“We are the instrument, we are that music”

The Hilo Community Chorus spring concert will be Saturday, May 28 at 3:00 PM at First United Protestant Church, located above Kaiser and the Hilo Medical Center at 1350 Waianuenue Ave, Hilo, Hawaii 96720. Click here to see the location on Google Maps.

The chorus and special guests will present Cherubini’s “Requiem in C Minor “and contemporary composer Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living.”  For more information about these pieces scroll down to view earlier posts.

There will be an additional rehearsal on Saturday, May 21 in the afternoon, probably at the University rehearsal room (if available) and the “dress” rehearsal will be on Thursday, May 26 (evening) at the First United Protestant Church.

In the 3 minute video clip below, you can watch composer Dan Forrest discuss the importance of choral singing, including his statement “We are the instrument, we are that music.”