Upcoming Concerts and Auditions

Lift your spirits and stir your soul in an afternoon of powerful and inspiring works that chronicle the ongoing and multifaceted struggle for civil rights in the United States. An eclectic mix of new music, interwoven with poetry and dance, gives voice to the stories of those who have fought and continue to fight for equality, justice and freedom.

JOIN US for a multisensory experience as we celebrate the
human spirit and the power of people to rise above oppression.

 

Washington, DC Premiere

LIKE DUST I RISE

Mark Hayes' four-movement song cycle
based on the poetry of Maya Angelou

SUNDAY, NOV. 19 - 4:30 PM

Church of the Epiphany
1317 G Street, NW, WDC


TICKETS: $18 - $36

IN COLLABORATION WITH:

Joy of Motion Dance Center
Alexandria Harmonizers
Unique Sounds of Love
Capitol Movement
Chris Urquiaga

AUDITIONING

ADULTS and YOUTH for the

2017-2018 Season

 Congressional Chorus and American Youth Chorus 
are a part of a family of choruses that reflects the diversity of our city.
Committed to engaging our audiences through innovative programming,
we perform an eclectic variety of choral music. 

We strive to create music of the highest artistic quality in an environment that is
creative, supportive and fun!
 
AMERICAN YOUTH CHORUS

CONGRESSIONAL CHORUS

Auditioning students
ages 8 to 14 for our
after-school music program at 
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop 

Auditioning all voice parts:
Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass 
ABOUT THE CHORUSES
AYC is made up of
70 singers, ages 8-14, 
divided into a junior and
senior division, 
now starting our 10th season
CC is a 100-voice
adult SATB chorus,
focusing on American music,
now beginning our 31st season
Tuition assistance program
enables EVERY AYC child to participate,
regardless of socio-economic
background
CC is an auditioned chorus
with members from 
diverse professions
all across the metro region

(You do NOT have to be a member of
a Congressional staff to sing.)
Venues have included:
The White House, US Capitol Building, Library of Congress,
National Building Museum, The Filmore Silver Spring,
National Archives, The Kennedy Center, and
the Atlas Performing Arts Center
REHEARSALS
Youth Rehearsals are held at
the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
from 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Ages 8-10 rehearse on Tuesdays
Ages 11-14 rehearse on Thursdays
 
Adult Rehearsals are held 
on Mondays at 7:00pm
at Calvary Baptist Church,
located one block from the
Gallery-Place Chinatown metro.
 
To schedule a Youth Audition,
contact Susan Kennedy
at 301-502-4952, or email AYCManager@congressionalchorus.org.
To schedule an Adult Audition,
contact David Simmons
at 202-629-3140, or email DSimmons@congressionalchorus.org.

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