Ready, set, sing: Manchester Choral Society seeks new members

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Manchester Choral Society
Manchester Choral Society

MANCHESTER, NH – Manchester Choral Society is holding an “open sing” at Grace Episcopal Church, 106 Lowell St., Manchester Sept. 12, from 9 a.m to 1 p.m.Auditions will be held that day, as well as prior to the first rehearsal on Monday, Sept. 14.

The multi-year Masterworks series of the Manchester Choral Society and Orchestra continues. Season 55 features Leonard Bernstein’s iconic antiwar statement, “Chichester Psalms” and the world premiere of Joshua Fishbein’s “Psalms, Songs and Blues,” Spring 2016 programming includes Maurice Durufle’s “Requiem” and the world premiere of “Requiem Poem” by award-winning New Hampshire composer Jonathan Santore.

To sign up for an audition, contact Betty Dunn at For further information about Manchester Choral Society, go to or contact co-president Liz Sheil at or co-president Megan Carrier at

About The Manchester Choral Society

The Manchester Choral Society is a non-profit auditioned community chorus established in 1961. MCS is committed to sharing and promoting the best in choral music of a variety of styles and periods through vibrant performance, collaboration, and educational and community outreach. Concerts for the public are offered several times a year under the musical direction of Dr. Dan Perkins, who has served over two decades as professor of music and director of choral activities at Plymouth State University. Dr. Perkins is also music director of the New Hampshire Master Chorale, and has served as the principal guest conductor of the Vietnam National Opera and Ballet in Hanoi, guest conductor of the Dartmouth Concertato Singers, Dartmouth Handel Society, and as the music director of the Hanover Chamber Orchestra and New Hampshire Friendship Chorus. Dr. Perkins’ choirs have performed all over the world, including Europe, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, South Africa, South Korea and Vietnam.

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