Chamber Singers

Interested in auditioning for the Bemidji Chamber Singers? Click here to sign-up and for more information: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F054CA8A62AAAF94-fall

Choirs will be meeting in-person, physically distanced, with masks, and rehearsing for no more than 30 minutes at a time to allow adequate time for ventilation and air exchange.

For information on the NFHS study for the Performing Arts that these mitigations were based on, read more here: https://www.nfhs.org/articles/unprecedented-international-coalition-led-by-performing-arts-organizations-to-commission-covid-19-study/

Although choir will look a bit different at this time, we are excited to sing together again! Come join us!

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The Bemidji Chamber Singers performing Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri in April of 2017.
The Bemidji Chamber Singers rehearsing Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri in April of 2017.

The Chamber Singers is an ensemble of 8-16 singers chosen by audition from the membership of The Bemidji Choir. This group specializes in early music from the ancient, Renaissance, Baroque, and Early Classical eras. 

In 1996, The Chamber Singers performed in Carnegie Hall as the centerpiece of the first annual National Madrigal Festival in New York. In 2002 the Chamber Singers performed at the North Central Division Convention of the American Choral Directors Association in Des Moines, Iowa. In April of 2015, the Chamber Singers performed again at Carnegie Hall at the annual Gotham SINGS! Choral Showcase.

Click here to hear the Chamber Singers perform “O Vos Omnes” by Victoria during the 2018 Spring Tour.

The BSU Chamber Singers rehearse J.S. Bach’s motet, “Lobet den Herrn”, at First Lutheran Church in Bemidji in April of 2018. The performance included the recently renovated Casavant Freres organ, which features the only Ojibwe flute stop in the world.

 


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