Enrollment for our 2020 Spring session will begin on January 13, 2020.
Looking for affordable, enjoyable recreation, an opportunity to make new friends, feel good and contribute to the community?
The Bloomington Chorale may be the answer, whether your desire is to sing or just find family friendly entertainment that doesn’t break your budget. If you find yourself singing in the shower, in the car, around the house, think about joining the chorale.
It’s inexpensive, $80 per session, and scholarships are available.
A session includes all rehearsals up to and including the concert performances.
There are two sessions, a Spring and a Fall/Winter. No auditions are required, only the desire to sing.
Our 2020 Spring session - January 13 through May 16. Rehearsals are every Monday evening from 7-9pm.
Enrollment is taken the evening of rehearsal. No auditions are required.
Rehearsal location: Rehearsal Room, Bloomington Center for the Arts
1800 W. Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, Minnesota 55431
Please contact us below if interested in joining our group
You will join a company of like-minded individuals, single, married, young, old and everywhere in between, of various levels of experience, some with formal training, many with little or no formal training. You’ll find it’s a wonderful hobby that enhances your life by increasing your social circle, improving your health, sense of accomplishment and well being and also provides the community at large with beautiful music.
Are you looking for an entertaining, uplifting musical experience your whole family will enjoy? You could drive to downtown Minneapolis through traffic and detours, pay $50 apiece (at least) for tickets, $10 for parking, and the cost of dinner. Or bring the family to a Bloomington Chorale concert. It’s right in the neighborhood, you’ll pay no more than $17 apiece for adults, $13 for seniors and students, parking is free, and you can choose to either eat at home or at an affordable neighborhood restaurant.
In addition to experiencing a high quality musical performance, the beautiful Bloomington Center for the Arts also offers two art galleries open to the public before concerts and during intermission. All this for a price that won’t empty your wallet.
Whether you are the singer or sitting in the audience, music will enhance your life. Numerous studies continue to affirm the benefits to health, well being, and longevity provided by music. Do something fun, happy and healthy for yourself, your family and your budget. Experience the Bloomington Chorale. You are guaranteed a smile.
BENEFITS OF SINGING
Twice during the course of any given year Bloomington Chorale singers spend three and a half months rehearsing every Monday night for two and a half hours to give two performances of between 90 minutes and two hours each. Are they crazy? Doesn’t it seem like an awful lot of work for a relatively small return? Actually, they are doing it for health, wealth and peace of mind.
There have been numerous studies done on the Health Benefits of singing. There is overwhelming evidence from these studies that singing is good for you.
Singing releases endorphins into your system that make you feel energized and reduce pain.
Singing reduces heart rate and decreases blood pressure.
Singing tones abdominal and intercostal muscles and the diaphragm and stimulates circulation.
Singing requires deeper breathing, singers take in more oxygen, improve aerobic capacity and experience a release of muscle tension.
Singing improves posture and tones facial muscles.
Singing boosts the immune system, helping to fight disease and prolonging life expectancy.
Choral singers have a Wealth of friends and companions in their fellow singers. They work together, sing together, learn together and laugh together. They share an endless variety of music with each other and audiences, spreading the wealth of joy they experience together.
• Singing improves mood, releases stress and improves sleep. • Singing increases poise and self esteem. • Singing strengthens concentration and memory. • Singing broadens expressive communication. • Singing is an ageless enjoyment – you are never too young or too old to sing. • Singing is therapeutic, both physically and emotionally.
Join a choir and share the joy of singing. You’ll expand your circle of friends, improve your health and enrich your life.