|Berkshire Concert Choir Invites Singers for 2022 Season|
|08:55AM / Saturday, August 13, 2022|
PITTSFIELD – The Berkshire Concert Choir, Inc., now in its 45th year, welcomes all singers for its fall 2022 season, under the direction of Artistic Director Matthew O. Thomas.
Concerts will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20, in Common Room at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield. Singers should register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/388202623497 by Sept. 6, as rehearsals start on that date in Common Room at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield.
All singers are welcome; no audition is required. Dues are $45.
The concerts, featuring composers, arrangers, and poets of Massachusetts heritage, will include the complete suite, Frostiana, composed by Randall Thompson with lyrics by Robert Frost as its centerpiece. Amy Renak, Music Director of Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, will accompany the choir on piano.
The Choir is an IRS 501(c) (3) non-profit, tax-exempt, public charity. All dues and contributions are tax-deductible. Call Marilyn Gerhard at 413-442-6120 for more information or visit www.berkshireconcertchoir.org or http://www.facebook.com/berkshireconcertchoir .
Singers must be fully vaccinated, and facemasks are required. Send dues to Berkshire Concert Choir, Inc., PO Box 452, Pittsfield, MA 01202-0452. Checks can be made out to Berkshire Concert Choir, Inc.
The choir recently performed two spring concerts, New Beginnings – Mass of the Children, at Zion Lutheran Church Common Room in Pittsfield and at Saint James Place in Gt. Barrington. The Berkshire Concert Choir collaborated with the Vocalis Youth Choir led by Julie Bickford to perform to large audiences in both locations. The Berkshire Concert Choir donated $1,000 from its ticket sales to assist children impacted by war in Ukraine.