Pemi Summer Performances June 19/20, 2021 Gather at the River
SPRING 2021 NEWS: Pemi Choral's spring concert,Gather at the River,a joint collaboration with the New Hampshire Master Chorale, will be held on Saturday June 19th at 6:30 pm and Sunday June 20th at 4:00 pm at the Rotary Amphitheatre at Plymouth Riverside Park. Pemi director Will Gunn will be sharing the podium with NHMC conductor Dan Perkins. Each choir will present its own selections and then both choirs will share in a joint final offering.
In-Person Rehearsals began Monday April 5th from 6:30-7:30 pm at the Plymouth Amphitheatre. Parking is available on River St. at no cost. All singers are required to wear masks and stand 6 feet apart within their sections. We will utilize virtual rehearsals in cases of bad weather. Chorus members would need to register for those rehearsals.
Sheet music for the rehearsals will need to be downloaded from our "Download Music" page. Please note that for copyright reasons, this page is password protected. You will receive the password after you register for the Zoom rehearsals.
As always, we ask that you stay home if you are feeling ill, and we will be waiving the attendance policy this semester to encourage people to make the best decision for their health.
Rain Dates for the concerts will be June 26th and 27th.
GENERAL REHEARSAL SCHEDULE (pre-pandemic) MONDAY EVENINGS (Please note this schedule refers to pre-pandemic, in-person rehearsals. Hopefully we can get back to this soon!) Sectional Rehearsals 6:30-7:00pm - optional but highly recommended in PSU Silver Center for the Arts, 114 Main Street in Plymouth
Tenor/Bass/Baritone - Silver Room #131
Alto/Soprano - Choral Room #122
Full Choir Rehearsal 7:00pm-9:00pm in Choral Room #122
MISSING REHEARSALS Regular attendance at rehearsals is very important. There are times, however, when attendance is just not possible. Pemi policy, as set by the board, allows for no more than three missed rehearsals in any term. Any more than that, the singer must get a waiver from the board.
CONCERT ATTIRE The Pemigewasset Choral Society requires strict compliance to concert attire in order to maintain a uniform and professional presentation. There should be no distraction to the audience by individual appearances. Members should respect the effort made by all other members adhering to the code. Questions about concert attire can be addressed to the Wardrobe Manager or a board member well before the concert.
Modest, elegant black, floor-length skirt or dress. The hem should be two to three inches from the floor with shoes on. Black slacks may be worn for positions in rows two to the back. Plain black belt, if used. Members standing in the front row must wear black, floor-length skirts.
Black hose and black shoes should be worn. No open toes, colored or metallic trim.
Modest black blouse or top with three quarter length or long sleeves. Top must be worn tucked into waistband, or untucked if it is neatly hemmed to be worn as such. No turtle necks, patterns, bling or colored trim. Blouse should have sleeves below the elbow or should be worn with a black jacket/sweater that is long sleeved. Off shoulder styles are not permitted. Neither should cleavage or bare belly be shown.
Small earrings may be worn but they must not hang below the earlobe.
No necklaces, purses, hats, hair bows or colored hair decorations.
Scarves will be provided and should be worn as designated.
Black trousers and plain black belt if used. No suspenders.
Black socks and black shoes. No open toes, colored or metallic trim.
FALL CONCERT - White long-sleeved dress shirt. Red bow-tie will be provided.
SPRING CONCERT 2019 - White long-sleeved dress shirt. Black bow-tie.
SPRING CONCERT (past years)– Bold jewel-toned long sleeved dress shirt. No knits, jersey, turtle necks, patterns or colored trim. Suggested colors: red orange, yellow, green, blue, purple. No black, white, beige or metallic. Wear bright, strong solid colors, not pastels. Black bow tie will be provided.
No gum chewing during concert performance.
Due to allergic reactions, no fragrances should be worn during rehearsals or concerts. These include perfume, cologne, after shave, scented hair spray, scented deodorant, etc.
Visible body piercings should be covered or removed. Rings and medical alerts may be worn.
Water bottles must be left in the dressing room during concerts.
Watch alarms, cell phones, and pagers must be turned off.
Music folders should be held down in the left hand when entering/leaving the stage.