Rehearsals for the Warwick Valley Chorale Spring season will begin on Tues., Jan. 21, at the Warwick Reformed Church located at 16 Maple Ave., Warwick. Registration starts at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 21, Jan. 28, and Feb. 4. Rehearsals will follow from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
This season’s program, directed by Stanley Curtis and accompanied by Gail Johnson, is titled “Songs of Faith and Freedom.” The repertoire includes pieces from Pavel Chesnokov’s “Salvation is Created” to Mack Wilberg’s “My Shepherd Will Supply My Need” to Joel Raney’s “Hymn of Grateful Praise”, among others. The Warwick Valley Chorale will also be performing some of these pieces at Carnegie Hall on Mon., June 15.
The local performances will be rounded out with a wide selection of well-known songs, including “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” as well as the Warwick Valley Chorale’s commissioned piece “Down to the River to Pray” by Gwyneth Walker.
The Chorale cordially invites new members to join. Auditions are not required. Visit the Warwick Valley Chorale website at www.warwickvalleychorale.org or facebook.com/warwickvalleychorale for further details.