Schedule of events and major performances
for the 2018-19 season.

Please note that events and times are subject to change.
New items are likely to be added as the season progresses.
Members can view a more detailed schedule that includes rehearsals by clicking on this link

 

August

25 - 26 -- Chamber Choir weekend retreat

 

September

6 -- Fall semester rehearsals begin! Welcome back, singers! 
Click here for a schedule of open rehearsals -- bring a friend!

8 -- OPUS honor choir audition preparation clinic, Windsor Heights Lutheran Church.
For more information, click here.  

15 -- Beaverdale Fall Festival Parade, all choirs

16 -- Fall Kickoff event, Windsor Heights Lutheran Church

22 - 23 -- Cantemus Choir retreat, St. Paul Presbyterian Church, Johnston

29 -- Real Men Sing workshop and Harmony Explosion concert,
West Des Moines Valley High School, Chamber Choir men

 

October

4 -- Chamber Choir and Edgewater Singers concert

6 -- Chante Choir Super Saturday, Windsor Heights Lutheran Church

14 -- Walk to Remember, Chamber Choir, Mercy Hospital

28 -- AutumnSongs concert and fundraiser

 

November

4 -- Guys Power Choir begins six-week session of weekly rehearsals, which ends at the WinterSongs concert on December 9

10 -- Cantilena Choir Super Saturday, Windsor Heights Lutheran Church

24 -- Performance at Festival of Lights, 3:30 p.m., Cantilena, Chante, Cantemus choirs

 

December

1 -- Christkindlmarket, Cantilena Choir, Cowles Commons in downtown Des Moines.
Performance at 2 p.m.

9 -- WinterSongs concert, all choirs, Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University, 4:30 p.m.

16 -- Scottish Rite performance, Chante Choir

January

11 -- KidSing, six-week music program for preschoolers, Pleasant Hill

14 - Feb. 1 -- Scratch Cupcakes fundraiser. Click here to view Facebook event page.

18 -- Gubernatorial Inauguration Open House, Iowa State Capitol, 3 p.m.

26 - 27 -- Chamber Choir retreat

February

9 - 10 -- Chante Choir retreat

23 -- Totally Treble Festival for young women singers in grades 5 - 12.
At The Bridge in Johnston, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with performance at 2:30 that’s free
and open to the public. Click here to view Facebook event page.

24 -- Guys Power Choir performs at Men and Boys Dinner, Windsor Heights Lutheran Church

March

9 - 10 -- Cantemus Choir retreat and community choir clinic, Berean Church, Pleasant HIll.

April

4 -- Meet Composer Jacob Narverud. Free event at Noce Jazz Club. 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
The visiting artist for our Meet the Composer Festival will talk about his career and a new
composition he has written especially for the festival: “Be The Change.”

5 - 6 -- Meet the Composer Festival, featuring Jacob Narverud, Plymouth Congregational Church,
Des Moines. Singers in grades 4 - 8 with unchanged voices are invited to participate in
Saturday’s festival. Click here for details.

12 - 13 -- Cantilena Tour to Sioux City for KIDSING Choral Festival

28 -- WorldSongs concert, all choirs, Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University

May

3 - 5 -- Chante and Cantemus Choirs tour to Kansas City and Manhattan, Kansas,
with Flint Children’s Choir

June

5 - 9 -- Chamber Choir tour to Minnesota

July

7 - 12 -- SummerSongs and SummerTunes choir camps. Grand View University. Click here for details.