Men's Rehearsals: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30PM - 6:30PM
Women's Rehearsals: Thursdays, 4:30PM - 6:30PM
These advanced performing ensembles are for students ages 13 and up. Membership in this level is by audition or voice hearing. The majority of students in the Performing Choir have moved through the ranks of the Preparatory and Lyric levels. More advanced students with prior experience may be accepted into the Performing Choir directly.
Performing choir members, both men and women, are the leaders and role models for all Kantorei singers. Their love of singing is expressed by their commitment to the choir and to each other.
The Performing Choir sings a wide range of music. In addition to sacred music of the masters (works selected on musical artistry and not religious persuasion), Kantorei performs an exciting array of secular selections including folk songs, spirituals, show tunes, and patriotic, pop, and jazz music. Since much of the music is sung in at least four vocal parts with varying levels of complexity and occasionally in a foreign language, certain skills are necessary for acceptance into the Performing Choir. They include the ability to: