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The Wichita Chamber Chorale is an auditioned choir of approximately 16 men and 16 women, recognized as the premier adult choral ensemble of Wichita and the surrounding region.  Dr Mark Bartel is the Artistic Director and Conductor.


Concert Fundraiser

CABARET

PRAIRIE PINES
4055 N Tyler Rd, Wichita, KS
Fri. June 5, doors open 6:30 pm

Cabaret 2014The Wichita Chamber Chorale announces its annual Cabaret Concert & Fundraiser, Friday, June 5, 2015 at Prairie Pines. Cabaret has been the chorale’s signature end-of-season fundraiser since 1983.

The evening will include Broadway and popular tunes sung by soloists and small groups as well as the whole ensemble. A house band will accompany the singers in a fun, relaxed show for music lovers of all ages. Doors open at 6:30PM with a 7:00 pre-show featuring the Lower Room Band. The Cabaret performance begins at 7:30PM. Throughout the evening, guests will be able to view and bid on silent auction items.

Tickets are $25 for General Admission and $15 for Students. This price includes the evening’s music, a party food buffet, and beverages. A cash bar will be available.

The Wichita Chamber Chorale is lauded as Wichita’s premier choral ensemble. They recently completed their 37th season with a concert on March 27th, performing Haydn’s The Creation.

Tickets are available online at » BUY TICKETS ONLINE (Credit card or PayPal); in person at Senseney Music, 2300 E Lincoln, Wichita; by mail to the WCC, PO Box 20744, Wichita 67208; or at the door. Seating is limited to 125 persons so advance reservations are recommended. Please call Gretchen at 316-708-1834 for further questions and seating requests.

» BUY TICKETS ONLINE (Credit card or PayPal)


See the From the Conductor page for more information about the 2014-2015 season.


Kansas Choral Composition Prize

The Wichita Chamber Chorale is pleased to announce the first Kansas Choral Composition Prize.  The only program of its kind in the state of Kansas, this initiative is founded by the board of the Wichita Chamber Chorale and co-sponsored by Wichita’s Senseney Music.  In keeping with the WCC mission to champion significant choral music and to enrich the cultural life of our communities, the Kansas Choral Composition Prize will foster original choral music of the highest quality, with the intention of giving the winner(s) a high-profile performance of their work by the Wichita Chamber Chorale, in addition to a monetary prize.

***And the winner is  —-  Geoff Wilcken!***

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGeoff Wilcken is an active composer, conductor, organist, and pianist, and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in composition at the University of Kansas. He began his study of composition in 1982 under Drs. Jeffrey Prater and Gary White, both of Iowa State University. He won the Music Teachers National Association composition competition in 1985 and again in 1986. Geoff completed a Bachelor of Music degree at Iowa State University in composition (1995), and subsequently finished his Master of Music degree in choral conducting under Simon Carrington at the University of Kansas (1998).  His composition will be performed by the Wichita Chamber Chorale during the 2015-2016 concert season.

Full news release – KCCP news release 4-15-15

See our KCCP page for more information about the contest.


See the From the Conductor page for more information about the 2014-2015 season.


SENSENEY MUSIC IS OUR EXCLUSIVE LOCAL TICKET OUTLET,
2300 E LINCOLN, WICHITA KS 67211 (316) 262-1487.