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 […]
We are excited to announce the first ever Women’s Voices Chorus High School Festival taking place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Orange High School in Hillsborough. The event will conclude with a joint concert at 4:00 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. It is our hope that this event will […]
Sunday, July 27, at 3:00 p.m. United Church of Chapel Hill Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC Women’s Voices Chorus presented their annual benefit concert on Sunday, July 27, at 3:00 p.m. at United Church of Chapel Hill on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Admission was free, but donations were welcomed and benefited […]
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 […]
Friday, May 16, at 8:00 p.m.
Hill Hall Auditorium, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Andrea Clearfield’s cantata “The Long Bright” anchors this concert, which explores the difficult themes of illness and mourning, as well as those of joy and triumph over adversity. Accompanied by a chamber orchestra, we are delighted to bring you “The Long Bright,” along with pieces by a few of our favorite composers, including Lana Walter’s “Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep” and Abbie Betinis’s “Be Like the Bird.”
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 […]
Our winter 2014 concert was a celebration of the 20th anniversary of Women’s Voices Chorus. We proudly support the work of active composers and the concert featured music arranged for or commissioned by WVC, including the world premieres of “My River Runs to Thee,” by Jayne Swank, and “The Nine Muses,” by our artistic director, Allan Friedman, an eclectic piece celebrating the mythic sisters who inspire artists of all kinds.
Our summer 2013 concert was the culmination of a month-long summer choir. The summer choir was open to all sopranos and altos, regardless of their relationship to WVC.
Our spring 2013 concert delighted listeners of all ages with a world tour of music about animals. Music from Africa, Argentina, Japan, and Mexico mingled with favorites from the European and American traditions, including songs by our own Allan Friedman.