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September 17 open rehearsal postponed

Given the ongoing cleanup efforts from the gas explosions in the Merrimack Valley last Thursday, Andover Choral Society is cancelling the open rehearsal scheduled for Monday, September 17.  We will have open rehearsals on Monday, September 24, and Monday, October 1, at 7:20 PM at Christ Church in Andover. We hope to see you on September 24 and/or […]

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Sing with Andover Choral Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Andover Choral Society, directed by Dr. Michael Driscoll, invites those who enjoy singing classical choral music to join us for our 89th season. Open rehearsals will be held on Monday, September 17 and Monday, September 24 from 7:20 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at Christ Church, 33 Central Street, Andover. The chorus […]

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Maestro Driscoll wins Julius Herford Dissertation Prize

The American Choral Directors Association has named Andover Choral Society’s Music Director, Michael Driscoll, as winner of the prestigious 2016 Julius Herford Prize for the outstanding doctoral terminal research project in choral music. His dissertation, “Jan Dismas Zelenka’s ‘Dixit Dominus’ Settings Within the Context of the Dresden Hofkapelle,” was accepted at Boston University in fulfillment of […]

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ACS establishes Choral Scholars program for high school students

Andover Choral Society’s has recently established a Choral Scholars program for talented and motivated high school students in grades 11 and 12. The Choral Scholars program gives students the opportunity to participate in the preparation and performance of choral masterworks with mature vocalists, professional soloists, and professional instrumentalists. Students selected into Andover Choral Society’s Choral […]

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Program Notes for Haydn & Vaughan Williams

Program Notes by Michael Driscoll Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) As a youth growing up just outside London, Ralph Vaughan Williams studied piano and harmony with an aunt and also took piano, organ, and violin lessons. He entered the Royal College of Music in 1890, continuing his studies two years later at Trinity College, Cambridge where […]

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Andover Choral Society announces Open Rehearsals for Spring 2015 concert

Join music director, Michael Driscoll, and the Andover Choral Society for the Spring concert of the 2014-2015 concert season featuring Joseph Haydn’s Missa in tempore belli (Mass in time of war) and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs with professional orchestra and soloists. The Chorus rehearses during most Monday evenings from 7:20-9:30pm at Christ Church […]

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