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“Still I Rise” – Spring 2019

Songs of Our Foremothers Sunday, April 28, 2019, 3:00 p.m. Moeser Auditorium, Hill Hall, 145 E. Cameron Ave., UNC Campus, Chapel Hill Our spring concert will mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in America. The music will celebrate strong women throughout history, featuring a new piece by the winner of our Composition Competition, New York-based […]

“Only Light, Only Love” – Winter 2019

Songs of Light, Love, and Freedom Sunday, January 20, 2019, 3:00 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701-3799 Our Winter Concert features music about light, love, and freedom; its centerpiece is based on the words of Martin Luther King Jr.: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate […]

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 […]

“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 […]