Rutland Area Chorus Winter Schedule

Rutland Area Chorus 2019 December Concert Rehearsals

The Rutland Area Chorus will be presenting Handel’s Messiah on Dec. 8 at 3:30 p.m. and 7 pm. The concert will also include O sing Unto the Lord (Z44) by Henry Purcell and the winning work of the Grace Composition Competition, O Emmanuel, by Michael Sitton. All are invited to sing in this wonderful annual celebration of the coming of the Messiah!

Rehearsals are each Sunday afternoon from 2-4 in the Fellowship Hall at Grace UCC.  Elevator access is available.  Scores are available for anyone to review before the first rehearsal. Please call the Church Office (775.4301).  Please take note that one rehearsal may be missed, if necessary.  The mandatory dress rehearsal is on December 7 from 12:30-2:45pm. 

November 10, 2-4 pm

November 17, 2-4 pm

November 24, 2-4 pm

December 1, 2-4 pm

December 7, 12:30-2:45pm

2019 composition competition (1)

Grace Congregational UCC in Rutland, Vermont, is pleased to announce its first Composition Competition to recognize and support a new work for large concert choir and classical chamber orchestra to be performed by the Rutland Area Chorus and orchestra.  The 2019 Grace Church Composition Competition Award is made possible by the generous sponsorship of David and Debra Baasch.

The winning work will be awarded $1000.00 (USD) and two performances by the Rutland Area Chorus on December 8th, 2019, at Grace Congregational UCC. The winning composer is encouraged to attend the premiere of the composition. There is no stipend for travel but some housing arrangements may be available.

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