Rutland Area Chorus 2022
The Rutland Area Chorus will be presenting Handel’s Messiah on Dec. 4, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. and 7 pm. The concert will also include the world premier of the winning work of the Grace Church Composition Competition (see below for details) and Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61, by J.S. Bach All are invited to sing in this wonderful annual celebration of the coming of the Messiah!
We require that you attend at least 5 rehearsals (including the mandatory dress rehearsal). We encourage you to attend as many rehearsals as possible.
Rehearsal dates (please attend at least 4 of these):
Sunday, November 13, 2-4 pm
Thursday, November 17, 6-8 pm
Sunday, November 20, 2-4 pm
Sunday, November 27, 2-4 pm
Tuesday, November 29, 6-8 pm
Rehearsals are 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).
Mandatory Dress Rehearsal in the Grace Church Sanctuary:
Saturday, December 3, 12:30-2:45pm
Grace Congregational UCC in Rutland, Vermont, is pleased to announce its second 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 in 2022.
The winning work will be awarded $1,000.00 (USD) and two performances by the Rutland Area Chorus on December 4th, 2022, 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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