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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.

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

Our spring 2023 semester kicks off with registration and first rehearsal on January 9.

We are currently accepting Tenors and Basses only. If you'd like to audition, please click the Sing With Us! button above.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PAST PERFORMANCES

"CELEBRATING THE LIGHT" December 18, 2022

Our holiday concert celebrated the start of Hanukkah and the entire holiday season, with a program featuring "Chanukah Prayer for Children" by Ryan Brechmacher, "Ose Shalom" by John Leavitt, "Gloria" by Antonio Vivaldi, "Shepherd’s Pipe Carol" by John Rutter, "Good King Kong Looked Out" by PDQ Bach, and other holiday favorites.

"SINGING ALL TOGETHER: A CELEBRATION" May 22, 2022

The program featured "West Side Story" by Leonard Bernstein, "We Dance" by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, "Come Sunday" by Duke Ellington, "The Ground" by Ola Gjeilo, "I Will Sing with the Spirit" by John Rutter, and much more.

"FOR MY HOMELAND"

Our wonderful accompanist Sasha Beresovsky performed a concert to benefit Ukraine in Great Falls on May 14, 2022. Details here: https://stfrancisgreatfalls.org/for-my-homeland/

REAP BENEFIT CONCERT March 13, 2022

On March 13, we performed as part of a hybrid virtual/in-person concert to benefit REAP (Rockville Emergency Assistance Program)
Watch the video

"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.

Watch a video of this concert

“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

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