- Come sing with us! Experienced singers are invited to audition with the Peninsula Women’s Chorus (PWC), two-time winner of Chorus America’s prestigiousMessage 1 of 9 , Jun 8, 2012View SourceCome sing with us!Experienced singers are invited to audition with the Peninsula Women’s Chorus (PWC), two-time winner of Chorus America’s prestigious ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, and 2nd place winner for the American prize in Choral Performance, community chorus division in 2011. The renowned 50-voice PWC embarks upon another season of outstanding treble music.
All voice parts considered.
Auditions are June 27 by appointment only, or other dates by arrangement. Rehearsals are Monday evenings in Palo Alto.
For more information or to schedule an audition,
call: (650) 327-3095
Highlights of the upcoming season include the baroque elegance and beauty of Charpentier’s Litanies à la vierge noire and the stunning Hungarian rhythmic vitality of Levente Gyöngyösi’s Gloria Kajoniensis, composed in 2008. The PWC continues its commitment to contemporary music, performing works by Penderecki, Filipino composer Saunder Choi, and a world premiere by Frank Ferko.
In addition, the PWC will host the New Music for Treble Voices festival in Palo Alto. As a stirring finale to its 46th season, the PWC will join the Golden Gate Men’s Chorus in spring concerts featuring the West Coast premiere of Syrian-born composer Kareem Roustom’s The Son of Man, a new mystical oratorio based on texts by Kahlil Gibran. Scholarships are available for qualified singers.
About the Peninsula Women’s Chorus:
The Peninsula Women’s Chorus performs classical and contemporary music in the Bay Area and many parts of the world. Committed to excellence in the performance of diverse and challenging choral literature for women's voices, the Peninsula Women’s Chorus has come to national and international attention through live performance and recordings and has added significantly to the choral literature by commissioning new music.