December Concert: What Sweeter Music – Sounds of the Season

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Saturday, December 9, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 4 pm

Featuring:

  • Sing-Along Hallelujah!, from Handel’s Messiah
  • Magnificat – Durante
  • Music of John Rutter, Handel, Lauridsen, Mendelssohn
  • Sing-along carols arranged by David Willcocks

Accompanied by strings, brass, piano, and timpani.

Both concerts are at First Church, Sandwich, 136 Main St. The venue is accessible.

Tickets are $20 general admission and ages 18 and under, free.

Tickets are available online or at the door; we recommend you buy your tickets early, as we expect these popular concerts to sell out.

Ways to support Cape Cod Chorale

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Dear Friends of the Cape Cod Chorale,

I cannot believe it is my fourth season already! We have performed a wide variety of music together, from Bach to Britten, from Handel to Haydn, from Mozart to Mendelssohn, and a lot of other composers and styles in between those well-known fellows.

Highlights from last season included our spectacular Christmas concert, Viva Vivaldi with our first “Pop-Up Hallelujah” from Messiah. About 25 people came-up from the audience to sing this famous piece with the Chorale and chamber ensemble. Our friend at WFCC filmed it and put it on their Facebook page, where it rapidly became the most frequently seen video! In spring, we delighted audiences with a concert full of ebullient, vivacious music from Vienna. Haydn’s Te Deum and others were very well received. We presented our second annual Cabaret au Chocolat, a fundraiser for our scholarship and for the work of the Chorale. We had a huge crowd happily eating chocolate, listening to our concert, and bidding on wonderful silent auction items. We presented our scholarship winner, Hannah Wolfe, senior at Barnstable High School, with a $1000 check to help her expenses at Carnegie Mellon, where she is majoring in Vocal Performance. We have heard that she loves her school and singing every day, learning more and more repertoire.

Since 1982 the Cape Cod Chorale has delighted audiences with a wide range of classical and contemporary choral works, performing 5-6 times a year in mid-Cape venues. This year, we are pleased to perform all of our December and April concerts at First Church Sandwich. We hope you can help us continue to bring great music to our communities.

Our concerts are well attended, and many local businesses advertise in our program booklet, but ticket sales & advertising do not cover all the costs of running a chorus (or any arts organization), so to provide choral excellence in this 35th season and beyond, we ask for your donation to Friends of the Cape Cod Chorale.

Music is vital in communities, and I believe in this community chorus; it is not just a job for me; bringing people together to rehearse each week is an honor, and I therefore personally contribute each year to the Friends campaign. I so look forward to Monday evening rehearsals and to our concerts!

Your contribution at any level of giving helps support our scholarship and performances.

Checks in any amount, from $10-$10,000, can be made payable to Cape Cod Chorale (a 501c3 organization). Please see more information here, or donate online today. I hope to meet you at our concerts! Follow us on Facebook, too!

In harmony,

Danica A. Buckley, Artistic Director and Conductor

Applications welcome for the 2018 Barbara Knight Memorial Scholarship

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Cape Cod Chorale is pleased to announce that once again a $1,000 scholarship is being offered to a graduating senior who plans to major in music in college, whether that be in music education, theory, composition, music management, conducting, music history, performance, etc. from one of the following high schools:

  • Barnstable High School
  • Cape Cod Academy
  • Mashpee High School
  • Sandwich High School
  • Sturgis High School

We will announce the name of this year’s recipient at the second of our spring concerts, which will take place April 28 and 29. Click here to download an application for this scholarship.

The deadline for the receipt of all completed application forms and supporting documents, by mail, is Friday, April 6, 2018.

Questions? Contact Kathy Jacobsen at kathrynalice@comcast.net

Join us!

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Come join us in singing in the Cape Cod Chorale, Singing Joyfully in Community since 1982!

We are preparing for our holiday concerts on Saturday, December 9th and Sunday, December 10th (Sunday’s concert followed by reception).

Rehearsals for the December concerts begin on Monday, September 11. Our first two rehearsals are a great time to check us out! You don’t have to be able to read music – you can learn that. You do need to be able to carry a tune in a bucket! We are a very friendly chorus and have a lot of fun rehearsing. We work hard, too, to make beautiful music.  

Join us for open rehearsals on Monday, September 11 or September 18, 7-9 pm, at First Church Sandwich, Main Street, Sandwich.

Contact Nancy Muccini for more information: email nmuccini@yahoo.com, 508-280-8614.

Our holiday concert is:

  • What Sweeter Music – Sounds of the Season, including Sing-Along Hallelujah!, from Handel’s Messiah
  • Magnificat – Durante
  • Music of John Rutter, Handel, Lauridsen, Mendelssohn, and sing along carols arranged by David Willcocks

Accompanied by strings, brass, piano, and timpani.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Announcing our 2017-2018 Season

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What Sweeter Music – Sounds of the Season

  • Sing-Along Hallelujah!, from Handel’s Messiah
  • Magnificat – Durante
  • Music of John Rutter, Handel, Lauridsen, Mendelssohn, and sing along carols arranged by David Willcocks.

Accompanied by strings, brass, piano, and timpani.

Saturday, December 9, 2017 – 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 4 pm

Rehearsals for the December concerts begin Monday, September 11, 7-9 pm, at First Church Sandwich, Main Street, Sandwich.

Contact Nancy Muccini for more information: email nmuccini@yahoo.com, 508-280-8614.

Sing into Spring

Saturday, April 28, 2018 and Sunday, April 29, 2018
Rehearsals begin mid-January
More information to come.

Cabaret au Chocolat III

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Rehearsals begin early May
More information to come.