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Cantemus Invites Singers to Audition in January


Now in our 41st year of providing the North Shore with imaginative and skillful choral performances, Cantemus invites singers to audition for the spring semester and beyond. All voice parts are invited; tenors and basses are particularly welcome.

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Cantemus Begins 41st Season with “Old World, New Worlds” Concerts


Old World, New Worlds
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Cantemus Chamber Chorus will kick off its 41st season presenting “Old World, New Worlds” in Newburyport and Swampscott the first weekend of December. The centerpiece is audience favorite “A Ceremony of Carols” by Benjamin Britten, accompanied by harpist Li Shan Tan.

Performances will take place at Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St., Newburyport, on Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. and at First Church in Swampscott, 40 Monument Ave., Swampscott, on Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at cantemus.org/tickets.

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Cantemus Announces Solo Vocal Competition for High School Singers


Cantemus Chamber Chorus, the premier choral ensemble of Boston’s North Shore, is proud to announce a solo vocal competition for high school singers. The competition is open to students in grades 9-12 from public, private and home high schools in MMEA Northeastern District.

Entry deadline is Saturday, October 21, 2022.

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Cantemus Begins Its Fifth Decade with a New Director, Auditions, and Our Season Preview


Join the people of Cantemus on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at 7:30 p.m., at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 478 Boston Street, Topsfield MA (Route 1) for our Season Preview. Come and discover the wonderful music we’ll be performing during our 41st season, our first under the leadership of Jason Iannuzzi, our new Artistic Director.

All are welcome to this free event. Whether you want to pick up a musical score and sing some of the season’s music with us, or just relax and listen to the chorus take our first steps toward building great performances, it’s always a lively and fun evening.

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Cantemus Featured in The Driveway Choir Project's Documentary Film

Musicians Bryce and Kathryn Denney of the Driveway Choir Project have released the trailer for their documentary "The Drive to Sing", which features members of Cantemus singing Eric Whitacre's Seal Lullaby from their cars at the Topsfield Fairgrounds. Narration is by Russell J. Gannon.

Learn more at https://www.thedrivetosing.com/ or on The Drive to Sing Facebook page.



“Beautiful concert this afternoon. Both chorus and brass amazing. More than once I was moved to tears by the sounds....”
–Jean J.

Recent Press Releases


11/1/22
Cantemus Begins 41st Season with “Old World, New Worlds” Concerts

9/6/22
Cantemus Announces Solo Vocal Competition for High School Singers

8/8/22
Cantemus Begins Its Fifth Decade with a New Director, Auditions, and Our Season Preview

3/15/22
Cantemus Welcomes Grammy Award-Winner Paul Winter in Performance of Missa Gaia

5/18/21
Meet Our Choral Intern, Julia Norcross

3/10/21
Cantemus Presents “Bach Again: New Body, Old Soul” Over Local TV Stations

3/5/21
Cantemus Drive-in Driveway Choir Rehearsal to Be Held at Topsfield Fairgrounds

12/12/19
Cantemus Chorus Reschedules Holiday Concerts to January

10/29/19
Cantemus Concerts Illuminate “Star-Made Shadows”

4/8/19
Free Tickets Available for Wit & Wisdom

11/4/18
Cantemus Presents A Season of Gloria, with Brass Ensemble

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