PITTSFIELD — The Berkshire Concert Choir, Inc., now in its 45th year, welcomes all singers for its fall 2022 season, under the direction of Artistic Director Matthew O. Thomas.
Concerts will be held on Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20 in the common hall of Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield. Singers must register at https://www.eventbr
All singers are welcome; no hearing is required. Membership dues are $45.
The concerts, featuring composers, arrangers and heritage poets from Massachusetts, will include the full suite, Frostiana, composed by Randall Thompson with lyrics by Robert Frost as the centerpiece. Amy Renak, music director of Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, will accompany the choir on piano.
The choir is a nonprofit, IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity. All dues and contributions are tax deductible. Call Marilyn Gerhard at 413-442-6120 for more information or visit www.berkshireconcertchoi
Singers must be fully vaccinated and face masks are mandatory. Send dues to Berkshire Concert Choir, Inc., PO Box 452, Pittsfield, MA 01202-0452. Checks can be made payable to Berkshire Concert Choir, Inc.
The choir recently performed two spring concerts, New Beginnings – Mass of the Children, at Zion Lutheran Church Common Hall in Pittsfield and at Saint James Place in Gt. Barington. The Berkshire Concert Choir collaborated with the Vocalis Youth Choir conducted by Julie Bickford to perform for large audiences in both locations. The Berkshire Concert Choir has donated $1,000 from its ticket sales to help war-affected children in Ukraine.
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