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ABOUT the chorus

 

The Mid Hudson Women's Chorus is a choir based in the Hudson Valley. The group traditionally performs two seasonal concerts — one in early winter and one in the spring. Our group also occasionally performs at area adult residences, seasonal events, and other community venues.

 

Rehearsals and most concerts take place at the St. James United Methodist Church, which is located at 35 Pearl Street in Kingston, NY (on the northwest corner of Pearl and Fair Streets). 

 

Proceeds from ticket sales and advertisers go not only towards the group's expenses, but also to providing an annual scholarship to a local high school graduate who will be pursuing a degree in music. Selection of the scholarship recipient is based on an application and an audition (or tape).  A committee makes the final selection. Applications are available in the Spring through high school music departments, or you can reach out to us using our website contact page to request a downloadable scholarship application.

Wendy Lowe:

our Conductor

Wendy Lowe is a graduate of the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. She has been a member of several local choirs including Ars Choralis where she was a featured soloist. She also plays Saxophone, Oboe, and Recorder with a variety of local ensembles including the Ulster Community College Community Band and Wind Ensemble, the Saugerties Community Band, and the Rhinebeck Legion Band. She is currently the Organist and Choir Director at Rondout Valley United Methodist Church. Ms. Lowe believes that music should be fun and her goal for the audience is to make them laugh and make them cry.

Dan Young: our accompanist

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Dan Young plays all over the area for school choruses and musical productions as well as accompanying students participating in competitions.  His great facility in all types of musical styles supports the singers in presenting two lively and fun concerts a year. 

Open Rehearsals

We invite you to a no-obligation visit on all or any of three consecutive "Open Rehearsals" in January or September.

OPEN REHEARSALS  2023:

Monday, September 11th

Monday, September 18th

Monday, September 25th

*Monday, October 2nd

(extra week added due to the Jewish High Holiday Yom Kippur on 9/25)

All rehearsals are 7 p.m.–8:30 p.m. in Uptown Kingston, NY.

Auditions aren't required to join the chorus. Learn more about what to expect at open rehearsals, as well as other membership-related info on our Join Us page.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us directly via this website.

MID HUDSON WOMEN'S CHORUS

P.O. BOX 3643

KINGSTON, N.Y. 12402

 

Phone: 845-382-2499

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