Join the Quincy Choral Society for our 40th Season!
The Quincy Choral Society is based in historic Quincy, Massachusetts. Founded in 1981, QCS has performed in the Boston area as well as at Carnegie Hall in NYC and at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. QCS has traveled and performed internationally in Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Russia, Scotland, Switzerland and Wales, with performances in Chartres Cathedral, All Hallows by the Tower (London), at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, in St. Mark's Cathedral (Venice) and St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin.
QCS is now singing under the direction of Sarah Labrie. Prior to Ms. Labrie QCS was directed by Joshua Rohde from 2016-2020. Previous to Maestro Rhode, for 28 years QCS grew under the direction of John Nichols and accompanist Gingy Grimes, growing to over 90 members. Singers are from all walks of life: business people, doctors, lawyers, teachers, homemakers, students and retirees. Members live between Boston and Cape Cod, and share the common love of singing together.
QCS has performed a wide variety of music, including:
Major Classical Choral Masterpieces:
Bach Mass in B Minor
Beethoven Missa Solemnis
Brahms A German Requiem
Schubert Mass in A Flat
Major Works by Contemporary Composers:
Bernstein Chichester Psalms
Britten Ceremony of Carols
Copland In the Beginning
Jenkins Stella Natalis
Rutter Magnificat and Requiem
Ain't Got Time to Die
Ezekial Saw de Wheel
Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
My Lord, What a Mornin'
Somebody's Knockin' at Your Door
Broadway Showtune Medleys:
Gershwin Porgy and Bess
Lloyd Webber Phantom of the Opera
Rodgers and Hammerstein Carousel
Schonberg Les Miserables
Seasonal songs, Patriotic songs, and much more!
Listen to a Performance
"Carmina Burana", Carl Orff
May 20, 2018 ~ St. Mary's of the Hills Church, Milton, MA
The Quincy Choral Society is the recipient of a $600 grant from the Milton Junior Women's Club to perform concerts for residents in senior housing facilities in Milton.
Funds for this generous donation come from proceeds of the MJWC's annual Milton Road Race, held June 11, 2019.
To support this fundraiser, and learn more about the MJWC Road Race, please visit their website here.