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Black History Month Concert

February 5, 2023
3:00 - 4:00 PM

In celebration of Black History Month, the Windward Choral Society presents the seventh annual “Guide My Feet: A Celebration of African-American Gospel and Spirituals.” The concert takes place at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Kailua on Sunday, February 5, 3:00-4:30pm. The concert features guest artist Dan Garrett, conductor and WCS founder Susan McCreary Duprey, […]

John McCreary Memorial Evensong

March 5, 2023
5:00 PM

  John McCreary was a musical force of nature. During his five decades in Hawai‘i, he served as Organist/Choirmaster and Canon Emeritus at St. Andrew’s Cathedral, taught music at ‘Iolani School and St. Andrew’s Priory, built an enormous theater organ for his home, and helped to launch the musical careers of some of Hawai‘i’s most […]

Jubilate Deo Hawai’i Premiere

July 11, 2023
4:00-5:30 PM

  Please join us for the O’ahu Island premiere of Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo We are so very happy to announce that the composer himself will be in attendance. This is the first performance on island of this work. Dan Forrest’s Jubilate Deo brings to life the global aspect of the traditional Psalm 100 text, “O […]

Virtual Choir Projects

Our Artistic Director, Susan McCreary Duprey’s interview with Dr. Alec Schumacker for American Choral Directors Association

Episode Two Of Our New Podcast, Nānā I Ke Kumu:
Sponsored by the National ACDA office and our state chapter, we are pleased to announce the release of the next episode of our podcast, Nānā I Ke Kumu: Honoring Hawaiʻiʻs Choral Legacy. In our second episode, Alec Schumacker, Director of Choral Activities at Hawaiʻi Pacific University, interviews the jubilant Susan McCreary Duprey. We talk about her holistic approach to choral music, the value of pursuing joy, and how to transfer this joy to our music-making.

Listen here https://anchor.fm/acda-hawaii
or on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/7xp79PgYxOx1V06Fn2KEpP)

Public Service Announcements

Community Chorus Festival 2017

Check out our performance at the 15th Annual Community Chorus Festival! The festival was held at Kawaiahaʻo Church on April 30, 2017.

Windward Choral Society performs at 15th Annual Community Chorus Festival

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News

A Conversation with KHPR’s Noe Tanigawa

Click HERE to listen to Artistic Director, Susan McCreary Duprey’s interview on HPR 1 – The Conversation with Noe Tanigawa.

An Organist’s Perspective

Check out this review of our concert!

“Windward Choral Society Triumph” by Kathy Crosier

 

10th Annual Spring Concert

Click HERE to enjoy our recording of John Starr Alexander’s Requiem from our 10th Annual Spring Concert!