NOW:53150:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
46°
H 46° L 46°
Cloudy | 8MPH

Waukesha Choral Union Auditions Announced For Second Half of 2012-2013 Season

Dec. 18, 2012

The Waukesha Choral Union (WCU) will hold open auditions for the second half of the 2012-2013 Season on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013, at 7p.m. They will be held at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2016 Center Road, Waukesha, WI, 53189. To schedule an audition contact the membership chairperson by e-mail at membership@choralunion.org or call 262-893-6309.

Scheduled auditions with music director Ernest Brusubardis III, will last 10 minutes and include vocal exercises, simple music sight-reading, and part-singing. Preparation of a solo is encouraged but not required. An accompanist will be provided. “The Waukesha Choral Union derives its strength and quality from its members’ passion for singing and is always seeking new voices,” said Brusubardis. “We’ve got great music to perform in this second half of the season; ‘Messiah’ with orchestra, chorus and soloists on March 17, and Haydn’s ‘Little Organ Mass,’ excerpts of Handel’s ‘Chandos Anthems,’ and a new commissioned work by Paula Foley Tillen on May 4.”

All prospective members are invited to an open rehearsal on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church. This will be an opportunity to see how a rehearsal is run, followed by a reception to mix and mingle with current members and enjoy refreshments.

Two concerts will be performed in the second semester of the 2011-2012 Season:
“HANDEL’S ‘MESSIAH’”
Sunday, Mar. 17, 2013, 3:00 p.m. FREE CONCERT
Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University, Waukesha

“SOMETHING OLD & SOMETHING NEW”
Saturday, May 4, 2013, 8:00 p.m.
Shattuck Auditorium, Carroll University, Waukesha

Ernest Brusubardis, III, artistic director of the Waukesha Choral Union, is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee with the Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Music and the Master’s Degree in Music Education with an emphasis on choral conducting. His other choral directorships include the advanced ensembles of Hartford Union High School and the Brusubardis-Dzimtene Latvian Choir. He also serves as music director for many community theater productions throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.

Waukesha Choral Union has been musically active in the community for over 60 years. WCU was featured in WISN-TV’s “Season to Celebrate” broadcast during Christmas of 2011. Originally a combination of Carroll College students and community singers, it took its present form as an auditioned choir in 1978. Waukesha Choral Union derives its strength and quality from its members’ passion for singing and is always seeking new voices. Auditions are held by appointment. Recent collaborative partners include the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra, Bel Canto Chorus, Milwaukee Choristers, Carroll University Choirs, and the choirs of Waukesha South High School, Muskego High School, and Hartford Union High School. For more information visit http://www.choralunion.org.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» School heating, cooling projects win most support in New Berlin survey 11/17

» New Berlin may get hospital emergency department 11/17

» Signature gathering to start soon for Muskego Common Council 11/17

» New Berlin School District sells former Glen Park Elementary School 11/17

» New Berlin boys volleyball falls in state-title match 11/15

» New Berlin United catch fire in fourth, reach state semis 11/14

» Paul Farrow announces for Waukesha County executive 11/14

» Vrakas to retire as Waukesha County exec, sparking likely GOP tussle Updated:  11/13

» Waukesha County keeps taxes flat in 2015 budget 11/12

» Muskego parks, recreation director resigns after reshuffle 11/12

» Muskego may cut days, hours for fireworks displays at homes 11/12

» Muskego Common Council approves rezoning for lake home/condo plan 11/12

» New Berlin to get citywide residential trash pickups 11/10

» Suburban roundup: Week three of the WIAA football postseason 11/10

» Fitzgerald: Senate, Assembly Republicans differ on some issues Updated:  11/6

» Election roundup: How the Milwaukee suburbs and Lake Country voted Updated:  11/5

» Second time around, Muskego panel recommends controversial lake home/condo rezoning 11/5

» Rep. David Craig defeats Jim Brownlow for third time in four years 11/4

» Suburban roundup: Week two of the WIAA football postseason Updated:  11/3

» New Berlin school levy not as high as expected 11/3

» Muskego girls volleyball team wins key points, claims sectional crown 11/2

» Another Level 2 surprise for Mukwonago 10/31

» Preps football photos of the week: Level 2 10/31

» Green Bay Packaging buys 2 cardboard, packaging firms 10/31

» Fire crews en route to The Printery 10/31

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Deal Watch - Milwaukee

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT