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Choral Singers Wanted to learn and perform new biblical oratorio

ATTENTION CHORAL SINGERS!

Taconic Opera invites you to collaborate on an upcoming PREMIER PERFORMANCE of an original oratorio composed by our very own director, Dan Montez: Esther. This story of the woman who saved the Jews from their first threat of annihilation will be performed in March 2020 during which Women’s History Month and Purim are celebrated.

This is Maestro Montez’s 6th oratorio in a series of biblical themes including Enoch, Jonah, Daniel, Job and David which all premiered to rave reviews.  All performances will be with the Taconic Opera Chorus and Orchestra.  If you’ve performed other oratorio masterpieces before, no one needs to tell you how powerful an experience it is; if you haven’t, you don’t want to miss this opportunity.   Rehearsals will be with Maestro Montez, the actual composer, who will also conduct the performances!

No membership fees are required, but singers must purchase their own scores which will be available at the first rehearsal for $20.

PERFORMANCE DATES / VENUES

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 3 pm

White Plains Presbyterian Church

39 North Broadway, White Plains, NY

Sunday, March 15, 2020, 3 pm

Congregation Sons of Israel

1666 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor,

ONLY CHORISTERS WITH SOLID CHORAL EXPERIENCE AND ABLE TO READ MUSIC ARE REQUESTED TO CONSIDER THIS INVITATION.

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE – STARTING SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 2020

Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00

Saturdays, 3:00-5:00

Singers are encouraged to attend as many rehearsals as possible (a few missed rehearsals may be acceptable and can be discussed in advance).

REHEARSAL LOCATION

Cortlandt School of Performing Arts

24 Old Albany Post Road, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

MANDATORY – DRESS REHEARSAL WITH ORCHESTRA

Friday, March 13, 2020, 7 pm, White Plains Presbyterian Church

If interested or have additional questions, please contact Mary Corda by DEC. 31, 2019.

Email:  [email protected]

WE HOPE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO JOIN US!!!

Visit our website:  www.TaconicOpera.org