The Blafield Children’s Chorus prepares for its spring concerts with rehearsals beginning Saturday, January 5, at 10am at the Berkshire Athenaeum Auditorium. New singers ages 6-13 are welcome to audition at any of the first three January rehearsals.
The Blafield Children’s Chorus is part of the Berkshire Lyric family of choruses and performs several times a year, most recently singing at sold-out Christmas concerts in Pittsfield and Stockbridge. This spring, Berkshire Lyric performs as be part of its annual Kick the Winter Blues concert on April 7 and is featured at the annual Young Musicians Concert on May 12. The season concludes with a gala concert in celebration of Berkshire Lyric’s 50th anniversary on June 9 at Tanglewood’s Seiji Ozawa Hall.
The Blafield Children’s Chorus is now in its 16th year, founded by director, Robert Blafield. The 35 members come from all over Berkshire County, singing a wide range of high quality classical and contemporary music. They are led by Jack Brown, Berkshire Lyric’s artistic director since 2007 and member of the music faculty at Simon’s Rock College and at The Hotchkiss School. For more information about the Blafield Children’s Chorus, call Jack at 298 5365 or visit www.BerkshireLyricInfo.org<http://www.BerkshireLyricInfo.org>.