Summer Festival Orchestra & Chorus

The Danbury Music Centre announces two new summer programs

Summer Festival Orchestra
and
Summer Festival Chorus

Attention Singers and Orchestral Musicians!

You are invited to participate in an exciting NEW Summer Program

DMC Summer Chorus and Orchestra
Stephen Michael Smith, Music Director/Conductor

In a Gala Concert

MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE AND PEACE
honoring the victims of Sandy Hook and other recent tragedies

Friday, August 4, 7:30 pm
Faith Church
New Milford, CT

Featuring special guest artists
Buglisi Dance Theatre
In
Requiem

Performed to the exquisite music of Faure’s Requiem
performed live by the DMC Summer Chorus and Orchestra


… stunning…extravagant and beautiful…
writes dance critic Anna Kisselgoff of The New York Times about Requiem.

DMC Summer Chorus

REPERTOIRE (subject to change)
Requiem (with orchestra),   Gabriel Faure
Sure on This Shining Night,  Samuel Barber
To Be Sung on the Water,  Samuel Barber

REHEARSALS
July 11, 18, 25, Aug 1, 7:30 – 9:30pm (4 Tuesday evenings)
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, August 3, 7 – 9:30pm
Concert: Friday, August 4, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Priority given to former and current Danbury Concert Chorus members

DMC Summer Orchestra

REPERTOIRE (subject to change)
Requiem (with chorus), Gabriel Faure
Fingal’s Cave: Hebrides Overture,  Felix Mendelssohn
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana, Pietro Mascagni

REHEARSALS
July 17, 24, 31 (3 Monday evenings)
Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, August 3, 7 – 9:30pm
Concert: Friday, August 4, 7:30 – 9:30pm

No audition needed and priority given to current members of Danbury Community Orchestra (and former DCO members from the past 4 years) & Danbury Symphony Orchestra members

PARTICIPATION FEES

$50 – For Members of the Danbury Music Centre at the $200 level or above
$75 -Singers/Instrumentalists who are NOT DMC members at $200 or above 

Financial Assistance is Available

To Pre-Register, Please contact the Danbury Music Centre at 203-748-1716

Numbers of musicians in brass & woodwind sections will be limited.  When a section is filled, we will no longer take registration