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Finding ways to sing together during the COVID-19 crisis

[Andover, MA] Members of the Andover Choral Society recently participated in an international online sing-along of Johannes Brahms’ A German Requiem hosted by the Berlin Radio Choir and Interkultur, the world’s leading organizer of international choir competitions and festivals. Participants in the online sing-along attended six online rehearsals via YouTube between May 4 and May […]

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May 2, 2020 concert cancelled

[Andover, MA]  Andover Choral Society has made the very difficult decision to cancel our May 2, 2020, choral concert due to coronavirus concerns. We have suspended rehearsals for the safety of our chorus members and in compliance with state and federal guidance, and therefore will not have the performance material properly prepared by May. This has […]

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Andover Choral Society Selected as a Semi-Finalist in National American Music Competition

[Andover, MA – February 23, 2020]  Andover Choral Society is proud to announce that the recording of the chorus’s world premiere performance in May 2019 of Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight by Florence Price has been selected as a semi-finalist in a prestigious national competition, The American Prize’s Ernst Bacon Memorial Award for the Performance […]

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Lowell Sun: Witness ‘The Creation’ at Andover Choral Society

Andover Choral Society recently featured in the Lowell Sun January 15, 2020 The Andover Choral Society, directed by Michael Driscoll, will open its 90th season with a performance of Franz Joseph Haydn’s “The Creation” on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m., at West Middle School Auditorium, 70 Shawsheen Road, Andover. Considered one of Haydn’s most […]

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Andover Townsman: Andover Choral to celebrate 90 years

Andover Choral Society recently featured in the Andover Townsman A 75-voice-strong local chorus whose members represent 34 towns from Andover to Atkinson and Tewksbury to Topsfield is celebrating its 90th anniversary next year. “Personally, I think what keeps us going is that we have a creative music director who not only fosters a love of […]

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Sing with Andover Choral Society

ANDOVER, MA – Andover Choral Society, directed by Dr. Michael Driscoll, invites those who enjoy singing classical choral music to join us for our 90th season. Open rehearsals will be held on Monday, September 16 and Monday, September 23 from 7:20 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Christ Church, 33 Central Street, Andover. Our 90th season will feature […]

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Misatango chorus at Carnegie Hall

Andover Choral Society Members Perform at Carnegie Hall

Members of Andover Choral Society performing at Carnegie Hall, June 2019 [Andover, MA – June 30, 2019] It’s an old joke: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice. In late June, 15 members of the Andover Choral Society traveled to New York City to join more than 200 other singers from around […]

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ACS premiere of Florence Price work in the Eagle Tribune

Andover Choral Society’s performance of Florence Price’s Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight was recently featured in the Eagle Tribune. This may be the first time the choral society has done a work by a woman, certainly a first by an African American woman, said Jennifer Hickman, of Andover, who is one of 27 altos in […]

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