Area vocalists are invited to join the Red Cedar Choir, which will begin rehearsals for the fall semester on Thursday, September 12. The choir will rehearse from 7:00-9:00 in the Fine Arts Music Room at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County in Rice Lake under the direction of Beth Joosten.
Rehearsals will take place on Thursday evenings during the months of September, October and November. The choir will perform their annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 8 at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.
Joosten has been teaching general music and directing choirs in Cameron School District for the past 15 years. Prior to that, she taught private piano and voice lessons for six years and taught choral and general music in Colfax School District for four years. She is director of music at Living Water Lutheran Church in Cameron, has served as a state honors coach, clinician, and adjudicator for the Wisconsin State Music Association, and is active in community music opportunities. Her educational background includes a bachelors in music education from UW-River Falls and a masters degree from UW-LaCrosse.
A letter with pertinent information has been mailed to current members. New members are invited to attend the first rehearsal; there is no singing audition for new members. Community members not enrolling in this course for college credit are encouraged to register for the Red Cedar Choir online at https://barron.uwc.edu/community/continuing-ed/enrichment/arts or at the first rehearsal. For more information, please contact Beth Joosten at 715-458-4803 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org