The Greenville Choral Society is excited to announce that Dr. Andrew (Andy) Roby has been selected as the new Director for the GCS Concert Choir. Dr. Roby holds degrees from both Union University and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and comes to us with a rich background of choral conducting in academic, church, and community settings. Dr. Roby is the current President of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Choral Director's Association (ACDA) and serves as the Minister of Music and Worship Arts at The Memorial Baptist Church in Greenville, NC. Dr. Roby is the proud father of two children who also hold degrees in Music and he resides in Greenville with his beloved wife Mary who is an Assistant Director in the Laupus Health Sciences Library at ECU. To learn more about Dr. Roby please visit our Conductors Page.
We are excited to announce that Noelle Smith is this year's recipient of the the Rhonda Fleming Music Study Scholarship! Noelle is a Senior at J.H. Rose High School in Greenville and she will be attending Belmont University in Tennessee to study Music Industry in the fall. Make sure to catch her and her guitar around town!
Concert Choir Spring Concert:
I Hear America Singing!
Featuring music from Bernstein, Whitacre, and more!
Sunday, April 29th at 3:00 PM
The Memorial Baptist Church, Greenville, NC
Purchase your ticket now and save $5! Tickets are $15 at the door.
Children and Youth Spring Concert
Featuring the GCS Children's Chorus, Bella Voce, and Youth Chorale
Saturday, May 5th at 2:00 PM
The Memorial Baptist Church, Greenville, NC
Tickets are $5 online or at the door .
Youth Chorale member, Caley S. will be attending the North Carolina Governor's School West for Choral Music at Salem College in Winston-Salem this summer. She was chosen based on academic performance, a solo audition of a 20th Century Art Song, and a rigorous musicianship test. Caley is a Sophomore at South Central High School in Winterville, NC and she has been a member of the Youth Chorale for the last two seasons. Caley also serves as the GCS Board of Directors Youth Chorale Representative. We are so very proud of you, Caley!
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The Greenville Choral Society is so appreciative to be the recipient of this month's WITN Eastern NC Cares initiative sponsored by the Ricci Law Firm, P.A.! Please visit here to learn more!
The Greenville Choral Society Children's Chorus will be hosting the prestigious Piedmont Invitational Children's Choir Festival (PICCF) featuring seven of NC's best children's choirs on Saturday, 3/3 at The Memorial Baptist Church of Greenville. The students will work with clinician, Emily Williams Burch of the University of South Carolina on Friday and Saturday and will present a combined concert on Saturday afternoon that features each individual group as well as a mass choir made up of all of the choirs.
While this is not GCS' first time participating in this great event, it is our first time hosting and we want to share it with the Greenville community! The concert will be at 4:00 PM at The Memorial Baptist Church and it is free and open to the public so come out and enjoy some beautiful music from these fine groups:
Young Voices of the Carolinas (Charlotte) - Sandy Holland
Capitol City Girls Choir at Meredith College (Raleigh) - Amy Davis
Greensboro Youth Chorus (Greensboro) - Ann Doyle
Winston-Salem Girls Chorus (Winston-Salem) - Anne Saxon
Campbellton Singers (Fayetteville) - Donna Jo Mangus
Durham Children's Choir (Durham) - Dena Byers
Greenville Choral Society Children's Chorus (Greenville) - Paul Flowers
Be sure to share the event on Facebook!
The Greenville Choral Society Concert Choir will present a free concert of 'Hodie' (This Day), a Christmas cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams at The Memorial Baptist Church, located at 1510 Greenville Blvd SE, Greenville, North Carolina 27858 on Saturday, December 16th at 7:00 PM. We will be collecting stuffed animals to donate to the TEDI BEAR Children's Advocacy Center so ask that attendees please bring a stuffed animal to donate. See you there!
The Greenville Choral Society has partnered with Blue Ox Games of Greenville to help you do some Christmas shopping while supporting GCS! You may purchase games from our GCS Store through 11/21. Please see the link below. Thanks for your support!