Take a voyage with us on the “Sea Symphony”

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 by

You know the idea of a “message in a bottle” right?  It’s a fun way to send hand-written notes and ideas to others over great distances and often over great periods of time.  Part of the fun is the mystery of where the message will end up, who will find the bottle, and how the message will be received. In a very great way, Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony is a message in a kind […]

Music samples from our upcoming concert!

Posted on Mar 19, 2017 by

We hope you will join us for a special collaboration with the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra in celebration of their 50th anniversary season! We will be presenting two powerful choral/orchestral works and are sharing some recordings so you can listen to the selections before the live performance. Ralph Vaughan William’s Sea Symphony is both thrilling and haunting, as it marries energy and melody of the music with text taken from Walt Whitman’s poems entitled Leaves […]

Accepting applications for executive director

Posted on Mar 17, 2017 by

It is with sadness we announce that Kristopher Ulrich, executive director, will be leaving our organization for a position at the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation. We thank him for his leadership, we will miss his wonderful talents, and wish him well in his new adventure. As a result, we are accept applications for the position of newVoices Executive Director. If you are interested, please download the attached job description and email a resume and cover letter to […]

SATURDAY’S CONCERTS ARE ON

Posted on Dec 17, 2016 by

Today’s concerts are on as scheduled at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. PARKING: because of the snow emergency, there is no parking on city streets, however there is parking within a short walk of the chapel. Parking for patrons is located off of Washington St., just one block north of College Avenue and you have several options: The city parking structure at the corner of East Washington and North Morrison streets has ample parking and […]

newVoices Celebrates Christmas with sacred program

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 by

This holiday season, newVoices will take its popular Christmas concert on the road. Since 2012, the choir has presented a program of completely sacred music and this year, the choir is adding a concert in Green Bay. “Christmas at the Cathedral” will be at the St. Francis Xavier Cathedral near downtown Green Bay on Friday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, December 17, newVoices will present “Christmas at the Chapel” in two performances at […]

Announcing: newVoices adds Christmas concert

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 by

We’re spreading the good news in Green Bay! Due to the tremendous response to our two annual Christmas concerts in the Fox Valley at the Lawrence Chapel, we are expanding and adding a concert in Green Bay. The additional concert will be Friday, December 16 at 7:30 pm in the St. Francis Xavier Cathedral near downtown Green Bay. We will still hold two concerts at the Lawrence Memorial Chapel in Appleton on Saturday December 17 […]

Next concert makes sweet music out of politics

Posted on Oct 12, 2016 by

newVoices presents program on life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness   This year’s national elections may be remembered for some of the most hate-filled, divisive rhetoric in modern politics. That rancor prompted newVoices to focus programming on a more elevated, substantial political discourse in their concert “Voice your Vote: the power of one.” The concert will present music that underscores Americans’ opportunity to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Organizers were prompted to focus […]

U. S. Venture to fund choral/orchestral masterworks

Posted on Sep 6, 2016 by

The Fox Valley Symphony and newVoices choir announce that the U.S. Venture/Schmidt Family Foundation has granted $40,000 to fund a series of choral/orchestral masterworks. The U.S. Venture Masterwork Series will be a four-year commitment to present a collaboration of major works composed by renowned artists. This is the first time a multi-year collaboration of this nature has been undertaken by both organizations and the first major arts donation made by the U.S. Venture / Schmidt […]

A Day for Celebration!

Posted on Jun 30, 2016 by

We got the first look at our award from Chorus America at yesterday’s strategic planning meeting! We are the winner of the education and community engagement award presented annually by Chorus America at the national conference in Cincinnati. This award recognizes programs that expand a chorus’ role in its community through mission-based programming, music education, artistic excellence and meaningful collaborations. The award selection was based on collaborative programming from our 2015-16 season which featured concerts on the issue of […]

Congratulations Dr. Phillip Swan!

Posted on May 6, 2016 by

Please join us in celebrating another accomplishment for Phillip Swan–now he can be called Dr. Phillip Swan! Phillip was awarded his DMA in Choral Conducting at the University of Miami (Florida) on May 5, 2016. Dr. Swan completed a doctoral essay focused on the choral works of Eric Whitacre, a composer we have featured in many newVoices concerts. In addition to his doctoral studies, Dr. Swan received his BA in music education from Concordia College, Moorhead, […]