Greene and Columbia Counties oldest all-female choral group, The Treble Choraliers, presents its spring concert on Friday, May 3rd at 7:30 pm at the Catskill United Methodist Church. As we have done since our founding in 1951, The Treble Choraliers showcase the richness and versatility of the female voice. Our thirty-plus members, under the direction of Julie Carney, present a wide selection of seasonal music. The Choraliers promise their audience a wonderful listening experience. We will be joined at our concert by our guest artists Carmen Borgia. An Afterglow reception immediately follows the concert.
The Choraliers will also perform their spring selections at the UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF GREENVILLE & NORTON HILL Sunday May 5th at 2 PM. The church is located at 5832 Route 32 Greenville, NY.
Tickets for the May 3rd concert are available through sponsorship of our group or may be purchased at the door on concert night for $10. For ticket or sponsorship information, or to learn more about the Treble Choraliers, please call Lori at 518-943-1030. Check out our website (www.treblechoraliers.org) and like us on Facebook.
About the Treble Choraliers
Formed in 1951, the Treble Choraliers is the oldest women’s vocal ensemble in the New York State Hudson River Valley. We are a non-profit, sponsorship-supported arts organization dedicated to performing women’s choral music.
We are currently 30 voices strong with members from Greene, Columbia, Albany, Rensselaer, Dutchess and Ulster counties. Our members come from diverse backgrounds and musical experience, united by our common love of choral music. Our youngest member is in her twenties; our oldest is in her seventies.
Our repertoire and arrangements for musical tastes are wide-ranging and eclectic and include: Early Music, Ethnic Folk Songs, Gospel/Spirituals, Jazz, Classical, and Musical Theater. Composers represented in our recent concerts include: Randall Thompson, Cole Porter, Mozart, Irving Berlin, Brahms, Duke Ellington, Roy Orbison, Benjamin Britten, Gustav Holst, Bach, and Faure.
The Treble Choraliers conducts a subscription campaign every year from January to April. These funds provide approximately 90% of our operating expenses. The remainder is provided by membership dues, grants and other contributions.
Our sponsorship levels are:
# of Tickets to Winter and Spring Concerts
Gift of Music
A “Gift of Music” may also be purchased for $75 in memory or in honor of a loved one. Each time that music is performed, the name of the person mentioned is printed in the program and comes with 2 tickets to the Spring & Winter Concerts.
Advertisements in our concert programs are also available at $35 for business card size , 1/2 page 4.5″ high x 7: wide $60 or a full page ad 9.5″ high and 7″ wide for $100. All ads will be displayed on the performance program and come with 2 tickets to the Spring and Winter Concerts.
Contact Sponsorship Chairperson Darlene Ramm at 518-945-1061 for additional information.
We invite women of all ages (including students) who enjoy choral singing to join the Treble Choraliers.
We perform two concerts a year, the Winter Concert in early December, and the Spring Concert in early May. Rehearsals for the winter begin right after Labor Day in September, and spring rehearsals begin after New Year’s. We rehearse on Tuesday nights from 7:30 to 9:30pm at the Catskill Methodist Church, 40 Woodland Avenue, Catskill.
Our repertoire is wide ranging and eclectic, including early music, folk songs, spirituals, jazz, classical music from every era, musical theater and pop. We sing in 3 or 4 part harmony,accompanied or unaccompanied, preparing approximately 10 selections for each concert. Dues are $25 per season.
We invite prospective members to join us at the first two rehearsals of each season (September and January) to see if this group is a good fit for you. Levels of musical and choral singing experience vary within the group.We work hard, but we also have FUN!
For questions or more information, fill out the contact form on this website or contact our president, Kathy Ventura at [email protected]or call 518-755-4467.