Ensembles

Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir 

Opus One: Berks Chamber Choir is a mixed vocal ensemble, comprised of 40-50 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 X  INFO
August 2021 - May 2022


Please note all Season X participants MUST be fully vaccinated. Copies of vaccination cards will be collected at the first rehearsal.

Rehearsal Day/ Time:
Sundays 6:00-8:30pm
(occasionally in sectionals = 6:00-7:15 / 7:15-8:30)

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

 

Participation Fee:
Adult Full Season = $150*
(includes Masterwork Chorus)
*Only $125 if registered/paid by June 12



TO PARTICIPATE:
1) Register Online (left)

2) Pay Non-Refundable Participation Fee
(Please submit participation fee online using VENMO)
* Before June 12 = $125
* After June 12 = $150
* Masterwork Chorus Only = $75


3) Schedule In-Person Audition
(After registering, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to schedule an audition time)

 

For More Information, contact info@opusonchamberchoir.com



 

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Season X 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. 
 

SEASON X ECHO CONCERT: 
FROM THE SHADOWS 
Sun, March 27, 4pm Nativity Lutheran Church
Music of the German Baroque 

Opus One: Masterwork Chorus  


A Celebration of
Vaughan Williams:


IN-PERSON CONCERT EVENT*
Sun, May 15, 4pm
St. John Baptist de la Salle, Shillington

VIRTUAL CONCERT EVENT
Online Access: Sun, May 22 - Sun, June 12

 

* Featuring Local HS Choral Ensembles

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE
Sundays, 6:00 - 8:30
February - May
St. John Baptist de la Salle


 

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. If interested, please contact info@opusonechamberchoir.com.
 

TO PARTICIPATE:
1) Register Online (above)

2) Pay Non-Refundable Participation Fee ($75 Half Season)
(Venmo payments are preferred. All checks should be made payable to 'Opus One' and sent to
Opus One, PO BOX 6332, Wyomissing, PA 19610)

3) Schedule In-Person Audition
(You will be contacted about scheduling an audition with the director) 

 

For More Information, contact info@opusonchamberchoir.com