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Carrot & Craisin Salad

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablesoon spicy yellow mustard 1 tablespoon lemon juice salt and pepper to taste 1 lb carrots, shredded* 1/4 head cabbage, shredded 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped 1 granny smith apple, unpeeled, diced 1/2 cup craisins (dried cranberries) Directions: Stir together olive oil, honey, mustard, lemon juice, […]

Yellow Split-Pea Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

  Ingredients: 2 medium onions, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons whole cumin 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1/8 – 1/4 teaspoon canola oil (necessary for tempering the spices) 2 teaspoons ginger paste or 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger 2 teaspoons finely minced garlic 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 8 cups […]

Saints and Sinners - Spring 2012

Saints and Sinners – Spring 2012

Our Spring 2012 program included Lana Walter’s Magnificat, opera choruses by Bizet and Verdi, and other music about angels, devils, rogues, and saints.

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Chinese Cabbage Salad

Ingredients: Dressing: 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons soy sauce Salad: 1 head Napa cabbage, chopped 1 bunch green onions, chopped 2 pkg ramen noodles 4 oz slivered or sliced almonds 2 tablespoons butter Directions: Mix dressing ingredients and beat to thicken. Set aside. Chop cabbage and green […]

America the Beautiful Mosaic - Winter 2012

America the Beautiful Mosaic – Winter 2012

This concert featured a diverse collection of American music: music from Latino-American, Jewish-American, African-American, and Native-American traditions; music of the Shakers, work songs, and songs of the American South; show tunes and jazz standards, as well as music by American classical composers. The concert also featured a world premiere of “If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking,” as well as “I Never Saw a Moor,” both composed by Jayne Swank and based on poetry of Emily Dickinson. Three pieces were conducted by chorus members who are also conductors in their own right, showcasing another aspect of the talented musicians in Women’s Voices Chorus.

Thanks for ordering tickets to the Harvest Fanfare!

You are RSVP’d for our fabulous fundraising event and all you need to do is show up and check in on Saturday, Novemeber 5. Harvest Fanfare will be held at the Arcadia Common House, 134 Circadian Way, Chapel Hill on November 5, from 6PM to 9 PM. We will be sending out additional information about the evening soon. […]

A Musical Feast for the Senses - Summer 2011

A Musical Feast for the Senses – Summer 2011

This concert by Women’s Voices Chorus on Sunday, July 17, 2011, was a benefit for CASTLE, the Center for Acquisition of Spoken Language Through Listening Enrichment, part of The Carolina Children’s Communicative Disorders Program (CCCDP). From classical to folk to gospel, all the songs celebrated the senses.

Return to Joy - Spring 2011

Return to Joy – Spring 2011

Women’s Voices Chorus explores themes of grief, loss, rebirth, and joy in this Spring concert. Accompanied by a string orchestra, the Chorus will perform Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Michael Isaacson’s Holocaust cantata entited Cradle of Fire, and several pieces by modern women composers, including From Behind the Caravan, a stunning new piece by Abbie Betinis.

Women’s History Month 2011

This concert on Saturday, March 26, 2011, was performed at the Durham County Library in honor of Women’s History Month. The program featured a mix of secular and spiritual music, celebrating women. In addition to the music, there were readings from and about the famous women mentioned in the songs.