GRCC Member List

The Greater Rochester Choral Consortium

Amadeus Chorale Youth Singers

Provides a quality choral experience for vocally talented children in an affirming, nurturing and non-competitive atmosphere.

Director: Darla Bair

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Bowties

A six voice men's a cappella group formed in 1997

Director: Tim Forster

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Chorus of the Genesee

The Chorus of the Genesee is a non-profit, educational organization devoted to preserving the original American art form of Barbershop Harmony.

Director: David Bay

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Concentus Women's Chorus

An auditioned women's chorus, dedicated to performing quality music for women's voices from all centuries.

Director: Gwen Gassler

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Eastman-Rochester Chorus

A select symphonic chorus presenting choral masterworks in collaboration with the orchestras of the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic orchestra.

Director: William Weinert

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Emeritus Members

Members who formerly had leadership positions in the Consortium, no longer represent an active member ensemble but still wish to contribute their time and talent to GRCC

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Finger Lakes Choral Festival

Brings together 200 singers from local and regional choruses each summer to perform major works for chorus and orchestra.

Director: Andy Horn

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First Inversion

Seeks to empower Rochester's finest volunteer singers, engage professional singers with fresh ideas, and to inspire our audiences through honest connection with a rich and varied repertoire.

Director: Lee Wright

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Genesee Valley Children's Choir

Provides an opportunity for all children to participate in a high-quality and culturally-enriching music experience.

Director: Amy Cochrane

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Genesee Valley Orchestra & Chorus

A thriving, diverse organization that provides opportunities for musical growth for its members and enriches the lives of area residents by presenting high quality performances in and around Monroe County. Recipient in 2015 and 2016 of Best Bands & Musicians - Fairport.

Director: Christopher Petit

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Greece Choral Society

Over 70 singers join together on Monday evenings with Dr. Rollo Fisher at the podium and Dr. Chiao-Wen Cheng as accompanist.

Director: Rollo Fisher

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Image City Sound

Offers women the joy of singing 4-part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style.

Director: Rhonda Spoelstra

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Irondequoit Chorale

The 60 voices of chorale specialize in the performance of short and medium length choral music of many styles including classical, world-folk, and Broadway.

Director: Eric Trumpowsky

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Madrigalia

Madrigalia presents unique and challenging programs of choral music from all times and places, delighting audiences with its beauty of sound.

Director: Cary Ratcliffe

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Mount Hope World Singers

Harmony in sound and spirit for the betterment of diverse communities, singing to promote justice and peace at home and world-wide.

Director: Brian White

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Musica Spei

An a cappella choral group that specializes in the sacred choral music of the Renaissance.

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Oasis Community Chorus

Open to all members who are at least fifty years young who enjoy singing and are eager to increase, or discover, their musical talents.

Director: Rhonda Wright

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Rochester Gay Men's Chorus

Composed of 60 singing members, the chorus performs a repertoire of popular, classical and gay themed music for a three concert subscription season.

Director: Robert Strauss

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Rochester Lyric Opera

Rochester Lyric Opera is Western New York's only professional opera company. RLO offers performances of world-class, professional opera, but remains rooted in and dedicated to the community it calls home — a community with an extraordinary legacy of music performance and education.

Director: Susan Cotroneo

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Rochester Oratorio Society

An independent organization dedicated to bringing the best of choral music to Rochester audiences and providing opportunities for singers in the community to take part in the performance of these masterworks.

Director: Eric Townell

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Rochester Rhapsody

Rochester Rhapsody is women's a cappella chorus with a unique blend of 4-part harmony singing. Rochester Rhapsody captures the hearts and minds of listeners and singers alike through quality music, entertainment, vocal performance, education and FUN! Women singers of all ages are invited to visit us at Harmony House (58 East Main Street, Webster, NY) Monday evenings at 7:00 pm. Rochester Rhapsody entertains throughout the greater Rochester area for all occasions - including parties, community events, quartet singing telegrams and more!

Director: Sue Melvin

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Rochester Women's Community Chorus

The RWCC is a non-profit, non-auditioned women's chorus dedicated to using music as the vehicle for messages of peace, hope, understanding, and cooperation within the global community.

Director: Kristy Houston

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Spencerport Community Chorus

A volunteer community chorus (Spencerport, NY) of approximately 45 active members.

Director: Darla Bair

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The Lyric Chorale

A mixed voice choral ensemble for skilled and experienced amateur singers which provides musical growth through the learning and performance of challenging choral music.

Director: Chrisanne Gates

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The Taiwanese Choral Society of Rochester

A social gathering place for our members to share and express their remembrance of the homeland and to celebrate our cultural roots through singing.

Director: Yunn-Shan Ma

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Voices

A professional chamber ensemble, specializing in vocal ensemble music of the finest caliber.

Director: William Weinert

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Women of Note

A jazzy, classy, spirited vocal ensemble which has an extensive repertoire that spans the decades.

Director: Patti Olender

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