Wesleyan Concert Choir

This choral ensemble welcomes members of both Wesleyan and Middletown communities and is devoted to performance of standard choral literature from all eras, both accompanied and a cappella. Solo and leadership opportunities will be available for advanced singers.


Students and Community Members interested in Participating in Concert Choir:


Thursday, January 23rd
Crowell Concert Hall

Placement auditions are mandatory for all incoming members as well as former participants who took time off, for any reason.  To schedule an audition contact Nadya Potemkina, npotemkina@wesleyan.edu

Spring 2020 repertoire (tentative, in no particular order):

Verdi, Brindisi from "La traviata"

Whitacre, "This Marriage"

Lauridsen, O magnum mysterium

Shaw, "Its motion keeps"

Bennett, selection from "The Aviary" and/or "The Insect World"

Smirnov, “Waltz in Candlelight”

Bernstein, Choral Medley

Forrest, “Good night, good heart”

Possibly Mozart, Schumann, Pärt.


Bi-weekly 30-min small-group practice sessions

Concert 1: Thursday, April 16th, at 6pm (World Music Hall, WesFest)

Concert 2: Saturday, April 25th, dress rehearsal at 12:00pm, performance at 3:00pm (Crowell Concert Hall)

Concert 3: Saturday, May 2nd, dress rehearsal at 4:00pm, performance at 7:00pm (with Wesleyan University Orchestra, Crowell Concert Hall)

Additional community outreach appearances possible (to be discussed in class)


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