Providing free concerts for over 50 Years
The Woodbridge Community Choir has been offering free concerts to the public, in and around Woodbridge, VA. for over 50 years. WCC would like to invite music lovers of all ages to attend our WCC Fall 2018 Christmas concerts either December 1st or 2nd. Do you love to sing and would like to join WCC? Auditions are not required to become a member. Registration will coincide with the first rehearsal on Monday, August 27, 2018. The registration deadline for the Fall 2018 season will be Monday, September 10, 2018 but after that you may still register after obtaining approval from the Musical Director. For future reference you are encouraged to register early (by mail) thus insuring a packet of music is reserved for you when you arrive for the first rehearsal. More music will be ordered if the need arises. To learn more about WCC and its history, visit our About Us page.
WCC fall 2018 Christmas concerts
"hOPE OF Christmas - CELEBRATING THE CHILD"
DIRECTED BY The Resident and assistant musical directors
Planning for the WCC Fall 2018 Christmas concerts is under way. The concert will be directed by the Resident Musical Director Lee Irwin Culbreth and the Assistant Musical Director George Boyd. The principle accompanist will be Meredyth Stirling. Percussion to be provided by Marie Juliano and electric bass by Alan Bonsal. If you would like to participate vocally or instrumentally audition for membership is not required. Rehearsals began Monday, August 27 and will continue every Monday until the date of the concert. Registration deadline for this season has passed but joining is still possible with the directors approval. Everyone including past members of WCC must register. The music selection has been finalized and you may listen to samples on this website. See Songs We're Singing.
Main concert dates, times and location
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Sunday, December 2, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building Auditorium
15941 Donald Curtis Drive
WCC spring 2018 "Life, love and music" concerts
DIRECTED BY The Resident and assistant director
Following our 50th Anniversary celebration in 2016 we continued our journey into the next decade this past season. During which we performed songs suitable for the Spring season that delighted the choir and audience alike. The concert was directed by the Resident Musical Director Lee Irwin Culbreth and the Assistant Musical Director George Boyd. The principle accompanist was Meredyth Stirling. Percussion was provided by Marie Juliano and electric bass by Alan Bonsal. See below for information about upcoming concert season.
Above is from a recent performance by members of the Woodbridge Community Choir singing the National Anthem at a local P-Nats game. To see more Photos, Audio and Video Recordings from previous concerts click Gallery (left).
SEE CURRENT NEWSLETTER. (Updated version posted 8/16 11:30 AM)
NOTE: THERE IS A NEW REGISTRATION FORM:
If you have downloaded and filled out the Registration Form prior to 6:30 PM, January 26, 2018 then you will need to download the new form and fill it out. The old form is no longer valid.
CHRISTMAS 2018 CONCERT ATTIRE:
Concert attire for Fall season for men is black trousers with a length that touches the top of shoes. White (tuxedo preferred) long sleeve shirt and bow tie (color will be green) and black vest. Black shoes and socks. Women wear a black floor length dress with black hose and black shoes.
SPRING 2018 CONCERT ATTIRE:
Concert attire for Spring season is black trousers (pants) with a length that touches the top of shoes. Black belt, black socks (black hose) and black shoes. The top should be a business dress shirt for men and a blouse with sleeves for women. No polo shirts or T-shirts. The shirt should be a solid jewel tone color (no patterns, embossing, stripes, patterns or other ornamentations). Samples of the preferred jewel tone colors shown at right.
KEYBOARD ACCOMPANIST WANTED
If you are an experienced keyboard accompanist and would like to join WCC and volunteer your talents or would like more information please contact the Musical Director. We have an immediate need for a backup accompanist to assist with sectional rehearsals and serve as backup to the primary accompanist in the event the need arises for both seasons. Also there is an opportunity to serve as primary accompanist for some future concert seasons.
COMBO INSTRUMENTALIST WANTED
The following experienced instrumental accompanist may be needed, TBD.
Bass - filled
Drumset - filled
Keyboard - filled (need a backup)
OPEN POSITIONS ON THE WCC BOARD HAVE BEEN FILLED
The Marketing/Publicity position will be co-chaired by Amy Feinberg and Debbie Avis and the Special Events/Conferences position will be chaired by Larry Moyer. Please welcome the new members of the WCC Executive Board.
WELL DONE GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVENTS
Unfortunately we must bid a fond farewell to Abby Hayes who has served us well on the WCC Board. She has left us and moved to Michigan. Yea I know it is beyond all reason but still we wish her the best..
Additionally one of our most prolific contributors to the board, Larissa Miller has announced her resignation citing her new focus will be on home schooling her children. A noble cause for which we wish her the best.
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