Mozart’s Requiem-Service of Remembrance
September of 2011 marked the tenth anniversary of the infamous terrorist attack since named 9/11. To remember the horrors of that day, choruses around the world sang Mozart’s Requiem to honor first responders and those who lost their lives on that fateful day. Lynn Sjolund conducted the Requiem at which singers from throughout the Rogue Valley performed, along with a chamber orchestra. The concert was attended by members of the fire department and police force. It was a beautiful and solemn event that moved many people.
Christmas With the Chorale, December 10 and 11, 2011
The Chorale performed a concert of carols performed with distinctive instrumentation. The Rogue Valley Youth Ensemble and Cantare Chorus, as well as the South Medford High School Chamber Choir joined to sing several contemporary masterworks.
A Weekend With Brahms, February 25 and 26, 2012
The Chorale performed a concert featuring the music of Johannes Brahms. Works included Capriccio in B minor, Rhapsody in G minor, and Requiem. Martin Majkut played piano, and Susan White (soprano) and Michael Wing (baritone) sang the solo parts.
Spring Sing, April 27, 2012
Spring Sing concerts are performed by children, for children in an effort to motivate young people to sing. The concerts are presented to Southern Oregon students from multiple school districts. Rogue Valley Youth Choruses provides bussing, eliminating the transportation cost for schools. Spring Sing is very popular among educators and Youth Choruses alike.