Berkshire Choral Festival

Vacations were made for singing!

Is singing choral music your passion? A Berkshire Choral Festival singing vacation is a chance to immerse yourself in this vital art form. You’ll rehearse with and learn from an eminent conductor and a professional faculty for a week, then perform in a full symphony concert. All in an inspiring, culturally rich setting. If that sounds like heaven to you…welcome to the BCF family!

2015 Season Announced!

 

Maynooth, Ireland

JUNE 13 - 21

JULIAN WACHNER, CONDUCTOR  

HAYDN: DIE SCHOPFUNG

(THE CREATION) (ENGLISH)

 

Portland, Oregon

JUNE 21 - 28

KAREN P. THOMAS, CONDUCTOR

PURCELL: DIDO AND AENEAS (ENGLISH) AND MOZART: VESPERAE SOLENNES DE CONFESSORE (LATIN)

 

Sheffield, Massachusetts

JULY 11 - 19

jane glover, conductor

britten: war requiem (latin/english)

 

july 19 - 26

philip brunelle, conductor

music of duke ellington and his era

 

july 26 - august 2

erin freeman, conductor

dvorak: stabat mater (latin)

 

august 2 - 9

andre thomas, conductor

orff: carmina burana (Latin) and selections by andre thomas

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Chorister Openings - CLOSED

We’ll make every effort to give you your first choice of singing weeks. But we do need to create a balanced chorus, so this is not always possible. To ensure that you are accepted, please indicate more than one choice of singing week on your application if possible. If you apply for a waitlisted week, you will not be charged the registration fee unless or until you are placed. Below are the openings as of 1/15/14. This list will be updated as appropriate.

Winter Park, FL, May 31-June 8, closed.

Maynooth, Ireland, June 21-29, closed.

Sheffield, MA, Week 1, July 13-20, closed.

Sheffield, MA, Week 2, July 20-27, closed.

Sheffield, MA, Week 3, July 27-August 3, closed.

Scheggino, Italy, closed.

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BCF on YouTube

See and hear what a BCF singing vacation is all about.

Watch and listen here to what conductor John Sinclair has to say about BCF in Winter Park - the week, the location, and the music!