The Open Door Chorus

We are a no audition, open Community Chorus. Anyone can attend whenever they can. There are no requirements for age or ability. Music-reading ability is not required. We will be using music sheets and lyric sheets to the extent that they are useful to the individual singers,  but always have some completely "by ear" pieces at every session.

Repertoire is also open although we tend to choose pieces that reflect positive social values, ethnic diversity, and are from the "folky" world. If we choose to sing a piece that represents a particular faith or belief system (Like a traditional gospel tune), we will balance that selection with choices representing a diversity of faiths.
The sessions as having three types of material.
1. Warmups, and easy warmup songs
2. Working pieces
3. Songs for fun

We take a short break in the session, and some folks choose to bring snacks and drinks.

 

N. B. The PRACTICE SCORES AND AUDIO tab above has PDF sheet music and audio files for the complete solstice show repertoire. It is password protected. If you would like to check out the music, email me at the address below and I'll send you the password.

Upcoming Events

October 1st thru December 10: Rehearsal every Tuesday.

 

December 14 & 15: The Open Door Chorus Joins The Mermaid Playwright Theater to present "Summoning the Sun."

Rehearsals and performances take place at the Reformed Church of the Ascension, 1700 W Main St. Norristown.

Rehearsal run from 7:30 to 10:00 pm every Tuesday evening.

The Church is a straight drive up Ridge Pike, just 18 minutes from Ridge and Butler. Turn left at Hancock, and take an immediate right. You can park in the lot right there, but it is more convenient to follw the arrow to the other end of the property and park in the next lot.

 

 

 

 

 


Location

Church of the Ascension

1700 West MainSt.

Norristown, PA 19401. 

Email: jkrumm@fastmail.com

Telephone: (610) 279-2760