Festival Chorus

Festival Chorus is open to all vocalists attending the Festival. Required is a love of Moravian music, a thirst for learning, and commitment to sharing your talent. The Festival Chorus and Orchestra is conducted by Maestro John Sinclair. You may find more about Dr. Sinclair on the Festival Leaders page.

Rehearse in Sanctuary of Home Church  MAP

Choral Programs are listed here.

Registrants may listen to MP3 of the Choral Selections at LINK

This ensemble’s rehearsals and repertoire center around the Friday night Festival Chorus and Orchestra Concert at Williams Auditorium, Winston-Salem State University. Workshops for vocalists are held throughout the week. There are many more singing opportunities, including Opening Lovefeast, Anthem Sing, morning devotions, and final Singstunde on Saturday.

The 25th Festival will feature many new editions and new compositions, as well.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA           Many of the anthems written by Moravian composers are fully scored for strings and winds, and sometimes, brass. The Chorus will have Susan Keck Foster as the rehearsal accompanist, as well, and some anthems may be accompanied by organ.

 

Choral Reading Sessions will be held 8:30am on Mon, Tue, Thu, and 9:30am on Wednesday. LINK 

( Photos from 2013 and prior years. )

Susan Keck Foster, accompanist

Choral Rehearsal 2013

Choral Rehearsal 2013

 

Dr. John Sinclair

1972 Festival Chorus With Orchestra

Thor Johnson 1972

 

 

1978 John Nelson Conducting Rehearsal 1987 Festival Soloists Orchestra Chorus