Posts from 2013

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WCS invited to sing Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Chorus from Japan!

by eliza

Windward Choral Society has been selected to sing with “Chorus Without Borders”  – a chorus from Japan that has been traveling the world to raise awareness of the tsunami which devastated North-East Japan, March 2011.  This concert will include singing the final movement of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with full orchestra! Concert will take place on […]

The Windward Choral Society welcomed many to their Fall Open House

by eliza

The Windward Choral Society welcomed all interested singers to their OPEN HOUSE rehearsal on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 6:30-9:00PM, at Holman Hall at Kailua United Methodist Church. WHO: The 100-voice Windward Choral Society; Susan McCreary Duprey, Founder/Artistic Director; Grant Mack, Accompanist.  The chorus performs ethnic, traditional, and master choral works. WHAT: The Windward Choral Society […]

Give Aloha! Support WCS when you shop at Foodland this September!

by eliza

Show your Foodland Maika‘i card to the cashier and make your tax deductible donations of up to a cumulative total of $249 per person, per organization to participating Hawai‘i non-profit organizations at checkout.  Foodland and the Western Union Foundation will match a portion of each donation. Organization Code:   # 78607 Click HERE to have […]

Spring Concert Wrap-Up

by eliza

The Windward Choral Society (WCS) has competed its performance-packed fifth year of existence! As compared with choruses on the island that have been singing for 40 years or more, this group might be considered still a fledgling chorus, but it has achieved a recognition throughout the island for its lively presentations of multi-cultural music in […]

Joy of Music…Around the World Fundraiser

by eliza

JOY OF MUSIC…AROUND THE WORLD, a gala fundraising event for Windward Choral Society (WCS), was held on November 24, at the Ko‘olau Ballrooms. Three hundred attendees enjoyed an international dinner, silent auction, and multicultural entertainment in its ten different musical acts including Mariachi Singer and Guitarist, Caribbean/African Folk Conga Singer, Hawaiian music duo, New Orleans Jazz […]

Yale Glee Club Recap

by eliza

In March 2012, WCS hosted the Yale Glee Club in local homes for three very rainy days, which didn’t dampen the spirits of Yale students or WCS choral members in the slightest! The visit culminated in a combined concert at the Windward United Church of Christ to a packed audience. It was a rewarding endeavor […]