The finals of Ethel Armeling Vocal Scholarship Competition for this season will be on Sunday March, 19, 2017 at MSU Cook Recital Hall. Preliminaries will be held at Holt High School on March 4th. This competition is for High School juniors and seniors and is sponsored by the Steiner Chorale.
The Steiner Chorale is gearing up for a new season in earnest on Monday, Sep. 12 with our first practice. Our rehearsals run each Monday from 7pm until approximately 9pm. There is still an opportunity for prospective members to audition. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join our nearly 50-year old vocal performance ensemble.
The 2016-17 concert season begins with the first rehearsal on Monday night, September 12th. If you are interested in auditioning for The Steiner Chorale, contact Corb Felgenhour, our Artistic Director, at email@example.com, or like and post to our facebook page. The Steiner Chorale presents three concerts per year. Rehearsals will be on Monday nights from 7-9pm at St. Paul Lutheran Church on Lake Lansing Road in East Lansing.
We had three main performances during the 2015-16 season, with works that included a section of Handel’s Messiah , a composition by Morten Lauridsen, and pieces by Gilbert and Sullivan. Watch for future announcements here or on our Facebook page.
The Steiner Chorale performed selections from various operettas written by Gilbert & Sullivan. The program was presented on the historic fellowship hall stage at the Central United Methodist Church in downtown Lansing across from the capital building. This program featured many soloists and functioned also as the chorale’s annual fundraiser.
May 2016 – Steiner Chorale performs a pre-concert at The Willows in East Lansing. All the music performed was the music of Gilbert & Sullivan. A special thanks to the residents of The Willows.
The Steiner Chorale performed Handel’s Messiah on March 11 & 13, 2016 at Central United Methodist Church in downtown Lansing and South Church, Lansing, Michigan.
December 12, 2015 – The Steiner Chorale began its 47th season performing many holiday favorites at All Saints Episcopal Church. Pieces such as “O Clap Your Hands” by Ralph Vaughan Williams and “Alleluia” by Randall Thompson were most notable. Featured at this concert was Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna.
The Steiner Chorale is to perform at Silver Bells in the City this year. The City of Lansing put together this television spot for to advertise the event. Click here
March 7, 2015 – Steiner Chorale, along with their own Masterworks orchestra, performed Igor Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms. The concert was held in the sanctuary of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in East Lansing. The concert was conducted by Corb H. Felgenhour. Some other selections performed by the Chorale were Daemon Irrepit Callidus by Orban, Wayfarring Stranger, arranged by Michael Engelhardt, and Song of Athena by John Tavener. Artwork by Carrie Simon.