices Chorus is partnering with the Chapel Hill Carrboro Sunrise Rotary Club for the 2015 Rubber Duck Race on Saturday, June 6, at West Point on the Eno. You can “adopt” a […]

Spring Retreat 2015

  We had a wonderful, educational, and productive retreat this past Saturday, February 28! Our president, Shelley Hedtke, so eloquently described it as “one of the most interesting, uplifting and just plain brilliant retreats we have had since I have been a member. Allan delivered a veritable seminar on musicianship!” We met at United Church […]

Awakenings: Songs of New Birth and Origins – Winter 2015

Sunday, January 25 at 3:00 p.m. University United Methodist Church 150 E. Franklin St, Chapel Hill As January opens the new year, WVC presents intriguing music about origins and new beginnings, featuring stirring pieces about spiritual rebirth, young love, springtime, and the rise of social movements. We’ll sing both sacred and secular music, including works […]

WCHL’s Hometown Hero of the Day!

This past Wednesday, January 21, 97.9 FM WCHL interviewed our artistic director Allan Friedman about our upcoming winter concert and named him their Hometown Hero of the Day!  These heroes receive a Village Pride Award for their dedication to their communities.  Check out the interview below, and join us in thanking Allan for all that […]

Interview with WCPE’s Preview!

Yesterday, Sunday, January 18th, our artistic director Allan Friedman sat down with WCPE’s Tara Lynn on the “Preview!” program to talk about our upcoming winter concert “Awakenings: Songs of New Birth and Origins.”  From WCPE’s website: In this brief interview, Dr. Friedman discuss the program which features intriguing music, secular and sacred about spiritual rebirth, […]

Strobilus Music Series

On Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 3:00 in the afternoon, Women’s Voices Chorus presented Awakenings: Songs of New Birth and Origins as part of the Strobilus Music Series from Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church in Chapel Hill.  The concert featured music ranging from the Renaissance to the present, all on the theme of awakenings. […]

WVC High School Festival

Last Saturday, October 11, Women’s Voices Chorus members gathered for our annual Fall Retreat.  Only this year, instead of meeting for a closed session of WVC bonding and rehearsing, we were also joined by students from several area high schools for a day full of fellowship and singing that culminated in a combined concert!   The first ever […]

“The Long Bright” Brings a Close to Our 20th Anniversary Year

Women’s Voices Chorus made history again on Friday, May 16, with the southeastern premiere of Andrea Clearfield’s “The Long Bright” cantata. Playing to a full audience, WVC, along with a 23 piece orchestra and soloist Susan Hellman, brought down the house with a program dedicated to celebrating the beauty of life and the pain of […]

Vox Virorum & WVC – Making Beautiful Music Together!

    On Sunday, March 23, an audience at First Presbyterian Church in Durham experienced an historical event – the first joint concert between Women’s Voices Chorus and Vox Virorum!  Vox Virorum is a men’s chorus ensemble founded in 2012 by director Jeremy Nabors that brings together singers from the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill […]