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Spring 2013: Beethoven's Ode to Joy
Saturday, May 4th, 8:00PM at International Community Church
Sunday, May 5th, 4:00PM at International Community Church
Along with other local choruses, the Choral Arts Society of Frederick will join the Frederick Symphony Orchestra in performing Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D Minor.
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Spring 2013: Songs from the Cinema
Saturday, May 11th, 3:00PM at FCC's Jack B. Kussmaul Theater
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Are you looking for a family event for Mother’s Day weekend? If so, bring your family to hear "Songs from the Cinema" which will be presented by the Choral Arts Society of Frederick on Saturday, May 11 at 3:00 p.m. The concert will take place in the Kussmaul Theater on the campus of Frederick Community College.
Choral Director Lynn Staininger has designed a concert guaranteed to appeal to anyone who loves the movies. Special selections from movies such as Ever After, The Hunger Games, Paradise Road, The Mission, Les Miserable and The Rocky Horror Picture Show will capture the interest of music lovers.
Special guests will include Ed Stanley as oboe soloist to accompany the chorus for "Gabriel’s Oboe" from The Mission. Also, Meelis Joesaar will perform Chopin’s Nocturne in C# Minor from The Pianist. The CASF Women’s Ensemble and the Men’s DooWop Group will also provide special selections.
"The Captives Hymn" by Margaret Dryburgh, as heard in Paradise Road, will be featured as well. Margaret Dryburgh was born in England and became a Presbyterian missionary and nurse who worked in China and Singapore. While trying to escape the Japanese in l942, she was captured and sent to a Japanese internment camp. During her time there, she wrote music and organized a women’s choir based on her memory of classical music. She died in April of l945, but her musical compositions remain.
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Fall 2012: A Colorful Choral Arts Christmas
Friday, December 7th, 7:30PM at All Saints' Episcopal Church
Saturday, December 8th, 3:00PM at FCC's Jack B. Kussmaul Theater
If you are looking for a family focused Christmas concert, the Choral Arts Society of Frederick concert is the place for you and your family. “A Colorful Choral Arts Christmas” will be presented at two separate locations. The first concert will take place on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 106 West Church Street in Frederick. The second concert will be presented at the Kussmaul Theater on the campus of Frederick Community College on Saturday, December 8 at 3 p.m. Both venues are accessible.
Choral Conductor Lynn Staininger has created a special concert featuring Daniel Pinkham’s Christmas Cantata as well as a selection of holiday favorites. A highlight of the concert will be an audience sing-a-long. In addition, the CASF Sirens’ Women’s Ensemble will provide several holiday songs of the season.
Special guests will include the Saint James Brass Quintet under the direction of Dr. John Pursell. This group is one of the oldest continually performing brass quintets in the area. For more than 25 years, they have provided brass chamber music in the Hagerstown-Frederick-Chambersburg area. The group takes its name from its association with the Saint James School in Hagerstown where one of the founding members, the late Robert Grabb, taught music for many years. Current members of the group include three founding members including Dana Shoppert, tuba, Neil Corwell, trombone, and Edward Shupp, French horn. Two trumpeters, John Pursell, and Whitney Blickenstaff, complete the quintet. Their group will provide several familiar Christmas carols.
Tickets are $15 for Adults, $12 for Students and Senior Citizens, and $10 apiece for groups of 10 or more. Tickets can be ordered via email at email@example.com or by phone at (240) 994-3198.
Fall 2012: Bella Diva & Friends!
Saturday, September 29th, 7:00PM at Baker Band Shell in Frederick, MD