140 Mountain Ave
Westfield, NJ 07090
The Choral Art Society of NJ begins its 2020 season and welcomes new prospective members on Tuesday evening, September 10th at Presbyterian Church in Westfield. We welcome singers in all voice parts, but tenors and basses are especially encouraged to join.
We launch our 2020 concert season in January with two performances of “Americana – a celebration of American music and composers”, including Randall Thompson’s Frostiana,Aaron Copland’s Old American Songsand choral arrangements of Bob Dylan. In May 2020 we will present Orff’s Carmina Burana,in Westfield with double grand piano, thunderous percussion and professional soloists.
Singing with CAS – what you need to know:
· Choral Art Society of NJ (CAS) – since 1963 – is a community chorus dedicated to the study and performance of the choral literature. Under the direction of conductor Martin Sedek, the choir performs two concerts each year, usually with orchestral accompaniment.
· CAS is an avocational ensemble, so auditions are not required; though singing and basic music reading ability is required. A hearing session will take place with the director to confirm voice part.
· CAS is a dues-paying organization. Membership dues are $150 for the full year, plus the cost of music (appx. $20/concert).
Choral Art Society rehearses in the choir room of The Presbyterian Church in Westfield, 140 Mountain Ave. Westfield NJ, on Tuesday evenings from 7:30-10:00 PM. Prospective singers are invited to attend the chorus’ first rehearsal on September 4th to participate and to observe music director Martin Sedek’s rehearsal style.
More info at www.casofnj.com