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The Oratorio Society of Virginia Michael Slon, Music Director

Christmas at the Paramount

Saturday, December 20, 2014
2:30 pm & 7:30 pm

The Paramount Theater

An evening of traditional Christmas and holiday favorites featuring Daniel Pinkham’s Christmas Cantata

Special guest appearances by:
Monticello High School Vocal Jazz, Janet Whitmore, Director (2:30)
Charlottesville High School In One A-Chord, Will Cooke, Director (7:30)

Sponsor: Chase Investment Counsel Corp.

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Oratorio Society’s Special Christmmas Look For 2014

Design and Music Collaborations with Students a Highlight This Year

This is the season for Christmas wreaths, but how often are they made up of antique sheet music? That’s the beautiful and novel look for the Oratorio Society of Virginia’s promotional campaign for this year’s annual Christmas at the Paramount concerts and it’s a look that also represents a fresh community collaboration.

In the fall, members of the Piedmont Virginia Community College Graphic Design Club were asked if they’d be willing to take on the creative challenge of designing this year’s design to be used in posters and other print materials, in print and television ads, on the Oratorio Society website and Facebook page and featured on the cover of the playbill. Under the guidance of Assistant Art Professor Aaron Miller and in collaboration with Oratorio Executive Director Beth Golden, the student designers came up with an elegant visual concept that evokes music, celebration and tradition. (more . . .)

Oratorio Society Welcomes Local School Choruses to Christmas at the Paramount

The Oratorio Society is delighted to again welcome two local school choruses to our Christmas at the Paramount concerts. We will be joined by Monticello High School’s Vocal Jazz at the 2:30 pm performance and by Charlottesville High School’s In One A-Chord at the 7:30 pm show.
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Oratorio Society Auditions
January 8, 20115

Auditions for The Oratorio Society of Virginia will be held Thursday, January 8, 2015, 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. To sign up for an audition time slot, click on the button below.

Please complete the Member Information Form and bring it with you to the audition.


Future Concerts

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Together in Song

A Community Sing-In to Benefit the Alliance for Interfaith Ministries

April 18 & 19, 2015

Beethoven: Symphony #9

The Oratorio Society joins with the
Charlottesville Symphony and UVA University Singers

Friday, June 12, 2015

Honegger: King David

Featuring original dance interpretations by Charlottesville Ballet

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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.
NEA, VCA Nat'l Endowment for the Arts Virginia Commission for the Arts Season Sponsors Charlottesville Day School Tandem Friends School Media Sponsors WVPT NBC 29 WMRA
2014-2015 Season Sponsors 2014-2015 Media Sponsors

The Oratorio Society is affiliated with the McIntire Department of Music.
The Oratorio Society is partly supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The Oratorio Society of Virginia  •  Box 5073, Charlottesville, VA 22905-5073  •   434.295.4385  •   info@oratoriosociety.org