Like to sing but can't read music? No problem! The Middlesex Hospital Vocal Chords has many members just like you who love to sing. No auditions necessary! Just a love of music, singing and a commitment to rehearse every Tuesday night. New members in voice parts alto, tenors and basses are especially welcome! Proof of Covid 19 vaccination required for all members. We provide a supportive environment in which to explore your voice and love of singing. Make new friends and lift your spirits. It is a proven fact that singing with a group is a natural antidepressant, it lowers stress levels and anxiety, improves mental alertness and increases social fulfillment. Don't miss out on a truly life changing experience! Rehearsals start Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 6:45 p.m. at St. Francis Church, Msgr. Fox Parish Hall, 10 Elm St., Middletown, in preparation for our spring concert on May 7, Portland High School at 7 p.m.
We are proud and very excited to welcome Samuel Tucker, the current music reacher and choral director at Portland High School, as our new Music Director. Samuel brings a wealth of choral experience to his first season as Music Director of the Middlesex Hospital Vocal Chords.
Proceeds from our concerts are given back to the community in the form of scholarships bestowed upon high school seniors from Middlesex County who are pursuing a career in nursing or music. To date, a total of $76,000 has been awarded thanks to our Patron Drive and many loyal followers.
The Vocal Chords also give of their time to sing at various community activities such as the annual Hospice Service at Mercy High School and the Veterans Day Dinner at Portland High School.
For more information, visit www.vocalchords20.org, check us out on Facebook (Middlesex Hospital Vocal Chords-and don't forget to Like us when you're there) and Instagram (mhvocalchords) or call Joyce at 860-342-3120 or Diane at 860-347-2787. We're looking forward to having you join our Vocal Chord family!