Sacred music in a secular world

Posted on Dec 4, 2018 by

In 2012, leaders of newVoices choir made the decision to present a completely sacred Christmas program–response since then has been overwhelming. Last Christmas, almost 2,000 people experienced the message of Christian salvation presented through music in a series of three live choral concerts. This year will be no different. Our decision to embrace a sacred program was made to give our audiences a choice. We love Santa and Rudolph as much as anyone else, but […]

Meet the newVoices Section Leaders

Posted on Oct 26, 2018 by

by Kat Boogaard, Alto There are plenty of people involved in ensuring that newVoices makes beautiful music for each and every concert. There’s our phenomenal artistic director and conductor, our amazing associate conductor, our astounding accompanist, and of course, our talented singers. But, that’s not the whole picture. In fact, there are a few key players at our rehearsals that you might not know very much about: our section leaders. What Do Section Leaders Do? Each […]

Please Stay: music and community events

Posted on Sep 21, 2018 by

Once again, newVoices choir will explore a social issue through a combination of musical performances and community events. The choir will present issue-based programming in concert on October 20 at the Lawrence Memorial Chapel in a performance entitled, “Please Stay: Listen. Care. Hope. Prevent Suicide.” The annual fall concert is part of our commitment to presenting community engagement programming on a topical issue that affects the region. “I’ve wanted to address this issue for a […]

2018-19 Season Tickets On Sale!

Posted on May 1, 2018 by

Save 15% off the purchase of individual tickets! If you LOVED the Rutter masterwork and wouldn’t miss the Christmas concert for anything, plan ahead for next season and purchase tickets to our signature concerts right now! Season ticket holders save 15% off the cost of individual ticket holders and get these great advantages: Purchase tickets in addition to your season ticket package and save 10% off additional tickets all season! Great choice of seats before individual tickets go […]

Lend your voice to newVoices Sings!

Posted on Oct 23, 2017 by

If you ever wanted to sing with the band, now’s your chance. NewVoices choir will debut a new community event entitled “newVoices Sings: Fox Cities” that blurs the lines between audience and performers. In this event, the audience becomes the choir and sings with members of newVoices and guest artists on familiar, popular tunes. The first event is being held in conjunction with Downtown Appleton’s “Light up the Night” family-oriented celebration taking place in Houdini […]

Opening concert to examine homelessness and housing insecurity

Posted on Oct 2, 2017 by

Our first concert for the 40th anniversary season starts with a community-based series of events and live performances dealing with the issue of homelessness and housing insecurity. Each fall, we present a program of issue-based programming designed to raise awareness of relevant topics facing our community. “We have found that music goes where nothing else can go–expressing issues through music touches the soul of a matter and explains the emotion through deeper storytelling,” said Jason […]

Sponsor your favorite singer this year!

Posted on Sep 27, 2017 by

Are you proud of your friend, sister, son, uncle, wife, co-worker or teacher because they sing in newVoices? One of the most special ways to honor their artistic achievement is to sponsor them in this, our 4oth anniversary season. Just like sponsoring a chair in a symphony, underwriting a singer shows you support their art. For $100, you will help defray a portion of the music purchase for one of our 80 singers. (Of course, […]

The newest voices at newVoices

Posted on Sep 3, 2017 by

It’s been a long time since we’ve had such happy news to share! In the last year, Several of our singers welcomed new members of their families and we thought we’d share the happy news with you. Abby and Andy Schmidt welcomed Joanna Moore Schmidt (JoJo) into the world on September 25, 2016. Abby is the choir director at Winneconne High School and sings soprano in newVoices, Andy is the band director at Weyauwega-Fremont High […]