“ Ordinary People/Extraordinary Music”
We are THE Mississippi Chorus
The Mississippi Chorus is a collection of voices, a community of people, bringing the depth of the choral repertoire to our listening audiences. Based in the city of Jackson, The Chorus reaches into the entire central Mississippi area and beyond to deliver excellence in choral music.
Who can become a member of The Chorus?
How do I join?
Joining The Chorus is as easy as filling out a registration form and coming to a rehearsal. It’s THAT simple. You will be met by a section representative who will introduce you to fellow choristers – we ARE a friendly bunch and want you to feel at home!
What costs are involved?
Costs are established per season. The Chorus has TWO basic seasons – Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer Scholarships are available. To inquire, contact the Artistic Director.
Member Dues are $35/per Season or $60 for the entire season.
Music Dues are assessed per Season. Each Season’s music will be available for purchase at cost through The Chorus. If you purchase your music elsewhere, it must be the same edition as that being used by the rest of the choristers.
Music Folder An official “Mississippi Chorus” concert folder is required, and costs $35.
We ask each member to be responsible to sell 12 tickets to each concert.
What will I have to wear?
Women wear a black concert top – Cost: Approximately $40 --and an appropriate long black skirt or black pants, and closed-toe black shoes. Men wear a black tuxedo (no tails), white wing-tip collar shirt, black tie, black cummerbund, black socks, and black dress shoes. BLACK studs in button holes of visible portion of shirt and matching (with studs) BLACK or gold cuff links.
Do I have to come to EVERY rehearsal?
Where and when do we rehearse?
• Monday, 7–9 p.m. and as announced, held in the Parish Hall at St. Columb’s Episcopal Church, 550 Sunnybrook Road, Ridgeland, MS 39157.
• Rehearsals begin promptly at 7 p.m.
• Dress rehearsals are held the night before the performance at the performance site unless otherwise announced.