Chester River Chorale logo The Chester River Chorale provides opportunity and inspiration for amateur singers to strive for artistic excellence. Our performances entertain diverse audiences and enrich the cultural life of the community.



The Chester River Chorale is in its 16th season of performing a wide variety of choral music in the Kent County Community. Under the leadership of inspiring choral director and experienced singer Douglas Cox, the Chester River Chorale presents several concerts each holiday season and spring.

Next performances:


Independence Forever!

Saturday, May 28th (Performance time TBA)
Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre

Presented as part of the 2016 Chestertown Tea Party Festival, Independence Forever! will feature music celebrating our national heritage. It's more than mere patriotic ditties; this music touches the hearts of all people who cherish liberty, freedom, and the right of self-determination. The Chester River Chorale returns to the Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre for this rousing performance.


National Music Festival: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9

Saturday, June 11th at 7:30 p.m.
Decker Theatre, Washington College
Sunday, June 12th at 3:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, Bryn Mawr, PA

The Chester River Chorale closes the 2015/2016 season in grand fashion, joining the National Music Festival Orchestra and Chorus under the direction of Maestro Richard Rosenberg for Ludwig van Beethoven's monumental Ninth Symphony. We will again be joined by Philadelphia's Singing City, Jeffrey Brillhart, director. With performances in Kent County and Bryn Mawr, PA, this will mark our fifth year of collaboration with the National Music Festival.



Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to the Chester River Chorale! We are grateful for your support at any of the levels below.



Impresario: $3,000 and up
Composer: $2,000 - $2,999
Conductor: $1,000 - $1,999
Divas and Tenors: $500 - $999
Soloists: $200 - $499
Section Leaders: $100 - $199
Choristers: $50 - $99
Friends: $25 - $49

Please mail your donation to:
Chester River Chorale
P.O. Box 461
Chestertown, MD
21620

Thank you for your support!





The Chester River Chorale is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council,
an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Support is also
provided by our Presenting Sponsor, Yerkes Construction, and by the Kent County Arts Council,
the Hedgelawn Foundation, The Artistic Insights Fund of the Mid-Shore Community Foundation,
and our generous patrons, merchant advertisers and audiences.

Maryland Arts Council Maryland Arts Council Hedgelawn Foundation The Artistic Insights Fund Kent County Arts Council

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