The Summer Chorus of Rhode Island and SE Massachusetts
Summer of 2017 Will be Featuring Music from “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown!”
We will rehearse on Mondays at 7 PM as usual starting on June 5. All Mondays of June and July 3 and 10, that’s 6. Then we will skip two Mondays in a row, July 17 and 24. Resuming on Monday, July 31. We will add Thursday, August 3 and Thursday August 10 to the regular Mondays in August: 7 and 14. That’s 5 more, for a total of 11. All rehearsals at the Brookdale Sakonnet Bay Manor in Tiverton, RI. We will do our dress rehearsal for the residents at Brookdale on Wednesday, August 16, and perform at St. Luke’s in Barrington on Thursday and Friday, August 17 and 18.
Here is the Music!
Sing by Andrew Lloyd Webber, written for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
Steppin Out on Broadway, arr. Jay Althouse, includes Give My Regards to Broadway, Hey. Look My Over, Step to the Rear, and If My Friends Could See Me Now
There’s a Fine, Fine Line, lovely ballad from Avenue Q
Let The River Run, by Carly Simon, fun energetic arrangement
You Are the New Day – by John David for the King’s Singers
Elijah Rock, arr Jester Hairston, classic spiritual
Song of Summer, Swedish folk hymn sung in English
Soft Rains, womens’ voices only, pretty anthem to nature
Medley from You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, fun, energetic, silly and pretty medley
Children Will Listen by Stephen Sondheim, emotionally moving ballad reminding adults of their responsibilities
Children of Eden by Stephen Schwartz, gorgeous song from musical of same name
Goodnight, Sweetheart, old a cappella rock tune you may remember
Encore: Deep Peace, lovely hymn of peace, a cappella
The fee is $60 which includes all music. You may try up to two rehearsals before you pay the fee.
Most of all it is FUN!
The science is in. Singing is really, really good for you and the most recent research suggests that group singing is the most exhilarating and transformative of all. Click HERE for a link to an informative article!