Christmas Concert Practice
RCS Keeps Singing
Although the pandemic has forced the RCS to cancel its regular rehearsals and concerts, members of the group remain active in several ways. Two small groups of about 12 singers each meet on alternate Mondays to rehearse some songs which they hope to post on their Facebook and YouTube pages for the holidays. Conductor Dr. Jordan Davidson and Accompanist Marilla Haas lead the small groups who have had their temperatures taken, wear masks and socially distance within the large sanctuary of the Zoan Baptist Church. The church custodian sanitizes the area both before and after rehearsals.
In addition, Dr. Davidson is providing group voice lessons via zoom. Each class prepares a designated song in advance which is then discussed and performed with coaching by Dr. Davidson.
2020 Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to the 2020 winner of our $1000 Anne E. Parker Memorial Scholarship, Claire Jones! Claire is a very accomplished voice and instrumental musician and student at Massaponax High School. We are so proud of her and wish her the best in her future endeavors!
RCS holds Open Rehearsal and Auditions
The Rappahannock Choral Society holds open rehearsals and auditions on Monday nights. Rehearsals begin at 7 PM. Please come a little early to meet some of the singers as well as our young talented and energetic Conductor, Dr. Jordan Davidson. Interested singers may come to any rehearsal at the Zoan Baptist Church, 5888 Plank Road (Opposite the Harrison Crossing – Giant/Home Depot – Shopping Center). You are welcome to sit in and sing at the rehearsal. For further information, please call Linda Monner, President at 540-412-6152.
Interested singers who cannot attend the OPEN REHEARSAL or or have a conflict with the dates can call 540-412-6152 or contact the Conductor directly at email@example.com for information.
The Rappahannock Choral Society was awarded a project grant from the Virginia Commission of the Arts for our spring 2015 concert. This is the second time that the RCS has been awarded a project grant. The first one was for our highly successful spring 2013 concert which featured “A Musical Remembrance of the Civil War and the Sesquicentennial of the Battle of Chancellorsville.”
“…commended for their exemplary leadership as the premier community choral organization in Spotsylvania County and the Rappahannock Region” — HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 206: Commending the Rappahannock Choral Society
Our 2019 Scholarship Winner is Sarah Cuba, from Spotsylvania High School!
Sarah is a high school senior at Spotsylvania High School. She is a part of the Commonwealth Governor’s School, and plans to attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall to study Clarinet Performance. She is a part of her school’s Marching Band and Symphonic Band, and has played clarinet for eight years.