Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Two rehearsals until concert!

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

7:00pm – 8:45pm

For the November 30 and December 7 rehearsals, we should be as close to 100% on notes and rhythms as possible. Now is the time to add (more attention to) musicianship, interpretation, diction, and dynamics.

  • Silent Night
  • Caroling, Caroling- nailing down the lyrics
  • Many Moods
  • Winter Wonderland
  • Jingle Bell Rock
  • Holly Jolly Christmas
  • Wexford Carol
  • Jingle Bells
  • 8:15pm announcements, then dismiss T/B
  • Tundra

Upcoming dates to remember:

Sunday, December 5- Messiah Sing, Amato Center, 56 Mont Vernon St., Milford. Singer call is 5:45, audience arrives at 7:30. Concert black and white. There is a $10 suggested donation for singers and audience. Optional event.


Friday, December 10– Amherst Tree Lighting at Amherst Town Green. Call time is 5:45 in front of the Amherst Congregational Church,  11 Church St, Amherst. We’ll sing “Holly Jolly Christmas”. The program begins at 6pm and we’re done as soon as we sing. Optional Event

Saturday, December 11– Tech rehearsal, 10 to noon, Souhegan HS, 412 Boston Post Rd, Amherst
Concert call time is 6:00 on the risers
Please bring individually wrapped baked goods/treats for the intermission bake sale

Tuesday, December 14– 7:00-8:00 Wrap-up party, Parish Hall



Previous Rehearsals (click to view)

Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Three rehearsals until concert

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

  • WInter Wonderland
  • Many Moods
  • Jingle Bell Rock- fun!!
  • Wexford Carol
  • Jingle Bells
  • Caroling, Caroling- nailing down the lyrics

Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

All singers begin at 7:00

  • Christmas Kum Ba Ya- run
  • Caroling, Caroling- circle up- inflection, crisp lyrics, excitement!
  • Many Moods- review end of Deck the Hall, then run
  • This Christmas- touch on the problem measures, then run
  • Stille Nacht- change “een” to “ihn”, run
  • A Holly Jolly Chrismtas- lean on those LL’s!
  • announcements and T/B dismissed
  • Tundra

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

All singers begin at 7:00

  • Many Moods- begin with I Saw Three Ships, page 18- 29, then do “O Little Town of Bethlehem”
  • Wexford Carol- review m 32-end, then run
  • Winter Wonderland- review m 61 to the end, then run
  • Jingle Bells- m 68 to the end, then run
  • Tundra- run
  • Jingle Bell Rock- run

Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

T/B arrive at 7:00

S/A arrive at 7:45

  • Tenor/Bass O Little Town of Bethlehem (Many Moods), sectional until 7:45
  • ALL- announcements 7:45
  • Soprano/Alto Tundra until 8:45- see practice tracks below. (click on Tundra to access the link)

Soprano 1 Tundra

Soprano 2 Tundra

Alto 1 Tundra

Alto 1 Tundra

Alto 2 Tundra


Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

SATB rehearsal 7:00 to 8:30, then announcements

  • Christmas Kum Ba Ya- review pages 4 and 5, then run
  • Many Moods- sing entire piece, then focus on Deck the Halls- page 30 to end
  • This Christmas- fix various circled spots from last week, run
  • Jingle Bells- reivew 44-53, then connect to 54-61
  • Jingle Bell Rock- check SSA lines

Plan ahead- on November 2 we will do T/B 7:00-7:45 (O Little Town, in Many Moods), announcements at 7:45, and Tundra with SSAA following the end of announcements, until 8:45.


Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

SATB rehearsal 7:00 to 8:30, then announcements

  • Holly Jolly Christmas- style!
  • This Christmas- run
  • Wexford Carol new page 5- end
  • Winter Wonderland- new 1-35
  • Jingle Bells- new 36-54
  • What Child Is This? Beginning through page 5
  • Silent Night- German- run


Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 7:00pm -8:00, 7:45:00- 8:45pm

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

Sectionals

  • Tenor bass sectional 7:00-7:45
  • announcements for all 7:45-8:00
  • soprano/alto sectional 8:00-8:45


Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:45pm

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

SATB rehearsal 7:00 to 8:30, then announcements

  • This Christmas- D to E for the key change, m. 87-95, then run (stop/start)
  • Stille Nacht- let’s learn the German pronunciation, then focus on dynamics and musicality
  • Winter Wonderland- review m. 44-47, NEW 53-end
  • Jingle Bells- review m 1-18, NEW 54- end
  • Christmas Kum Ba Ya- review musicality, then run


Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Milford Congregational Church, Parish Hall

In-person rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

SATB rehearsal 7:00 to 8:30, then announcements

  • Christmas Kum Ba Ya
  • Winter Wonderland
  • Jingle Bells
  • Jingle Bell Rock
  • A Holly Jolly Christmas

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Milford Middle School Chorus Room

In-person open rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks required)

Please arrive early (6:30pm) for registration.


Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Milford Middle School Chorus Room

In-person open rehearsal (vaccinations required; masks optional)

Please arrive early (6:30pm) for registration.