Our 2017-2018 Concert Season
Monday, January 15th, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Performance for Delaware State Bar Association
The Concert Choir of the Wilmington Children’s Chorus will perform at the Delaware State Bar Association’s breakfast honoring Martin Luther King Jr., featuring key note speaker Vice President Joe Biden.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Men Only Aloud DE ACDA Conference
The Young Men’s Ensemble of the Wilmington Children’s Chorus will perform at “Men Only Aloud”. Men Only Aloud is an annual choral workshop for middle school boys, presented by the Delaware chapter of ACDA. This year, Associate Director for the Wilmington Children’s Chorus, Philip Doucette, will serve as Guest Clinician and Instructor.
Saturday, January 27th, 2018
Spirituals Concert with Delaware ChoralArts and the SsAM Adult Choir
The Wilmington Children’s Chorus will perform at the Episcopal Church of Sts. Andrew and Matthew’s Spirituals Concert, featuring Delaware ChoralArts, and the SsAM Adult Choir. The concert will include works by Harry T. Burleigh, Florence B. Price, John Work, and William Grant Still.
Saturday, May 19th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 20th, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Annual Spring Concerts
The five performing ensembles of the Wilmington Children’s Chorus join their voices together to feature works from Sub-Saharan Africa. The choir will be joined by a team of percussionists, led by Jonathan Whitney at The Episcopal Church of Sts. Andrew and Matthew.
Previously this season…
Saturday, September 23th, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
302 Guns Down – Day of Peace
The Wilmington Children’s Chorus performed during the “302 Guns Down – Day of Peace” event at Rodney Square. “302 Guns Down” is a student driven initiative to take a stand against violence in Wilmington.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Werther in Concert with OperaDelaware
Members of Select Choir perform alongside a professional cast in OperaDelaware’s concertized performances of Massenet’s Werther. Based on Goethe’s novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther, the opera tells a tragic story of unrequited love.
Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Candlelight Holiday Concert in Southern Delaware
Advanced members of the Wilmington Children’s Chorus presented a preview of their Wilmington concerts with holiday selections from the British Isles, including Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece,A Ceremony of Carols. The choir was joined by David Christopher on organ and piano at All Saints’ Church (18 Olive Avenue Rehoboth Beach DE 19971).
Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Annual Candlelight Concerts
In their Annual Candlelight Holiday Concert, the five performing ensembles of the Wilmington Children’s Chorus celebrated with selections from England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. The concert featured Benjamin Britten’s A Ceremony of Carols, a masterpiece for treble choir and harp that sets Middle English poetry reflecting on the mystery and magic of the season. The choir was joined by Eunice Kim on harp and David Christopher on organ and piano at First and Central Presbyterian Church (1101 N. Market St. Wilmington, DE).
Sunday, December 17th, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Cartoon Christmas Trio at the Delaware Art Museum
The choir’s advanced Youth Choir members joined everyone’s favorite holiday trio to perform favorite tunes from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and other holiday cartoons at the Delaware Art Museum.