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Ridgewood NJ, Ars Musica Chorale will be hosting an Open Sing Rehearsal, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 7:30-10:00 pm at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Pl, Ridgewood, NJ, as the chorus begins working on their next concert, A Total Embrace: Leonard Bernstein at 100. All singers welcome, especially tenors and basses. The repertoire for this concert will include Chichester Psalms, the Bergen County premiere of Mass chamber version, and extracts from West Side Story, Candide and On the Town. Music will be provided for this rehearsal. The performance is May 18, 2019 with the Adelphi Orchestra and the New Jersey State Children’s Chorus.
Established in 1965, Ars Musica Chorale is one of the oldest and finest choral groups in Bergen County, well-known for presenting outstanding and unique programs. Under the direction of Music Director James Kennerley, Ars Musica Chorale performs four major concerts annually in Bergen County. The 2018/19 season’s repertoire has included Mozart’s Requiem performed with the Adelphi Orchestra, a holiday program of Christmas and Hanukkah songs, accompanied by a brass and percussion ensemble and the New Jersey State Children’s Chorus, and a concert, this Sunday, March 10th, of opera arias and choruses, with organist David Enlow, and our talented Encore Young Artists as soloists.