Concert Calendar
The Vocal Area Network Concert Calendar focuses solely on vocal ensemble and choir performances around the New York area. We strive to make it as accurate as possible, but it's always a good idea to make a confirming phone call or web site visit.

Listings posted within the last week are indicated by New listing. Summer sings / open sings / choral read-throughs are indicated by dates in green. Notice, too, the sharing tools for each event.

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Download this event to your calendar Monday, August 2, 2021, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
West Village Chorale (Summer sing)
"Summer Sings Are Back 2021!"
The West Village Chorale Summer Sings, begun in 1972, provide a musical treat for New Yorkers. Under the batons of leading local choral-group conductors, with music scores provided, choral music enthusiasts can participate in the singing of great choral masterpieces. After a summer of virtual singing in 2020, the return of in-person sings -- with some adjustments for our evolving reality -- will begin with Brahms: Ein Deutches Requiem, conducted by Ryan Brandau, artistic director of Amor Artis, Princeton Pro Musica and the Monmouth Civic Chorus.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South (at Thompson Street)
Admission: $15; students $10.
For more info: westvillagechorale@gmail.com
Check westvillagechorale.org for further information on public health protocols.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 6:30 PM       (Brooklyn)   
The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir (Choir)
"Sidewalk Gospel Vespers" Outdoors at Bedford Central Presbyterian Church, 1200 Dean Street (at Nostrand Avenue), Brooklyn, NY
Admission: Free; seating is limited.
For more info: brooklynchoir@gmail.com
Frank A. Haye, artistic director and conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Monday, August 9, 2021, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
West Village Chorale (Summer sing)
"Summer Sings Are Back 2021!"
The West Village Chorale Summer Sings, begun in 1972, provide a musical treat for New Yorkers. Under the batons of leading local choral-group conductors, with music scores provided, choral music enthusiasts can participate in the singing of great choral masterpieces. After a summer of virtual singing in 2020, the return of in-person sings -- with some adjustments for our evolving reality -- will continue with Duruflé Requiem, led by Phillip Cheah, music director of the Central City Chorus and Amuse Singers.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South (at Thompson Street)
Admission: $15; students $10.
For more info: westvillagechorale@gmail.com
Check westvillagechorale.org for further information on public health protocols.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 6:30 PM       (Brooklyn)   
The Brooklyn Interdenominational Choir (Choir)
"Sidewalk Gospel Vespers" Outdoors at Bedford Central Presbyterian Church, 1200 Dean Street (at Nostrand Avenue), Brooklyn, NY
Admission: Free; seating is limited.
For more info: brooklynchoir@gmail.com
Frank A. Haye, artistic director and conductor.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 7:00 PM       (Westchester)   
New York Opera Conservatory (Opera)
The Taconic Opera summer program for emerging opera singers, offering an opportunity to hear the upcoming generation of professional singers as they gain valuable experience perfecting their craft. Featuring Bizet's The Pearl Fishers. Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, 605 Millwood Road (Route 133), Mout Kisco, NY
Admission: $10
For more info: 855-886-7372
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 7:00 PM       (Online)   
New York Choral Society (Instruction)
"Summer at Your Place: Musical Deep Dive"
Learn more about the creation of some of our favorite choral works from a conductor's perspective. From the musical to the historical and the personal, our conductors will take you on a "deep dive" into a single work to explore the creativity and genius of some great composers. This series will also include a "behind the scenes" look at how we created some of the Our Voices productions.
Zoom
Admission: $15 for 3 classes
For more info: info@nychoral.org
David Hayes, music director.
Download this event to your calendar Thursday, August 12, 2021, 7:00 PM       (Westchester)   
New York Opera Conservatory (Opera)
The Taconic Opera summer program for emerging opera singers, offering an opportunity to hear the upcoming generation of professional singers as they gain valuable experience perfecting their craft. Featuring Bizet's The Pearl Fishers. Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, 605 Millwood Road (Route 133), Mout Kisco, NY
Admission: $10
For more info: 855-886-7372
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Thursday, August 12, 2021, 7:30 PM       (Queens)   
The Forest Hills Choir (Summer sing)
"Summer Sing in Queens"
Gabriel Fauré: Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine
Scores will be provided or you may bring your own. There will be a separate seating area for COVID unvaccinated and those who prefer wearing masks.
Our Lady of Mercy RC Church, 70-02 Kessel Street, Forest Hills, NY
Admission: $15
For more info: 347-610-5726
Conductor: Todd Wachsman. Doors open at 7:15 PM. Ample street parking available.
Download this event to your calendar Friday, August 13, 2021, 7:00 PM       (Westchester)   
New York Opera Conservatory (Opera)
The Taconic Opera summer program for emerging opera singers, offering an opportunity to hear the upcoming generation of professional singers as they gain valuable experience perfecting their craft. Featuring Bizet's The Pearl Fishers. Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, 605 Millwood Road (Route 133), Mout Kisco, NY
Admission: $10
For more info: 855-886-7372
Download this event to your calendar Monday, August 16, 2021, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
West Village Chorale (Summer sing)
"Summer Sings Are Back 2021!"
The West Village Chorale Summer Sings, begun in 1972, provide a musical treat for New Yorkers. Under the batons of leading local choral-group conductors, with music scores provided, choral music enthusiasts can participate in the singing of great choral masterpieces. After a summer of virtual singing in 2020, the return of in-person sings -- with some adjustments for our evolving reality -- will continue with Bernstein: Chichester Psalms (last movement); Copland: The Promise of Living; Duruflé: Ubi Caritas; Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine; and Vivaldi: Gloria (choral movements). The conductor will be John Maclay, music director of the Choral Society of Grace Church.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South (at Thompson Street)
Admission: $15; students $10.
For more info: westvillagechorale@gmail.com
Check westvillagechorale.org for further information on public health protocols.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 7:00 PM       (Online)   
New York Choral Society (Instruction)
"Summer at Your Place: Choral Singing Master Class"
New to vocal singing or a long-time choral singer? Paulo Faustini, vocal instructor, conductor and artistic director of SERENADES Choral Travel, returns to lead all new sessions focusing on Head Voice Production, Singing and the Brain, and Vibrato!
Zoom
Admission: $15 for 3 classes
For more info: info@nychoral.org
Paulo Faustini, instructor.
Download this event to your calendar Monday, August 23, 2021, 7:30 PM       (Manhattan)   
West Village Chorale (Summer sing)
"Summer Sings Are Back 2021!"
The West Village Chorale Summer Sings, begun in 1972, provide a musical treat for New Yorkers. Under the batons of leading local choral-group conductors, with music scores provided, choral music enthusiasts can participate in the singing of great choral masterpieces. After a summer of virtual singing in 2020, the return of in-person sings -- with some adjustments for our evolving reality -- will conclude with the Beethoven Mass in C Minor. The conductor will be Patrick Gardner, director of Riverside Choral Society and director of choral activities at Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South (at Thompson Street)
Admission: $15; students $10.
For more info: westvillagechorale@gmail.com
Check westvillagechorale.org for further information on public health protocols.
Download this event to your calendar Tuesday, August 24, 2021, 7:00 PM       (Online)   
New York Choral Society (Instruction)
"Summer at Your Place: Music Essentials"
Learn more about some essential concepts and theories of vocal music with Ronnie Romano. From keys and key signatures / how they are derived (sharps, flats, major and minor keys, modes) and how to determine what key a piece is in. We will also explore chords and chord patterns!
Zoom
Admission: $15 for 3 classes
For more info: info@nychoral.org
Ronnie Romano, instructor.
Download this event to your calendar New listing  Thursday, August 26, 2021, 7:30 PM       (Queens)   
The Forest Hills Choir (Summer sing)
"Summer Sing in Queens"
Mozart: Requiem
Scores will be provided or you may bring your own. There will be a separate seating area for COVID unvaccinated and those who prefer wearing masks.
Our Lady of Mercy RC Church, 70-02 Kessel Street, Forest Hills, NY
Admission: $15
For more info: 347-610-5726
Conductor: Ben Arendsen. Doors open at 7:15 PM. Ample street parking available.
Download this event to your calendar Monday, August 30, 2021, 7:00 PM       (Online)   
Voices Chorale NJ (Summer sing)
"Summer Sing"
An evening of music and conversation held outdoors featuring selections from Mozart’s Requiem. VCNJ will provide scores; please bring a lawn chair.
Music Together, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road, Hopewell, NJ
Admission: Free
For more info: info@voiceschoralenj.org
Conductor: David A. McConnell.
Note revised date. Rain date August 31, 7 PM.
Download this event to your calendar Saturday, September 11, 2021, 8:45 AM       (Suffolk)   
Choir, Orchestra and Soloists (Open sing)
"Memorial Concert -- 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks"
You are invited to sing the Mozart Requiem with professional orchestra and soloists, in remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Bring your own score -- Bärenreiter is preferred, but any will do except Maunder.
Hilton Long Island, Broadhollow Road (Route 110), Huntington, NY
Admission: Free; register at www.francescroberts.com/programs.html.
For more info: FrancesCR@optonline.net
Frances C. Roberts, conductor.