Come Sing ! Chorus rehearsals start 8/26/2019

Aloha everyone, I’ve already celebrated my 80th birthday, and I’ve picked 21 carols from the Oxford book 100 Carols for Choirs for our December concert. The first half of the concert will be carols arranged by David Willcocks (including three with audience participation), and the second half will be carols composed or arranged by John…

Hilo Community Chorus presents free concert “An Olde World Christmas” Saturday, December 2, 2017, 2:00 PM

The Hilo Community Chorus will present its annual holiday concert of carols and seasonal music at 2 PM Saturday, Dec. 2, at First United Protestant Church. Tom McAlexander, the group’s longtime musical director, will conduct the performance and Walter Greenwood will accompany on organ and piano. Admission is free. The concert features the hauntingly beautiful…

Upcoming Opportunity- Sing at Karl Jenkins Premiere in Carnegie Hall with Distinguished Concerts International NY – Winter 2018

from Tom McAlexander, Music Director: “It was a cold January in 2008 when 25 singers from the Hilo Community Chorus (along with another 18 from the University, of which we were still a part), traveled to New York for the inaugural concert of Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY) featuring music of (Sir) Karl Jenkins…

Fall Rehearsals begin Monday 8/29/2016 for December 2016 concerts – New Singers Welcome

“…What it’s like when human beings are in harmony….that’s a lesson for our times and for all times….” —John Rutter, quoted from the above video on “The Importance of Choir” (please press the “play” button on the above image to watch).  We will be singing John Rutter’s Magnificat as the first half of our December…