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Holiday 2021 Season Details
Redmond Chorale is returning to in-person rehearsals on Monday September 13 from 7-9 pm at the Church of the Holy Cross, 11526 162nd Avenue NE, Redmond.
Our live stream rehearsals are expanding to include rehearsals on the season’s repertoire. Fully vaccinated choristers are invited to attend in-person rehearsals with proof of vaccinations shown during registration or after. Your vaccination card, a digital image of your vaccination card, or other health department official documentation will be viewed. No copies of vaccination records will be made or stored by the choir.
In accordance with local mandates, please continue to mask up indoors. We will ask that everyone wear an anti-fog cotton reusable mask during actual rehearsals/singing.
As in the past, if you are uncertain whether you want to join the choir for the holiday season, you are welcome to take music during the first two rehearsals; however we will ask that you provide us your ID card to hold during these first rehearsals as collateral. If you choose NOT to come to in-person rehearsals but wish to rehearse via livestream you must pay the $85 fee and we will provide you with music which you can take home. We will begin the livestreaming on Monday September 20th.
Please do not come to rehearsals if you are feeling ill or have Covid symptoms. You are welcome to attend the Livestream rehearsals instead. Missing rehearsals will not curtail you from singing in the concert.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I join? (auditions)
Who should join?
Anyone wanting an opportunity to sing and perform, regardless of level of experience, should join the Redmond Chorale. Many people join as a way to get involved in the Greater Redmond community because of the Chorale's mission to partner with other Eastside organizations.
Do I need to have experience singing in order to join?
How many performances do you give?
The Redmond Chorale performs three concerts a year: a holiday concert in early December, a spring concert in mid-April, and a summer "pops" concert in late June. Members can sing for one, two, or three concerts as your schedule allows. Usually people start and then get hooked and decide to stay for all three! See our home page for the season overview.
When can I join?
Holiday concert season - rehearsals start Labor Day Monday in September
Spring concert season - rehearsals start the second Monday of January
Pops concert season - rehearsals start around the fourth Monday in April
What is the attendance policy?
This is so important we've made it its own page! Please view the attendance policy page.
What does it cost to join?
$200 for the entire concert year, plus 3 hours of choir service.* (Save $25 with this advanced commitment!) **This option is not available for the 2021-2022 season**
$85 for current concert season, plus an hour of choir service.*
$35 for each additional family member each concert season, plus an hour of choir service.*
$300 for the Redmond Chamber Singers (includes main choir payment.)
When and where are rehearsals?
See our online calendar for specific dates and times. Typically, rehearsals are 7-9 pm every Monday at Church of Holy Cross Episcopal in Redmond (11526 162nd Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052).
What are rehearsals like?
We open the rehearsal with group warmups. Sometimes we hold sectionals (small group rehearsals divided up by voice type). There is always a pianist at rehearsals and as-needed for performances, and sometimes the repertoire calls for other instruments. Our Director Laurie is hilarious. It's fun!
How can I stay informed about upcoming auditions and rehearsals?
Read and subscribe to our ShoutOuts. These are email newsletters that we send quarterly and before each concert. To receive ShoutOuts, join our email list in the box at the bottom of the page.