Founded in 1990, we are the Carlisle area's premier
chamber chorus, an auditioned choral ensemble known for its versatility and eclectic
Cantate Carlisle is The Resident Choir of the
Carlisle Regional Performing Arts
Center. Founder and Artistic
Director Cheryl Parsons leads this group of singers in
two thematic concerts in Carlisle
each season in music ranging from the serious to the
We perform classical music representing many historical periods, contemporary music in a
wide variety of styles, and multi-cultural music from throughout the world. Our talented
vocalists offer a tasty mix of acappella pieces,
music with orchestral accompaniment, and
selections featuring the talents of accompanist Arthur M Thompson.
|Our Cantate Cum Spiritum concert
that was held on May 3rd and 4th 2014 was a
It is soon time for auditions for our 2014-2015 concert season. Auditions for
adult singers will be held June 16 - 30, 2014. To schedule an audition either call
245-0144 or contact us via
Auditions include vocalizing and a range check, a prepared song, simple
sightreading, rhythm clapping and tonal memory testing.
|Cantate Carlisle concerts have become a unique cultural asset by providing area audiences
the best of two worlds: the performance quality associated with ensembles based in a large city,
but within a setting that promotes the sense of community that makes Carlisle such a wonderful
place to live.
While providing an ongoing showcase for local talent,
programming, expressive and elegant music making, and the splendor of beautifully-produced, well-tuned
voices to area audiences.
Carlisle contributes to the
quality of life in our community by enhancing many local activities and special functions,
including benefit concerts for other non-profit organizations.
Here you will find many links, including those to
to purchase tickets and CDs, and How to help
us to continue to bring an exciting and
diverse musical program to the area. We welcome your ongoing support and