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The Oratorio Society of Virginia Michael Slon, Music Director

Music Director Michael Slon Receives Prize From American Choral Directors Association

Oratorio Society Music Director Michael Slon has been awarded the 2015 Julius Herford Dissertation Prize by the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). This prestigious national honor is given annually for outstanding doctoral research projects in choral music. Dr. Slon was recognized for his “Leonard Bernstein – The Crisis and Revision of Faith: Kaddish, Chichester Psalms, and Mass.” (more . . .)

Upcoming Concerts

Together in Song
A Community Sing-In featuring
Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna

March 18, 2017
Workshop: 10 am • Concert: 4:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, Charlottesville

A Celebration of Great Choruses

May 14, 2017 • 4:00 pm
Old Cabell Hall,
University of Virginia

For further information on the Oratorio Society’s 2016-2017 Season click here.

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Oratorio Society Auditions
January 15 & 16,2017

Auditions for The Oratorio Society of Virginia will be held Sunday, 15 January, 2017, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Monday, 16 January, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, at the Municipal Arts Center,1119 5th St SW, Charlottesville, VA 22902. Interested singers in all voice parts are encouraged to audition. Accepted chorus members will have weekly rehearsals with renowned conductor and Oratorio Society Music Director Michael Slon. For further information, click here.

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Dedicated to musical excellence, The Oratorio Society of Virginia enriches, inspires, and educates the community through regular performance of choral masterworks that express the best of the human spirit.

The Oratorio Society is affiliated with the McIntire Department of Music.


The Oratorio Society of Virginia is partially supported by
the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts

The Oratorio Society’s Media Sponsors for 2016-2017 are WMRA and WVPT.

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