GREENWICH, CT — The Greenwich Choral Society announced Tuesday its first virtual performance is now available for viewing.
In light of the coronavirus, the society has suspended group rehearsals and public concerts and “embarked on a program of recording virtual performances” to be shared virtually with the public, according to a release. (To sign up for Greenwich breaking news alerts and more, click here.)
Their first performance, James E. Moore’s arrangement of “An Irish Blessing,” is available for viewing through the society’s website.
For their first performance, choristers recorded their vocal parts in their homes. These separate parts were then sent in and combined through a computer program to create a full performance.
The society has also opened its weekly Zoom online rehearsals to any in the community who would like to find out more about creating choral music at this time. No auditions are required to participate, just an interest in choral music and a desire to learn more about the society.
Zoom rehearsals are held every Tuesday from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. until Dec. 15. Rehearsals are free, and those interested are as to contact [email protected] for further details.