Announcing new Executive Director

Posted on May 11, 2017 by

Please join us as we welcome Jason Henderson as the new executive director for newVoices choir. Henderson, a resident of Appleton, has experience leading non-profit organizations and has worked in the private sector. He was the 2014 Young Professional of the Year awarded by the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and was nominated for the Fox Cities Future 15 that same year. He is currently on the board of directors of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

A personal reflection on dementia

Posted on Apr 7, 2016 by

By Erik Loy Erik Loy is a baritone in newVoices and is an attorney for Manitowoc County. He shares his memories of his grandfather, George Olaf Loy. My Grandpa was a quiet man. He worked for a machine tool company (Ingersoll Rand) and was very skilled. After he was retired, the company sent him all over the country to fix factory machinery because no one knew it better than him. He taught me to love […]

Christmas at the Chapel gets even better!

Posted on Nov 26, 2015 by

We’re happy to announce special guests will join us for our annual Christmas concert. We welcome the Fox Valley Symphony Chamber Orchestra which will accompany us on several pieces including selections from the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah (including the Hallelujah chorus). We are thrilled to share the stage with them again and know their sound will enrich this special holiday performance for all of you! Artistic Director Phillip Swan created a program that brings […]

Learn More: Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna

Posted on Apr 20, 2015 by

This choral masterpiece will be the feature of our May 9 concert, oneVoice: An Ecumenical Community Celebration in Song, 7:30 pm, Lawrence Memorial Chapel. The work is presented in five movements.  There are rare moments in this world when a piece of art is so alluring it captures your entire existence and takes it on a ride through the infinite. Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna is a perfect example of this exquisite encounter. He wrote this […]

Online Auction opens

Posted on Mar 27, 2015 by

What do you get the person who has everything? A really memorable experience—and that’s just what’s in store for you when you participate in newVoices Online Auction. Thanks to our generous supporters, all the items on the auction have been donated! That means all income will go directly to support our Italy tour this summer. The auction will be April 2-12 and it is being hosted on www.biddingforgood.com. It’s very easy—all you do is visit […]