Spring concerts a huge hit; Chorale now looks to next season

The Northeast Piedmont Chorale’s Spring concerts were two years in the making and the wait was well worth it! The thrill of being able to sing and perform again after the pandemic seemed to have been matched by the audiences’ enthusiastic appreciation of the performances and with being able to attend live events again.

This Spring, the Chorale presented “Home is Where the Heart Is,” in a series of concerts performed on April 29 in Raleigh and May 1 in Henderson. Both concerts attracted the largest audiences the Chorale has seen in many years. After being sidelined since March 2020 by safety concerns resulting from the Covid 19 pandemic, the Chorale returned to rehearsals in February 2022, leading to two stellar performances of patriotic and inspirational music well received by audiences at both venues. The Friday night concert was held at New Hope Baptist Church in Wake County and the Sunday afternoon matinee event was held at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Vance County.

The Chorale now turns its attention to preparation for the Fall and Spring singing seasons. Rehearsals for the Fall semester will begin Monday, September 12, 2022, in the Fellowship Hall at Wake Forest Baptist Church. Rehearsals take place each Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Rehearsals for the Spring semester will begin on Monday, January 9, 2023. In addition to the four concerts we present each year, in the Spring of 2023, the Northeast Piedmont Chorale will be holding its popular Spring Sing, conducted by Sally Albrecht, a member of the Chorale and an internationally renown choral composer, conductor, and clinician. Keep checking this website for more information about the date, time, and venue for this very special Spring event.

Each year, the Chorale performs four concerts — two in the late Fall and two in the Spring. The Fall 2022 concert series will take place on Friday, December 16, at Wake Forest Baptist Church and on Saturday, December 17, at First Baptist Church of Henderson. Both concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. The music will put you in the holiday spirit. We are also planning two concerts for Spring 2023 and are in the process of working out the details for each concert. Keep checking this website for the dates, times, and venues.

If you love to sing and are interested in joining the Chorale, you can find membership information by clicking on the “Join Now” button at the bottom of the home page of this website at www.npchorale.org. After receiving your membership request, our director will contact you either by phone or email. We know you will enjoy singing with us.