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Spring Sing!

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  • May 7
  • 12:30 PM
  • The Missouri History Museum in Forest Park
  • Free

We invite all members of our community to join us in bringing music to the streets of St. Louis as OTSL kicks off its 41st season!  

What is Spring Sing!?

Now in its third year, Spring Sing! takes music out of the theater and into the community by bringing together professional singers from OTSL with hundreds of community volunteers from diverse backgrounds for an annual “spontaneous” concert at an iconic St. Louis location. The program showcases friends from across our community singing in harmony as one voice. Build new friendships and work with one of the country’s preeminent choral conductors, Opera Theatre’s Chorus Master and Head of Music Staff, Robert Ainsley. Watch a video of Opera Theatre’s first Spring Sing! event here.

Do I need to audition for Spring Sing!?

No! Whether you last sang in high school, a church choir, or in the shower this morning, everyone (ages 15 and up) is welcome to participate. Music and listening tracks are provided in advance to make the learning process fun and easy. 

Why should I join?

Make new connections and new friendships through the shared experience of singing.  Not only is this chorus free, but you will also be treated as a member of the Opera Theatre company!  Participants of Spring Sing! will rehearse and perform alongside our company of acclaimed opera singers, and will be led by Opera Theatre’s Chorus Master, Maestro Robert Ainsley, whose credits include the Metropolitan Opera among many others. In addition, you will also receive the OTSL Company Discount on single tickets for the 2016 Festival Season!

Spring Sing! Schedule - Save the Dates!

Rehearsal Details: Members of Spring Sing! will commit to attending a three-hour rehearsal session (either 10 AM - 1 PM or 2 PM - 5 PM) on Saturday, April 30 held at Opera Theatre’s Sally S. Levy Opera Center (210 Hazel Ave, 63119 in Webster Groves).  To ease the logistics of learning music and rehearsing, we will provide you with a recording that teaches your part in advance. 

Performance Details: The performance will take place under the iconic “Spirit of St. Louis” airplane at The Missouri History Museum in Forest Park on the afternoon of Saturday, May 7 @ 12:30 PM

Click HERE to register for Spring Sing! We encourage interested singers to register by April 22, as space is limited.

We encourage you to visit our Spring Sing Resource page to explore resources that will help with the music learning process.

For more information or questions, please contact Robert McNichols at robertmcnichols@opera-stl.org or (314) 963-4253.