Christmas at the Chapel features Rutter “Gloria”

Posted on Dec 3, 2014 by

“Christmas at the Chapel” will feature a performance of John Rutter’s “Gloria,” a festive and flamboyant work that makes a fitting prelude to the holiday season. Rutter is best known for his Christmas carols that he started composing in his teens—pundits have said only Santa has a busier Christmas than John Rutter! In the “Gloria,” you will be treated to all three movements of the work accompanied by brass, percussion, tympani and the Chapel organ. […]

High School Singers join newVoices

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 by

Our largest class of High School Master Singers (30 young people!) will join us for the fall concert “Where in the World is newVoices?” The students are top choral singers from area high schools who are recommended by their choir teachers. As young singers, they have an opportunity to sing with a collegiate choral conductor in an ensemble of adult voices. They will ramp up their musical skills and learn that choral singing is something […]

Announcing 2014-15 season!

Posted on Sep 13, 2014 by

by Justin Gingrich, Lawrence University ’15, newVoices intern We are excited to welcome you all to the second year in our life as newVoices, and invite you to continue to be a part of our family as we prepare for our 2014–15 season. NewVoices has begun work on a fascinating season ahead, starting with Where in the World is newVoices on Saturday, October 25, 2014 – 7:30 p.m. at the Lawrence University Memorial Chapel. We […]

newVoices YouTube channel is ON!

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 by

So many of our audience members have asked for videos and we have them! Please visit our newVoices YouTube channel at this link. We’ll have to be a little flexible because naming conventions won’t allow us to present our name as newVoices—you’ll have to call us New Voices on YouTube. We’re giving a huge shout out of thanks to board member Jim Weiland for being our videographer during concerts. Another thank you to the team […]

Be resolved: support the arts!

Posted on Jan 2, 2014 by

The #1 New Year’s Resolution: lose weight. Our #1 New Year’s Resolution: support the local arts. When you support the local arts (like newVoices) you are investing in organizations that create programming specific to the local community. At newVoices, we tailor every season to the needs and likes of Northeast Wisconsin. We pay attention to the results of the regional L.I.F.E. Study and try to fill the gaps in our community by using vocal music […]

Girl choir joins newVoices for “A Ceremony of Carols”

Posted on Dec 12, 2013 by

Guest Blogger: Karen Bruno, Director of the Lawrence Academy of Music and Artistic Director of Girl Choir program The Bel Canto choir of the Lawrence Academy Girl Choir Program, the only non-profit girl choir program in the Fox Valley, is thrilled to sing with newVoices this December. Bel Canto singers are in grades 10-12 and come from a large number of Fox Valley public, parochial, and home schools. In fact, many of their choir teachers will be […]

Christmas at the Chapel program announced

Posted on Nov 22, 2013 by

There is nothing quite like Christmas celebrated in the Lawrence University Chapel—and we hope you and your entire family join us for this year’s Christmas at the Chapel. Several years ago, we decided to create a completely sacred program to celebrate the birth of our Savior. As a result, our concert has become one of the most popular Christmas programs in the region. Our program features well-known carols and songs and gives audience members the […]

A peek at the program for our next concert

Posted on Sep 30, 2013 by

We hope you join us for our upcoming concert, Sing for Life! We are dedicating this concert to breast cancer survivors and their families because this disease has touched so many of our singers. Music and singing have been extremely important for physical and emotional healing for patients, family members and friends. In selecting the music for this concert, our Artistic Director Phillip Swan tried to touch on the range of emotions breast cancer patients […]

Meet our Singers: Sarah Phelps

Posted on Sep 21, 2013 by

My name is Sarah Phelps and I have my mom and dad to thank for the privilege of growing up in a musical family. I was originally inspired to be a music therapist in 8th grade when my choir teacher and I started a program pairing regular education students with special education students in a hands-on music class. That music teacher was the first person to ever believe I had singing ability and she continues to be […]