REMAINDER OF SPRING SEASON CANCELLED

It is with deep regret that we announce due to Social Distancing as a result of the Coronavirus, Chaminade Women’s Chorus’ rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled for the remainder of the season, beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

We thank our patrons for their support in the past, and ask them to consider a donation to Chaminade Women’s Chorus and/or Girls Rock Fox Cities to help our programs continue in the future.  Donations can be made online at this link.

Girls Rock Fox Cities (part of the educational community outreach programming of Chaminade Women’s Chorus) will begin their one-week music camp from June 15-19, at the Refuge, 1000 N. Ballard Rd., Appleton with a showcase held on June 19, in the evening.

The chorus looks forward to returning to the Timber Rattlers Stadium on Saturday, August 15, at 7 pm, to perform the “Star Spangled Banner,” prior to the ballgame.  We encourage any woman who enjoys singing to join us for that event.  You can contact us for more information about signing up to sing on that date on our website, or sending an e-mail to:  Chaminade.Chorus@gmail.com.

Then, beginning on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 6:30 pm, we will be welcoming new members to the chorus at our first rehearsal.  New members will be given the opportunity to meet with the director for voice placement.

Renée Millard 

Music and Managing Director

“Rock Into Spring” on March 14 with Chaminade

Chaminade Women’s Chorus, a community music 501(c)(3), is having their 3rd Annual Fundraiser, “ROCK INTO SPRING,” to benefit the chorus and its programming, including their summer youth outreach, fully funded, Girls Rock Fox Cities program.

The Girls Rock Fox Cities program will be a week-long, day program, and private lessons will be offered. There will also be coaching in a band practice by a local professional. The program will culminate with a performance. Girls Rock applications will be available in February.

The fundraiser, featuring music by CANDY AMBULANCE (Mile of Music 7 favorite), IVY STREAM AND MORSE CODE DUO (Girls Rock Fox Cities 2019 Participants), will be held from 5-9 PM, in the Gibson Community Music Hall, 211 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI.  Music will start at 6:00 PM.  Food from Cozzy Corner will be provided.

Chaminade is currently seeking large (stage) sponsors for the fundraiser.  The chorus is also seeking donations in the form of gift cards, baskets, etc., that start with a $25 value from area businesses for a raffle to be held during the fundraiser with a grand prize of $300.00 cash.

Tickets may be purchased via EventBrite at this link for $20, or at the door for $25.

For more information, contact Renée Millard, Music and Managing Director, 920-450-4510, Chaminade.Chorus@gmail.com

Chaminade Swings!

Chaminade is excited to be part of the Giving Thanks Jazzfest happenin’ at Dairyland Brew Pub on November 24th! Be sure to check out our Facebook event for more info! Several Guest Artists will be present including Kristin Sponcia from Milwaukee, and donations will be taken to help Compassionate Home Health Care. Our set will include jazz and swing classics such as Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, My Funny Valentine, Route 66, Moon River, and more.

Same Great Choir, New Reduced Dues

Chaminade Women’s Chorus is going through a revitalization and is looking to continue making it a sustainable organization in the community while also being as accessible and equitable as possible.

The Chaminade board recently voted to reduce Membership Dues which we hope will greatly increase the ability for all women-identifying folks in our community to join us for our upcoming season and share their love of music. Finalized costs will be shared once our Membership Agreement is voted on for the 2018-19 season. For reference, our recent dues costs have been $200 a season for continued members (or roughly $25 a month) and $150 for new members (or roughly $20 a month).

If you or someone in your life is interested in learning more about being a member, supporting Chaminade, or getting involved in our educational outreach please use our Join Us or Contact tabs.

Looking forward to meeting you in the fall!

– Rose Wasielewski, President of Chaminade Women’s Chorus