VOCE is looking forward to a wonderful 2022 Christmas concert season! This year is the 20th anniversary of VOCE’s founding by the late Sandy Beam. We will title this year’s performance The 20th Anniversary Sandy Beam Christmas Concert to celebrate this milestone. Lance Newman and Adam Rudisill return as our music directors after our very well received “Broadway Our Way” concerts this past summer.
VOCE holds rehearsals every Monday evening from 7-9 PM at Dobson First Baptist Church. The first rehearsal is September 12 and will begin with social hour and refreshments from 6-7PM. We plan to have concerts on December 5 and 12, and we may also arrange other ensemble performances during the Christmas Season. If you have not sung with VOCE in the past, please contact Lance or Adam to set up an audition. If you sang with Sandy Beam, come join us and celebrate Sandy!
The VOCE Board of Directors has the duty and responsibility to provide a safe and healthy environment for our rehearsals and performances. We request that all singers and musicians be fully vaccinated for COVID and influenza. When case rates are high in Surry County and social distancing is not feasible, we sing wearing masks; we can provide special singers’ masks to those who need one.
For more information contact:
Lance Newman, music director : firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam Rudisill, music director : email@example.com
Sharon Gates, VOCE President : firstname.lastname@example.org
Surry County’s premier vocal ensemble returns from a pandemic pause to present this summer’s concert, “Broadway Our Way.” The group will sing selections from Rent, Phantom of the Opera, and other Broadway favorites. VOCE will also be joined by several guest soloists including Raegan Amos, Susan Lawrence, and Mike Cheek. Everyone who loves choral music and musical theater is invited!
Our performances this summer will be on Monday, June 20, at Grace Moravian Church in Mt Airy, and Monday, July 11, at Elkin First Baptist Church. Both performances will be at 7:00 PM, and are free and open to the public (donations appreciated).
Lance Newman and Adam Rudisill now share the role of musical director and continue in the tradition of VOCE founder Sandy Beam. VOCE extends sincere gratitude to Patti Fulk for her years of energy, creativity, talent, and leadership.
Precautions are taken to make all VOCE’s activities COVID-19 safe; we ask audiences to wear masks when attending indoor concerts.
VOCE is excited to be back, and we look forward to seeing you at our summer concerts
NEWS from VOCE
It has been too long since providing any information as to the status of Voce. Hopefully info will be more often. The Board of Directors met last night to discuss the future of Voce and it agreed unanimously that we wanted to return to performing music. We are working on making some changes to keep our singers as well as our audience safe from COVID. That will be posted as soon as it gets ironed out. Stay tuned for updates. VOCE music will return!
VOCE is so anxious to begin another season of exciting performances for you. However, due to the current increase in COVID outbreaks and associated difficulties, our Board has reluctantly decided to postpone until January a decision about resuming rehearsals and offering concerts. It is our desire to protect our singers, our supporters, and our dedicated concert goers that has prompted this decision.
Please stay well! We look forward to future in-person performances when safe for us all! And maybe a surprise on Facebook and our website!
The 2019 Concert will be in the form of a Madrigal Dinner Theater and is scheduled for Monday, December 2nd & Tuesday, December 3rd at 6:00 pm. The venue for this event will the The Barn at Heritage Farm in Dobson, NC. More details to come.
The 2018 Christmas Concert is scheduled for Monday, December 3rd at 7:00 pm, Highland Park Baptist Church, Mount Airy, NC.
Forever Disney ~~ VOCE Fall Concert Monday, October 10 at 7:00 pm Andy Griffith Playhouse
Please join me and all VOCE members at the Andy Griffith Playhouse on Monday, October 10th at 7pm. We will sit back and enjoy a night of Americana at it’s best!. VOCE will perform “Forever Disney” as their first concert of the 2016-2017 Season.
It is doubtful that there is anyone more revered in modern time than Walt Disney. His genus spans over decades. Beginning in 1928 with the birth of Mickey Mouse and In 1937 he created his first feature length animated film, “Show White and the Seven Dwarfs”.
Then came “Mary Poppins” in 1964 winning 13 Academy Awards. The creations associated with the Disney name were endless.
Under the Direction of Master Musician, Patti Miller Fulk, VOCE will perform music Disney created through the years. Along with the Classics, more contemporary works such as Pocahontas, The Lion King and The Little Mermaid will come to life. .
There will be no charge for admission however we will accept your tax deductible donations, Feel free to contact Mark Gillespie at 336-789-2035 for information.