MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Harmonium Choral Society welcomes you to their 45th year of keeping the choral arts alive. Artistic Director Dr. Anne Matlack has planned an exciting season celebrating the creative spirit in fresh works, old gems, and new collaborations. “I am inspired by supporting new works, balanced by pulling out favorites of the choral canon that people are familiar with. I’m thrilled to commission a work from Dale Trumbore and reprise Mark Miller’s Come, O Come, Emmanuel which we commissioned 10 years ago. I think everyone will find something to love as we explore the themes in each concert!”
Friday, December 8 @ 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, December 10 @ 3 p.m.
Ecstatic Expectancy Premiering Magnificat by Dale Trumbore and works by Jessica French, Reena Esmail, Mark Miller, and Zanaida Robles, plus Durante’s charming Baroque Magnificat, with strings. The Presbyterian Church in Morristown
Saturday, March 9 @ 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, March 10 @ 3 p.m.
Vespers: Celebrating Dusk Featuring Mozart’s Vespers K. 339 with chamber orchestra and works by Mendelssohn to Evelyn Simpson-Curenton.
Morristown United Methodist Church
Saturday, April 27 @ 7:30 p.m., Calvary Church in Summit and Sunday, April 28 @ 3 p.m., Grace Church in Madison.
To Everything There is a Season The select Chamber Singers present a journey through the seasons and stages of life with a cappella selections from the Renaissance to today.
Saturday, June 1 @ 7:30 p.m. & Sunday, June 2 @ 3 p.m.
Be Brave Celebrating in global repertoire the fierceness of the creative artist and the spoken word. We will highlight Her Words, a local program that works to empower teenage girls to share their stories, as well as the winner of the 27th annual High School Composition Contest and works by Purcell, Halley, and Barnwell.
Morristown United Methodist Church
Her Words is a creative arts and mentoring program offering free workshops in the arts, expressive writing, and wellness for underserved teen girls and gender-expansive youth ages 11-18. Her Words works to empower the teens to share their stories, shape their future, and create change in their lives and communities and is a partnership program of Morris Arts and the Morris School District. https://www.morrisarts.org/her-words/
Buy a season subscription now to save $15 and get priority seating to all four concerts. Purchase subscriptions or individual tickets at harmonium.org.
Harmonium Choral Society is a participating arts organization that offers free tickets through the Families First Discovery Program. https://www.nj.gov/state/njsca/discoverypass/index.shtml
Funding has been made possible in part by Morris Arts through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Other Harmonium Events
First Night Morris
Welcome the new year with Harmonium on Sunday, December 31, 2023, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m.
at Church of the Redeemer, 36 South Street. www.firstnightmorris.com
An evening of Broadway songs, fun, wine, homemade desserts, and appetizers plus a silent auction, all to the theme of Summer! All proceeds benefit Harmonium’s vision to inspire and enrich our community through music. Saturday, February 10th, 7:00 p.m. (snow date Feb. 24) at
Ukrainian American Cultural Center of New Jersey, 60 North Jefferson Road, Whippany, NJ.
If you have accessibility needs, questions, or concerns, please contact us two weeks prior to the performance you wish to attend, and we will assist you in the best manner we have available. Contact us at (973) 538-6969. Harmonium Choral Society is dedicated to ensuring that all of our patrons are able to enjoy the arts equally.
ABOUT HARMONIUM CHORAL SOCIETY
One of New Jersey’s leading choral arts organizations, the 100-voice chorus is directed by Dr. Anne Matlack and based in Morris County. Harmonium is widely recognized for its eclectic programming, choral excellence, and community spirit. To advance the choral arts, Harmonium has commissioned new works and has sponsored a high school composition contest for over twenty-five years. A subset of the chorus performs in schools and senior living facilities.
Learn more at Harmonium.org.