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Join us this season

We love to sing! If you do too, there is a place for you in the Chorale. We are a volunteer ensemble who strives for artistic excellence, comprised of singers of all ages and experiences. We perform 2-3 concerts per season, and you are invited to join us for one or all of them. We perform a diverse repertoire consisting of many styles and time periods, seeking to create an inspiring and unique experience for our audience. The Metropolitan Chorale is a wonderful community of singers, and we invite you to join our family for the 2016-2017 season!
Rehearsals for our Spring semester begin January 9,2016. Registration begins at 6:30pm and rehearsal goes from 7-9pm at First United Methodist Church in Cedar Falls.
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Meet Dr. Amy Kotsonis

Amy Kotsonis joined the Metropolitan Chorale as Artistic Director in January 2015, following a long line of distinguished conductors who have led the Chorale.  > Read more about Amy here.

Upcoming Performances


Sunday, April 2 - 3:00pm
First Congregational Church
Waterloo, IA
Our "Spring Sing" concert this year features an eclectic mix of pieces from British and American composers. Some tunes will be familiar, such as "The Walls of Zion" and "Shenandoah." While some may be new to listeners, such as "A Holy City." Also featured are many different musical styles from classic to contemporary spirituals. Make sure to mark your calendars for what promises to be an entertaining performance! 
Saturday, April 8 - 2:00 pm
Zion Lutheran Church
Waterloo, IA
Come join the Metropolitan Chorale for an interactive "sing along" opportunity!
We will be learning and singing selections from Handel's "Messiah." Bring your own music and come sing with us! Free will donation will be collected at the door.

This Season...

Performances in the 2016-17 Season are sure to delight followers of the chorale. We begin this Fall with Franz Josef Haydn's "Theresienmesse," a large work with all Haydn's characteristic appeal. This Spring we will take on a lighter tone with a collection of works not to be missed! We feature composers such as Moses Hogen, Benjamin Britten, and John Rutter just to name a few. 

Each concert (November and April) provides two hours of professional-grade, family-friendly, vocal ensemble music. You will be amazed at the sound and so glad you invested this time for your grandkids, your family or yourself.  
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2016 Fall
Sunday, Nov 13
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1301 Kimball Ave, Waterloo
Program: Theresienmesse by Franz Josef Hayden

2017 Spring
Sunday, April 2  
First Congregational Church
608 W 4th St, Waterloo
Program: Various Songs by our favorite composers. Selections Include:
The Dance- Edward Elgar
Three Madrigals- Emma Lou Diemer
For the Beauty of the Earth- John Rutter
Walls of Zion- Aaron Copland
Shenandoah- Rollo Dilworth
Battle of Jericho- Moses Hogan

       


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