NEWS & EVENTS

News

  • On December 5, 2:00 pm, the Virginia Beach Chorale will present the 2021 Christmas concert - "Hot Chocolate and Cinema Sticks - Christmas Music from the Movies" at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in the Virginia Beach Town Center. Stay tuned for more information!

  • The Virginia Beach Chorale will hold auditions for the 2021-2022 concert season on Sunday, August 22 at Thalia United Methodist Church,  4321 Virginia Beach Boulevard, 23452. For more details, click here .

  • Moving beyond COVID! The Heritage United Methodist Chancel Choir is excited to have returned to in-person rehearsals! Currently, we are still masked and socially distant...but we are singing together! We'd love to have you join us, Wednesday evenings, 7:00-8:00. Need directions? Click here.

  • On May 21, composer Dan Gawthrop, Virginia Beach Chorale member Lee Ann Lanciaux, and Don recorded an interview with WHRO, the Hampton Roads NPR/PBS radio station. Discussion centered on the Virginia Beach Chorale's commissioning, and Dan & Jane's creation, of "Resplendent Light," a song written in memory of those lost during the tragedy at the Virginia Beach Municipal Complex on May 31, 2019. Click here tlisten to the interview. The Chorale presented the world premiere of the composition during a web-streamed memorial ceremony on May 31, 2021, produced by the City of Virginia Beach. View the ceremony here.​​

  • On May 14, 2021, Regent University presented a web-streamed performance of ""The Regent Spring Concert,"  featuring Chamber Choir, University Choir, and special guests, Regent Singers. Click here. to view it on the Regent University website. 

EVENTS

  • May 2022 - Conductor -  Virginia Beach Chorale Spring Concert - "Sing Me to Heaven - The Music of Daniel Gawthrop" - including a "mass sing" of the headline composition!

  • December 2021 - Conductor - Virginia Beach Chorale Christmas Concert - "Hot Chocolate and Cinema Sticks - Christmas Music from the Movies"  ​

  • August 2021 - Artistic Director - The Virginia Beach Chorale will hold auditions for the 2021-2022 concert season. For details, click here.

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  • June 2021 - Conductor - Virginia Beach Chorale - The Chorale presents the first of two "pop-up" concerts on the plaza of the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in the Virginia Beach Town Center.

 

  • May 2021 - Conductor - Virginia Beach Chorale  - The Chorale presents the world premiere performance of "Resplendent Light," a newly commissioned composition with music by renowned composer Daniel Gawthrop, text by Jane Griner. For details, see the note above in "News."

  • May 2021 - Conductor - Regent University Spring Concert

 

  • May 2021 - Conductor - Regent University Undergraduate Commissioning Ceremony

 

  • April 2021 - Adjudicator - "Music in the Parks" Choral Festival - Williamsburg, VA

  • April  2021- Clinician - Fitch HS (Youngstown, OH) Touring Choir - Virginia Beach , VA​

  • February 2021 - Adjudicator - Visual & Performing Arts Academy Vocal auditions

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  • December 2020 - Clinician - "Singing for Understanding "- a virtual workshop sponsored by the Virginia Beach Chorale

  • December 2020 - Conductor - Regent University - "The Regent University Christmas Special"​ 

  • November 2020 - Room Chair/Panelist - Virginia Music Educators Association  (VMEA) In-Service Conference - "21st Century Teaching Skills" and "Music Educator Roundtable Discussion."

 

  • October 2020 - Clinician - "Conducting Electricity" - a virtual workshop sponsored by the Virginia Beach Chorale

  • September 2020 - Clinician - "An Introduction to Sight-Singing" - a virtual workshop sponsored by the Virginia Beach Chorale

  • May 2020 - Vocalist - Tenor in Eric Whitacre's "Virtual Choir 6" - Sing Gently

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