Social Band Explores Deep Midwinter in Song

December 1, 2011  
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Social Band is a mixed chorus of 22 singers, known for their signature mix of homegrown and international choral works spanning the ages, with a focus on new works by Vermont composers. (Contributed photo)

Social Band, Burlington’s lively band of singers, presents “Deep Midwinter: Songs from Winter’s Heart,” its third annual concert of choral pieces old and new for the many moods of winter and the holiday season.

Upcoming concerts:

Saturday, Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Burlington

Sunday, Dec. 18, 4:00 p.m. at the Charlotte Congregational Church

Social Band was founded in 1998 to explore the diverse repertoires of traditional, early and contemporary music. Directed by Amity Baker, its presentation strikes a balance between raw exuberance and a polished sound. This mixed chorus of 22 singers has become known for their signature mix of homegrown and international choral works spanning the ages, with a focus on new works by Vermont composers.

Admission is by suggested donation of $15. Both venues are handicap accessible. For more information, visit www.socialband.org, or call 802-658-8488.

 

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