An open rehearsal for all singers! Meet and sing with the Manchester Choral Society and schedule your audition. We will sing through some of the Spring 2019 repertoire and share snacks during our break.
Spring 2019 repertoire celebrates African-American composers and poets, with a focus on the Harlem Renaissance. Professional development available for Music Educators! To schedule an audition, visit the JOIN US tab.
SEASON 58: 2018-19
CAROLING AT THE CURRIER
Join us at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester for our annual visit where we will perform selections from our concert material and traditional holiday carols.
December 8, 2018, 12:00 - 1:30 pm.
HOLIDAY POPS CONCERT
Join us for your an evening of holiday classics and other works with 2G MCS, The Londonderry Dance Academy choir, and orchestra.
December 15th at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Manchester
December 16th at LaBelle Winery in Amherst - SOLD OUT
THOSE WHO WAIT
"Those Who Wait" by William Grant Still, "The Chariot Jubilee" by R. Nathaniel Dett, "Three Seasons Claude McKay Poem" by Jonathan Santore, "Afro-American Fragments" by William Averitt and African-American Spirituals.
May 18 and 19, 2019 at St. Joseph's Cathedral in Manchester
UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR MCS MEMBERS
MCS singer, Sue Wilkes, will be presenting this session right before our regular Monday rehearsals!
Dan Perkins, Music Director
2G MCS YOUTH CHOIR
Second Generation Manchester Choral Society (2G MCS) is an auditioned youth choir whose members represent six Manchester area middle and elementary schools. Established in the spring of 2012, through a collaboration between Manchester Choral Society (MCS) and Manchester Community Music School ( MCMS), 2G MCS provides a unique opportunity for exceptional young singers to perform a variety of choral works. Both MCS and MCMS are committed to educational outreach and to providing young students with experiences that promote a love of music. Directed by Krystal Morin, and accompanied by Elizabeth Blood, the choir meets at MCMS weekly.
Photos from a performances of Masterworks Series IV Concert: Leonard Bernstein's Candide
Photos courtesy of John Herper, MCS Photographer