ST. LOUIS SINGS
St. Louis Sings™ is a community outreach program of the Bach Society of Saint Louis. For more than a decade it has compiled and published an annual calendar of over 120 concerts by nearly 40 local choruses, serving to promote all choral music in our region.

ST. LOUIS CHORAL CALENDAR 2013-2014

 

Compiled by
The Bach Society of Saint Louis

 

The Bach Society cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of this information.   If there is any doubt, it is always wise to call ahead to confirm a performance, its time and location.   To report inaccuracies or to add an event to the calendar, please email A. Dennis Sparger, Music Director, via Contact Us.

 

Information as of October 25, 2013

  Download St. Louis Sings Choral Calendar in PDF

September

 

8

Sun

3:00

St. Louis Children’s Choirs, Arts and Faith: A 9/11 Commemoration, w/David Halen & Christine Brewer, Sheldon Concert Hall

 

 

 

 

October

 

5

Sat

7:00

Purdue Men’s Glee Club, Ladue Chapel Presbyterian Church

6

Sun

3:00

Saint Louis Chamber Chorus, The Ancients Speak: Greek, Ethical Society of St. Louis

11

Fri

7:00

Collinsville Chorale, Music of the 50s and 70s, St. John UCC, Collinsville, IL

12

Sat

7:00

St. Louis Children’s Choirs, Family & Friends Concert, Pillsbury Chapel & FAC, Missouri Baptist Univ.

12

Sat

7:30

Great Rivers Choral Society, Music of America-A Tribute to Our Country, Sts. Peter & Paul, Alton, IL

13

Sun

3:00

St. Louis Children’s Choirs, Family & Friends Concert, Pillsbury Chapel & FAC, Missouri Baptist Univ.

13

Sun

3:00

Great Rivers Choral Society, Music of America-A Tribute to Our Country, Sts. Peter & Paul, Alton, IL

13

Sun

3:00

Collegium Vocale, Hebrew Music of the Baroque, Central Reform Congregation

13

Sun

3:00

Masterworks Chorale, Kodaly: Mass in Time of War, St. Paul’s UCC, Belleville, IL

20

Sun

3:00

Bach Society of Saint Louis, Northern Lights, St. Stanislaus Polish Church

20

Sun

4:00

Cornerstone Chorale & Brass, Benefit for Gateway 180, Peabody Opera House

20

Sun

3:00

American Kantorei/Bach at the Sem, Concordia Seminary Chapel

27

Sun

3:00

Masterworks Children’s Choruses, Fall Concert, St. Paul’s UCC, Belleville, IL

 

 

 

November

8

Fri

8:00

St. Louis Cathedral Concerts, Choir of St. Thomas, Leipzig, Cathedral Basilica

10

Sun

3:00

Saint Louis Chamber Chorus, The Ancients Speak: Hebrew, United Hebrew Congregation

10

Sun

3:00

Bach Society of Saint Louis, Bach Chamber Music, Church of St. Michael & St. George

16

Sat

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Britten: Peter Grimes, Powell Hall

17

Sun

2:00

St. Louis Women’s HOPE Chorale, Angels Among Us, Christ Church Cathedral

22

Fri

8:00

CHARIS:The St. Louis Women’s Chorus, Broads-way!, Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum

23

Sat

8:00

Charis:The St. Louis Women’s Chorus, Broads-way!, Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum

 

 

 

 

December

 

1

Sun

3:00

American Kantorei/Bach at the Sem, Concordia Seminary Chapel

1

Sun

3:00

Washington Civic Chorus, Christmas Concert, St. Peters UCC, Washington, MO

1

Sun

7:00

St. Louis Metro Singers, Annual Christmas Concerts, Southwest Baptist Church

5

Thu

7:30

St. Louis Women’s HOPE Chorale w/Clarion Brass, A Renaissance Sleigh Ride, 560 Music Center

6

Fri

7:00

Collinsville Chorale, Christmas with the Chorale, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Collinsville, IL

6

Fri

7:30

St. Louis Women’s HOPE Chorale w/Clarion Brass, A Renaissance Sleigh Ride, First Presbyterian Church, Kirkwood

6

Fri

7:30

Saint Louis Concert Choir, Christmasmagic, Raymond E. Maritz Theatre, Fenton

6

Fri

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Cantatas 1, 2, 3), Powell Hall

7

Sat

2:30

Missouri Choral Society, Handel: Messiah (Christmas portion), Grace United Methodist Church

7

Sat

3:00

Saint Louis Concert Choir, Christmasmagic, Raymond E. Maritz Theatre, Fenton

7

Sat

4:00

Bel Canto Chorus, Holiday Concert, Washington University-Brown Hall

7

Sat

7:00

Saint Louis Concert Choir, Christmasmagic, Raymond E. Maritz Theatre, Fenton

7

Sat

7:30

Great Rivers Choral Society, Celebrating a White Christmas, Godfrey 1st United Methodist Church, Godfrey, IL

7

Sat

7:30

Masterworks Chorale, Handel: Messiah, St. Paul’s UCC, Belleville, IL

7

Sat

7:30

American Chamber Chorale, Candlelight Concert, Salem Methodist Church

7

Sat

8:00

St. Louis Archdiocesan Choirs & Orchestra, Christmas at the Cathedral, Cathedral Basilica

7

Sat

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Bach: Christmas Oratorio (Cantatas 1, 2, 3), Powell Hall

 

 

8

Sun

2:00

St. Peters Choral Society, Handel: Messiah, Fort Zumwalt South HS Auditorium, St. Peters

8

Sun

2:30

St. Louis Archdiocesan Choirs & Orchestra, Christmas at the Cathedral, Cathedral Basilica

8

Sun

2:30

Missouri Choral Society, Handel: Messiah (Christmas portion), First United Methodist Church, St. Charles

8

Sun

2:30

Missouri Women’s Chorus, Christmas Carol, St. Louis Priory

8

Sun

3:00

St. Louis Children’s Choirs, Holiday Concert, Powell Hall

8

Sun

3:00

Saint Louis Concert Choir, Christmasmagic, Raymond E. Maritz Theatre, Fenton

8

Sun

3:00

Choral Arts Singers & Youth, Holiday Concert, Assumption Chapel, O’Fallon, MO

8

Sun

3:00

Great Rivers Choral Society, Celebrating a White Christmas, Godfrey 1st United Methodist Church, Godfrey, IL

8

Sun

3:00

Collinsville Chorale, Christmas with the Chorale, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Alton, IL

8

Sun

3:00

St. Louis Metro Singers, Annual Christmas Concerts, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

8

Sun

7:30

Masterworks Chorale and Children’s Choruses, Christmas Concert, St. Clare of Assisi, O’Fallon, IL

12

Thu

7:00

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON® Chorus, Too Hot to Handel: A Gospel Messiah, Powell Hall

13

Fri

7:30

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON® Chorus, Too Hot to Handel: A Gospel Messiah, Powell Hall

13

Fri

8:00

Ambassadors of Harmony, Sounds of the Season, Touhill PAC

13

Fri

8:00

Gateway Men’s Chorus, Yule Tube, Edison Theater

14

Sat

2:00

Ambassadors of Harmony, Sounds of the Season, Touhill PAC

14

Sat

7:30

St. Louis Metro Singers, Annual Christmas Concerts, St. Anselm Catholic Church

14

Sat

8:00

Ambassadors of Harmony, Sounds of the Season, Touhill PAC

14

Sat

8:00

Gateway Men’s Chorus, Yule Tube, Edison Theater

15

Sun

2:00

Ambassadors of Harmony, Sounds of the Season, Touhill PAC

15

Sun

3:00

Metro East Community Chorale, Christmas Concert, Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows Church, Belleville

15

Sun

3:00

American Chamber Chorale, Family Christmas, Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

15

Sun

7:00

Ambassadors of Harmony, Sounds of the Season, Touhill PAC

17

Tue

7:30

Bach Society of Saint Louis & UMSL University Singers, Christmas Candlelight Concert, Powell Hall

21

Sat

2:00

The National Lutheran Choir, Christmas Concert, Christ Church Cathedral

21

Sat

5:00

The National Lutheran Choir, Christmas Concert, Christ Church Cathedral

22

Sun

3:00

Saint Louis Chamber Chorus, The Ancients Speak: Old English, St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church

 

 

 

January

26

Sun

3:00

Bach Society of Saint Louis, Young Artist Recital, Second Presbyterian Church

 

 

 

 

February

 

2

Sun

3:00

Collegium Vocale, Sacred Cantatas of J.S. Bach, 70, 115 & 155, First Congregational Church of St. Louis

8

Sat

8:00

Cathedral Concerts, Cantus, Cathedral Basilica

14

Fri

7:00

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON® Chorus, Lift Every Voice and Sing, Powell Hall

16

Sun

3:00

A Choral Celebration of St. Louis, featuring the Bach Society, Chamber Chorus, Children’s Choirs, Ambassadors of Harmony, Archdiocesan Choir, IN UNISON® Chorus, and welcomed by UMSL’s University Singers, Touhill PAC

16

Sun

3:00

American Kantorei/Bach at the Sem, Concordia Seminary Chapel

22

Sat

 

Great Rivers Choral Society, Madrigal Dinner and Play, Godfrey Knights of Columbus Hall, Godfrey, IL

23

Sun

3:00

Saint Louis Chamber Chorus, The Ancients Speak: Latin, 560 Music Center

 

 

 

 

March

 

1

Sat

7:00

St. Louis Children’s Choirs, Family & Friends Concerts, 560 Music Center

1

Sat

7:30

Masterworks Chorale and Children’s Choruses, Broadway Pops Concert, The Hett, McKendree Univ., Lebanon, IL

1

Sat

7:30

American Chamber Chorale, Witness, Salem Methodist Church

2

Sun

3:00

St. Louis Children’s Choirs, Family & Friends Concerts, 560 Music Center

2

Sun

3:00

American Chamber Chorale, Witness, Union Memorial United Methodist Church

8

Fri

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Verdi: Messa da Requiem, Powell Hall

9

Sat

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Verdi: Messa da Requiem, Powell Hall

14

Fri

7:00

Collinsville Chorale, Sacred Music Concert, Meadow Heights Baptist Church, Collinsville, IL

15

Sat

8:00

Cathedral Concerts, Stile Antico, Cathedral Basilica

16

Sun

3:00

Collinsville Chorale, Sacred Music Concert, St. John UMC, Edwardsville, IL

30

Sun

3:00

Bach Society of Saint Louis, Bach: St. John Passion, First Presbyterian Church, Kirkwood

 

 

 

 

April

 

5

Sat

8:00

Gateway Men’s Chorus, I am Harvey Milk (w/Heartland Men’s Chorus), 560 Music Center

6

Sun

3:00

American Kantorei/Bach at the Sem, Concordia Seminary Chapel

6

Sun

3:00

Masterworks Children’s Choruses, Spring Concert, St. Paul’s UCC, Belleville, IL

8

Tue

7:30

St. Louis Women’s HOPE Chorale, Noteworthy Novels, Sheldon Concert Hall

8

Tue

8:00

Cathedral Concerts, St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Cathedral Basilica

11

Fri

8:00

Charis:The St. Louis Women’s Chorus, Greetings from St. Louis, Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum

12

Sat

8:00

Charis:The St. Louis Women’s Chorus, Greetings from St. Louis, Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum

13

Sun

3:00

Saint Louis Chamber Chorus, The Ancients Speak: Egyptian, John Burroughs School Theatre

13

Sun

3:00

St. Louis Metro Singers, Annual Palm Sunday Concert, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church

26

Sat

2:30

Missouri Choral Society, Handel: Messiah (Lenten and Easter Portion), First United Methodist Church, St. Charles

27

Sun

2:00

St. Peters Choral Society, Spring Concert, Fort Zumwalt South HS Auditorium, St. Peters

27

Sun

3:00

Missouri Choral Society, Handel: Messiah (Lenten and Easter Portion), St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Ellisville

27

Sun

3:00

Metro East Community Chorale, Spring Concert, St. Paul UCC, Belleville

27

Sun

6:00

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON® Chorus, Community Concert, venue tba

 

 

 

May

1

Thu

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Orff: Carmina Burana, Powell Hall

2

Fri

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Orff: Carmina Burana, Powell Hall

3

Sat

4:00

Bel Canto Chorus, Spring Concert, St. Peter’s UCC

3

Sat

7:30

Masterworks Chorale and Children’s Choruses, Durufle: Requiem, Christ Church Cathedral

3

Sat

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Orff: Carmina Burana, Powell Hall

3

Sat

7:30

Great Rivers Choral Society, Music from the Movies!, Evangelical UCC, Godfrey, IL

4

Sun

3:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus, Orff: Carmina Burana, Powell Hall

4

Sun

3:00

Great Rivers Choral Society, Music from the Movies!, Evangelical UCC, Godfrey, IL

4

Sun

3:00

Masterworks Chorale and Children’s Choruses, Durufle: Requiem, St. Paul’s UCC, Belleville, IL

10

Sat

2:00

St. Louis Children’s Choirs, Spring Concerts 2014, Pillsbury Chapel & FAC, Missouri Baptist Univ.

10

Sat

7:00

St. Louis Children’s Choirs, Spring Concerts 2014, Pillsbury Chapel & FAC, Missouri Baptist Univ.

10

Sat

7:30

American Chamber Chorale, Skip to My Lou, see website for venue

18

Sun

3:00

Bach Society of Saint Louis, Beyond All Mortal Dreams, Second Presbyterian Church

25

Sun

3:00

Saint Louis Chamber Chorus, The Ancients Speak: Old Church Slavonic, St. Stanislaus Polish Church

 

 

 

 

June

 

13

Fri

7:00

Collinsville Chorale, 20th Anniversary Concert, Collinsville School Auditorium

13

Fri

8:00

Gateway Men’s Chorus, The 80s Show, Edison Theater

14

Sat

8:00

Gateway Men’s Chorus, The 80s Show, Edison Theater

14

Sat

2:00

Ambassadors of Harmony, Voices in Harmony, Touhill PAC

14

Sat

8:00

Ambassadors of Harmony, Voices in Harmony, Touhill PAC


Cathedral Concerts - Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
........314-533-7662........cathedralconcerts.org

Oct 11

Fri

8:00

Jane Parker Smith, International Concert Organist

Nov 8

Fri

8:00

Choir of St. Thomas, Leipzig

Dec 7

Sat

8:00

Christmas at the Cathedral

Dec 8

Sun

2:30

Christmas at the Cathedral

Feb 8

Sat

8:00

Cantus

Feb 23

Sun

3:30

Organ & Brass Spectacular

Mar 15

Sat

8:00

Stile Antico

Apr 8

Tue

8:00

St. Louis Symphony & Chorus

May 2

Fri

8:00

Alleluia Ringers

 

 

 

 

Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
at the University of Missouri-St. Louis........touhill.org

Feb 16

Sun

3:00

A Choral Celebration of St Louis, featuring the Bach Society of Saint Louis, Saint Louis Chamber Chorus, Saint Louis Children’s Choirs, Ambassadors of Harmony, St. Louis Archdiocesan Choir, St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON® Chorus, and welcomed by UMSL’s University Singers; hosted by RAF’s Jim Connett; proceeds to benefit the Assistance League of St. Louis.


VENUES

Sheldon Concert Hall……..sheldonconcerthall.org

African Choral Music Workshops……..africanchorus.org

CHORUSES

Chorus (rehearsal night) / Conductor; phone for information/tickets & website

 

Professional Choruses (some or all chorus members are paid)

American Kantorei/Bach at the Sem (M) / guest conductors
free admission / offering........314-505-7370……..
bach.csl.edu

Bach Society of Saint Louis (M) / A. Dennis Sparger
Melissa Payton, exec dir........314-652-BACH……..
bachsociety.org

Collegium Vocale of Saint Louis / Bruce Carvell……..http://cvsl.wordpress.com

Cornerstone Chorale & Brass / Bruce Vantine
........314-838-4383……..
cornerstonechorale.org

Saint Louis Chamber Chorus (M) / Philip Barnes
Linda Ryder, exec dir........636-458-4343……..
chamberchorus.org

St. Louis Women’s HOPE Chorale / Leanne Latuda
........314-542-3695……..
stlwomenschorale.org

Saint Louis Symphony Chorus (T) / Amy Kaiser
Susan Patterson, mgr........314-286-4108……..
stlsymphony.org

 

Volunteer Choruses

Ambassadors of Harmony (Th) / James Henry
Hal Maples, pub rel........636-947-0334……..
aoh.org

American Chamber Chorale (T) / Stephen Morton
........314-638-0793……..
americanchamberchorale.com

Archdiocesan Choir of St. Louis (T) Dr. Horst Buchholz
........314-533-7662……..
cathedralconcerts.org

Bel Canto Chorus of Saint Louis / Bruce Vantine........314-838-4383

Belleville Philharmonic Chorale / Robert Charles Howard
........618-234-8079……..
.bellevillephilharmonic.org

Charis: The St. Louis Women’s Chorus (T) / Kourtney R. Strade
........636-379-1024……..
charischorus.org

Choral Arts Singers (M) / Amy Gatschenberger
Paul Godt, pres........636-745-8161……..
concertarts.org

City Voices Chorus (Th), Sweet Adelines International / Jerilee Inghram
........314-991-1585……..
cityvoiceschorus.org

Collinsville Chorale / Andy Waggoner
Gary Humphrey, exec dir........618-344-1960……..
collinsvillechorale.org

Deutscher Männerchor / Richard Fischer........314-638-4499

Gateway Men’s Chorus / Al Fischer........314-289-4169……..gmcstl.org

Great Rivers Choral Society (T) / Ron Abraham........618-465-4074……..grcs-sing.org

Harmonie Sängerbund / Joe Ruppe........314-487-3138

Harmony Express Chorus (M) / Nancy Weiser........618-235-7383

Legend Singers / Doris Wilson........314-524-9068

Liederkranz Singing Society / Norman Cleeland........314-225-7332

Masterworks Chorale (T) / Dr. Stephen Mager
Christa Jenkins, chorus mgr........618-628-9989……..
singmasterworks.org

Metro East Community Chorale (M) / Steve Wilson
........618-402-3534……..
metroeastcommunitychorale.org

Missouri Choral Society / Kenneth G. Greenlaw
free admission........314-849-1912……..
missourichoralsociety.com

Missouri Women’s Chorus / Scott Schoonover
........314-966-5523……..
missouriwomenschorus.org

River Blenders Chorus / Diane Huber
Laura Beuhler, marketing-membership........636-447-8455……..
riverblenders.org

St. Louis African Chorus / Fred Onovwerosuoke
Asmeret Bezabeh, mgr........314-652-6800……..
africanchorus.org

Saint Louis Concert Choir (3rd Sa) / Bob Pickett
........314-292-8320……..
cmichoir.org/cmi-stlouis.html

St. Louis County Community Chorus / Merry E. Keller........314-961-4871……..stlccc.org

St. Louis Gateway Singers / Dr. Christina Shields........314-541-3393

St. Louis Harmony Chorus (T) / Sandi Wright........314-303-0877……..stlharmony.org

St. Louis Symphony IN UNISON® Chorus (M) / Kevin McBeth
Susan Patterson, mgr........314-286-4108……..
stlsymphony.org

St. Louis Metro Singers (T) / Mark Marting........314-995-1262……..metrosingers.org

St. Peters Choral Society (M) / John Smith
Jim Kellen........636-447-5341……..
stpeterschoralsociety.org

Washington Civic Chorus (M) / Ken Tucker........636-584-3713

 

Children’s Choruses

Archdiocesan Children’s Choir of St. Louis (Sa) / Dr. Horst Buchholz
........314-533-7662……..
cathedralconcerts.org

Hope Kantorei / Stephen Rosebrock........314-352-0014

Kirkwood Children’s Chorale (T) / Mimi Steele
tickets at the door........314-803-2007……..
kirkwoodchildrenschorale.org

Masterworks Children’s Chorus (Th) / Dr. Stephen Mager
Laurie Lindauer, asst........618-628-9989……..
singmasterworks.org

St. Louis Children’s Choirs / Barbara Berner........314-993-9626……..slccsing.org