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.



Feb 8th rehearsal location NOT at Heron Point

CRC rehearsal will be at Chestertown Baptist Church, 401 Morgnec Road, Chestertown

From Chestertown on Rt 213 turn right at the light near Walgreens. Drive past a Baptist church on your left, continue to the 2nd right turn and enter the Chestertown Baptist Church parking lot.



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 performance:


Shakespeare's Songbook

Saturday, April 2nd at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 3rd at 1:00 p.m.
Decker Theatre, Washington College

This unique program, sponsored by the Washington College Department and Washington College Concert Series, commemorates the life of the Bard on the 400th anniversary of his death, in April 1616. Presented by the Chester River Chorale with guest artists Shore Shakespeare Company of Easton, MD, this concert will bring together contemporary musical settings of Shakespeare's songs and prose with well-known scenes from his plays. Highlights of the varied program include selections from "West Side Story" and the world premiere of a new work, commissioned by the Chester River Chorale, by Baltimore composer Michael Rickelton. The Chester River Youth Choir will also perform. Decker Theatre, located within Washington College's Gibson Center for the Arts, provides the setting for this exciting combination of music and drama.


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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