Announcing the 2014 spring season –

The Greensboro Oratorio Singers invite you to become a member and join us for the Spring 2014 Season! Rehearsals are held each Monday evening January through April beginning Monday, January 6, 2014, promptly at 7:30. Please arrive between 7:10 and 7:25 for registration. Rehearsals are in the choir room at Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC. We will be singing Randall Thompson’s The Peaceable Kingdom and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Regina Coeli. For additional information, please call 336-854-5444 or send an email to gosingers@yahoo.com. We look forward to singing with you!

Announcing the 60th annual Messiah Performance

 The Greensboro Oratorio Singers present

the 60th annual performance of

George Frederic Handel’s 

Messiah

Thursday, December 5, 2013 7:00 P.M.

War Memorial Auditorium at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.

Come with your family and friends to hear this

classic masterpiece!

The concert is free, given as our gift to the people of this area.

A love offering will be taken.

This spring, our group will be presenting Franz Schubert’s Mass in G and Ron Kean’s American Mass. We would love to see you at one of our concerts, as listed below. The concerts are free; donations are appreciated.

Sunday, April 21, 2013 — 5:00 pm

Christ Wesleyan Church, 2400 S. Holden Road, Greensboro, NC

Sunday, April 28, 2013 — 7:00 PM

Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC

Sunday, May 5, 2013 — 4:00 PM

Peace United Church of Christ, 2714 W. Market Street, Greensboro, NC

 

Announcing the Spring Season

The Greensboro Oratorio Singers invite you to become a member and join us for the Spring 2013 Season! Rehearsals are held each Monday evening January through April beginning Monday, January 7, 2013 promptly at 7:30. Please arrive between 7:10 and 7:30 for registration. Rehearsals are in the choir room at Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC. We will be singing Franz Schubert’s Mass in G and Ron Kean’s American Mass. For additional information, please call 336-854-5444 or send an email to gosingers@yahoo.com. We look forward to singing with you!

Announcing the 59th annual Messiah performance

The Greensboro Oratorio Singers will present the 59th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the War Memorial Auditorium, which is part of the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. The performance time is 7:00 pm and admission is free. A love offering will be taken. More information about this performance will be posted soon. Please put this performance on your calendar!

Announcing Rehearsals for our Annual Messiah Performance

On Monday, October 29, we will begin rehearsals for our 59th annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah. Rehearsals will be at Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church, 2600 Pisgah Church Road, Greensboro, NC, at 7:30 pm. Rehearsals will continue on every Monday night through November and are open to all interested adult singers without audition. Auditions are required for singers ages 17 and younger. Registration will begin at 7:00 pm and the registration fee is $25. Scores will be available for purchase if you do not already have a score.

The dress rehearsal is scheduled for Tuesday, December 4, at the War Memorial Auditorium at 6:45 pm. The performance is on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 pm at the War Memorial Auditorium. Singers must register no later than the second practice and attendance at the dress rehearsal is mandatory!

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Announcing the 2012 fall season

We invite you to come sing with our group, the Greensboro Oratorio Singers, for our 2012-2013 year.  Rehearsals for the fall season will begin Monday, September 10, 2012 at 7:30pm with registration at 7:00pm in the choir room at Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W. Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, (corner of Friendly and Westridge). Membership is open to all interested singers who are willing to participate in the regular rehearsals and concerts.  No auditions are required. We will rehearse every Monday evening, beginning September 10, and continuing through October.

This fall, we will be performing Franz Schubert’s Mass in F  for the residents of several retirement homes.  Our confirmed concert dates are:

Oct. 14th (Sunday) at Friends Home West at 7pm

Oct. 21th (Sunday) at Twin Lakes Community (Burlington, NC) at 4pm

Oct. 28th (Sunday) at River Landing (Colfax, NC) at 4 pm

.  On Monday, October 29, we will begin rehearsals for our annual Messiah production which is scheduled at the War Memorial Auditorium on Thursday, December 6th. More information about Messiah rehearsal and performance will be posted soon.

Come sing with us this fall!

Memorial Day Service

On Sunday, May 27 at 2:00pm at Forest Lawn Cemetery, there will be a Memorial Day service sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 53 that honors those local members of the military who gave their lives for our country this past year. GOS members are invited to come sing, as a group, familiar patriotic songs such as “America the Beautiful” and “God Bless America.” As this event is scheduled on a holiday weekend, I am aware that some of you will be traveling. We will need enough volunteers to cover all of the voice parts. If you are in town and willing, please be at Forest Lawn Cemetery by 1:30pm. If you can, please wear red, white, and blue. Here is a link with information about Forest Lawn Cemetery and giving directions: http://www.greensboro-nc.gov/index.aspx?page=1113
Thanks in advance to everyone who comes!

Have a great summer! We will begin again in the fall on Monday, September 10 at Friendly Avenue Baptist Church at 7:30.

Spring 2012 concert schedule

The Greensboro Oratorio Singers presenting

and Requiem Maurice Durufle’s   

John Rutter’s Psalmfest

  Sunday April 22, 2012  – 4:00 pm

Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 310 S. Tremont Drive

Sunday April 29, 2012  – 7:00 pm

Friendly Avenue Baptist Church, 4800 W. Friendly Avenue

Sunday May 6, 2012  – 4:00 pm

Peace United Church of Christ, 2714 W. Market Street

Admission is free; donations are accepted.