Large community chorus performing choral concerts, often in conjunction with a professional orchestra. Repertoire includes standard choral works by Bach, Handel, Mozart and Brahms, as well as, modern masterpieces by Orff, Poulenc, Stravinsky and others. No audition necessary for membership. Adult singers of all voice types and ages are welcome.
December concert features Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore and Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms. All works will be accompanied by a professional orchestra led by music director Lee Kesselman.
About the Director: Lee R. Kesselman has been the director of Choral Activities at COD since 1981. Conductor, pianist, teacher and award-winning composer, he directs the DuPage Chorale, New Classic Singers, Chamber Singers and Concert Choir. He serves as Director of Choral Activities at College of DuPage. William Buhr is the accompanist.
Rehearsals are Mondays 7-9:50p, Room 140 McAninch Arts Center. Contact Lee Kesselman (630) 942-2552 with any questions. First fall rehearsal is Aug. 24.