Cantabile Welcomes New Members!

Cantabile Chamber Choir is excited to welcome five new members, increasing the ensemble to 24 singers! (Membership in Cantabile is by audition.) Music for the winter 2019 concerts, Carols By Candlelight, has been selected. Cantabile began rehearsals Monday, September 9, at 6:30 PM at Bethany Covenant Church in Mount Vernon. Concerts are scheduled for December 6 at Depot Arts Center, Anacortes; December 7 at Tidelands Church, Stanwood; and December 8 at St. Paul’s Episcopal, Mount Vernon. Advance tickets will be available at www.brownpapertickets.com: $18 general admission; $16 seniors/military/students. Tickets will be available at the door: $20 general; $18 seniors/military/students.

Cantabile Chamber Choir Auditions Open for Spring 2019

Cantabile Chamber Choir has a few openings beginning with its 2019 Spring term. Auditions will be availble from January 7 through February 11, 2019. The choir consists of adult vocalists with passion for creating beautiful choral music in a high-caliber chamber choir. Cantabile performs in Skagit and Snohomish counties. The ensemble is conducted by Dustin Willetts, Artistic Director. Rehearsals are at Bethany Covenant Church in Mt. Vernon, WA, Monday evenings from 6:30-9:00 PM. The Spring term will begin with the January 28 rehearsal through concerts on May 3, 4, and 5.

Singers pay dues of $75/semester plus the cost of the music.

Here is what you can expect during the simple and friendly audition:

• Vocal range check
• Sight-reading exercise
• Prepared piece of your choice (accompanied or unaccompanied)
• Conversation about your musical experience and why you wish to join Cantabile Chamber Choir

For more information or to schedule your audition, please email Dustin Willetts, dustinwilletts@gmail.com.

Winter Aglow: Celebrating Nature's Light

The theme of Cantabile’s Winter 2018 concerts is “Winter Aglow!” The concerts feature music celebrating the special qualities of nature’s light in wintertime. Musical selections will highlight the shimmering colors of the Northern lights, the mystery of moonlight, the glow of starlight, Winter solstice festivals, Chanukah, and Christmas. Hope to see you at one or more of them!

For dates, times, venues, and ticket information go to our Concerts/Tickets page.

Open auditions! (By appointment only)

Auditions close September 15, 2018

Cantabile Chamber Choir has a few openings for our 2018/2019 season. The choir consists of adult vocalists with passion for creating beautiful choral music in a high-caliber chamber choir. Cantabile performs throughout the Skagit Valley and beyond. The ensemble is conducted by Dustin Willetts, Artistic Director. Monday evenings we rehearse from 6:30-9:00 PM, beginning September 9, at Bethany Covenant Church in Mount Vernon, WA 98273.

Singers pay dues of $75 per semester and purchase their own music.

Here is what you can expect during the simple and friendly audition:

  • Vocal range check

  • Sight-reading exercise

  • Prepared piece of your choice (accompanied or unaccompanied)

  • Conversation about your musical experience and why you wish to join Cantabile Chamber Choir

For more information & to schedule your audition, please contact Dustin Willetts, dustinwilletts@gmail.com.