Experience 2 Live Performances by Northeast Piedmont Chorale in Wake County



The Northeast Piedmont Chorale will perform two “Sounds of the Season” concerts on December 8 and 9, in Wake Forest and Raleigh, respectively. The free concerts, which are the largest performances in the NPC’s history, include a roster of local singers and instrumentalists, along with an orchestra of 19. Rehearsals for the NPC’s Spring 2024 concerts will begin on January 15, 2024.

Northeast Piedmont Chorale Presents “Sounds of the Season”

The Northeast Piedmont Chorale is set to offer two holiday concerts in Wake County. The concerts, titled “Sounds of the Season,” will feature a program of festive classics. The first concert takes place on Friday, Dec. 8, in Wake Forest, with a second performance on Saturday, Dec. 9, in Raleigh.

The Wake Forest performance will be held at Wake Forest Baptist Church, 107 East South Avenue, while the Raleigh concert occurs at New Hope Baptist Church, 4301 Louisburg Road. Both concerts will commence at 7:30 p.m. The concerts are free to attend, with donations warmly welcomed.

Local talents like Kathy Allen, Amy C. Brown, Phyllis Castelli, and others will contribute their vocal skills, accompanied by instrumentalists such as Jack Hopper, Robert Hopper, and Elliott Thomas. Under the direction of Cindy Edwards, the chorale’s largest performance in history will feature 75 singers and a 19-piece orchestra.

The concert will spotlight Antonio Vivaldi’s “Gloria” along with other holiday favorites to captivate the audience and inspire holiday spirit. The chorale also invites enthusiasts of choral singing to join its weekly rehearsals for the upcoming Spring semester, held at Wake Forest Baptist Church every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Rehearsals for the Spring 2024 semester commence Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, with concerts slated for May 3-4, 2024. The NPC, a non-profit, non-sectarian, volunteer organization, provides fine choral music performance for the residents of the Northeast Piedmont area free of charge. The members derive from Vance, Warren, Wake, Durham, and Franklin counties.

For membership information, visit the NPC website at npchorale.org.

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