The orchard park chorale is excited to announce the start of our 2020-2021 Season with a recording project at

 

mark custom recording studio

Saturday, October 17, 2020

If you would like to join us, please Click on the "Learn More" button below!

OUR MISSION

The Orchard Park Chorale is dedicated to using the collective POWER of the human voice and shared advocacy for excellence in the choral art to engage and encourage the community of Western New York.

WHO WE ARE

We are an eclectic community chorus that summons experienced and motivated singers alike, whose shared goal is to make music at the highest level.

OUR HISTORY

Founded in 1975, the Orchard Park Chorale is an eclectic community chorus that summons experienced and motivated singers alike, whose shared goal is to make music at the highest level. We are an inclusive community that envisions a world united by the music we create together. We aim to remain a beacon of civic pride and opportunity for all who believe in the transformative power of music.  Our fast-paced rehearsals and inspiring performances serve as the vehicle by which we become better musicians, singers, and people—endlessly learning and growing as a community. We are firmly committed to upholding the highest degree of artistic integrity through our performances, artistic and administrative personnel, valued members, and collaborative relationships with other arts organizations.

We have performed with members of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchard Park Symphony, Southtowns Youth Orchestra, Orchard Park High School Orchestra, Ars Nova Musicians, and The Cathedral Brass. The Chorale has combined choral forces with the Buffalo Choral Arts Society, the Freudig Singers, Opera Sacra, Western New York Children’s Chorus, Orchard Park High School Chorus, the Lutheran Chorale, and the Vocal Symphony of the Buffalo Arts Academy. Committed to community engagement, the Chorale annually performs at Fox Run, ECMC, Roswell Park Cancer Center, and Orchard Park Quaker Days. 

OUR CONDUCTOR

David Curtis

 

David joins us as The new Artistic Director for the 2019-2020 season.  He comes to us with a vast knowledge of choral music from 28 years of choral conducting experience. 

Young Artist Program

The Orchard Park Chorale invites vocal students from area high schools and colleges to apply to be a Young Artist in the Orchard Park Chorale.  In this exciting new program, talented young singers can earn community service hours, the opportunity to sing masterworks with orchestra, reference letters, musicianship skills, and a waived membership fee.  This program will also prepare students for collegiate musical study and expose them to fine choral literature. DOWNLOAD the application.

JOIN US!

The Orchard Park Chorale is a non-auditioned chorus that invites anyone:

  • whose shared mission is to invite listeners into the extraordinary experience of singing, together

  • who is willing to commit to regular rehearsal attendance on Monday evenings

  • who will support the chorale through active participation, volunteering, and concert promotion

  • who loves music, loves singing, and wants to become a better singer and musician

 
Although the Orchard Park Chorale delivers a gratifying social experience for its members, it maintains a serious approach with regard to musical standards and commitment.
  Please join us during our open rehearsals (All rehearsals in September and January).  

All rehearsals are Monday nights from 7-9pm at the Orchard Park Presbyterian Church unless otherwise specified.

FALL SCHEDULE 2020
 

REHEARSALS

No Rehearsals due to Covid-19

RECORDING SESSION 

Saturday, October 17, 2020

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SPRING SCHEDULE 2021

REHEARSALS

To Be Announced​

CONCERT 

To Be Announced

MEMBERSHIP DUES (can be paid online via member login)​​

The levels for 2020-21 are as follows:

Membership Dues has been waived until rehearsals begin.


General Adult Membership: $50 per semester or $85/year

Members can pay online via the Members portal.

 Young Artist Program and Student members pay $0

Thank you to the following organizations for their generous support!

ABOUT US

The Orchard Park Chorale is dedicated to using the collective POWER of the human voice and shared advocacy for excellence in the choral art to engage and encourage the community of Western New York.

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Questions or Comments?

Artisticdirector@orchardparkchorale.org

 

PO BOX 21

Orchard Park, NY 14127

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