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

 

June 

12-14 -- Chante and Cantemus choir tour to Madison, Wisconsin

23, 25, 30 -- HYC singers in Turandot, Des Moines Metro Opera

 

July 

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

 

September 

 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. 

 

October

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 

 

November

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

 

December

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) 

 

February

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.

25 -- Fine Arts Event, West Des Moines United Methodist Church 

 

March

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

 

April

6 -7 -- Meet the Composer Festival, with Elaine Hagenberg, at Plymouth United Church of Christ

11 -- Cantemus Choir performance with Des Moines Youth Symphony

27 - 28 -- Cantilena Choir tour to Omaha

 

May

13 -- World Songs concert, Sheslow Auditorium, Drake University, 4:30 p.m.

 

June

4 - 8 --(tentative) Chante and Cantemus Choirs, National Choral Festival, Indianapolis

17 - 26 --Chamber Choir tour to Ireland