Concerts

We perform two major concerts a year; a holiday concert in December and a spring concert in May. Concerts are performed at Calvary Church, 31 Woodland Avenue, Summit, NJ. Each year has brought us varied opportunities for joint performances and community outreach.

Spring 2016: Planes, Trains and Spirituals included American folk songs, spirituals and jazz

Holiday 2015: Midwinter featuredChoral Hymns from the Rig Veda by Gustav T. Holst and Carols and Lullabies, Christmas in the Southwest by Conrad Susa.

 

Spring 2015: Sounds of a Better World included selections from Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Jim Papoulis’ Sounds of a Better World. Concord Singers were joined by the Chatham Middle School Singers.

Holiday 2014: Dancing Day  featured John Rutter’s Dancing Day cycle of traditional carols. It was conducted by Robert S. Long and accompanied by Caroline Parody.

Spring 2014: Elements highlighted music celebrating earth, wind, water and the fire of the human spirit. Directed by Charity Wicks and accompanied by Caroline Parody, the concert included traditional American folk themes and adaptations of well-loved poetry.

Holiday 2013: Winter’s Dance featured seasonal music from the Concord Singers’ repertoire.  Directed by James S. Little and accompanied by Caroline Parody, the concert included works by Z. Randall Stroope and John Ritter and This Christmastide, a chorus favorite, conducted by Director Emeritus Michael Sanflippo and accompanied by James Little on the Calvary organ.

Spring 2013: Our Favorite Things celebrated Concord Singers’ 35th anniversary. Under the direction of Michael Sanflippo and accompanied by Caroline Parody, the concert was presented in conjunction with The Apprentice Choir of the Newark Boys Chorus School. Guest artists included:  Jonathan Clancy, percussion; Mark Linkins, bass; and Leslie Parker, violin.