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Join BMCC Downtown Chorus and Make Beautiful Music!
Downtown Chorus is looking for many new voices to join a friendly — and varied — core group of singers. Singers of all experience levels and of all vocal ranges are welcome. The ability to read music is a plus but not a requirement as is prior chorale experience. Interested persons should contact Dr. Yau at (212) 776-7240 or e-mail at email@example.com or http://www.downtownchorus.org.
Our spring choral audition dates are scheduled onTuesday, August 21 and Wednesday, August 28 from 5-8 p.m. at BMCC Fiterman Hall Campus.
The BMCC Downtown Chorus rehearses on Tuesday evenings, September through May, at the BMCC Fiterman Hall campus, room F-325, from 7-10 p.m.. The first Fall rehearsal is scheduled for Tuesday, August 28, 2018.
About the Downtown Chorus
The Borough of Manhattan Community College Downtown Chorus (www.downtownchorus.org) is a choral organization dedicated to fostering and sharing the art and joy of choral music and to enriching and educating our City’s downtown community through concert performances of music from diverse historical periods and cultures. Members include students, faculty and staff from BMCC, as well as residents and professional of the downtown and neighboring communities.
Downtown Chorus performs regularly on campus, including collaborations with the Downtown Symphony Orchestra (www.downtownsymphony.org) on its Messiah Open Sing in December and Opera Production in May. In addition, Downtown Chorus performs frequently with BMCC Select Chorus and College Chorus on and off campus. Since 2008, members from these choruses participated and performed in Carnegie Hall receiving excellent remarks!
About Dr. Eugenia Oi Yan Yau
The chorus’s founder and artistic director is Dr. Eugenia Oi Yan Yau, Chairperson (Music and Art Department) and professor of music at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY). At BMCC she directs the college’s choirs, including the BMCC SelectChorus which she founded in 2005, and teaches voice. Dr. Yau has also served as the director of the Pace University Downtown Chorale and is currently the director of music for the children and youth at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City.
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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