Schedule of events and major performances
for the 2017-18 season.
Please note that events and times are subject to change. New items are likely to be added.
For event details, as they become available, check the Calendar of Events page.
12-14 -- Chante and Cantemus choir tour to Madison, Wisconsin
23, 25, 30 -- HYC singers in Turandot, Des Moines Metro Opera
1, 9, 11, 14 -- HYC singers in Billy Budd, Des Moines Metro Opera
8, 13, 16 -- HYC singers in Turandot, Des Moines Metro Opera
July 30-August 4 -- SummerSongs and SummerTunes summer camps
9 -- Opus Honor Choir Audition Preparation Clinic. Deadline for registration is Sept. 7. Click here for a registration form.
16 -- Beaverdale Fall Festival parade
17 -- Fall Kickoff, all choirs
23 - 24 -- Cantemus Choir retreat at St. John's Lutheran Church in downtown Des Moines
30 -- Guys Power Sing. Click here for a registration form.
8 -- Guys Power Choir begins. Will meet each Sunday through December 10. Click here for more information and registration form.
14 - 15 -- Chamber Choir retreat at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in downtown Des Moines. Includes collaboration with Central College Choir
21 -- Grand Opening weekend for Outlets of Des Moines, Altoona, 11 a.m. to noon on main stage.
29 -- Autumn Songs concert
9 -- Canto Choir informance following regular rehearsal time at Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
11 -- Cantilena Choir with Super Saturday rehearsal and informance at Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
17 -- Chante and Cantemus Choirs, holiday tree lighting ceremony, State Capitol Building.
19 -- Chamber Choir, Thanksgiving Service Performance
2 -- Cantilena Choir, Christkindlmarket, Cowles Commons, downtown Des Moines, 2 p.m.
2 -- Chante and Cantemus Choirs, Des Moines Playhouse performance, 4:40 p.m. (before 5 p.m. show of Disney's The Little Mermaid)
4 -- Cantemus Choir, Advent Dinner Performance during regular rehearsal hours, Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
10 -- Winter Songs concert, Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University, 4:30 p.m. (all choirs)
11 -- Choirs return to regular rehearsal schedule. This is also the first day of two weeks of Open Rehearsals. Bring your friends! Click here for a full schedule.
15 -- Deadline to register for Guys Power Choir. Rehearsals begin January 21. Click here for a registration form. Online registration is available at http://joinhyc.org/programs
3-4 -- Chamber Choir retreat, Windsor Heights Lutheran Church
10 -- All choirs, National Anthem at Drake men's basketball game vs. Northern Iowa, 3 p.m. Click here for a special price on tickets.
25 -- Fine Arts Event, West Des Moines United Methodist Church
3-4 -- Cantemus Choir retreat, Berean Assembly, Pleasant Hill
5 -- Chamber Choir men, Young Men in Harmony Festival at West Des Moines Valley High School
6 -7 -- Meet the Composer Festival, with Elaine Hagenberg, at Plymouth United Church of Christ. Click here for more information about the festival. Online registration is available by clicking here.
11 -- Cantemus Choir performance with Des Moines Youth Symphony
14 -- Totally Treble Festival, female singers in grades 6 - 12. Click here for details and registration.
27 - 28 -- Cantilena Choir tour to Omaha
13 -- WorldSongs concert, Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University, 4:30 p.m.
4 - 8 -- Chante and Cantemus Choirs, National Choral Festival, Indianapolis
17 - 26 --Chamber Choir tour to Ireland