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 The Spring 2018 Concert performance will feature

Fauré’s Requiem


Tuesday, March 20, 2018

* * * Important Notice to All Singers * * *

In order to present a well-prepared and well-rehearsed performance, singers who wish to join Masterworks Chorale for this concert must be present by the second rehearsal, February 13, 2018.

Dues:  $30.00 payable by mail-in registration (form available in 1st bullet below) anytime before the first rehearsal (February 6, 2018).  Register as early as possible to insure you receive the music selections and other pertinent information before the workshop or first rehearsal.  For information or answers to your questions, contact us at our information mailbox or open the informational form at the end of this paragraph.  This form will open in another browser window from which you should be able to print it to fill out and mail to us:  Informational Form


Spring 2018 Registration Form [PDF file]


Spring 2018 Singer Information Letter [PDF file]


Important InformationSpring 2018 [PDF file]


Fundraising PDF FilesSpring 2018 [Ad Letter PDF]  [Sponsor Letter PDF]

bullet Rehearsal Schedule—Spring 2018
bulletTuesdays, February 6 – April 24, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM.  Westminster Church of the Brethren, Bond and Chase Streets, on Belle Grove Square, Westminster, MD [map]
bulletTuesday, May 1, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM.  Baker Memorial Chapel (Big Baker), McDaniel College, Westminster, MD [map]
bulletSaturday, May 5, 1:30 – 4:30 PM full rehearsal.  Baker Memorial Chapel (Big Baker), McDaniel College, Westminster, MD [map]

MCCC Spring Concert: Sunday, May 6, 2018, 3:00 PM (1:00 PM CALL).  Baker Memorial Chapel (Big Baker), McDaniel College, Westminster, MD [map]
Admission is $12 [$10 if purchased in advance]
[Students with ID and children admitted free at the door.]

Rehearsal Notes
bullet Past Rehearsal experience
bullet Next Rehearsal Plans
bullet MIDI files to help you practice
bulletJohn's Midi File Choral Music site
bullet Fauré’s Requiem
bullet Fauré’s “Cantique de Jean Racine”
bulletHolst’s “Psalm 148”—all parts—from the Choral Public Domain Library
bullet“Cantique de Jean Racine” (Chorus & French pronunciation aids)
bullet Soprano
bullet Alto
bullet Tenor
bullet Bass

Programs (some free) to play MIDI files

The MIDI files can be played on your computer system by music player software like Windows Media Player and Real Player.  However, more control of the music can be achieved with programs like Cakewalk Music Creator, Anvil Studio, MuseScore and Quartz Audio Master.  All of these programs allow you to view the score (the free version of Anvil Studio only lets you see one track at a time, however) and to limit what parts play.  You can also compose your own scores for practice.  Some of the versions referenced below are limited in some way because they are free or demo versions that are designed to get you to buy more advanced versions, but they are all quite usable.

bulletMuseScore (FREE; Works on Windows and Linux):  <---Very versatile program!
bulletAnvil Studio FREE version:  <---Not as versatile as MuseScore unless you pay for add-ons.
bulletWebsite for Cakewalk Music Creator 5 ($35):
bulletQuartz Audio Master FREE version:;lst
bulletNeed the MIDI files with only your part playing?  E-mail Help Desk with precisely what you want and we will try to accommodate you.
bulletNeed assistance?
E-mail Help Desk with questions.  Frequently asked questions (FAQs) with answers (hopefully helpful) will be posted.

Contact us by E-mail at our information mailbox or by phone at 410-871-3371
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