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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

A Visit From Lana Walter

  We were honored to have composer Lana Walter visit our final pre-concert rehearsal this week! A former elementary music teacher and the cofounder and director of the Umpqua Youth Choir in Roseburg, Oregon, Ms. Walter is a celebrated American composer and arranger. Over the years, WVC has performed many of her compositions, some of which were works that […]

A Bridge of Songs “Preview!”

On Sunday, April 30, our artistic director Allan Friedman sat down with Dan McHugh of WCPE’s “Preview!” program to discuss our upcoming spring concert. If you missed the interview when it aired, you can listen to it here:     “Preview!” provides a sneak peek at upcoming classical events every week from 6:00 to 9:00 […]

Dance the World ‘Round – Winter 2017

Sunday, January 22, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. Judea Reform Congregation 1933 West Cornwallis Road, Durham, 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.   Travel to South Africa, India, Lithuania, Brazil, Canada, and other […]

It’s Back! Girls’ Night Out Comedy FUNdraiser

Are you feeling overextended and underappreciated? Could you use a good laugh and some pre-holiday stress busting? Join Professional Humorist and Singing OB Nurse, Deb Gauldin, RN, PMS, for a GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT! Proceeds from this evening of clean comedy and music will help Women’s Voices Chorus purchase choral risers.   Grab a friend (and […]