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Winter 2016 Concert

Aurora: A Light Undimmed

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Sunday, December 114:00 pm

McKinley Presbyterian Church, 809 S. 5th Street, Champaign (corner of 5th and John).
Free parking is available in the parking garage on 5th Street across from the church. Admission is a suggested donation on a sliding scale (more if you can, less if you can’t.)

Register for Joan Szymko Residency October 22!

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Register here!

Amasong and University of Illinois Women’s Glee are so excited you are interested in joining us for the Joan Szymko Residency on October 22, 2016. Individuals are invited to sing with the mass chorus, attend workshops and Q & A sessions during the day, and watch Joan Szymko work with choruses.

Workshops scheduled for Saturday will run concurrently with chorus rehearsals.  Workshops will be open to interested participants and may include- Alexander Technique (M. Johnson), Healthy Belting (S. Johnson), Care and Feeding of a Healthy Voice (Y. Gonzalez-Redman), and Dalcroze movement.

Mass chorus rehearsals begin at 3PM and the performance is at 7:30 in the Great Hall of the Krannert Performing Arts Center. Individual registration is $15 and includes admission to the concert.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Share your voice!

Want to join us for the fall 2016 concert season? Contact our director Jill at jillacrandall at gmail dot com to set up an audition.

Photo by Jay Schubert of Supernova Photography http://supernovaphotography.com/about/
Photo by Jay Schubert of Supernova Photography http://supernovaphotography.com/about/

 

We rehearse Thursday nights from 6:45-9:15PM at Grace Lutheran Church (corner of Prospect and Springfield in Champaign, accessible by MTD!). Amasong accepts women for choral membership from varying levels of ability and experience.

And if you’re not  very musical but want to get involved, send an email to office@amasong.org to learn about volunteering at a concert or joining a board committee!

Get social!

Do you follow Amasong on Facebook? We post lots of great links to interesting music and musicians, news about inspiring women, and community events, as well as updates about our upcoming performances.

Oh, and a cat video every now and then.  Like this “Catcerto.”

If you’d like to be updated by email about our performances, send us a note at office@amasong.org and ask to be added to the fan mailing list. (We will not not share or sell any personal information with other organizations.) Ama-fans are Ama-fantastic!

Still Time to Join!

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There is still time to join Amasong for Spring 2016! We rehearse Thursday nights from 6:45-9:15PM at McKinley Presbyterian at the corner of 5th and John in Champaign. Our spring concert theme is Flight and we will be singing a concert of songs about the many forms of flight that humans and other creatures experience.

Amasong accepts women for choral membership at varying levels of ability and experience. Email Jill Crandall at director@amasong.org and tell us a bit about yourself. New members will be accepted until Thursday, January 28.

Save the Date! Spring Concert 2015

 

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Saturday, April 25, 7:00 pm (different time than usual!)
Sunday, April 26, 4:00 pm 
McKinley Presbyterian Church, 809 S. Fifth St, Champaign, IL

Amasong’s Spring concert, “Not For Sale: A Concert Celebrating Women’s Work and Women’s Worth,” will be in late April, ushering in a change of schedule for the Amasong season. We’ve come a long way, and we celebrate our achievements as well as explore the road ahead  in music from around the globe. Free parking is available in the parking garage across from the church. Sliding scale donations for the concert.

AMASONG releases new album!

AMASONG announces the release of a new album of live concert recordings! Everything She Touches Changes includes music sung from 2009 to 2012 under director Meagan Smith. The album celebrates the power of change and the strength of women as creators and transformers. The CD package features details from a stunning art quilt by Nina Paley. All tracks were recorded live in McKinley Presbyterian Church. Purchase the album at an Amasong performance or send an email to: office@amasong.org. AmasongCD5

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There are a number of local businesses and organizations that support Amasong. This support allows us to do things like pay for rehearsal space and produce albums. Please consider patronizing the businesses and organizations listed on our Support Page.