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The Chester Community Chorus is a singing group in Chester, Virginia, open to all who wish to learn and share music with others.


Red, White, and Bluegrass

By Joshua Wortham | August 9, 2016

Chester Community Chorus is celebrating its 10th season of music this summer! Join us for “Red, White, and Bluegrass” featuring The Bluegrass Mass and an array of songs celebrating the American musical spirit! These free concerts will be held on Sunday, August 28, at 3 PM, and Tuesday, August 30, at 7 PM in the sanctuary of Chester United Methodist Church (12132 Percival Street, Chester, VA 23831)

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Join us as we celebrate our 10th year!

By Joshua Wortham | May 19, 2016

Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, June 14, at 7:30 PM! Singers of all skill levels are invited to participate! This summer marks the beginning of the our 10th anniversary! “Red White and Bluegrass” will feature “The Bluegrass Mass” along with a September 11 Tribute (marking the 15th anniversary of this life changing event).

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Rehearsals start June 2!

By Joshua Wortham | May 14, 2015

Singers of all skill levels are invited to join us for our summer season! This year’s concert is entitled “Hope Will Arise” and it will feature “Requiem for the Living” by Dan Forrest. The concert will remember the victims, and honor the survivors of violence and injustice (such as the Holocaust, September 11th, slavery, killing of Christians in Middle East, etc). Rehearsals begin Tuesday, June 2, at 7:30 PM. The concerts will be performed on Sunday, August 23, at 3 PM and Tuesday, August 25, at 7 PM.

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Messiah Sing-Along 2014!

By Joshua Wortham | December 4, 2014

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Messiah Sing-Along

By Joshua Wortham | November 10, 2014

Love Handel’s Messiah? Join us for a Sing-Along featuring the Christmas portion of this beloved work on Tuesday, December 9th, at 7 PM! We’ll have a run through of the choruses on Tuesday, November 25, at 7:30 PM. (This rehearsal is optional – attendance is not required for participation in the sing along). Scores will be available for purchase. We are using the orange Watkins-Shaw edition.

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Virginia Thanksgiving Festival

By Joshua Wortham | September 25, 2014

We have been invited for our second performance at the Virginia Thanksgiving Festival at Berkeley Plantation on Sunday, November 2, at 1:30 PM. We will have three rehearsals beginning on Tuesday, October 14, at 7:30 PM in the sanctuary of Chester Methodist Church. Please join us!

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American Tapestry Concert!

By Joshua Wortham | August 1, 2014

Sunday, August 24 @ 3 PM and Tuesday, August 26 @ 7 PM

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Summer Season begins!

By Joshua Wortham | June 2, 2014

Our summer season of rehearsals begins this Tuesday, June 3, at 7:30 PM! Please join us as we prepare “American Mass” by Ron Kean and a collection of other great songs by American composers. Our performances will be on Sunday, August 24, at 3 PM and Tuesday, August 26, at 7 PM! Singers of all skill levels are welcome!

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NO rehearsal tonight (3/4

By Joshua Wortham | March 4, 2014

Please stay home warm and safe and off the ice! Spend a few minutes in your scores each day this week. We will extend rehearsal for our final two Tuesday night sessions.

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Free Concert Sunday, March 23, at 2 PM – Guest Conductor Cheryl Van Ornam

By Joshua Wortham | February 25, 2014

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