Ensembles

Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir 

Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir is a mixed vocal ensemble, comprised of about 40 singers (community/amateur musicians, college music students, local music teachers, and semi-professional singers). The choir performs both sacred and secular repertoire of all cultures, genres, and time periods. We encourage all local singers to participate. However, acceptance in Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir is through audition. Music reading is required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEASON XI  INFO
August 2022 - June 2023

Rehearsal Day/ Time:
Sundays 6:00-8:30pm

Rehearsal Location:
St. John Baptist de la Salle 
42 Kerrick Rd, Shillington 

 

Participation Fee: [paid in full by first rehearsal] 
Full Season = $175 

Early Bird (Paid before July 15, 2022) = $150 

*UK Trip Participants = $150 

 
TO PARTICIPATE:
1) Register Online (left)

2) Pay Non-Refundable Participation Fee
(checks + money orders only) 


3) Schedule In-Person Audition
(participants in Season X do not need to audition) 

 

For More Information, contact info@opusonchamberchoir.com



 

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Season XI Registration

To register for participation in Opus One, please take the time to fill out the necessary information below.

Opus One: ECHO 

ECHO is Opus One's select vocal ensemble, specializing in the performance of challenging music from the early Baroque and modern eras. ECHO presents concerts of its own and is often featured in the main Chamber Choir's events as well. Local businesses and community organizations may also book private performances of this ensemble. ECHO singers are selected from the ranks of Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir through audition.

 

Contact info@opusonechamberchoir.com for more information. 
 

Opus One: Masterwork Chorus  


Ein deutsches Requiem 
Piano 4-Hands Version 
JOHANNES BRAHMS  



IN-PERSON CONCERT EVENT
Sun, March 26, 4pm 
Atonement Lutheran Church, Wyomissing

VIRTUAL CONCERT EVENT
Online Access: Thurs, March 30 - April 9

 

Opus One: Masterwork Chorus is comprised of around 50 local singers who are not necessarily part of the regular choir. This ensemble has a more condensed rehearsal schedule and performs more substantial, and often orchestral-accompanied, repertoire of the standard choral canon. The Masterwork Chorus has performed such works as Mozart's Requiem, Fauré's Requiem, Vaughan Williams' Hodie, and Ernest Bloch's Sacred Service. Singers with all degrees of musical ability are encouraged to audition and take part in the Masterwork Chorus.
 

WE WELCOME ALL LOCAL SINGERS TO PARTICIPATE! 


Rehearsals: Sunday, 6:00 - 8:30
[ Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 19, Feb 26, March 5, March 12 ] 

Dress Rehearsals:
Sun, Mar 19 (6:00 - 8:30) 
Fri, Mar 24 (6:00 - 8:30) 
Sat, Mar 25 (10:00 - 2:00) *recording day

To participate, contact info@opusonchamberchoir.com

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2023 UK TOUR CHOIR 

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UK CHOIR TOUR 
July 18 - July 25, 2023 

 

Fancy a cuppa?? Opus One is excited to welcome you and your spouse to join us for a tour of the UK as part of the
American Celebration of Music in Great Britain. Opus One will travel throughout England and Wales, stopping in such
places as Winchester, Salisbury, Bath, Cardiff, Gloucester, and (of course) London! 

We will travel to the ancient stones of Stonehenge, explore the Cardiff Castle, walk the halls of Christ Church

College (used as the set for Harry Potter's Hogwarts), tour Windsor Castle, take it all London has to offer, and

more! 
 

And don't forget about the singing!!! Make music in some of the most stunning places across the pond!
Join Opus One, as we sing in the breathtaking Abbey at Bath, St. John's Church in Cardiff, as well as in the
monumental cathedrals of Gloucester and Southwark.


FEE SCHEDULE / FULL TRIP ITINERARY / INFO SHEET: 

 




CONCERT REQUIREMENT 
Tour singers will be required to participate in Opus One's Tour Sendoff Concert - "American Music in Britain" (Sun, June 11, 4pm) as well as all of the listed rehearsals in preparation for this event. This concert will feature all the tour music. 


Rehearsals: 
Sun, May 7 (4:00 - 8:30, with dinner break) 

Sun, May 14 (6:00 - 8:30) 
Sun, May 21 (6:00 - 8:30) 
Sun, May 28 (6:00 - 8:30) 

Dress Rehearsals: 
Sun, June 4 (6:00 - 8:30) 
Fri, June 9 (6:00 - 8:30) 
Sat, June 10 (10:00 - 2:00) 

Concert: 
Sun, June 11, 4pm 

If you are interested in joining Opus One for our UK Trip, please contact: info@opusonechamberchoir.com.