Our diverse membership spans a wide variety of musical experiences. We reside in the Fox Cities of Wisconsin; from Green Bay in the north, Oshkosh in the south, and all communities in-between. Although we hail from all walks of life, our common interests of camaraderie, community, and a love of singing have made us a unified group for 80 years.
Rehearsals are held every Monday evening after Labor Day starting promptly at 7:00P.M. at St. Francis Xavier High School in Appleton. The year concludes with the annual business meeting in mid-May, and we enjoy a short break throughout the summer.
MacDowell Male Chorus is now welcoming new members for its 2019 – 2020 season! Our first rehearsal will be Monday September 9, 2019 at Xavier High School’s chorus room.
Voice Placement sessions with the conductor are held 6:30 – 7:00 P.M., before the regular Monday rehearsals during September (beginning with the first Monday after Labor Day). There is no need to come prepared with music ahead of time. The purpose of the audition is to acquaint the potential new member with the organization and lets the conductor listen to his vocal ability so that he can be placed in the appropriate section of the chorus. Sections consist of 1st tenor, 2nd tenor, baritone, and bass.
Ideally, new members join in the fall to prepare for the Spring Concert Season. However, interested candidates are welcome to attend any rehearsal to gain a better understanding of who we are, and may join as Non-Performing members later in the year with the objective of becoming full performinmg members the following season.
Please email our membership chairman Dan Jaworski at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how to join.