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The Rockville Chorus performs two major concerts each year, in December and May, with several smaller performances each semester. The semi-annual concerts are held at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre at the Rockville Civic Center Park, located at 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20851. The Rockville Singers perform separately several times each semester, and with the Chorus during their concerts.

2020 Season Canceled

Due to restrictions on activities and facilities closures from the City of Rockville, Rockville Chorus rehearsals and performances are canceled this spring.

 

If you're interested in singing with us next semester, please click the Sing With Us button in the upper right corner. 

ROCKVILLE CHORUS CONCERTS ARE FREE. No tickets are required. Donations are appreciated. Ample free parking is available. Seating is first-come, first-served.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PAST PERFORMANCES

"HOLIDAY HARMONIES" December 22, 2019

Selections for the program include Vivaldi's "Magnificat," Ola Gjeilo’s "Ecce Novum," Rutter’s "Star Carol," and "Irving Berlin’s Christmas." Additional pieces include Michael Larkin’s "What is this Lovely Fragrance" and Mark Zuckerman’s "Fayer, Fayer" from the Yiddish Choral Series.

"LOVE SONGS IN SPRING" May 19, 2019

The varied program includes Broadway hits, folk songs, classical music, and more, including "Irving Berlin's America" (arr. Emerson), "Six Folk Songs" (Brahms), "Over the Rainbow" (Arlen), "For the Beauty of the Earth" (Rutter), and many others. 

"A HOLIDAY PATCHWORK CHORAL SAMPLER" December 16, 2018

A wide variety of music to celebrate the holiday season. Some selections for the program include "African Noel" by André J. Thomas, "Gloucestershire Wassail" by Steve Huffines, "Hanukkah Scherzo" by Dean Rishel, "How Lovely are the Messengers" by Felix Mendelssohn-Batholdy, and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" by John Rutter, along with additional pieces including "Flowers in Winter" with text by John Greenleaf Whittier and music by John Purifoy, and "Season of Light" by Jacob Narverud.

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“VOICES OF OUR MUSES” May 20, 2018

A program of music written entirely by American women composers, including Meredith Monk’s “Panda Chant II,” “Jesu” and “Pluck the Fruit and Taste the Pleasure” by Libby Larsen, Yse Barnwell’s “We Are” and “Wanting Memories,” Marta Keen’s “Homeward Bound,” “I Will Be Earth” by Gwyneth Walker, and “There is a Balm” by Alice Parker.

“FORTY-FIVE YEARS OF MUSIC” December 17, 2017

A diverse selection of classical and holiday music including Pachelbel’s “Magnificat,” Barber’s “Sure on This Shining Night,” Rutter’s “What Sweeter Music,” Rossi’s “Haleluya Haleli nafshi,” Snyder’s “Winter Pathetique” (based on Beethoven’s Sonata No 8, 2nd Movement (Pathetique), Myers’s “The Winter’s Night,” Ramos’s “One Light,” and others.

“CLASSICAL CHORDS” May 21, 2017

“LET IT SNOW” December 18, 2016

“AMERICAN SAMPLER” May 22, 2016

CONCERT TO BENEFIT ROCKVILLE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (REAP) February 21, 2016

Four Rockville musical groups perform together to raise funds for REAP: Heart of Maryland Chorus, Rockville Chorus, Rockville Singers, and the New Life Praise Team.

“SONGS FOR A WINTER SOLSTICE” December 20, 2015

“SONGS OF LOVE AND PROMISE” May 17, 2015

CONCERT TO BENEFIT ROCKVILLE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (REAP) February 8, 2015

“WINTER WONDERLAND” December 21, 2014

“SERENADING SPRING” May 18, 2014

CONCERT TO BENEFIT ROCKVILLE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (REAP) February 9, 2014 

“HOLIDAY CLASSICS FOR A WINTER’S NIGHT” December 22, 2013